Environmental Advisor

Location: Regional NSW
Job Type: Full time
Contact: Lauren Olszowy
Email: email Lauren
Reference: 74082



About Laing O'Rourke



Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. The business is currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry and has twice been named as one of Australia’s Top 10 most innovative businesses by BRW Magazine.



About the role



Laing O'Rourke is recruiting for an experienced Environmental Advisor for a major Infrastructure project based in Sydney.


The successful candidate will play a key coaching role to Supervisors and Managers on site, drive environmental performance and promote sustainability initiatives, whilst ensuring compliance with Laing O'Rourke's processes and procedures.



Your key responsibilities will include:



You will be responsible for promoting compliance and excellence in project environmental matters, delivery of environmental programmes and initiatives on the project, provide advice to supervisors, inspectors, project management team, employees and other personnel on the project. You will also review completed environmental records to ensure they verify compliance with specified requirements, ensure waste is minimised on site, monitoring of ground and drinking water and onsite testing.





You will have




As the suitable candidate for this role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in environmental engineering/science (or similar) along with experience working in Environmental Advisor roles across infrastructure projects in Australia. You will possess detailed knowledge of environmental and construction legislation and industry practices and experience in leading investigations.









At Laing O'Rourke we work hard to create an environment that brings out the very best in our people. We believe in building careers amid a safe, connected and innovative culture – not just creating jobs.



We want to equip all our people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Engineering Enterprise.



We have our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to industry-leading learning tools to help every employee acquire the core competencies and skills needed to excel in this fast-changing environment.   



We have committed to a number of policies and programs to improve our gender composition, including our industry-leading paid parental leave policy, where the primary carer is entitled to 26 weeks of paid leave, 18 of which are at full pay and eight weeks at half pay.



Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.