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Diverse and interesting projects including renewables/ethical client base Flexible work environment with attractive benefits and professional development opportunities Based in Melbourne or Geelong

SMEC provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. Our diverse workforce of professionals are highly respected experts in their fields. Challenging boundaries, they look beyond the project scope to help shape a better future.


At SMEC, we understand that our continued success is the result of building long-term client relationships. We listen and understand the specific needs of our clients and deliver a complete value chain of services to provide sustainable solutions across major infrastructure projects worldwide.

The Role

Our high-performing Victorian environmental team is growing with a wide range of interesting projects and sustainable design. We are a large multidisciplinary company with iconic... projects across renewables, environmental studies, dam & hydropower, solar power projects, energy transition and in-land rail.

Due to continued business growth and the award of new projects we are seeking an Environmental Planner with a minimum 2+ years’ experience. You will assist in delivering complex environmental planning and assessment projects with key clients across Victoria.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

Develop environmental impact assessments, approval applications and other studies and management plans Provide input, advice and expertise on environmental and planning matters as part of SMEC's infrastructure planning and design project teams Develop technical solutions to achieve improved environmental and sustainability outcomes on projects for internal and external clients Contribute to proposals and bids for securing new and ongoing work Apply relevant Commonwealth, State and Local legislation, policies, and guidelines Produce high quality professional reports and deliverables Complete technical project work, desk based and field work Post-approval environmental management plan development and implementation oversight Provide environmental advice Review, prepare and implement Environmental Management Plans and deliver environmental monitoring programs

Ideal applicants will have/be:
Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Planning or similar 2+ years' experience within a similar role ideally gained within a consultancy Experience in gaining environment approvals and statutory approvals for projects in Victoria Excellent verbal and written communication skills Well-developed report writing skills Experience working with government clients preferred

What we offer:
Flexible work arrangement to support work/life balance Ethical client base Opportunity to work alongside and be mentored by industry leaders Professional Development Programs from graduates to leaders through mixture of inhouse programs and external courses as well as tertiary education financial assistance Dynamic career pathways and opportunities to work on projects nationally and internationally Purchased additional annual leave Generous paid parental leave (primary and secondary) Wellbeing benefits Diversity and Inclusion

SMEC is proud to have been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in Australia as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality. This citation recognises our active and ongoing commitment to achieving gender equality across our business, and recently we have worked to drive key improvements in flexible work practices, parental leave policies and learning and development programs.

We recognise the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and look for people with different backgrounds, skills and expertise to drive innovation and shared learning across our growing global network.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact or phone on 0460 410 225

All recruitment activities go through our Recruitment & Talent function and currently, this role doesn’t require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.

At Surbana Jurong, we put talent, hard work, teamwork and a fun workplace together to approach problems and solve them creatively and collaboratively. Join us in making a positive impact on the world
Melbourne VIC Australia


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