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Consultant - Environmental Scientist/Engineer





1+ years

23 JUN 2024


Epic Environmental is a leading environmental consultancy that leverages team culture and expertise to deliver innovative outcomes for our clients and the environment. We define ourselves by providing exceptional technical solutions while supporting our staff to challenge themselves and accelerate their careers.

We offer an exciting opportunity to develop and consolidate your career by working in an environment where you are encouraged to challenge yourself to think outside the box. If you are a contaminated land professional with 1-3 years’ experience, we’d like to hear from you!


Our fast-growing Sydney office is looking for a Consultant Scientist to join our Contaminated Land Team. We have a strong pipeline of projects across all sectors of the contaminated land industry and are looking to grow our project delivery team.

Under the direction of our Team Leaders, Principal staff and NSW EPA accredited Contaminated Land Auditor, you will support the delivery of contaminated land projects and remediation programs.

As a member of the Contaminated Land Team, this position offers diverse tasks and will see you involved in:

  • Driving the delivery of a variety of projects across multiple sectors requiring Contaminated Land investigations and assessments

  • Undertaking field investigations, data interpretation, and report preparation

  • Supporting and managing the delivery of PSIs, DSI, RAPs, Due Diligence assessments and more

  • Supporting various remediation tasks and developing your skills in remediation design and managing complex remediation sites

  • Preparing proposals and bids to support our winning strategy

  • Engaging with internal and external clients and subcontractors to plan and deliver high quality outcomes

  • Preparing written reports including a high level of attention to detail, using an objective driven focus

  • Participating in strategy and innovation within the company to foster continued improvement

  • Participating in internal and external presentations to demonstrate learning and knowledge

  • Opportunity to develop team leadership skills


To be considered for this position, you will need to possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications from a recognised institution

  • 1-3 years’ experience in an environmental consulting role with at least 1 year operating in Australia

  • Proficient written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely

  • Experience in supporting key aspects of project management and administration, as well as subcontractor and HSE management

  • A high level of competency in Contaminated Land aspects of field work is essential

  • Interest in developing and mentoring junior members of the team

  • Working knowledge of relevant NSW environmental legislation

  • Demonstrated understanding and application of national technical framework such as the NEPM (Assessment of Site Contamination)

  • Demonstrated team player and able to self-motivate and take ownership of and be accountable for the delivery of contaminated land tasks and projects

  • Interest in becoming certified by a recognised industry organisation (i.e. CEnvP/CEnvP-SC, CPSS/CPSS-CSAM) is desirable


  • We are down to earth

  • We create value for our client

  • We embrace our differences

  • We never stop learning

  • We work together​

  • We leave a positive legacy


  • Work on challenging and rewarding projects across Australia that contribute to better environmental outcomes

  • Feel trusted and empowered to take ownership of your projects and provide innovative solutions

  • Work in a team with highly skilled, certified, and respected professional consultants

  • Strong commitment to professional development including a structured career coach, buddy and mentoring system, support for further studies, support for attaining certification and professional memberships

  • Opportunities to shape not only your career but the direction of the company by involvement in designing and implementing the businesses’ strategic plan

  • Enjoying working in a friendly and welcoming environment with a collaborative team culture that values flexibility and fun

  • Regular social events and team building activities

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Purchased Leave Policy

  • Birthday day off!

Learn more about us!


If you think you are Epic material:

  • Submit your CV and cover letter to

  • State job code SCL_22042024_CON_SCI in the subject line

  • At Epic we conduct two separate interviews – The first is a formal, technical interview. The second interview is less formal and is designed to help you get a clearer idea for what it is like to work for Epic and for some of our other team members to get to know you.


  • The closing date for this role is 23 June 2024

  • An attractive salary in line with level and experience can be negotiated

  • If you have any questions call 1800 779 363 and ask for Morgan Singleton-Fookes for a confidential discussion

  • We appreciate all responses to this advertisement, however please note that only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted

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