Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer (Contaminated Land)

Stantec Australia

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer (Contaminated Land) - ( 230000H5 )


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.

About the role

Our Environment team is an integrated environmental services consultant to a wide range of clients. These services include advisory and management services; environmental evaluations; intrusive investigations (i.e. soil, sediment, Acid Sulfate Soils (ASS), surface water, leachate, landfill gas, vapour and groundwater); environmental audits; risk assessment; remediation services; and geotechnical investigations at sites located across Australia. Due to continued growth, we are currently seeking to appoint a Senior Environmental Scientist or Engineer in our Perth office, with work from home and a range of flexibility options.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Managing and assisting in the delivery of a range of environmental assessments, remediation and solid waste management projects including assessment for major hazard facilities, compliance and approvals, due diligence and strategic advice

  • Assisting in the business development activities to support the growth of our WA environmental consulting business

  • Collaborating with various stakeholders and clients to manage the delivery of a range of environmental projects on time and within budget

  • Preparing technical reports, undertaking desktop research and data analysis

  • Client and regulator liaison to achieve project objectives.

To be successful for this role you’ll need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology or Hydrogeology

  • Demonstrated experience in contaminated land related assessment and remediation

  • Proven ability to identify, win and manage projects on time and on budget to a high standard

  • Experience in Waste/Landfill related projects would be an advantage but not essential

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

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • A lateral thinking mindset who thrives on a challenge

  • Valid/current driver’s licence and the ability to travel to sites for field work

This position includes both office and field work and applicants must be physically able to stand and work in the field.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing. Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • 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

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

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.

How to apply

If this position is of interest, please apply via the link below.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology or Hydrogeology

Primary Location : Australia-Western Australia-Perth

Organization : BC-3045 EnvSvcs-AU Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 30, 2023, 5:59:23 PM

Req ID: 230000H5

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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