Environmental Scientist / Senior Scientist - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee


Australia - Queensland, Townsville

Job Summary

Our Environment Group in North Queensland has a fantastic opportunity for a passionate, self-starter who is looking to grow their career, working for a global organisation from our regional hub.

Working as part of our established team, you will have the opportunity to support the delivery of projects across all disciplines of Environmental Consulting. You will be involved in the design, coordination and delivery of environmental management services, as well as coordinating technical studies and environmental monitoring programs associated with a range of infrastructure-related projects. In addition, the role will see your involvement in the development and execution of a range of programs for our key mining clients and mine sites across the region, therefore your local connections and experience to continue to build this service offering within the region will be essential. Ideally you will have a technical focus on such aspects as water quality monitoring and analysis and or land rehabilitation and have a strong focus on continuous improvements through technology innovation, such as use of drones for data collection.

In the role you will be involved in seeking out opportunities to establish, develop and maintain positive client relationships, both internally and externally.

This role will see you working as part of a close-knit, regional office. Working both independently and as part of a wider team, both locally and across Queensland, you will be provided with a range of professional opportunities to develop your skills as an environmental professional.

As North Queensland’s largest engineering consultant we offer flexibility in regard to home office location, depending on the specific background and experience level of the applicant. Different offices including Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville and potentially Cairns will provide different opportunities, but all locations will require a outcomes orientated professional with excellent communication skills.

Minimum Requirements

  • Motivated self-starter

  • Relevant professional experience, preferably within an environmental consulting role;

  • 5+ years of experience in Queensland, with appropriate knowledge of environmental legislation and regulatory obligations;

  • Great local client relationships

  • Experience working in Mt Isa or the Bowen Basin (or similar) – highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Environmental Science (or similar)

  • Current Class C drivers licence.

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 Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230018BR

Additional Locations AU - Cairns, QLD

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.