Sustainability Advisor/Engineer

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 a Sustainability Advisor /Engineer to work on a high profile project.

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. There is an understanding across our organisation that the more we embrace our differences within Laing O’Rourke – diversity of thought, experience, perspective, race, gender and more – the better we can deliver what our clients want and the more successful we will be.

We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Key responsibilities

You will assist in the achievement of project sustainability outcomes by ensuring sustainability is embedded into project processes and practises.

You will have

A relevant tertiary qualification in built environment, sustainability, architecture and/ or equivalent with ideally 2years experience on Infrastructure projects driving project sustainability targets and developing plans to meet those targets and oversee their delivery.


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 amid a safe, connected and innovative culture – not just creating jobs.

We want to equip all our people with the skills they need to be part of a dynamic Engineering Enterprise.

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

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Join the leaders in innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.