Title:  Environmental Advisor

Job Number:  15161

Sydney, AU

The Project

With a contract worth $1.63 billion, the Eastern Tunnelling Package includes construction of 3.5-kilometre tunnels under Sydney Harbour between The Bays and the Sydney CBD, and the excavation of Pyrmont and Hunter Street stations. Starting at The Bays, tunnel boring machines will cross the harbour near the Anzac Bridge, before heading to the new Pyrmont station and then under Darling Harbour before reaching Hunter Street in the heart of the CBD.


This is the final piece in the puzzle to deliver the city-shaping Sydney Metro West project.


Once completed, Sydney Metro West will double rail capacity between greater Paramatta and the Sydney CBD, with travel times of around 20 minutes between the two centres.

The role

We are seeking an experienced Environmental Advisor to join the team where you will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide appropriate support and advice regarding the environmental aspects, risks, and requirements under state legislation.
  • Conduct environmental assessments and inspections on site.
  • Undergo audits and inspections to assess environmental performance and opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide expert knowledge, support, and skills to facilitate risk control and promote a positive environmental culture on the project.
  • Support and help ensure accuracy of appropriate planning and forecasting for the delivery and formulate and input data for reporting.
  • Provide advice and support to key internal stakeholders regarding environmental risks management measures.
  • Help manage the project environmental management activities in a manner that is compliant with the requirement of relevant applicable state planning and environmental agencies and bodies.
  • Support the Projects Environmental Manager in other key initiatives and responsibilities as required.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary Qualification in Environmental Science or an environmental related discipline.
  • Current drivers’ licence and Construction Induction Card (white card)
  • 3+ years' experience in an Environmental Advisory role.  
  • Knowledge of environmental legislation, regulatory compliance, and strong accuracy to report on monthly reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a wide range of environmental functional activities.
  • Strong relationship building skills at all levels and able to gain credibility quickly and effectively with an ability to effectively communicate with both internal and external stakeholders

We Offer:

Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice packaging options available.


Career progression underpinned by our exciting pipeline of work means you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities.


Learning and development opportunities where you’ll have access to emerging talent programs, building your career through clear career pathways, and technical and leadership training and development opportunities.


Flexible working that works for you as we know flexibility means different things to different people. Whether it’s flexi-hours, flexi-parenting, flexi-leave, flexi-shifts, flexi-work, we’re committed to helping our people work flexibly.

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