Google Analytics Alternative

Contaminated Land Specialist

GHD Pty Ltd

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Apply Now

Job Posted: 25/09/2017

Job Category:

Engineering / Environmental

Job description:

Who we are

GHD is one of the world''s leading engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services companies with an established reputation for delivering innovative road systems. Passionate about the communities in which we live, we take pride in providing practical and innovative solutions to managing the impacts of developments on our natural resources.

We focus on empowering and growing talented, career-oriented people through training, development and career opportunities.  We support our people to work flexibly, understanding that work life balance in a diverse and inclusive workforce is key to our people’s happiness and success.  Our industry-leading flexible work programs and family-friendly practices make this a reality.


About you and the role


We have several opportunities for Contaminated Land Specialists to join our NT Team. We are looking for people with between 2 and 10 years’ experience in the Contaminated Land area; with knowledge of the National and Northern Territory Contamination Assessment Guidelines, to develop, manage and undertake professional services in relation to the assessment, management and remediation of contaminated land in the Northern Territory.


Ideally you will have between 2 and 10 years of industry working knowledge in:


  • Undertaking Stage 1 and 2 Contamination Assessments, including fieldwork, data management, data analysis, leading a team, reporting, client relations management
  • Various sampling methods – groundwater, surface water, sediment (freshwater and marine), gas monitoring, drilling and establishment of bores and compiling accurate geological logging records, soil boring and / or test pitting
  • Working knowledge of ESDAT and ArcGIS would be an advantage and will some familiarity with the VIC, NSW and/or QLD EPA Guidelines

Essential to this role is we require the successful candidate to be willing to apply for and be eligible for Baseline Defence clearance.


What we offer

At GHD, we provide an environment where everyone has an opportunity to thrive and succeed.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from inspiring people while developing your professional skills through the GHD Business School. Benefits include:

  • 4 weeks annual leave with the ability to access up to 8 weeks annual leave 
  • Staff discounts on selected health insurance, gyms, travel and accommodation
  • Generous parental leave for both women and men
  • Access to an employee assistance program 
  • A variety of flexible working arrangements 
  • An inclusive environment that wins awards for workplace diversity
  • A culture based on our core values of safety, teamwork, respect and integrity.
  • Be part of a company that is 100% owned by its employees.
  • A stable environment with an office which has been in the territory for over 60 years!


GHD was recognised as Australia''s 5th Most Attractive Employer at this year''s 2017 Randstad Award.   We are also proud to have been named by the Australian Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as a ''2016 Employer of Choice,'' recognising our progress in realising our diversity and inclusion strategy. 


For further information about the role please contact Rowena Hunter, People Manager – Northern Territory on 08 8982 0149 for a confidential discussion, or to apply, please forward your covering letter and resume via the link below.