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AECOM Experienced Environmental Scientist in Perth, Australia

Australia - , Perth

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for several Professional (3 – 6 years experience) and Senior (6 – 12 years experience) level Contaminated Land Consultant to join our highly regarded and dynamic Geoscience and Remediation Services team based in Perth. You will work with an outstanding team of Environmental Engineers, Scientists, Geologists, Hydrologists and Hydrogeologists, providing contaminated land assessment and remediation consulting and hydrogeological services on a wide range of projects. The role includes the opportunity to work for large international oil and gas, mining, industrial and public sector clients across Western Australia and further afield.

The Professional and Senior Contaminated Land Consultants will play a significant role in managing and delivering industry leading projects for our Clients and support the growth of the contaminated land business by developing and enhancing client relationships and winning work.


  • Management and coordination of various contaminated land projects, including contaminated land Audits, preliminary and detailed site investigations, compliance monitoring, acid sulfate soil assessments, asbestos management, and site remediation.

  • All aspects of project management, including preparation of scope and cost estimates, financial and budgetary management, resource allocation and scheduling, health and safety management and engagement of subcontractors.

  • Design of intrusive investigation and remediation programs, including preparation of sampling and analysis quality plans, placement and construction of groundwater and soil vapour monitoring wells, and selection of appropriate sampling and analytical techniques.

  • Authoring and peer review of high quality interpretative and technical deliverables, including proposal/tender preparation as required.

  • Effective verbal and written communication, liaison and management of clients, regulatory bodies, contaminated land auditors, subcontractors, vendors and analytical laboratories.

  • Supervise, provide safety leadership and mentor/ develop junior staff.

  • Collaborate with the wider AECOM business on a range of projects requiring CLM advice, including major infrastructure developments.

You will be required to work closely with our project teams to develop work programs designed to provide innovative and progressive project solutions for our clients. With an uncompromising commitment to health and safety and client service, we are seeking highly competent environmental candidates with a strong knowledge of current State and National environmental legislation. The right candidates will possess strong project management (for senior level), technical, interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to quickly respond to changing or challenging project needs. Whilst you will primarily be office-based, flexibility is a must, and you will be required to undertake field work from time-to-time as necessary or travel in order to support interstate based project teams.

Minimum Requirements

  • Professional level candidates will have between 3 and 6 years' demonstrated experience in a professional contaminated land consultancy setting

  • Senior level candidates will have between 6 and 12 years’ demonstrated experience in a professional contaminated land consultancy setting, including demonstrated project management experience.

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of contaminated land field methodologies, including management and supervision of remediation, drilling, groundwater and surface water sampling programs.

  • Strong background in contaminated site assessment and characterisation, including data gap analysis, uncertainty evaluation, establishment of data quality objectives and conceptual site model development.

  • Knowledge and experience of WA regulatory frameworks, including application of the WA DWER Contaminated Sites Act 2003.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification(s) in environmental science, geoscience, hydrology, hydrogeology soil science, environmental engineering or a related discipline.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225393BR

Clearance Required No

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations