AECOM Environmental Field Technician in Melbourne, Australia

Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

AECOM’s Melbourne Environment group is the lead provider of contaminated land assessment, impact assessment, and remediation services in Victoria.

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Field Technician to join our dynamic Geosciences and Remediation Services team based in Melbourne. You will work with a diverse team of technical leaders across a broad range of practice areas providing contaminated land assessment and remediation consulting services across market sectors including Oil and Gas, Defence, Government, Mining, Manufacturing, Energy, Water, Waste and Property.

As an Environmental Field Technician, you will be responsible for undertaking field programs including drilling supervision, remediation system operation and maintenance, and the collection of environmental media samples(i.e. soil, soil vapour, groundwater, landfill gas, leachate and surface water). We need an experienced technician who possesses strong technical, interpersonal and communication skills, and who is able to quickly respond to changing or challenging project needs. Flexibility is a must, and you will be required to primarily work in the field.

This will include:

  • Management, coordination and delivery of various field programs including environmental drilling and sampling

  • Operation and maintenance of remediation systems

  • Effective verbal and written communication, liaison with clients, subcontractors, vendors and analytical laboratories

  • Provision of safety leadership.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the conduct of environmental field programs including drilling supervision, remediation system operation and maintenance, and the collection of environmental media samples

  • Experience in data management software (ESDAT / Equis) and preparation of environmental reports

  • Health and Safety training including: First Aid, Victoria Construction Induction, and preferably 24 HAZWOPER

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196714BR

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.