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Kent Recruitment

Environment & Sustainability Engineer

Perth – Australia
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Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company - future focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector. We respect heritage, talent, hard work, and ambition and can offer an environment of truthfulness, optimism, professionalism, and warmth. Are you ready?

Our values:

At Kent, we are driven by the energy within every member of our 10,000-strong team. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. We employ and empower the best and let them make decisions. Our values define and drive us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet.

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

Kent has an exciting pipeline of opportunities which means we have an opportunity for an experienced Environment and Sustainability Engineer to join the team. This position can be based in Perth or Brisbane.

You will join and provide leadership in a high-performing consulting and EPC team that works across Asia Pacific and our global offices. You will work closely with engineering and technical disciplines on large multi-disciplinary projects and support clients to deliver the energy transition, including project costing, concept and feasibility studies, front-end engineering and construction securing environmental approvals for our clients.

This role will balance commercial, business development and technical work and reward you for your experience in delivery high quality outcomes for our customers.

Your responsibilities:

  • You would be expected to liaise with our other technical groups within Kent Energy APAC, as well as our established teams in the UK and Houston to provide high quality solutions to the client.
  • You will have responsibility to support the Team with developing and maintaining relationships with both our both existing and new clients.
  • You will be expected to develop your client, technical and project management skills to help build and develop the Kent business. This will require your involvement and familiarity with Kent business systems, their use and deployment.
  • Perform all work in accordance with the Kent Quality Management and Health, Safety & Security System and within agreed time and schedule constraints.

Qualifications/ Skills Required

You are motivated to support the energy industry successfully develop existing assets and energy transition investments.

  • Relevant Degree (Environmental Science, Planning, Environmental Engineering, Sustainability, or similar discipline)
  • Regulatory approvals in the energy and/or resources sector through all development phases.
  • Managing environmental impact assessments and subsequent environmental approvals and permits.
  • Communication and liaison skills with agencies and stakeholders.
  • Broad understanding of regulatory frameworks and jurisdictions.
  • Exposure to capital projects in Concept, FEED, Detailed Design or Construction phases.
  • Capacity to solve complex problems and positively identify practical solutions.

You may also have any of these valuable attributes:

  • Leadership experience.
  • Experience delivering corporate sustainability outcomes and reporting with a global mindset.
  • Carbon market and decarbonisation strategy experience.
  • Experience in costing & managing proposals, coordinating scopes & delivering quality outcomes for customers.
  • Experience managing, facilitating, and delivering facility based GHG inventories and GHG management plans.
  • Experience in the identification and calculation of facility emissions, wastes and discharges.
  • Skills to identify and assess technology solutions for pollution control and environmental risk reduction.
  • Capability to deliver engineering reports such as ALARP Demonstration, Hazard Registers, and Philosophies.
  • Extensive experience with NOPSEMA legislation, Environment Plans and related activities/tasks.
  • Motivation to explore opportunities and be rewarded for further development of the Kent brand and client base.

This unique opportunity is one that will allow you to enjoy the best of both worlds – the flexibility of working from home and the collaborative energy of the office. At Kent, we understand that work preferences vary, and we are committed to providing a work environment that accommodates the diverse needs of our team members.

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

Please note, all applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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