Environmental Scientist - Contaminated Land Specialist


Fostering human achievement is one of the driving forces behind our success, and we empower our teams to deliver our vision. Our strategies for the remainder of 2018 and beyond are already creating outstanding opportunities for likeminded industry professionals to join our high performing teams across all facets of our business.

Aurecon’s global Advisory business provides expertise across many key markets, including Land Infrastructure, Defence, Asset Management, and Environmental Management. Our Queensland Advisory Team possess a strong capability within the Environment and Planning field from project planning and feasibility to construction on a wide range of projects including major infrastructure in roads, rail, energy, industrial and port facilities across Queensland and Australia.

Our current committed and projected workload provides unique and specific opportunities for experienced Contaminated Land Professionals, Scientists or Engineers to join the team in our Brisbane office. The roles offer diverse, interesting and challenging work with the opportunity to make your mark in a consulting environment.

The preferred candidate will have worked in an environmental or soil scientist/engineer capacity for the government or private sectors, ideally within a similar professional services or consultancy environment with 5 to 10 years’ experience. Client side project management experience would also be highly regarded. 

The key role requirements will include:

  • Leading fieldwork teams and conducting soil, groundwater and soil gas sampling and groundwater well installation
  • Providing high value contaminated land investigations and technical advice on a variety of projects
  • Data quality assessments, Tier 1 risk assessment and reporting to ASC NEPM requirements
  • Developing reports to exceptional technical and editorial standard and the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Proposal and project management support to the land contamination and soils team 

As an ideal candidate for the positions you should possess:

  • Degree in environmental engineering or science disciplines.
  • Relevant experience in undertaking contaminated land and/or groundwater investigations
  • Sound and practised understanding of ASC NEPM and relevant legislation
  • A desire to deliver exceptional client experiences
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Australian citizenship, or ability to obtain citizenship in future.
  • Australian Defence Force baseline security clearance, or ability to obtain clearance.
  • Current drivers license.
  • Project management experience (desired). 

What can Aurecon offer you?

At Aurecon, we are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, encourages sustainability and promotes team work and work life balance. We offer an attractive remuneration package along with the opportunity to work alongside a world class peer group on high profile projects, together with a rewarding career experience within our large and diverse organisation. We support flexible work practices, including full time roles, part-time roles and generous parental leave provisions, demonstrating an unwavering commitment as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

To express your interest in joining Aurecon please hit the "Apply Now" button below, or if you would like more information please email simon.capps@aurecongroup.com Please don’t send CV’s directly to my email address. 

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