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Golder Associates Risk Assessor in Richmond, Australia

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 enduringrelationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for an experienced RiskAssessor to join our Contaminated Land team on a full-time basis based in Melbourne . This role will support Golder’s national team of toxicologists, risk assessors and environmental risk professionals. The successful candidate will work with senior professionals and be provided with opportunities for mentoring and technical development.

Keyduties and responsibilities include:

  • Conduct literature searches,reviews and interpretation of scientific information (e.g., biology,chemistry, toxicology and ecotoxicology studies)

  • Assist with the collection ofdata that supports contaminated site investigations, chemical assessments,human health and ecological risk assessments

  • Manage and evaluate chemicaland biological datasets of moderately complexity and generate statisticalmetrics, and run simple models

  • Manage the preparation andpresentation of moderately complex data outputs (such as graphs, piecharts, box plots)

  • Undertake quality assurance andvalidation data checking

  • Contribute to the preparationof human health and ecological risk assessment reports

  • Contribute to the preparationof proposals that relate to risk assessment and/or contaminated siteinvestigations

Skills and Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in an environmental orrelated science (eg Bachelor or higher degree in environmental science,engineering, toxicology, biology, chemistry, ecotoxicology)

  • Several years’ relevant experience (previousenvironmental consulting experience desirable)


  • Contaminatedland consulting experience (highly regarded)

  • Detailorientated and strong quantitation skills

  • Extensiveexperience in working with Excel

  • Experienceusing data visualisation tools and software

  • Experiencein use of modelling tools to estimate chemical and biological effectsand/or contaminant migration

  • Python,R, statistics or similar experience

  • Demonstratedreport-writing skills

  • Teamoriented

  • Self-motivated

  • Apassion for learning

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitivebenefits and remuneration packages

  • Optionto purchase shares in Golder

  • Employeeowned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepenyour expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovativeand collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Onthe job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Globalprojects 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 40 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: Risk Assessor

Location: AUS-Richmond

Requisition ID: 19002476