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Graduate Environmental Engineer/Scientist - Contamination Assessment and Remediation — The Rocks, Sydney

At GHD, we don't just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day. If you want to start a career with impact, whether solving everyday problems through to tackling some of the great challenges our clients and communities face, you'll find that here. That's why we pledge to empower all our people to make a positive impact and ensure you're provided the necessary training and experiences to make those aspirations a reality. We know community impact is important to our staff. Our GHD in the Community program partners with not-for-profit organisations to provide opportunities to work on pro-bono projects, volunteering and fundraising for philanthropic and humanitarian causes. As a business we also funnel some of our profits into the GHD Foundation, a registered charity that works to address disadvantage and inequality in children accessing STEAM education in our countries of operation. What does being a Graduate mean for you? Outside of the technical development you'll gain working within your team, you'll also join GHD's two year Graduate Development Program. The Graduate Program will connect you peers across Australia, New Zealand, the broader Asia Pacific region and the Middle East. We offer optional rotations in the second year of your program to help explore your career pathway, a structured approach to promotions and salary reviews over your first two years and a culture that is friendly, inclusive and not built on hierarchy. Want to know more about life as a Consultant in GHD? GHD, in partnership with The Forage, a global provider of job simulations, have developed a self-paced Virtual Internship where you'll start to explore what a career in our Engineering teams looks like. You'll hear from one of the Leaders in our Rail team who'll outline some of the topics we cover, as well as talking you through a bit more of what we do in GHD. The Virtual Internship should only take you 3-4 hours to complete We're not asking you to undertake complex calculations, but rather understand some of the challenge we work with on a day to day basis. To learn more, access our Virtual Engineering Internship here. Who are we looking for? We are hiring for an Environmental Engineer or Scientist Graduate to our dynamic Contamination Assessment & Remediation (CAR) team This role will be based out of our Sydney CBD office. We work in several different industries including local, state and federal government, infrastructure, waste and landfills, water and wastewater, oil and gas upstream and downstream, industrial, pipelines, and energy & resources. What will you get to do? Working with an energetic and high performing team, this position offers a variety of work and will see you involved in: Working with intermediate and senior staff implementing environmental investigations including conducting field investigations, including drilling (various rig types), monitoring well and soil vapour installation oversight; conducting and coordination of environmental monitoring (soil, sediment, groundwater, soil vapour, surface water); Field oversight of contractors; Assistance with field scope development, scheduling, budgeting Assistance with data compilation and interpretation Preparation of technical environmental reports for senior review Maintain safety training to conduct environmental contaminated sites work What you will bring to the team: Will graduate by December 2024 with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science or equivalent 0 to 2 years of experience in environmental consulting Has a strong interest in chemistry, soil, groundwater, contamination assessment, and remediation methods. Knowledge of contaminated sites regulation and associated guidance, protocols, and guidelines. Willingness to travel throughout NSW and Australia to undertake field work, is required (field demands can include working long hours and working in inclement weather conditions) Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Excellent writing and verbal communication is required to effectively express technical information to multiple audiences including subcontractors, clients, colleagues, etc. Strong technical writing, data analysis and interpretation skills. Valid full driver's license and is comfortable with long distance and off-road driving (training will be provided) Any prior relevant experience will be highly regarded, but we are also willing to train someone who is interested in a long-term career in contamination assessment and remediation. What does the rest of GHD's process look like? Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed by one of our Talent Acquisition team members who manage each of our regions. If your application is shortlisted, we will get in touch with you for a Video Interview, where you'll get the chance to introduce yourself and make another positive impression on both our TA team and hiring managers. If you're successful at our Video Interview stage and are invited for an interview, our team will contact you via email, text or phone to get that scheduled in. Interviews will either be face to face in our office, or via MS Teams if virtual. Prior to our interview we'll also ask you to go through some online testing through one of our providers, Saville. If the interview goes well, we'll be in contact to discuss an offer, where we'll go through salary, start date and our background checks. In our application process, we want to be as inclusive as possible to ensure everyone has an equitable chance of proceeding through. If you identify as someone who is neurodiverse, or who has a disability and may require changes to any of the processes outlined above, please respond to the question at the start of our process and we'll be in touch where appropriate. How do you apply? Select the "Apply" button Please allow up to 10 minutes to complete the questions. Upload a copy of your updated cover letter, CV and academic transcript/s. If you're successful through our recruitment process, your full-time position will start in February 2025. There may also be ongoing opportunities for casual work throughout your final year of studies. Interested? Apply now. LI-SD1

Applications close Sunday, 7 July 2024
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