Environmental Scientist

Last updated 9 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

The Team

Cardno's APAC Environmental and Geosciences group is a team of 50 professionals, located across Australia and NZ.

Our team consists of specialists that deliver across the following discipline areas: Environmental Approvals and Post-Approvals; Environmental Compliance and Management Systems, Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecology, Sustainability, and Environmental Assessment and Site Remediation - Contaminated Land Engineering.

Our clients include international, commonwealth and state government entities, local and regional councils, and private sector corporations and organisations.

The types of projects we deliver range from major construction and infrastructure developments, heavy industry operations, renewable project approvals, resource sector decommissioning and rehabilitation, as well as, bespoke environmental investigations and assessments, and expert witness cases.

The Role

We are expanding capabilities across our Environmental Assessment and Site Remediation team and looking for an Experienced Environmental Scientist/Engineer with a background in contaminated land site assessments and site remediation.

You will work collaboratively within the APAC Environmental group, being "hands on" with project delivery, site investigations and remediation, technical report writing and preparation / review of proposals and provide professional advice to our clients.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a multi-disciplined and progressive global organisation with a great team culture and access to industry specialists and mentors. Cardno will partner with you to ensure you meet your career aspirations and encourage / support you to gain Chartered Engineer / CEnvP (SC) or other relevant professional certification.

With Cardno's "Work your way" policy we offer flexibility in when, where and how you work. With a focus on outcomes and empowerment to choose the way to work to deliver the best outcomes for you, our clients, Cardno and your team.

This position can be located in any of our NSW offices or remotely working from home.


  • Conducting site history and desktop research for contamination assessments and environmental constraints analyses
  • Conducting field testing and sampling for environmental investigations including soil, soil vapour, surface water, wastewater and hydrogeological assessments
  • Preparing proposals, reports and management plans
  • Embrace end to end Program Management responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively across our multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental project teams


  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant Environmental Discipline
  • Technical knowledge in contaminated land and remediation technologies
  • Previous experience in environmental investigations
  • Excellent writing, communication, presentation, strategic thinking, and "people" skills
  • Driver Licence

Apply now!

If you are keen to join an enthusiastic and dynamic team, we are keen to discuss the next exciting phase of your career. Please send through your resume and cover letter.

Why join Cardno?

Cardno has a focus on you. You will be trusted and empowered in a role that can be tailored in a flexible way. We are a performance based organisation where you will be recognised and rewarded for your contribution.

Your professional development is as valuable to us as it is to you and it will be a priority. Cardno provides visible career paths in technical eminence, client & key account management, project management and people direction. We offer meaningful opportunities to make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

By joining Cardno, you can bring your true self to work every day. We are committed to inclusion and celebrating our diverse workforce, their individual talents and the innovation they bring to work. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQ+, women, mature age workers and people with different abilities.

About Cardno

We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years' experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.


Notice to Recruitment Agencies

Please note that Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.