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Golder Associates Environmental Scientist in Auckland, New Zealand

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for an Environmental Scientist to join our Contaminated Sites team on a full-time basis based in New Zealand .

Our Contaminated Sites team in Australia and New Zealand has a strong reputation for delivering on technically complex solutions for our clients. Our clients have come to rely on Golder's Contaminated Sites team to advance sophisticated, ethical, and fit for purpose solutions on budget to a broad range of projects in land remediation, waste, and environmental issues, this has created the opportunity for us to seek two Environmental Scientist and/or Environmental Engineers from Project level professionals to Senior, to work in our Contaminated Sites portfolio or projects.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Project and financial management of small to large sized contaminated site projects.

  • Conducting contaminated sites investigations and remediation programs.

  • Performing environmental due diligence assessments.

  • Interpretation and reporting of analytical data.

  • Preparation of proposals and high-quality technical deliverables.

  • Build client relationships through regular contact with existing and new clients.

  • Supervise and provide technical guidance and mentoring to junior staff.

  • Work together with senior colleagues to achieve project and business goals.

  • Provide safety leadership in identifying and alleviating/eliminating high priority safety hazards.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Have a mature and enthusiastic attitude with project management experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years working experience within an Australian and/or New Zealand environment, thorough understanding of relevant legislative and statutory frameworks and guidelines on Environmental matters

  • Range of expertise and skills in advising our broad range of global and local clients to meet their needs in the investigation, assessment, and remediation of contaminated sites (both land and water) and their strategic needs around land use and waste management.

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to articulate complex contaminated land issues simply or clearly for a range of audiences.

  • Working knowledge of current Commonwealth contaminated land legislation and guidance.

  • Ability to display personal leadership in completion of work tasks

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Title: Environmental Scientist

Location: NZL-Auckland

Requisition ID: 19000615