Jacobs Senior Environmental Scientist – Contaminated Land in North Sydney, Australia

Senior Environmental Scientist – Contaminated Land


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Jacobs contaminated land consultants are highly respected within the industry. The team delivers complex, technically challenging, brownfield site regeneration projects to local and national clients. These clients include: developers, construction contractors, utilities, industry, airports, state and federal government sectors.

To continue the ongoing growth of the contaminated land business, we are seeking to appoint a Senior Environmental Scientist or Engineer to join our Sydney team. Reporting to the Section Leader – Environmental Sciences, you will work closely and collaborate with other colleagues across the business to deliver projects.

Whilst this role is base in Sydney, regional and interstate travel maybe required to deliver services as part of a national team. The role will involve a wide range of projects including:

  • preliminary and detailed site investigations;

  • design, supervision and validation of remediation programs;

  • human health and ecological risk assessment;

  • waste classification; and,

  • design, management and delivery of monitoring programs.

About you

We are seeking talented and ambitious candidates with an intermediate level of experience and above who are looking to further develop their expertise in a global consultancy environment. The candidate will also bring with them:

  • Relevant qualifications in environmental science or environmental engineering

  • Demonstrated experience in the management of contaminated land services under the National Environment Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure

  • Achieved or working towards accreditation under a relevant contaminated site practitioners accreditation scheme

  • Competency in the use of ESdat and gINT for management of geo-environmental data

  • Demonstrated experience in preparing proposals and tenders

  • Demonstrated team building and collaboration skills

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We recognise that diversity of thinking strengthens our ability to deliver innovative solutions to our clients. Therefore we encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds.

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-North Sydney

Req ID: EAS0000OH