Environmental Advisor - SEPA

Location:Victoria
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 Advisor to join the team on our Level Crossing Removal Project based in Richmond, VIC.

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) is a delivery entity created by the Victorian Government to remove 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Victoria by 2025. It is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in Victoria’s history.

Laing O’Rourke has already worked with LXRP to help deliver the Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade project. We are now working in a new program Alliance with LXRP, Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) and Jacobs to develop and deliver value-for-money engineering solutions for multiple level crossing removals.

Our current pipeline of works includes major station upgrades, track duplications and a range of other critical rail infrastructure works.

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 the client, site supervisors, project management team and other third party representatives on environmental matters.

You will also audit and review environmental records to verify compliance with project requirements and conditions, monitor health of environmental controls, ensure environmental initiatives such as waste minimisation is achieved, and undertake environmental monitoring and sampling as required.

You will have

Relevant tertiary qualification, a Bachelor of Environmental Science or other relevant field combined with experience on large scale civil/rail projects, ideally in Australia.

Culture

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.