KBR Senior Environmental Planner in NS, Australia

Title: Senior Environmental Planner

Location: AU-NS-Sydney

Job Number: 1051842

Do you thrive on a challenge and aspire to work for a company with a 90-year reputation in delivering complex, high-profile projects? This Sydney-based position with one of Australia’s leading consulting firms may be your smartest career choice yet.

The Sydney-based Environment and Planning group is an enthusiastic and focused team with a mix of environmental scientists, environmental engineers, planners and community engagement specialists, and we are seeking a driven individual to join our team. While at KBR you have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects including in the water, transport, natural resources, and government sectors. The group provides specialist environmental inputs to multi-disciplinary projects, as well as undertaking its own scientific and technical investigations for clients.

The role is open to senior environmental practitioners, ideally with experience ranging from six to ten years.


This role will provide technical support, write reports and plans, and participate in multi-disciplinary teams on a range of projects.

The role will have a strong focus on NSW and will likely comprise the following responsibilities:

Performing work in the areas of environmental impact assessment, natural resource management, permitting and approval processes

Provision of project environmental management advice and oversight in relation to environmental legislation and considering a range of matters such as contaminated land, vegetation, surface water and groundwater, and noise and air quality

Oversight of construction activities including on-site roles such as environmental auditing, site inspections, etc

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients, colleagues, and government and private stakeholders

Managing and delivering projects on schedule, within budget and to the required quality standards

Bidding for and winning work.


Experienced project manager of Part 4, Part 5 and Part 5.1 of the EP&A Act

Knowledge and understanding of Federal, state and local legislation, regulatory frameworks, and policy, and experience applying it to achieve practical outcomes

Experience in environmental impact assessment and approval processes

Existing networks in the NSW environment industry

Demonstrated experience working in multidisciplinary project teams

Experience in the successful management and delivery of environmental projects, with time and project management skills

Relevant environmental (Planning/Science/Engineering) degree (or equivalent)

Must be an Australian Citizen.

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include health and fitness programs, family-friendly work hours and an optional rostered Friday off every four weeks.

If this role is of interest to you please apply below.

Job: Engineering/Technical – Environmental