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Senior Soils Scientist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/07/2011
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Job Title: Senior Soils Scientist
Job Location: Brisbane
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Ongoing
Residency: Australian

The Company:
Our Client is an Australian Company and leading provider of professional services to the resources & energy sectors and complex process industries. They manage some of the world’s leading projects with 30,000 employees across 40 countries.

The Role:
Overview:

Our Client is seeking an experience Senior Soils Scientist with soil science experience to join our Brisbane office to work on a major Coal Seam Methane (CSM) Upstream Project located in the Southern Central Queensland region.

Responsibilities:
- Reporting to the Principle Environmental Manager on the project, we require you to provide environmental science/engineering, management and approvals services to various client contacts and employees.
- Key to the role will be your ability to provide a high level soil science, environmental management, environmental approvals and on site technical services to a large scale CSM gas pipeline and LNG projects.
- Specific aspects of this role will include development, management and execution of soil sampling field programs, development of soil managements plans and technical reporting.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Environmental engineering or environmental science degree, or equivalent years experience
- Extensive experience in the environmental sector
- A comprehensive working knowledge of Environmental Sector activities including: impact assessment and approvals, monitoring, environmental management systems and auditing, and risk assessment
- A practical understanding and experience of assessment and management in both soil resources and acid sulphate soils with an emphasis on conversion
- Solid knowledge and experience within the Southern Central Queensland region would be an advantage
- An ability to mentor junior staff and provide direction in your area of experience
- Multi-disciplinary field skills in soil, groundwater and surface water assessment of both Greenfield and industrial sites
- Knowledge and practical understanding of field safety in order to undertake and manage staff, client expectations and projects
- Comprehensive communication skills
- Excellent report writing s

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Jennifer Gilbert at Fircroft on + 61 7 3233 2317
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