Environmental Scientist/Engineer (Contaminated Land)

Stantec Australia

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Environmental Scientist/Engineer (Contaminated Land) - ( 230000H6 )


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 Geosciences team provides strategic and practical solutions to clients with environmental management challenges. Due to continued growth in our pipeline of work, we are currently seeking to appoint an Environmental Scientist or Engineer in our Perth office, with work from home and other flexibility options. Reporting to the Principal, you will engage in multiple facets of environmental engineering/consulting investigation and reporting techniques, develop skills in relevant software programs and work with industry leading professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on wide variety of projects that you will see till completion.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Scoping and design of contaminated land and groundwater investigations

  • Conducting field testing and sampling for environmental investigations including soil, vapour, surface water, wastewater and groundwater assessments

  • Conducting flood studies

  • Preparing proposals, reports and management plans

  • A commitment to being SaferTogether – looking out for the health and safety of ourselves and those around us at all times

To be successful for this role you’ll need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Engineering or a related field

  • Demonstrated experience within the field of contaminated land assessment and/or environmental assessment and approvals within an engineering consultancy

  • Demonstrated experience in site supervision, managing site investigations and various sampling methods including soil and groundwater

  • Knowledge of environmental drawing techniques, field work assignment methodologies and processes

  • Knowledge of NEPM as well as health & safety best practice principles

  • Demonstrated experience in use of relevant software e.g Tuflow

  • 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, 5:59:41 PM

Req ID: 230000H6

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