AECOM Junior Environmental Scientist in Centurion, South Africa

Business Line Environment

Position Title Junior Environmental Scientist

South Africa - Gauteng


Job Summary

The Junior Environmental Scientist will assist and provide support to Environmental & Social Studies for various AECOM projects in the African region.

Due to our strong pipeline of projects in Gauteng within the Environmental field we may have an opening for an experienced Junior Environmental Scientist.

If you would like to be the first one to hear about this opportunity when it will arise, submit an expression of interest now and let’s stay in touch. Should you experience technical problem uploading your CV, you can contact us on 0124213634.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field investigations to quantify Analyse, evaluate and verify environmental data and aspects;

  • Conduct site audits to verify environmental compliance of construction activities;

  • Assist in preparation and evaluation of analytical data;

  • Assist in the compilation of South African-based Basic Assessments, Scoping and Environmental Reporting Processes, Water Use Licenses, Environmental Management Programmes and Social Assessments;

  • Compilation of technical and scientific environmental management-related reports;

  • Work effectively within the African environmental management team;

  • Effectively illustrate the ability to balance and meet multiple deadlines;

  • Support the environmental management business to execute its strategy in Africa.

Minimum Requirements

Practical Experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience within the environmental consulting or environmental management field;

Specific Skills Required:

  • Excellent knowledge of South African environmental legislation;

  • Proven experience / exposure to South African environmental authorization processes (e.g. Basic Assessments, Scoping and Environmental Reporting Processes, Water Use Licenses, Environmental Management Programmes and Social Assessments);

  • Experience in conducting Environmental Compliance Audits (ECO compliance audits);

  • Must be proficient in MS Office application software.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office application software

  • Must have valid code 8 driver’s license;

Person Specification:

  • Be an advocate for HSE initiatives and best practice

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Management or Suitable Equivalent

  • Registration with SACNASP or EAPASA would be an advantage;

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.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184439BR

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.