Flexa
BMT • AUS - Brisbane

Senior Environmental Consultant

Employment type:  Full time

3–4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Work for a global high-end design house and technical consulting firm solving complex real-world problems.

We Design. We Guide. We Protect. We Sustain. We Train. We Transform

Learn more about your next company - (Welcome to BMT)

BMT is a leading international design, engineering, science, and risk management consultancy with a reputation for excellence. We're driven by a belief that things can always be better, safer, greener, and more efficient. We provide our customers with the capability, capacity, and confidence to enable them to make the right decisions at the right time by drawing upon the expertise of over 1,300 professionals located in UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia Pacific, and the Americas.

Delivering independent, complex design and consultancy capabilities for over 37 years, we pride ourselves on being equipped to support our customers to tackle the most complex design and systems issues, and challenges, which enables the industry to deliver safer, cleaner, and more fuel-efficient shipping for the future. We draw upon a wide range of experience and expertise to provide high-quality, high value products and services across the maritime sector. The group's assets are held in beneficial ownership for employees.

Your next exciting job opportunity –

The Senior Environmental Consultants in Queensland will provide expertise, ingenuity and judgement in the water and environment field. The Senior Environmental Consultant will have a strong focus on environmental assessment and environmental approvals. They will act as Project Manager and/or technical expert and work with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver high quality environmental and approval services for BMT’s customers. This will include liaison with State and Commonwealth agencies.

The Senior Environmental Consultant will:

  • Have expertise in their field with strong technical capability in environmental investigations, assessment, environmental planning, and approvals.
  • Provide strategic and statutory environmental advice to clients in a variety of sectors, with a focus on coastal and maritime infrastructure works.
  • Build upon existing and develop new client relationships to further the APAC environment business.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance within the national BMT environment team.

In this role you will be able to:

  • Liaise with potential and current clients for the purposes of service delivery and business development.
  • Perform high quality and professional technical work requiring a high degree of independence and judgement.
  • Serve as a technical specialist in the areas of environmental approvals, environmental assessment, and project management.
  • Supervise and review the work of team members and external consultants.
  • Share knowledge and act as mentor within the area of expertise.
  • Prepare, review, and submit proposals / tenders.
  • Project manage across a range of projects to scope and within time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Undertake specific technical tasks including but not limited to:
    • Environmental policies and strategic advice
    • Scoping and identification of stakeholders and issues
    • Regulatory approvals
    • Environmental impact assessments
    • Environmental management plans
    • Environmental risk assessments, e.g. using ISO 31000
    • Environmental planning and auditing

Relevant Education, Experience, and Skills:

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, Planning, Engineering, or other relevant area of study.
  • More than 5 years’ experience post-graduation.
  • Demonstrated experience in Queensland environmental approvals regime and/or Commonwealth environmental approvals regime.
  • Willingness to learn new environmental approvals regimes.
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking environmental assessments.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong technical background in environmental consulting

Desirable:

  • Experience working within a multi-site organisation.
  • Experience working with the engineering, coastal, maritime or resources sectors.
  • Post-graduate qualifications in environmental management or other relevant area of study

Flexible Work -

BMT genuinely believe everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for you! We’re officially ‘flexified’ with Flexa.

We are always interested speaking to talent considering BMT as your next employer regardless of where you’re located in Australia, we have offices located in nearly every capital city - Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth and offer remote and flexible work arrangements including work from home, hybrid, and flexible and part time hours. We strive to offer a range of flexible options to help support our teams in achieving a healthy work-life balance, where your personal life is just as important as your professional life.

BMT Careers -

BMT have a brain-rich culture nurtured by our belief in liberating the talent of our people. We want our employees to be part of our future success, which is why we support them throughout their careers, helping today's recruits become the experts of tomorrow. BMT offer outstanding opportunities to work on a wide variety of exciting projects at locations around the globe that supports retaining skilled talent, resulting in low staff turnover compared to other companies in our sector.

Join our talent community - Whether we're hiring for a role right now or planning for upcoming work when we find great people, we want to connect with them and keep the conversation going. Being part of our talent community means you'll be kept up to date with current vacancies, new job alerts, events we think you might be interested in and kept top of mind for opportunities that match your skillset and capability.

BMT Recruitment Process -

Submit your application.

Screening & skills evaluation.

Hiring Manager Interview

Referee and Pre-Employment Checks

Pre-Employment Medical

BMT Employment Offer!

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Our Benefits -

Our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive. We value your contribution by offering the following benefits –

Competitive salary offering

A performance-related bonus scheme based on personal, and company performance.

Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), comprising confidential health, legal and financial advice on a 24/7 basis.

Learning and Development opportunities to support you in achieving your business and personal objectives and releasing your full potential.

We are passionate about driving culture to embed sustainability into the core of our business.

We are a workplace that values diversity and individual talents.

Where possible, our benefits are globally harmonised to ensure equality and consistency across our collaborative teams; we also tailor benefits to ensure they remain competitive with the local geographies in which we operate.

BMT genuinely believe everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for you! we are interested in speaking to skilled talent with ADF capabilities regardless of where your located within Australia, We have offices located in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth and offer flexible work arrangements including work from home and hybrid.

Embracing Sustainability -

Through science, technology, and engineering, we are embracing sustainability across the entirety of our business to make a real difference. We see global challenges as opportunities to support our customers in managing their impact and becoming more resilient. We are also on a mission to improve how we operate as a business, so that we can lead by best practice, and have a positive impact on the environment and our local communities.

Culture & Diversity -

BMT is an equal opportunities employer, committed to an inclusive culture where our employees feel a sense of belonging, and encourage diversity among our global workforces. Our genuine guarantee to always recruit, retain and motivate the best possible talent into our business and pride ourselves on being an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought is sought after and valued.

We regularly review our policies and practices from recruitment and selection to development and progression with an equity lens to ensure that everyone regardless of their gender, gender identity, ethnicity, race, age, ability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality, life circumstance or marital status have what they need to succeed and thrive at BMT.

BMT continuously promote diversity awareness throughout the organisation at a global level through our employee learning and by recognising and celebrating our employees’ contributions, diverse background, and life experiences. Furthermore, we actively encourage everyone to improve the workplace and work together against harassment, bullying and discrimination.

Our Values –

We believe that an organisation can only be number one in its market if everyone in it works together as one. How we behave is just as important as what we do and BMT has a strong set of values that are embedded into the foundation for all our activities. Trust I Innovation I Passion I Respect I Collaboration

Notice to Recruitment Agency & Related Services -

Please note BMT receive job applications exclusively via our ATS system only. BMT do not warrant or agree to any unsolicited CVs submitted via any contact method including physical hard copies left with any employee at BMT or within our operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email, and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Location
87%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
84%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
78%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
67%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
74%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
83%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees

1000

Gender diversity (male:female)

66% Male, 28% Female

Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

Australia
Canada
Netherlands
Singapore
United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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