Location: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Position: Senior Environmental Scientist - Permanent
About the Company:
An international, leading engineering and construction firm dedicated in provided tailor-made solutions across water, environment, transportation, energy, and facilities.
They are a privately-owned organisation, and are seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist with a background in environmental approvals and impact assessments to join their growing team in Darwin!
As a Senior Environmental Scientist, you will play a pivotal role in leading and managing a variety of environmental projects in the Darwin region. You will be responsible for conducting assessments, analyzing data, and providing strategic recommendations to clients. Your expertise will be essential in ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and fostering sustainable practices.
The successful candidate will posses a strong aptitude for business development and be able to build and maintaining strong client relationships.
Manage the environmental approvals department, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to a team of consultants.
Conduct comprehensive environmental impact assessments (EIA) and develop strategies to mitigate potential environmental risks.
Coordinate and prepare environmental permit applications, ensuring compliance with local, state/provincial, and federal regulations.
Collaborate with project teams to integrate environmental considerations into project planning, design, and implementation.
Stay informed about emerging environmental regulations, policies, and industry best practices to ensure compliance and promote sustainability.
Provide technical expertise and support during project reviews, inspections, and audits.
Foster strong relationships with clients, regulatory agencies, and industry stakeholders to enhance the company's reputation and business opportunities.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or a related field.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental consulting, with a focus on environmental approvals and permitting.
In-depth knowledge of environmental impact assessment processes, regulatory frameworks, and permitting requirements.
Strong understanding of environmental management systems, environmental legislation, and industry standards.
Proven track record of successful completion of complex environmental approvals projects across various sectors.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to prepare technical reports and effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders.
Exceptional project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Proficiency in environmental assessment software, GIS tools, and data analysis.
If this sounds like a role for you, please apply with your CV and one of our consultants here at LVI Associates will reach out!