AECOM Senior Environmental Scientist in Brisbane, Australia

Australia - Queensland, Brisbane

Job Summary

AECOM’s Environment Business in Brisbane has an exciting opportunity for an experienced environmental or planning professional to join a high performing team and take a leading role in driving project delivery and excellence in client-service within the Impact Assessment & Permitting (IAP) Team.

Due to a strong pipeline of work we are looking for an experienced individual to lead on projects but also provide technical supervision, leadership and mentoring to our well-established environmental and planning team.

This role will provide the opportunity to take a leading position on high profile, challenging projects, which will support the continued growth of our business and foster the growth of our environmental, planning and approvals capability across the region.

Utilising your excellent communication skills, you will build positive relationships with peers, clients and stakeholders, both internal and external to the organisation. In addition, this role will see you working closely with scientists and engineers of varying disciplines, drafters and project administrators as well contractors.

You will be actively involved in bid development and winning bid strategies, with business development and client relationship management a key focus for the role.

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years’ relevant, professional experience

  • Good knowledge of Federal and Queensland legislation and planning

  • Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Authority (EA) project experience – Advantageous

  • Experience working across Renewables / Power/ Transport / Defence / Mining markets – Advantageous.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in Town/Urban/Environmental Planning or Environmental Management/Science/Engineering (or similar) – Essential

  • Project management training/accreditation – Advantageous.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192448BR

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.