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Title:

Environmental Technician

Advertiser:

Landloch Pty Ltd

Location:

Perth

Landloch is offering an Environmental Technician position with a focus on soils and land management.

It is suited to a self-motivated person and involves a combination of laboratory-based activities such as soil and erosion testing and equipment maintenance, field-based activities such as soil sampling, field data collection, and the installation and management of field-based monitoring systems, and office-based activities, such as data entry and processing.

This position offers an opportunity to work within an experienced team to provide technical support to our projects in across the industries that we engage with in Australia and internationally.

Who is Landloch?

Landloch Pty Ltd is a specialist land, soil, vegetation, and water management consultancy that works collaboratively with clients across a wide range of industries, including mining, linear infrastructure, agriculture, energy, and construction, and Local, State and Federal Government agencies.

We seek to use high quality science to provide practical and cost effective solutions to a wide range of situations. Landloch is recognised as an industry leading expert in erosion, undertaking projects across Australia and internationally.

We have offices in WA, QLD and NSW, with this position based in Landloch’s Perth office, WA.

The Position

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Completing laboratory-based testing under the direction of the WA manager. All training would be provided.
  • Entering and processing of laboratory data
  • Deploying to the field (e.g. mine sites or rangelands) and collection of data and observations, and installation and maintenance of field monitoring equipment.
  • Working as part of a team to maintain Landloch’s high quality of standards in the laboratory, in the field and in the office.

The ideal candidate will bring to the team:

  • Excellent communication skills, with both written and verbal skills being of importance.
  • Data entry skills (MS Excel, Word).
  • A commitment to working safely and ethically, following company policies.
  • Good attention to detail and commitment to quality and precision.
  • A self-motivated approach to work.
  • Ability to deploy into the field as required, with field work campaigns of as long as 2 weeks being sometimes required.
  • Practical approach to problem solving

In addition to these, the following skills would be highly desirable:

  • Experience in working in the field.
  • Experience with soil sampling and testing.
  • Experience with environmental monitoring equipment.
  • A tertiary degree is not essential for this role. However, the job be suitable to an early career professional with a tertiary level qualification in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or Earth Sciences.
  • High risk/forklift licence
  • GIS skills.

How to apply:

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Date published:

27-Sep-2021

Closing date:

13-Nov-2021