Senior Consultant - Environment and Planning


Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on projects across the globe. Using ingenuity, innovation, and technology we seek to unravel complexity, create clarity and invent new value for clients. In partnership with these clients we enhance communities with projects that are diverse and globally recognised for engineering and technical excellence by independent industry awards.

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 2017 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. We are currently inviting applications from Land Contamination and Soil Science Specialists to join a growing, global team of thought leaders and industry experts. Based in Brisbane, this role offers 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, geologist or hydrogeologist 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 and soil 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 this position you should possess:

  • Degree in engineering or science disciplines.
  • Relevant experience in undertaking contaminated land and/or groundwater investigations
  • Sound and practised understanding of ASC NEPM and/or Australian Soil and Land Survey protocols
  • 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 generous parental leave provisions, demonstrating an unwavering commitment as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

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