Environmental Scientist - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-06
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Gauteng
South Africa

South Africa - Gauteng, Gauteng

Job Summary

The Environmental Scientist will assist and provide support to Environmental & Social Studies for various AECOM projects in the African and Middle East region.

  • Assist in the compilation of South African-based Basic Assessments, Scoping and Environmental Reporting Processes, Environmental Management Programmes and Social Assessments;

  • Assist in the compilation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments in compliance with international standards and guidelines (e.g. IFC Performance Standards / World Bank Guidelines);

  • Assist in the compilation of Environmental Compliance and Regulatory Due Diligence Studies;

  • Conduct field investigations to quantify, analyse, evaluate and verify environmental data and aspects;

  • Conduct site audits to verify environmental compliance of construction activities;

  • Compilation of technical and scientific environmental management-related reports;

  • Work effectively within the Middle East and African environmental management team;

  • Effectively illustrate the ability to balance and meet multiple deadlines; and

  • Support the environmental management business to execute its strategy in Africa.

  • At least a BSc (Hons) Degree in Environmental Management or Suitable Equivalent.

  • Registration with SACNASP or EAPASA or Equivalent is required.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office application software.

Minimum Requirements

Must have valid code 8 driver’s license.

  • Be an advocate for HSE initiatives and best practice

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within the environmental consulting or environmental management field.

  • Excellent knowledge of Environmental legislation.

  • Excellent knowledge of Environmental International Standards and Guidelines.

  • Proven experience in conducting Environmental Projects in compliance with International Standards and Guidelines (e.g. IFC Performance Standards / World Bank Guidelines).

  • Proven experience in compliance auditing.

  • Proven experience in at least one key sector (i.e. power, oil and gas, and large infrastructure).

  • Proven experience in conducting Environmental Due Diligence Assessments would be an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230516BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.