Environmental Scientist / Junior Project Manager

Stantec Australia

Location: Ballarat

Job Type: Full time


Environmental Scientist / Junior Project Manager - ( 230000NG )


This full-time role will see you work on preliminary site assessments, detailed site assessments, groundwater hydrogeology, landfill assessments, risk assessment, contamination management and remediation.

The role can be based at either of our offices in Melbourne CBD, Geelong or Ballarat.

Our flexible working arrangement offers work from home and other varied flexible working such as staggered start and finish time and part time options. Our supportive work environment allows you to tailor your career path ensuring planned investment into your training and development as well as access to long term career opportunities.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Project management of simpler projects including co-ordination of internal resources, contractor management, budget management and client correspondence

  • Build strong relationships with clients and contributing to key business development activities.

  • Support and assist the delivery of contaminated land services in accordance with client expectation, project schedule and budgets.

  • Report writing, focused on presenting information appropriately and capturing good interpretation of technical data.

  • Assist in undertaking field and laboratory work such as sampling and testing. This role is predominantly a Project management and technical role, however some fieldwork will be required

  • Collaborating and working effectively within a team of technical specialists

  • Coaching and Mentoring of junior staff on field techniques, data analysis and reporting

  • Undertake additional work related training and demonstrate a willingness to pursue self-development for career advancement as required.

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Degree in Environmental Science/Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Chemistry or related field.

  • 4 - 6 years’ experience within the field of contaminated land assessment and/or environmental assessment and remediation.

  • Strong analytical, reporting and verbal communication skills.

  • A client service focus with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively in team environments.

  • Valid/ current driver’s licence.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

How to apply

If you are keen for a new opportunity and ready to make a difference, we welcome your interest in our team! Submit your application online including a CV and Cover Letter.

Notice to recruitment agencies : Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.


  • Degree in Environmental Science/Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Chemistry or related field

Primary Location : Australia-Victoria-Melbourne

Other Locations : Australia-Victoria-Geelong, Australia-Victoria-Ballarat

Organization : BC-3045 EnvSvcs-AU Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 13, 2023, 10:56:12 PM

Req ID: 230000NG

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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