Senior Environmental Consultant




Wagga Wagga, NSW

Salary etc:

Full time postion



NGH is seeking an experienced Senior Environmental Consultant for our Wagga office. At least 5 years’ experience is required.

This exciting senior role involves the management of the delivery of environmental impact assessment and construction environmental management projects from NGH’s Wagga Wagga office. You will be working on a wide variety of projects, including renewable energy (solar, wind), road and rail infrastructure, water delivery infrastructure and urban and rural development.

You will use your experience in NSW environment and planning legislation with your leadership skills to manage teams of internal specialists, to deliver projects. You will also manage specialist subconsultants across a wide range of disciplines.You will write and oversee the preparation of reports, liaise with clients and provide costings in collaboration with other team members.

You will use your experience to deliver a high standard of quality and ethics and to justify your decisions against relevant legislative and policy criteria. This pivotal role provides the core services of our company.

About NGH

NGH is a dynamic specialist consultancy established in 1992, providing environmental services to a variety of private and public-sector clients. We have strong environmental, social and ethics standards. Our key goal is to provide sustainable knowledge-based solutions and advice for environmental management and impact assessment. NGH values flexibility in the workplace and we support the ongoing professional development of our staff. We have offices across NSW, the ACT and Queensland.

Our offices work together closely and there is opportunity for relocation and for varied project work in diverse geographical areas.

The majority of our work is in renewable energy and linear infrastructure assessments across NSW. We are leaders in renewable energy constraints assessment, impact assessment and environmental management planning. This is a challenging and exciting industry. In your role, you will be supported by a team with extensive expertise in complex infrastructure projects.

This position requires a dedicated professional to join our team. You will be expected to show initiative and the ability to work independently both in the field and the office. You will have ready access to Managers and Directors when guidance is required. You will be required to undertake site work and travel as needed.

The primary focus of the role will be:

  • Manage project teams which may include in-house technical staff (e.g. ecologists, heritage officers) or external sub consultants (e.g. acoustic, contaminated sites)
  • Manage projects within cost, time and quality objectives
  • Prepare environmental impact assessment documents under State and Federal legislation
  • Prepare environmental management documents such as CEMPs, ESCPs, EMS’s
  • Liaise with clients and stakeholders, including government agencies
  • Prepare proposals and costings
  • Administer projects in accordance with NGH’s management systems
  • Implement the subcontractor management process, manage subcontractors effectively and assist/support administration staff in the collection of subcontractor documentation
  • Participate in the WHS consultation process by contributing to WHS discussion including risk identification and controls and cooperation and coordination with all duty holders who share WHS responsibilities

Selection Criteria for this position:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Engineering or Natural Resource Management
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in environmental impact assessment and or environmental management in Australia
  • Ability to build and nurture client relationships
  • Ability to manage budgets and meet deadlines
  • Sound knowledge of relevant NSW and Federal environmental legislation and policy
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Knowledge of WHS responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant WHS training
  • Drivers licence

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Closing date:

2 March 2018