Principal Environmental Planners

Mott MacDonald

Location: Australia

Job Type: Full time


Get ready to be part of something extraordinary!

Mott MacDonald is a dynamic and innovative engineering, management, and development consultancy working with high-profile clients across Australia. We are a wholly independent, employee-owned company with strong local leadership and autonomy.

Successful candidates will be part of our multi-disciplinary environment, climate & sustainability team, which covers all aspects of environmental assessment, monitoring and permitting, carbon management, climate resilience, sustainable building and infrastructure design, strategic planning, urban design and statutory planning, corporate sustainability reporting, and strategy development.

The opportunity

Our Environment, Climate, and Sustainability team is recruiting Principal Environmental Planners to join our growing teams in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne. With a growing pipeline of work in the transport, water, energy, and defence spaces, we are seeking a highly motivated individual that wants to be part of a growing team! Role-specific duties:

  • Provide planning and environmental approval advice and prepare approval applications for a variety of projects including large- and small-scale infrastructure, energy, and precincts projects.
  • Provide planning and regulatory advice to clients
  • Oversee and undertake the preparation of environmental and planning approvals and planning assessments, feasibility studies, permitting and licensing documentation and support the development of technical assessments, management plans, and other documents to a high standard.
  • Help drive the growth of strategic planning and precinct planning.
  • Manage and/or liaise with environment consultants and other planning consultants, to ensure the successful delivery of a project
  • Support the development of proposals and bid submissions.

About you

You bring extensive experience in statutory and strategic planning, environmental and planning approvals, and planning permits, with demonstrated knowledge of the relevant state planning and approvals process and legislation, relevant to infrastructure projects, including relevant Tertiary qualification in Town/Urban Planning, Environmental planning or related field is essential.

Our values, culture, and benefits

We offer you all the benefits that come from working in a global consultancy, including a competitive salary, ongoing professional support, career development and a great opportunity to work on key projects. We encourage good work life balance, a hybrid working model between the office and home, and offer family friendly policies.
We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork, embraces sustainability, and celebrates bringing your full self to work.

You've got this!

Develop your career within our highly successful global business and work with our local and national colleagues.

You’ve got this!