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Associate Waste Infrastructure Engineer - Landfill Design - Sydney

Opportunity to be a pinnacle part of growing and leading this division
High profile, inner Sydney CBD location
Diverse range of duties across the process

The Company
Amongst waste management and environmental engineering our client has a strong presence in civil engineering, land development, building services, project management, planning and structures Australia wide.

Internationally they have an outstanding resume of iconic landmark projects in major cities ranging from state of the art high-rise buildings to CAPEX infrastructure. 
The Job
Become part of an ever-growing team inside a great company based within their Sydney office, our client is an engineering company and are renowned for their Environmental service expertise. The main part of this role is delivering landfill design and acting as the NSW Environment representative to help grow the business. 

This business is in growth and transformation stage with clear and exciting strategic initiatives, they have already made some significant hires to bolster the leadership team and this exciting opportunity makes perfect sense for the business to react to work in NSW and to grow from there.
Seniority and level considerations:
There is flexibility on the seniority of the candidate for consideration, it could range from a Senior Consultant up to an Associate, but it’s important that candidates are not only capable of technical delivery on landfill projects but also confident commercially.

It could be an individual already at Associate or Principal level who wants to be get involved at the early stages of team development to shape their career and lead the division with their ideas. It could equally be a promising, driven and ahead of their time Senior consultant looking to take the step up and escalate their career. Entrepreneurship is appreciated and rewarded by this company.
Once this role has been placed, the workforce plan includes the swift hire of a junior environment consultant to support and act as 2ic to the Associate. So, the investment, backing and support from management and the leadership team is already there.
As the Associate waste infrastructure engineer you will be involved in the full process from start to finish of Landfill Design. The role will directly report to the Environment and Infrastructure Leader and will include:

  • Landfill cell, cap and liner design (essential)
  • Leachate management system design (essential)
  • Landfill Rehabilitation
  • EPA legislation requirements, flexibilities and advisory
  • CQA capability and exposure
  • Using 12D (not essential but preferable)

Commercial requirements:

The Associate should be confident with client development activities for both new and existing, with the capability and appetite to work autonomously until up to speed. The below are important to ensure the success of the role:
  • Understanding tenders, bids, proposals and profitability on projects
  • Financial viability
  • Blue sky thinking attitude toward growing a team and strategizing a business plan to drive forward
Reason for vacancy:
NSW was decided as their next growth state for Environment due to some project work which easily justified consideration for a new senior hire.  After the successful completion of these projects an abundance of additional lucrative work with the same client is near guaranteed meaning less impetus on business development at the very beginning and a nice start to role.

If you have exceptional skills and are looking for a new and exciting challenge, please make an application by clicking the 'Apply' tab below to submit your resume in Word format.
Or if you are interested in having a confidential discussion regarding the opportunity, please contact Daniel Naidoo on 03 9946 7323.

Australian Residency Required

Interested applicants should APPLY ONLINE or contact:


Please Quote Reference: 2636194a

Date Posted: 20/11/2017

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Job Summary

  • Advertiser: Lawson Delaney
  • Date Posted: 20/11/2017
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Residency: Required
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref No.: 2636194a

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