Senior Environmental Scientist – VIC

FMG Engineering is seeking a qualified and talented senior environmental scientist with contaminated land investigation, remediation and management experience to join our team in Victoria.

This position offers you the opportunity to make your mark by building an environmental team to support our urban development works. You will develop and refine reporting lines, systems and procedures with best practice in mind.  There will be a significant focus on bidding, winning and delivering new work.

As the ideal candidate you will have: 

  • Degree qualifications in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience delivering environmental projects in the areas of due diligence, contaminated land investigations, risk assessment, remediation and environmental management
  • Site Contamination Practitioner certification (highly desirable)
  • Sound knowledge of current environmental legislation, standards and guidelines
  • Proven project management expertise in the relevant industry
  • Experience managing/structuring a team
  • Demonstrated client contact, liaison and management skills
  • Demonstrated skills in field sampling techniques
  • Established relationships with builders, developers, architects, urban planners and project managers (highly desirable)
  • Computer software experience using ESdat, gINT, ProUCL, Surfer, GW Chart etc (highly desirable)
  • A driver’s licence

Your personal attributes should also include:

  • Honesty, integrity and a willingness to drive FMG’s core values
  • A desire to grow and develop your career
  • Good communication skills; written and verbal
  • Professional but friendly personality
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Enjoy mentoring other junior staff

Who are we?

FMG Engineering is an award winning multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy providing services and solutions to the development, property and urban infrastructure sectors. With offices in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, we employ over 160 staff, comprising engineers, scientists, technicians, and support staff.

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Access to senior staff and training to develop your professional skills
  • An opportunity to work in a team of likeminded and experienced engineering professionals
  • A friendly work environment with regular social activities
  • Flexible work hours (start/finish times and work from home)
  • Exposure to a variety of interesting and challenging jobs

How to apply: 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter (outlining which of the above-mentioned criteria makes you suitable for this role) via SEEK or email to

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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