AECOM Professional Environmental Scientist in Melbourne, Australia

Business Line Environment

Position Title Professional Environmental Scientist

Australia - Victoria


Job Summary

AECOM’s Melbourne Environmental group is the lead provider of contaminated land assessment, impact assessment, and remediation services in Victoria. AECOM provides environmental services across all market sectors including oil and gas, defence, government, mining, manufacturing, energy, waste and land development. AECOM provides a flexible working environment for all staff and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A rewarding opportunity exists for a self-starting Environmental Scientist/ Engineer in our Geoscience workgroup. The role will involve the preparation of reports and conduct of field work for contaminated land assessment and remediation projects.

You will be Involved in all stages of contaminated land projects, including site history investigations, analysing data gaps, sampling & analysis planning, field investigation of soil, waters and vapour, validating data, developing conceptual site models, supporting risk assessments, management plans and remedial works

Minimum Requirements

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification in geology, chemistry, environmental or related engineering

  • Minimum 5 years relevant professional experience is required for the role

  • Demonstrated skills in managing project tasks and budgets

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and management of safety risks of own work and that of subcontractors

  • Strong report writing skills, including ability to evaluate and interpret data, draw conclusions and provide practical and defensible recommendations

  • Working knowledge of national and Victorian contaminated land and environmental legislation

  • Flexibility in hours of work and mobility to work throughout SA and interstate is desirable

Preferred Qualifications

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 164753BR

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.