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Principal Environmental Consultant

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Principal Environmental Consultant

JobID: 23339-1179029

Location: Perth, AUS

Description: **Business Line** Environment

**Position Title** Principal Environmental Consultant

Australia - Western Australia


**Job Summary**

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Contaminated Land Consultant to join our highly regarded and dynamic Geoscience and Remediation Services workgroup based in Perth. You will work with a talented team of over 20 environmental engineers, scientists and hydrogeologists, providing contaminated land assessment and remediation consulting on a wide range of projects, including working with large international oil and gas, mining and public sector clients across WA and further afield.

Roles and Responsibilities

* All aspects of technically directing and managing contaminated land portfolios, including a variety of traditional site investigations and remediation programs.

* Strong client focus, including fostering and development of existing and new client relationships.

* Focus on business development and growth of the team including support on large-scale national bid programs.

* Leadership and mentoring of junior team members throughout all aspects of contaminated land assessment, including field work, data assessment, presentation and interpretation, report authoring and regulatory and stakeholder liaison.

* High quality interpretative and technical report production and review, including proposal/tender preparation.

* Extensive knowledge and experience in the design and safe implementation of intrusive investigations and remediation programs.

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. As such, we need an experienced professional, who possesses strong technical, interpersonal and communication skills, and who is able to quickly respond to changing or challenging project needs. Whilst you will primarily be office-based, flexibility is a must, and you may be required to undertake field work from time-to-time as necessary.

**Minimum Requirements**

Minimum Requirements

* Minimum 9 years’ demonstrated experience in a professional contaminated land consultancy setting, including experience in a similar role.

* Proven success in client/business development and technical direction of client portfolios.

* Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, geoscience, hydrogeology, soil science, geotechnical engineering or a related discipline. Postgraduate master’s or Ph.D. degree preferable.

* Strong background in contaminated site assessment and characterisation, including data gap analysis, uncertainty evaluation and conceptual site model development.

* Knowledge and experience of national guidance including application of NEPM, with demonstrated understanding of WA regulatory protocols and the WA DER Contaminated Sites Act 2003 preferable.

**Preferred Qualifications**

Preferable Experiences and Capabilities

* Experience in undertaking remediation projects, including preparation of remedial options appraisals, design of remedial action plans, supervision of system installation and performance monitoring.

* Experience of designing and implementing asbestos assessment and remediation programs.

* Experience in hydrogeological characterisation, including completion and interpretation of pumping tests, slug testing, LNAPL bail down testing and development of conceptual and/or numerical hydrogeological models.

* Knowledge of quantitative human health risk and groundwater risk assessment and modelling.

**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.


_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_** _Sciences_

**_Country_** _Australia_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _165795BR_


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