Senior Environmental Scientist - Water Quality focus - Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
4d ago

Requisition Number : 18560BR

Description :

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging.

That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind .

We care about the communities we serve because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role

Stantec is a world leader in environmental management, 3 waters infrastructure, asset management, transportation, energy and technology.

This role will see you providing project leadership and contributing to business development and strategy in your specialist areas on key environmental consultancy projects, in particular around water quality issues.

Your role as a Senior Environmental Scientist will ensure that project outcomes are met and exceeded, whilst you build opportunities in environmental approvals, environmental management and environmental impact assessment for major infrastructure projects to help shape company business.

Day to day tasks would involve :

  • Carry out scientific research and investigations as required in specialist technical areas of environmental science, with a particular emphasis on water quality and / or aquatic ecology
  • Prepare project proposals and tenders
  • Act as project technical lead on projects, and as a technical specialist on multi-disciplinary projects across New Zealand, and internationally as opportunities arise
  • Develop and mentor junior staff
  • Liaise with clients ensuring they are kept informed of progress
  • Maintain and develop ongoing contacts with current and prospective clients
  • Promote Stantec’s expertise and capabilities including publishing and presenting of quality technical work.
  • Title :

    Senior Environmental Scientist - Water Quality focus - Wellington

    Qualifications :

    To be successful for this role you'll need :

  • A minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in Environmental Science (a Masters’ Degree is preferred)
  • A minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in consulting, government or industry with specialist skills in water quality science and generalist experience in environmental management and sustainability projects
  • Hydrogeology experience is also considered desirable, though not required
  • CEnvP and / or SQEP accreditation is considered an asset.
  • Job Category :

    Environmental Science

    Preferred Specifications :

    What we offer

    Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts
  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
  • Mentoring for your own development
  • Professional Memberships
  • Health Insurance Income Protection Insurance Life Insurance
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
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