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Experienced Environmental Consultant - Approvals (Mining and Energy)
Eco Logical Australia
Posted 31 May 2021 Salary Email
Region SA Contact Donna Website
Type Full time Phone 0285360000    

Experienced Environmental Consultant – Approvals (Mining and Energy)

Are you seeking a company that:

  • Values and rewards its employees?
  • Tailors your role in the company to your unique personal strengths?
  • Provides flexible work from home options and a fun and supportive workplace?
  • Provides opportunities to work with, and learn from, some of Australia’s leading Environmental Impact Assessment experts?

Our South Australian business in a leader in environmental approvals. With a range of secured long term projects, we are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our Approvals Team.  Flexible work arrangements available if required.

ECO LOGICAL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, a Tetra Tech Company, is one of Australia’s leading environmental consultancies, with over 240 professionals employed across the country. With our continued and exciting company growth, we aim to make a significant contribution to improving environmental management and impact assessments. We do this by delivering high quality consulting services that combine a landscape approach with sound scientific principles, strategic thinking, effective communication and integrity.

Company culture is important to us, in fact, one of our key company values is “feed the culture”. It’s crucial that our workplace is, and remains, one that you will love to work for each day. Culture is something all our staff add to, providing a safe and welcoming place to work.

Here are some insights about us:

  • We are a fun, supportive and dynamic team
  • Flexible working isn’t a phrase for us but a way of life, providing working from home opportunities and in-person support at the office
  • We pride ourselves on being a dynamic, high performing team that seeks out exciting projects and professional development opportunities
  • Our offices are in great locations, with the Adelaide CBD office on Pirie Street, close to many public transport options with end of trip facilities for cycling / running enthusiasts and
  • We give you an extra day of annual leave each year for your birthday, because everyone deserves their birthday off!

About the role:

We are searching for experienced environmental consultants (up to six years’ experience) to join our Approvals Team. If you have more than six years’ experience, don’t let that stop you from getting in touch and talking to us about other roles that may be better suited to you.

You will have an opportunity to work on a range of secured, long-term projects of national significance, across our core business areas of resources and energy. We work with great clients who value our expertise and work with us to progress complex and interesting projects throughout South Australia.

Environmental impact assessment and knowledge of environmental legislation is the core of our approvals work.  A deeper understanding of particular environmental values such as hydrology, hydrogeology, air quality, mine closure or ecology could also be beneficial.

You will work collaboratively with internal and external specialists across a range of disciplines to produce high quality documents that meet the needs of both our clients and regulators. We will provide you with opportunities to further broaden your expertise in a supportive environment, working together to achieve milestones, while encouraging initiative and collaboration at all stages.

About the Team:

The Eco Logical Australia Adelaide Team is known for its ability to support and develop staff through their career. A recent reference from one of our staff highlighted “the Adelaide Team has provided me with a safe, welcoming and encouraging office to be able to be myself whilst also growing in the consulting world.  I couldn’t have started my career with a better group of people then what I have”.

About you:

We think you will love this role if you’re the type of person who:

  • Is a strong communicator- both written and verbal, with a keen eye for detail
  • Is passionate about the environment, impact assessments and project approvals
  • Has a curious mind and loves a challenge
  • Has aspirations or experience with project management skills and
  • Can synthesise large amounts of scientific writing into meaningful outcomes.

To be successful you will also have:

  • A relevant scientific, law or engineering degree in areas such as Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Law or Environmental Planning
  • Up to six years’ experience in the resources and energy (renewables and oil and gas) sectors
  • Have experience in, or a keen interest in, report writing, tender preparation, general project assistance and field work as required
  • An awareness of relevant Commonwealth and State legislation
  • Demonstrated exposure to environmental impact assessment and approvals processes
  • Previous experience in the consulting sector (desirable)
  • Experience in preparing a range of high-quality reports including impact assessments, monitoring and management plans and
  • Current driver’s licence and the ability to travel to Project sites if required.

What we will offer you:

The opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of Australia’s leaders in environmental approvals. We also offer a competitive remuneration package in addition to a range of other benefits including working from home flexibility, study assistance, professional development, opportunity to purchase additional leave and salary sacrifice into super, birthday leave, and health/wellbeing initiatives.

If you are an Australian resident, are seeking an exciting career development opportunity where workplace culture is highly valued, and where you can further grow and develop with the support of  industry experts, please forward your application (including cover letter addressing the above criteria) to Donna Barlow, HR Coordinator, via email before close of business 18 June 2021.

For further information about the position or a discussion about our company, values or culture, please contact Jasmine Richards, South Australian Operations Manager, on 0421 796 052.

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