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AECOM 2020 - Environmental Scientist / Engineer - Graduate - Christchurch

Our team is seeking a motivated graduate who is interested in developing their skills in Environmental services.

    Opportunity details

    Opportunity Types
    Graduate Job
    Start Date
    4 Jul 2019

    Application dates

    Applications Open
    4 Jul 2019
    Applications Close
    5 Aug 2019

    Minimum requirements

    Level of Study
    Full New Zealand Drivers license, 0-2 years' experience
    Accepting International Applications
    Degrees Accepted
    Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
    Automotive & Transport Engineering
    Chemical Engineering
    Civil Engineering & Construction
    Communications Engineering
    Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Engineering Management
    Environmental Engineering
    Fire & Safety Engineering
    Geomatic Engineering
    Manufacturing Engineering
    Marine Engineering
    Materials Engineering
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Mining Engineering
    Petroleum Engineering
    Renewable Energy Engineering
    Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
    Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
    Earth Sciences

    Make Amazing Happen

    An outstanding opportunity to join a Global Leader awaits a passionate and goal-oriented Graduate. Our team is seeking a motivated graduate who is interested in developing their skills in Environmental services. We are looking for an agile individual who loves problem-solving and has an excellent approach to client/customer service.

    Working with the Environmental team in Christchurch, you will be provided hands-on experience to get out in the field and develop your knowledge and skills. In the role, you will be involved in providing consulting services centred on hazmat, including asbestos, investigations/surveys, writing of reports and oversight of remediation works for asbestos-related issues.

    Your Development

    Our Growing Professional Skills (GPS) graduate program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. If you are an undergraduate, you would get exposed to elements of the program while completing your studies. The GPS program is spread across three years and comprises a range of core competencies and recommended training. As part of the program, we work with you to develop a plan, outlining your goals and required actions, and provide training that will be reviewed every six months.

    Along with local site visits, technical seminars, and internal and external training, AECOM connects you with local and global teams to source knowledge and experience, which creates an invaluable network that helps you learn, grow, and develop your professional skills.

    Minimum Requirements

    • High level of attention to detail

    • Strong focus on safety standards

    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team while also being able to work autonomously and without supervision

    • Strong technical writing ability

    • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

    • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline-driven environment

    • Some experience and or strong interest in working with Asbestos

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Tertiary qualification in Engineering or Science (Earth sciences, chemistry)

    • 0-2 years' experience

    • Full New Zealand Drivers license

    Benefits at AECOM

    At AECOM, inclusion and diversity are embedded in our core values and are key drivers of our success. Our innovation is enhanced by our ability to draw from a wealth of different backgrounds and experiences. And the diversity of our workforce enables us to better understand our clients and the communities in which we live and work.

    AECOM’s Australian business has been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equity Agency (WGEA) for driving positive change through its commitment to gender equality

    We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

    • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options;

    • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

    • Paid parental and partner leave;

    • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

    • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

    • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

    • Employee stock purchase plans;

    • Study assistance;

    • Professional and technical development opportunities

    What We Offer

    When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighbourhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

    Job Category Sciences

    Business Line Environment

    Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

    Country New Zealand

    Position Status Full-Time

    Requisition/Vacancy No. 218672BR

    Clearance Required No

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.