Environmental Scientist/Planner - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee



Environmental Scientist/Planner

At KBR we are a Global team who are leading the way in how we do things. Creativity, collaboration and excellence are what KBR’s core is made up of. Does this resonate with you?

Are you excited by the thought of working on game changing projects across emerging industries that are helping to shape Australia’s future? We are looking for an environmental scientist or environmental planner to undertake environmental impact assessment, approvals application development, field assessments, research and professional report authorship for infrastructure and defence capability projects both locally and around Australia.

Thanks to our position within a multidicplinary organisation our team is able to provide services for a diverse range of clients and projects of varying scales in different environmental settings across Australia. Our team also has the advantage of inhouse industry leaders and highly skilled professionals who are dedicated to assisting you to develop your skills through our technical development program giving you the support you need to follow your own career path.

Our people are important to us, you are what makes our business successful. We strive for a a culture of trust giving you the freedom to step up and take opportunities that will challenge you and push your career to the next level. We value an inclusive and diverse work environment and are working together to build a culture that values each other’s unique strengths and experiences.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has opened for an Environmental Scientist/Planner with consulting experience to join the Queensland Water and Environment Group.

It is a fantastic time to join the KBR team as we continue to develop a strong pipeline of diverse, interesting projects for a range of clients across the country.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide input to environmental tasks including development of environmental impact assessments, environmental approval applications, EMPs, and other environmental studies and management plans
  • Undertake technical and field tasks for a range of environmental disciplines including soil, surface water, groundwater, sediments, water quality and ecology in both terrestrial and marine environments
  • Provide environmental input, advice and expertise on studies and engineering projects
  • Produce high quality professional deliverables
  • Develop environmental solutions in collaboration with other internal/external professionals
  • Contribute to proposals and securing new work
  • Apply relevant Commonwealth, State and Local legislation, policies and guidelines.


  • Graduate or postgraduate qualifications in environmental science, planning or other relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 4 - 7 years’ experience in environmental consulting
  • Proven capability in professional technical writing in a consulting environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to carryout field assessments in remote areas
  • Manual car license and boat license/experience considered favourably.

Who are you?

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that working together to reach common goals cannot be done without passion and commitment behind them. We are looking for a technical practitioner with a focus on delivery to join our high performing Water& Environment group. This is a great role with genuine opportunity for growth and we want to attract an individual to support us in delivering excellent environmental outcomes for our projects and our clients across all sectors in which we operate.

About Us

KBR have been established for over 100 years and we pride ourselves on being an innovative and forward-thinking company with a reputation for delivering on some of the most challenging and complex engineering projects in the world.

What we offer

Our KBR FLEX policy is the best in class flexible work arrangement policy, enabling our employees to bring their best to work whilst balancing their wellbeing needs. Work hard, play hard.

Our growing portfolio of projects means our ambitious employees are spoilt for choice for career development opportunities and are supported on their journey through an extensive suite of internal and external training program.

So how do I apply?

If what you've read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you! Just click apply and upload your resume and cover letter.

KBR values an inclusive and diverse work environment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds, to apply. Our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.

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KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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