Contaminated Land Scientists - Senior & Early Career Positions

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Join a global professional services leader.

We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation.

Our Environment team has a great opportunity for Senior or Early Career stage environmental Scientists or Engineers with specialist experience in contaminated land assessment and remediation to join us in our Launceston office and support a broad range of exciting and diverse client projects in northern Tasmania.

You will be involved in varied and interesting projects that include landfill gas, groundwater, waste soil, surface water and petroleum contamination site assessment, monitoring and reporting.

With specialist experience and expertise, you’ll have an opportunity to lead and mentor our junior team members, and if you’re in your early career, this position is ideal if you want to move into a role that allows for constant learning and career development alongside experienced project managers and industry leading experts.

You’ll work in a cohesive team with a professional and friendly culture, and have access to long term and secure opportunities, and to wider professional development and multi-disciplinary opportunities offered by a leading global consultancy.

Working with the team and broader GHD business, you have terrific longer-term career prospects and will see you involved in:

  • Providing field and office based technical guidance on assessment and remediation projects
  • Supporting project managers in the delivery of projects including field investigations, data management and technical reporting for contaminated site assessments
  • Proactively learning or mentoring in required skill areas, including project management and partner engagement
  • Field investigations including groundwater monitoring, drilling (soil-vapour well install, ground water well installation, soil sampling), test pits, waste soil classification, on site management of safety and contractors, logging and observations of site works and conditions
  • Office based tasks including data management, management and filing of field records, review and interpretation of results, report writing

What would you bring to the team?

  • Experience in contaminated land assessment & remediation, including field skills in site assessment and monitoring and awareness of principles of contamination assessment
  • Between 5 and 15 years of experience in fields related to contaminated land consulting
  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in Science (Environmental, Geology, Hydrogeology & related) or Engineering (Environmental & related)
  • A strong team and work ethic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Interested? Apply now.
Contact Paul Inglis
T +61 3 8687 8619

GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.



Why GHD? 

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We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come. 

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Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. 

Who we are 

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. 

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