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Contaminated Land Consultant

Environmental Services
Australasia Region

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

We are truly global, and our 14,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world deliver innovative projects with creativity and passion.

About you

To be successful in this role we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Contaminated Land Consultant to join our growing specialist team. The Arup Environment & Resources team is currently working on some of Australia’s highest priority infrastructure related projects in the road, rail and water sectors

You will ideally have:

• A tertiary qualification in Science, Engineering or another relevant qualification and relevant industry experience in a consulting, private industry or a government environment.
• Experience (5 years +) in contamination assessment, remediation and management and the ability to demonstrate the application of relevant Commonwealth and Victorian legislation and guidelines to deliver value to clients.
Experience in:
-  Writing well-reasoned and concise material;
- Managing site work, including health and safety and subcontractor management;
- The scheduling and sampling of soil and groundwater (soil vapour experience highly regarded)
-  Environmental impact assessment and due diligence would be highly regarded.
-  Project management and business development experience would be highly regarded.
• Enthusiastic, reliable, adaptable and great at building collaborative working relationships.
• Experience and an interest in transport and large infrastructure projects.
• A positive, can do attitude and able to think outside of the template.
• Effective at communicating with people at all levels in both technical and non-technical environments.
• An enthusiasm for health and safety.
• Able to prioritise and organise own work within time and quality demands of project plans.

About the role

The primary focus of the role is to support on a range of contaminated land projects ranging from preliminary site investigations, detailed site investigations, remediation strategies, waste classification and input into environmental management plans, environmental impact assessments and due diligence assessments.

In this role you will:

• Get involved in State significant infrastructure projects. Our current portfolio includes Major Roads Projects Victoria, level crossing removals and Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel.
• Work on projects that have a tangible benefit to the communities around you.
• Work as part of a small and friendly team, passionate about achieving great outcomes for all.
• Have the opportunity to explore ideas that matter to you and that you believe can make a difference to our community through the Invest in Arup program.

The people at Arup are driven to find a better way and to deliver better solutions for our clients.

Take advantage of Arup’s flexible working culture to set and drive your agenda; we are open to candidates seeking a more flexible working week, including part-time/reduced hours.

We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including a global profit share scheme, excellent staff benefits and long-term career development opportunities.

We welcome applications from a diverse group of people, including those who are seeking flexible working, have accessibility needs, want to bring their whole selves to work, and can enrich our workforce with cultural diversity.

If you are interested in helping us shape a better world, please click “Apply Now” to submit your online application.

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