Umwelt offers the experience and insight gained from more than 5000 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.

Currently Recruiting

Position Title: Environmental Consultant – EIA

Location: Brisbane

We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Environmental Consultant.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • Strong organisational values

About the role:

Our team is seeking an Environmental Consultant with a desire to continue developing their skills by delivering a wide variety of EIA projects for the mining, gas, renewable energy and infrastructure sectors in Queensland. This position will assist in the coordination and delivery of environmental impact statements (EIS), environmental assessments, environmental management, planning approvals and compliance audits. Working with our team of industry specialists, you will contribute to the delivery of high-quality proposals and support client development initiatives.

About you:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Environmental Consultant that can demonstrate sound project management and technical skills to support the delivery of our projects across our relevant sectors. You will have:

  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, environmental planning, urban and regional planning (or similar)
  • 1-5 years’ industry experience, preferably as an Environmental Consultant or similar
  • Strong technical aptitude and project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated aptitude for collaboration to work through challenging issues
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive client relationships
  • Ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders including government agencies
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Queensland and Federal environmental legislation is desirable
  • Experience working across mining, oil & gas, infrastructure and/or renewable energy sectors is advantageous.

What we offer:

  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
  • Flexibility within the role to be either full time or part time by agreement.
  • An attractive remuneration package.

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, industry and renewables. To learn more about what we do go to: www.umwelt.com.au

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via emailing your application to Bianca Lockett via blockett@umwelt.com.au .  Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Bianca Lockett on (02) 4950 5322.

We will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified.  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.


Position Title: Senior Environmental Consultant – EIA

Location: Perth

Due to continued growth within our business, we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Environmental Consultant.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Diverse project opportunities
  • Strong organisational values

About the role:

Our team is growing as a result of exciting new opportunities and growing demand. We are now seeking an experienced Senior Environmental Consultant who has a desire to continue to develop their skills by helping to deliver a wide variety of EIA projects for the mining and infrastructure sectors in WA. Our key services in demand for the WA environment team are environmental approvals, compliance and auditing, sustainability and environmental management of operations.

About you:

We are looking for a Senior Environmental Consultant that can demonstrate strong technical and project management skills in order to deliver EIA projects for our relevant sectors. For this position you will need:

  • A degree/post graduate qualification in environmental science, environmental planning, urban and regional planning (or similar)
  • Preferably 10 years’ experience with at least 5 years having been gained in consultancy
  • Knowledge or ability to gain knowledge of relevant State and Commonwealth Legislation applicable to WA
  • Demonstrated WA mining approvals experience
  • Extensive experience and competency in relation to Project Management, particularly integrated, multidisciplinary projects
  • Strong proposal and report writing skills
  • Adaptability to undertake a range of technical work based on project requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated aptitude for collaboration
  • Ability to develop, maintain and own positive client relationships
  • An ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders including government agencies
  • Skills in business development
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Knowledge of and experience in implementing workplace health and safety requirements
  • Current drivers’ licence

What we offer:

  • A role working alongside highly experienced professionals
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee ownership opportunities
  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Strong organisational values

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, industry and renewables. To learn more about what we do go to: www.umwelt.com.au

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via emailing your application to Bianca Lockett via blockett@umwelt.com.au .  Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Bianca Lockett on (02) 4950 5322.

We will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified.  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.



Position Title: Senior Water Resources Engineer (Flood Modelling)

Location: Newcastle/NSW

A fabulous opportunity exists for a Senior Water Resources Engineer with sound experience in flood modelling to be part of our Water Engineering team.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values
  • Project diversity
  • Dynamic and highly skilled team
  • Employee ownership opportunities

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Water Resources Engineer with a demonstrated background in flood modelling and report writing. This is a key position within Umwelt’s Water Engineering team based at our Teralba office. The position reports directly to the Team Manager and will assist to develop and strengthen the established Umwelt water business in NSW and also assist to drive expansion of the water business across sectors and regions.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Water Resources Engineer with the following:

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Previous relevant working experience (3-8 years)
  • Expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic investigations, flood impact and risk assessment, and associated report writing
  • Expertise with hydrologic modelling software:  XP-RAFTS
  • Expertise with hydraulic modelling software:  TUFLOW, HEC-RAS
  • Expertise with GIS software for flood modelling:  MapInfo, ArcGIS, QGIS (one or more)
  • Preparation of reports and documentation detailing results of studies
  • Preparation of proposals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including clients and government agencies
  • A team player who is organised, motivated and self-directed.

Highly Regarded Skills (desirable but not essential):

Significant experience in one or more of the following areas will be highly regarded:

  • Surface water impact assessments
  • Drainage design and stormwater management plans
  • Water balance modelling (e.g. GoldSIM) and water management plans
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Water sensitive urban design and water quality modelling (e.g. MUSIC)
  • Dam break studies
  • Experience with other software packages relating to hydrologic and hydraulic modelling (e.g. WBNM, RORB, RMA-2).

What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Engineer looking to continue to develop their leadership skills and experience
  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee ownership opportunities
  • An attractive remuneration package.

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, mining, industry and renewables. To learn more about what we do go to: www.umwelt.com.au

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via emailing your application to Bianca Lockett via blockett@umwelt.com.au .  Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Umwelt on (02) 4950 5322.

We will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified.  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.


Position Title: Senior Water Resources Engineer

Location: Newcastle/NSW

A great opportunity for an experienced Senior Environmental Engineer to be a key part of our Water Engineering team.

  • Vibrant team culture
  • Strong organisational values
  • Project diversity
  • Dynamic and highly skilled team
  • Employee ownership opportunities

About the role:

Working as part of our Water Engineering Team the principle tasks of this position are to manage, coordinate and provide support in regard to the application of, and input into, water engineering and environment studies and investigations undertaken by Umwelt.  This includes undertaking both technical and project management roles in regard to water resource engineering projects.

About you:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic experienced Senior Engineer who has:

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
  • Previous relevant working experience (3-8 years).
  • Experience in undertaking both technical and project management roles in accordance with quality management systems and legislations.
  • Experience supporting water resources engineering projects, typically including:
    • flood studies (both one and two dimensional flood modelling);
    • surface water impact assessments
    • water quality assessments;
    • water management system strategies and concept designs;
    • water balance assessments;
    • drainage design and surface water diversions.
  • Preparation of reports and documentation detailing results of studies
  • Preparation of proposals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders including clients and government agencies
  • A team player who is organised, motivated and self-directed.

What we offer:

  • A genuine career role for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Engineer looking to continue to develop their leadership skills and experience
  • A role working alongside well-recognised professionals
  • Opportunity to work across a range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee ownership opportunities
  • An attractive remuneration package.

We are a leading environmental and social consultancy committed to delivering high quality services, tailored to the needs of our regional, national and international clients. Our highly skilled team works across Australia in sectors including resources, Defence, infrastructure, mining, industry and renewables. To learn more about what we do go to: www.umwelt.com.au

Our people are our number one asset and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow.

If you believe you meet the criteria apply via emailing your application to Bianca Lockett via blockett@umwelt.com.au .  Your application should include a Covering Letter addressing how you meet the above essential criteria and your CV outlining your previous experience.

To discuss the role and/or the organisation you can contact Umwelt on (02) 4950 5322.

We will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as they are identified.  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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