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Environmental Scientist – Victoria - 3727

Location: Victoria
Salary: $85,000 - $120,000
Position: Full Time

Our Client is a nationally recognised multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy providing quality services and solutions to the development, property and urban infrastructure sectors for almost 50-years. Offices in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney employ 150 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support staff who safely deliver fit for purpose outcomes to time, scope, budget and quality expectations offering clients a great return on their investment.

Role and Responsibilities

Ensure that tasks undertaken comply with safe working practices and adhere to the requirements of FMG Engineering’s OHS&W policies

Technical and Reporting


  • Provide technical skill and advice that is current, insightful and imaginative
  • Undertake investigations/field works as necessary in accordance with project deliverables
  • Acquire and use necessary up-to-date technical information on a personal and corporate level by actively referring to sources such as regulatory requirements, government publications, professional magazines / institutions and peers
  • Implement agreed work scopes as directed or authorised by the Environmental Team Leader or Project Manager
  • Prepare and check Environmental reports relating to work undertaken, ensuring that reports address recognised technical and commercial standards
  • Undertake occasional out-of-hours work or inter/intrastate work as required

Team Participation


  • Assist to build technical expertise and contribute to the dissemination of new knowledge to the team
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of in-house technical knowledge to encourage discussion, learning and cross-pollination of creative and technical ideas
  • Where possible, assist in overseeing or implementing programs for development and training of junior staff
  • Day to day project delivery/site work as part of the Environmental team
  • Liaison with the broader Environmental team as required

Production Output and Measurement


  • Ensure that agreed customer delivery times, technical objectives and service requirements are met
  • Ensure the quality of work delivered is consistent with project requirements and scope of work quoted

Client Relations


  • Undertake Business development activities as directed with existing FMG client base
  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with existing and new clients in order to ensure customer loyalty
  • Foster and maintain productive relationships with staff, clients, sub-consultants and sub-contractors
  • Assist in providing an environment whereby the company can provide a timely, responsive and accurate input to all client communications



  • Ensure that all administration matters in relation to your position are attended to in a timely, efficient and expedient manner
  • Maintain reliable and accurate information and adhere to all document control procedures
  • Accurately record time spent on individual jobs and record on time sheet daily



  • Ensure that all tasks undertaken and all jobs produced are consistent with the Quality standards of the FMG Engineering Quality System
  • Ensure that Company guidelines, systems and methodologies are strictly followed
  • Encourage and promote a culture of mandatory compliance to FMG Engineering procedures


  • Internal: Environmental Team Leader (SA), SA Manager – Buildings & Infrastructure, Environmental team members (SA), Environmental team members (VIC)
  • External: Clients, Government departments, Professional Bodies, Suppliers, Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and any other relevant third parties when necessary

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

(R) – Required
(D) – Desirable (training could be provided)

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering (Environmental) (R)
  • Demonstrated capability in report writing at a high level (R)
  • Experience in delivering environmental projects in the areas of due diligence, audit, contamination, risk assessment and remediation (D)
  • Proven project management expertise in relevant field (D)
  • Demonstrated client contact, liaison and management skills (D)
  • Drivers Licence (R)



  • Good communication skills at all levels (R)
  • Ability to monitor project budgets and set targets (R)
  • General computing skills in email, Windows and Microsoft packages (R)
  • Competency with Computer programs necessary to fulfil role (D)
  • Innovative (D)

Personal Attributes

  • Concern for Quality
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Analytical Skills
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Willingness to Lead
  • Team Work
  • Organisational Commitment


  • Excellent Salary: From $85,000 – $120,000 DOE + Super
  • Sponsorship available to the right candidate
  • Work/Life balance including the possibility to work a compressed 9-day fortnight and the ability to mix working from home with working in the office
  • Cultural leave days
  • Professional development program – We continually assist our team with on the job internal and external training
  • Ability to purchase up to 2 weeks additional annual leave
  • Professional Memberships paid for by the company
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programe
  • Opportunity to mentor others

If you are interested or would like to hear more information on this role, email Alan Daly with your CV at [email protected], or phone +353 (0)87 120 9681 or apply through our link.

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