Golder Associates Principal Toxicologist and Risk Assessor in West Perth, 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 enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.
Golder is looking for a Principal Toxicologist and Risk Assessor to join our Contaminated Sites Team with over 30 specialists, full-time based in Perth. You will be part of a national risk assessment team and global technical community that supports hydrogeologists, modellers, aquatic scientists, hazmat specialists, remediation engineers, landfill engineers, auditors and risk assessors. You will lead toxicological, human health risk assessment and public health projects across various industries such as, government, manufacturing, urban renewal, infrastructure, mining and oil and gas opportunities across Perth and throughout Australia.
Your role will be key to delivering strategic and risk based outcomes for our clients across all sectors.
Key duties and responsibilities will include:
Providing input and leadership into the strategy, direction and strategic growth for the risk assessment and toxicology team in Perth and Australia;
Leading project teams on toxicology and public health projects and providing technical direction on medium to large projects so they are delivered safely, on time, within budget and to client and Golder’s standards;
Providing direction and review of technical reports in human health risk assessment, rapid (response) risk assessment and public health;
Providing technical development and mentoring of junior staff nationally and locally;
Managing client relationships including development of relationships with new clients and business opportunities;
Participating in industry groups and/or expert panels as part of maintaining a high industry profile;
Liaising with specialists from other disciplines or offices within Golder Associates; and
Embracing and leading a strong health, safety and environment culture.
Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
A relevant post graduate qualification in toxicology, public health or a similar field, as well as 15 years’ consulting industry experience (preferred) in toxicology, human health risk assessment and public health;
Extensive knowledge of toxicology, public health assessments and human health risk assessments related to chemical and microbial risks;
DABT (desirable) or potential to seek toxicological certification;
High industry profile within the public health, regulatory and toxicology/risk practice areas;
Experience with of Australian chemical regulatory frameworks (eg NICNAS, APVMA,) and providing expert testimony at hearings;
Ability to lead human health risk assessments for environmental assessments, chemical assessments and other projects; and
Experience in developing and maintaining client relationships as well as high level project and project team management skills (preferred).
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration package;
Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects;
On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading specialised employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 155 offices in more than 40 countries, Golder's 7,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised 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 who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.
Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.
Title: Principal Toxicologist and Risk Assessor
Location: AUS-West Perth
Requisition ID: 21001143