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Umwelt offers the experience and insight gained from more than 4000 projects.

Umwelt’s growth and success is attributable to one key factor – our people! We invest highly in professional development and allow the opportunity for each employee to provide feedback in the direction of our business.

As experts in a variety of environmental disciplines, we are committed to collaborate in a workplace enabling inspired, innovative and cutting-edge solutions.

We have an excellent track record for successfully managing complex multidisciplinary and specialist studies for major strategic and development projects.

Although we have grown considerably over the last few years, Umwelt prides itself on the fact that we have been able to maintain a “small company feel” as well as a very positive and cooperative culture amongst our employees.


The advantage of choosing a career with Umwelt is best summarised by the feedback received at a recent staff development day:

  • high ethics / morals / standards;
  • diversity of work both in scale and complexity;
  • good reputation;
  • flexible work conditions;
  • work opportunities at regional, state, national and international levels;
  • supportive and friendly environment;
  • good staff interaction at social events and use of on-site gym facilities;
  • considerate leave entitlements (including parental leave); and
  • access to Company Directors.

Title: Archaeologist – Casual
Location: Canberra, ACT

Umwelt (Australia) Pty Limited is a leading consultancy that is committed to delivering high quality integrated environmental, heritage and archaeological and social consulting services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. We are committed to providing a workplace that enables inspired people and dedicated teams to achieve innovative and quality outcomes. Umwelt has a fully qualified and experienced team of archaeologists specialising in Aboriginal cultural heritage and historical heritage and archaeology working from our Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle, Sydney and Perth Offices.

Our Canberra team is seeking archaeologists from graduate to mid-level for casual project work. The position/s would be based out of the Canberra office but work could be undertaken in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales or Victoria. Joining Umwelt’s Canberra office presents the opportunity for you to work as part of an enthusiastic and friendly team who value professional integrity and promote a supportive team environment.

Ideally you will have, the following:

  • Minimum of Honours Degree in Australian Archaeology or related discipline (essential)
  • The ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal people
  • Knowledge of, or ability to acquire knowledge of relevant local, State & Commonwealth legislation/policies/guidelines
  • Demonstrated archaeological survey and excavation skills
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to plan, organise, schedule and deliver quality outputs within set timeframes
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • A willingness to travel to undertake field work as required
  • Stone artefact analysis experience
  • Experience and /or ability to work across historical heritage
  • A commitment to workplace health and safety
  • A current driver’s licence

So if you are a team player and you are looking to engage with a team of professionals that thrives on challenges, and have the ability to think laterally with a client, community consultation and quality focus, we invite you to apply to join our team. An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be negotiated.

If this opportunity sounds of interest please apply by emailing recruitment@umwelt.com.au or alternatively you can contact Bianca Lockett on (02) 4950 5322 to discuss the role and organisation.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


Title:  Tender Coordinator/Project Administrator 
Location: Newcastle, NSW

Umwelt is a leading environmental and social consultancy that is committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. We are committed to providing a workplace that enables inspired people and dedicated teams to achieve innovative and quality outcomes. Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

Our team works across Australia in a range of key sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, urban development, regulation and policy and renewables. We are seeking an experienced Tender Coordinator who has the demonstrated experience to assist and support a diverse range of projects. This position will also be required to undertake project administration duties.

The position will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating the workflow of tender responses with key Umwelt personnel including preparation of non-technical business content and coordination of other content preparation with by relevant personnel;
  • Assisting and supporting with tender requirements including and not limited to working with Umwelt personnel on tender responses, developing content for standard system/organisational responses, collating material from relevant knowledge holders, content development and the writing of tender material;
  • Utilising and adhering to Umwelt’s Quality Management System to ensure all tenders are developed in accordance with the organisations policies, procedures and objectives;
  • Supporting the proposal team to meet the clients timeframes and tender requirements;
  • As appropriate, communicating with relevant client procurement personnel to clarify tender requirements during the tendering process;
  • Identifying and implementing operational enhancements that can be included to develop Umwelt’s tender submission processes;
  • Coordinate with key internal specialists and project management personnel to ensure the key information such as methodology, teaming, pricing, messaging and compliance data is obtained and compiled for the tender;
  • Maintain standard tender documentation and coordinate all material; and
  • Undertake a range of project administration duties including report preparation, correspondence and other project materials.

Essential criteria for the position:

  • Demonstrated experience in the role of Tender Coordinator or similar position;
  • Experience in coordinating and collating tender responses for large projects including preparation of non-technical content;
  • Experience in managing detailed tender documentation and preparing a large amount of documentation for tender presentation;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the compliance factors involved in tendering;
  • Efficient and timely work style, with the ability to meet and coordinate others to meet strict timeframes;
  • Ability to coordinate a large range of tasks simultaneously with tight deadlines and still deliver high quality, accurate and timely outcomes;
  • Advanced Word and Microsoft Project skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the formatting, compilation and production of project reports for distribution to clients and relevant stakeholders;
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data requirements and compile multi-faceted information;
  • Prior experience working in a professional services organisation; and
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and experience liaising with external and internal clients.

Your application should address how you meet these criteria and outline our previous experience.

If you believe you meet the essential criteria apply via SEEK. To discuss the role and organisation you can contact Bianca Lockett on (02) 4950 5322 or recruitment@umwelt.com.au

We will close applications for this role by 13 October 2017, however, we will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified and may fill the role prior to this date. We therefore request that you make your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


Title:  Graduate Engineer
Location: Newcastle, NSW

Umwelt is a leading environmental, engineering and social consultancy that is committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. We are committed to providing a diverse workplace that enables inspired people and dedicated teams to achieve innovative and quality outcomes. Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team and individuals to grow.

Our team works across Australia with key sectors including resources (mining and quarries), Defence, infrastructure, industry and renewables. Our team is expanding in response to our success in securing a pipeline of work in surface water engineering and acoustic services. As a result we are seeking a Graduate Engineer who has the drive to learn and contribute high quality work to a diverse range of projects. We believe in innovation, empowering people and support their development through working on a variety of interesting projects whilst working in a dynamic and friendly environment.

This role will enable the successful candidate to learn from experts in their engineering field and will allow participation in large environmental projects through work across the Umwelt business. An opportunity to work interstate is also on offer as opportunities arise.

If you are passionate about developing your career in a team environment, alongside cutting edge technology this role is for you.

What we are looking for:

  • A tertiary qualified engineer or science graduate with strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • 1-2 years Acoustic Consulting and/or Water Engineering experience (desirable)
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience in the preparation of technical reports (preferred but not essential)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (a team player)
  • Experience in providing technical contributions to environmental assessments, pollution reduction programs and routine surveillance monitoring (preferred but not essential), and
  • Ability to think laterally and interrogate data and results

Your application should address how you meet these criteria, detail your academic record and any relevant previous experience.

If this opportunity sounds of interest please apply by emailing recruitment@umwelt.com.au or alternatively you can contact Bianca Lockett on (02) 4950 5322 to discuss the role and organisation.

We will close applications for this role by 03 November 2017, however, we will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified and may fill the role prior to this date.  We therefore request that you make your application for this role as soon as possible.

Umwelt are wholly managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.

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