Environmental Advisor

Location:New South Wales
Job Type:Full Time
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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 Environmental Coordinator to join our Novo Rail Alliance team based in West Ryde.

The Novo Rail Alliance delivers Rail Infrastructure projects in the Sydney and surrounding areas extending to Newcastle, Lithgow and Wollongong. The Alliance members include: Transport for NSW, Aurecon, Laing O’Rourke and RCR. The programme Alliance commenced just over 9 years ago and has delivered over $1.3 BN worth of infrastructure projects as a delivery partner for Transport for NSW.

Key responsibilities

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

Relevant tertiary qualification, a Bachelor of Environmental Science or other related fields preferably with some experience on civil/rail projects in Australia.


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 – not just creating jobs and in putting our people at the heart of everything we do.

We want to equip all Laing O'Rourke people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Engineering Enterprise and ensure they feel supported in their roles and rewarded for their efforts.

We have our own specialised learning and development programme, providing access to industry-leading learning tools to help every employee acquire the core competencies and skills needed to compete 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.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered .