Environmental Field Officer

Type of contract Casual

Location Australia - Perth

Availability As soon as possible

Date 07/05/2024

Joining Acoem means taking part in a great human adventure with a high-tech company committed to sustainable development.

At Acoem, we create environments of possibility

  • helping organisations find the right balance between progress and preservation
  • safeguarding businesses and assets, and maximising opportunities while conserving the planet’s resources.

We deliver unrivalled, interoperable AI-powered sensors and ecosystems that empower our customers to make enlightened decisions based on accurate information.

Together with 220 distributors, our 850+ employees work across 26 offices, 5 manufacturing facilities and 3 R&D centres in 9 countries– to provide trusted, holistic data solutions for customers worldwide.

Your Mission

We have an exciting opportunity for a Casual Environmental Field Officer to join a well-established team of technicians covering 7 days a week 365 days a year roster.  Ideally, you should have experience in the field of environmental dust and water sampling with strong troubleshooting and laboratory skills.

The role has a focus on field-based skills that are required to monitor, calibrate, maintain and sample environmental dust and water along with good analytical skills to conduct basic analysis in the laboratory. The role provides an exposure to a variety of sampling technologies, analytical equipment and monitoring sites.

Typically, you will need to demonstrate a high degree of self-sufficiency and the ability to independently troubleshoot a variety of sampling equipment.  As much of the work is NATA accredited, diligent and thorough record keeping is an essential part of this role.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Coordinating and planning of scheduled operations and maintenance service visits as per team roster, which would include working on weekends
  • Collecting of environmental dust and water samples
  • Minor maintenance of dust and water field instrumentation at monitoring sites
  • Analysing the samples in the laboratory
  • Technical troubleshooting and diligent record keeping.

What qualifications, skills & experience would you need to be successful?

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (TAFE certificate/diploma or equivalent) or previous related experience
  • A strong OH&S focus – relevant mining and industry standards
  • Sound level of computer literacy
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in a team
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Precise, accurate and diligent record-keeping skills
  • Current C Class drivers licence
  • 4WD driving experience as well as long-distance travel.

What are we offering you?

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Casual position with flexible hours (rotating 7-day roster)
  • Access to a company pool vehicle
  • Regular on-the-job training, utilising state-of-the-art equipment.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have mine site experience?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a Field Officer?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of OH&S/WHS?
  • Are you available to travel for this role when required?
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?
  • What’s your highest level of education?
  • What’s your expected hourly rate?

If you like challenging, dynamic and international environments, join us!

When looking for new people to join our team, we look for people who share our values, who are like-minded and passionate about their work. Your enthusiasm and proactive approach will help you to achieve desired outcomes in this role.

Acoem Australasia is an equal opportunity employer.