Senior Environmental Scientist / Planner - Impact Assessment

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Job Summary

We have a unique opportunity for a Senior Environmental Planner / Scientist – Impact Assessment to be a part of our Environmental Team based in Canberra or Sydney and to take the next step in their career.

This position will provide experience and a greater level of responsibility working on a diverse array of high profile, major infrastructure assessment projects across a range of sectors, including transport (road/rail/ports/air), water utilities, energy, sports, and recreation, oil and gas, and urban renewal property sectors. You will work amongst a team of peers and alongside our clients while learning first-hand from our in-house senior advisors and technical leaders.

We are looking for an experienced environmental candidate who can prepare and step up to manage timely and high-quality environmental impact assessments, constraints analyses, strategic assessments, and environmental management plans and assist in the organisation of resources, budgets, and timelines for the management of these projects.

You will develop your skills by working collaboratively to prepare advice, reports, and proposals to clients, and develop effective relationships with our clients, in-house design teams, and technical specialists to ensure projects are delivered successfully. You will also be responsible for key project-related tasks as required, which may include studies and assessments, data analysis, technical writing, and presentations.

Our team here at AECOM is connected to our colleagues across Australia and New Zealand, and globally across the world, which allows our team to take up opportunities to work on exciting projects in a variety of regions on both a short term and long term basis.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. B. Env Sc, Env Planning, Env Eng.)

  • Relevant impact assessment experience

  • Experience working for a consultancy

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and the ability to manage budgets. Project management experience is desirable.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

  • Previous experience working with Commonwealth agencies, e.g. Defence is beneficial.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. B. Env Sc, Env Planning, Env Eng.)

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256179BR

Additional Locations AU - Sydney, NSW

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.

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