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Environmental Engineer

Environmental Engineer

Job Title: Environmental Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: PC050321
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2021 11:01

Job Description

About the role: 
The successful candidate will develop, implement and manage environmental projects and service contracts to enable responsible, holistic environmental management of the City’s parks. Coordinate the management of environmental issues with internal and external stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Manage complex projects and contracts relating to contaminated land management, environmental testing analysis and reporting, recycled water and landfill gas to meet defined time, quality, risk and budget parameters. Deliver projects and contracts in line with the City’s processes and policies.
  • Develop specifications, technical investigations, contracts and other service delivery arrangements for environmental projects and programs, and ensure service provider compliance with specifications through appropriate controls and effective performance management.
  • Provide expert environmental advice, respond to emerging issues and provide input into the development of services, service delivery arrangements and performance management systems for the City’s environmental management programs, services and related strategies and initiatives.
  • Undertake detailed review, critical analysis and assessment of technical environmental reports provided by consultants and provide expert advice and clear direction to resolve issues and drive improved environmental outcomes.
  • Effectively manage risks associated with environmental issues and contaminated land management.
  • Contribute toward the City achieving its strategic environmental objectives in relation to water use and being a leading environmental performer.
  • Undertake other duties as may be required from time to time by the Contract Manager – Parks Services.
  • Adhere to all relevant Council policies and procedures, including EEO, WHS, Environmental Management and Cultural diversity Principles.
Key Skills: 
  • Tertiary qualifications at degree level in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science or a similar engineering or science  discipline that deals with  such fields as hydrology, water quality, soil conservation, contaminated land management and the treatment, discharge and assimilation of pollution.  
  • Extensive professional experience in mitigating or managing human impacts on water and soils, such as remediation of damaged land or degraded water bodies, management of emissions/discharges of landfill gas or leachate, or improvement of stormwater quality via use of recycled water infrastructure, bio-retention zones, wetlands and other biological means.
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600


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