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Environmental Engineer

Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:5 months ago
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Advisor
Job no: 3NYHJ

Join a leading Tier 2 and play a crucial role building assets that support both the community and the environment.


  • Based at Eagle Farm in Brisbane
  • Travel to diverse projects where you will make a real difference.
  • Competitive salary + Super + Car


About us

CMC is a privately owned, highly respected, Queensland-based civil contractor. With a strong focus on people, culture, and services, plus a great track record in delivering multi-million-dollar civil works across Queensland and NSW, we are rapidly growing - and we want you to come along for the ride.


About the role

We have an immediate opening for an Environmental Engineer based at our Brisbane HO covering multiple road, bridge, and civil projects.

Office hours are 8 am – 5 pm but you would also be travelling to projects across Qld and northern NSW as required.

All travel and accommodation costs will be covered.

You will play a vital role in developing and implementing effective environmental strategies that promote safe and efficient project construction, engaging with the construction teams and their partners to build assets that support both the community and the environment.


  • Advising on environmental matters and managing EPBC referral outcomes;
  • Liaison with Project Managers and relevant authorities on environmental matters, including inspection requirements;
  • Promoting a cooperative approach to the protection and management of the environment involving governments, the community, land-holders, and Indigenous peoples;
  • Maintaining a register of environmental management documents;
  • Overseeing erosion and sediment control on sites;
  • Conducting regular inspections and audits to ensure environmental safeguards;
  • Identifying areas for improvement and implementing changes as necessary;
  • Preparing monthly reports on works and achievements;
  • Developing environmental induction and toolbox talks for site personnel;
  • Authority to stop work to prevent environmental non-conformities;
  • Notification of environmental incidents to relevant parties.


About you

We are looking for someone who is passionate about championing environmental systems and has the ability to influence both internal and external stakeholders to achieve continual environmental improvement.

You will be working on challenging civil projects with high environmental impacts so to join our talented team you will need the following:


  • A Degree or Diploma in Environmental Engineering/Science or a Civil Engineering degree with minors and/or a diploma in Environmental Engineering/Science;
  • 5+ years’ experience as a site-based advisor working in environmental compliance on TMR or equivalent road and bridge construction projects;
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders;
  • A strong track record of identifying, developing, planning, and overseeing the implementation of appropriate environment programs, policies, and procedures within civil road and bridge construction projects.



Great, let's talk.

Submit your application now or bypass our Applicant Tracking System and send direct to our internal recruiter Amanda Datchens at amanda.datchens@cmc.net.au.

We respect your time and interest so you will receive a response, whether shortlisted or not.


Whilst we do offer sponsorship for some of our roles, in this case, you will need to have a current valid visa allowing you the right to work in Australia.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we acknowledge that diversity strengthens our culture and invite all to apply.

We are a proud member of NAWIC - the National Association of Women in Construction.

No agency emails or calls please – we will reach out to our preferred suppliers at a later date if necessary.

  • Published on 26 Nov 2023, 1:48 AM