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Environmental Engineer

Perth - Western Australia - Australia - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

One of Brunel’s global Oil & Gas Operator clients are now recruiting for an experienced Environmental Engineer/Specialist. This position is accountable for supporting environmental and regulatory approvals and compliance activities related to the offshore facilities including FPSO, subsea infrastructure and pipelines. This Perth based role is open to local applicants with Australian working rights.

Feel free to contact

Scott McAdam, Account manager

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About this role

The successful Environmental Engineer/Specialist is responsible for supporting the delivery of Environmental Permits, contributing to the development and maintenance of an Environmental Risk Register (including participating in required ENVIDs) and working with the project engineering teams and engineering contractors.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Support the preparation and delivery to gain regulatory acceptance of the Environment Plans (EPs) and Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEPs);
  • Support the project team to develop the scope and review deliverables from the consultants/ contractors that are undertaking engineering design;
  • Manage consultants/contractors that are supporting the preparation of the required environmental approvals documents for the project;
  • Support the Project Environmental Lead to ensure contractor engineering designs have identified and considered environmental impacts and risks and are safe and environmentally compliant with relevant company, project, State and Commonwealth requirements;
  • Communicate the environmental and compliance risks and requirements for the project to other functional groups and contractors as required;
  • Identify environmental and social risks related to project activities, maintain a Risk Register and develop mitigation strategies that can reduce potential impacts and risks to ALARP and acceptable levels;
  • Support project activities to comply with corporate and business unit HSE requirements, including those to pass through the project phase gates from FEED through handover to Operations for commissioning and HSE deliverables and reporting;
  • Prepare and submit internal and external reports and related documentation, including formal presentations to upper management.

About you

  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental engineering or science, biology, or related sciences;
  • 7-12 years approvals and permitting experience with emphasis on upstream exploration, development, production or abandonment operations;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Australian federal and state/territory environmental regulations & legislation including the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 and Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and its application to oil & gas projects;
  • Experience in consultant/contractor management and contract development;
  • Demonstrated project management experience including Decision & Risk Analysis;
  • Strong leadership, organizational, & problem-solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to maintain and develop positive relations with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team and with minimal supervision;
  • Previous experience with NOPSEMA, including the preparation of Environment Plans and Oil Pollution Emergency Plans.

What we offer

With over 100 offices in 42 countries we are proud to offer this exciting career opportunity with an industry leader.

As an Environmental Engineer seconded by Brunel, it means you are employed by us & guided in this process by a dedicated Account Manager.

In addition to your salary that is always paid on time, we also offer excellent benefits, such as favourable super fund etc.

At Brunel, you are securing not only a contract but also your career.

We provide the tools for success; world class training and advanced technology to ensure you succeed within Brunel.

In addition, Brunel also provides excellent upward and international mobility worldwide.

About us

One of the leading Operators in the industry and among the most respected in the world. Committed to innovation, they truly are a major global player with a huge presence in Australia. An industry leader responsible for developing some of the worlds largest & most complex projects globally. With a reputation for employing the best candidates on the market & retaining solid performers, this is a company that offer outstanding compensation packages, a collaborative work environment and a balanced work-life culture.


  • Vacancy number: PUB164450
  • Location: Perth
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Scott McAdam

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Perth

+61 8 9429 5600

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