Environmental Consultant (Contaminated Sites - Early Career)





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Are you in the early stages of your career as an Environmental Scientist or Environmental Engineer? We're looking for a consultant to support project delivery within our Contaminated Sites (CS) Team.

If you have a previous CS fieldwork experience, a Science or Environmental Engineering degree, and would like to work with a first-class consulting team with ample opportunity for career advancement, we'd like to hear from you. .

By joining us, you'll be part of a close-knit team in our Perth office and part of a wider national team.

Your role in the team:

  • Fieldwork investigations (e.g., soil, sediment, groundwater, vapour, landfill gas, remediation maintenance infrastructure).
  • Investigation and management of hazardous materials and acid sulfate soils.
  • Health, Safety and Environmental management.
  • Data input, presentation and interpretation.
  • Engagement and communication with team members, clients and contractors (e.g., drillers).
  • Preparation of environmental reports.

Because we value our people, your benefits will include:

  • Competitive remuneration and a smartphone allowance.
  • Salary packaging opportunities including up to 4 weeks purchased additional leave.
  • Career and professional development to further your technical ambitions.
  • A safe, comfortable, inclusive and friendly work environment, with an established social group.
  • Flexible work options.
  • Wellbeing initiatives e.g., subsidised gym memberships.
  • Employer funded paid parental leave and partner leave.
  • Involvement in high profile projects across a variety of sectors, including opportunities to work on interstate projects.
  • Potential employee shares.

Why choose us?

We're a market leader working with some of WA's largest and most complex projects, with a compelling reputation for providing tailored solutions and delivering high quality service. Our offering to clients from our 50+ strong Perth Office includes environmental approvals, contaminated sites assessment and management, environmental audit, industrial licensing, and bushfire management support. We work across most of WA's business sectors including mining, land development, energy, infrastructure, and down-stream processing.

Our CS team is highly skilled and well respected by clients and regulators alike, as testament by being on environmental consultancy panels/approved suppliers, including Defence; Airservices; Water Corporation; Public Transport Authority; Main Roads; Dept of Planning, Lands and Heritage; Pilbara Ports Authority; Southern Ports Authority; Horizon Power; Development WA; Dept of Education; BHP; BP; WALGA; to name a few.

We're part of JBS&G, an Australia-wide consultancy comprising 250+ people across the country with unmatched experience on some of Australia's largest and most significant projects. We're a proud equal employment opportunity employer with a dynamic philanthropic program to support causes protecting and enhancing human health and environment.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Previous experience and knowledge of CS fieldwork.
  • Science (e.g. geology, chemistry, hydrogeology, environmental) or Environmental Engineering degree.
  • Passion for technical excellence, attention to detail, solution oriented and praiseworthy client service.
  • Comprehension of applicable WA Env/CS legislation and WA and National CS guidelines.
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multi-disciplinary team.
  • Willingness to undertake fieldwork, sometimes at remote sites with minimal supervision.
  • Driver's licence.

Whilst the above list of attributes may seem daunting to some, candidates do not need be apprehensive about applying as we're conscious that coaching and mentoring an employee makes them more valuable to our organisation by developing and enhancing their skills - both professionally and personally. Consequently, we implement and regularly monitor professional development plans, focused on growth of our staff with the aim that better training means empowering our employees and achieving better performance.

To be eligible to apply, you must already have an appropriate Australian work visa. A recent National Police Clearance will be required as part of the selection process.

We do not accept unsolicited agency-referred applications.


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