Junior Environmental Scientist – Perth / Full Time

Join our Perth Team as Junior Environmental Scientist and continue to develop your knowledge and experience

About National Pump & Energy

National Pump & Energy are proud to be leaders in the provision of pump, power and compressed air equipment and services. As an industry leader, our reputation has been built on products and services delivered by people who are passionate about quality, reliability, and attentiveness. We provide the benefits you would expect from a national company, but what makes us different?

  • Challenging Work – Being leaders in our industry, we offer diverse and challenging work.
  • Our Culture – We offer the career opportunities of a large company with the tight knit family feel of a smaller team.
  • Loyalty – We want to see you reach your potential and we would like to help you get there!

As we continue to grow our operations, there is an exciting opportunity to join the Welshpool team as a Junior Environmental Scientist. This is a full-time opportunity, for somebody wanting to learn and grow their knowledge with an industry leading company.

Position Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Undertakes soil and water field work independently. Field work may include, but is not limited to:
    − Groundwater sampling
    − Dewatering discharge sampling
    − Completing soil watching briefs
    − Various soil sampling techniques
    − Ground gas sampling
    − Various ground gas sampling techniques
    − Indoor air quality sampling
    − Various air quality sampling
  • Competently prepare water, soil and air samples for laboratory analysis
  • Provide the project manager assistance with daily project operational processes and requirements
  • Supervise 1-2 small projects to ensure all daily operational processes and requirements are satisfactorily met
  • Liaising with the project manager on all site issues
  • Ongoing maintenance of all monitoring and measurement equipment used in the course of sample collection and processing
  • Oversee drilling works undertaken by drilling contractor
  • Undertake site inspections with the Project Manager to identify issues prior to mobilisation to site
  • Interpret and analyse field and laboratory results
  • Liaise with clients to ensure issues are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Assist the Project Manager to ensure project expenses are within project budget, where appropriate
  • Develop and draft basic scientific reports and management plans

Skills/ Selection Criteria (qualifications & experience)


  • Minimum Bachelors Degree (or working towards) in an applied Science and or relevant field
  • Knowledge of water sampling and lab procedures to ensure QA requirements are maintained
  • Ability to confidently communicate to a diverse range of customers and colleagues and deliver exceptional customer service to champion the NPE brand
  • Ability to work autonomously and show initiative
  • High attention to detail, written/verbal communication skills and sound report writing skills
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence (Manual preferred)

Other requirements

  • Experience in the Mining & Construction Industry
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Construction Induction
  • Has an intermediate understanding of the relevant environmental and associated legislation in WA


Further information

We believe in providing a great employee experience. Therefore, we invest in perks, benefits, and experiences to make the employee journey the best it can be. You will be offered the following benefits and more:

  • Be part of a growing national company
  • Generous yearly staff events
  • Total support in the role
  • Complimentary Employee Assistance Program for staff and their family
  • Generous discounts available on our online employee portal


If you’re ready to join a champion team with supportive Management, submit your application today. Applications close 30 November 2021 so get in quick and don’t miss out! 

No agencies please. For further information on the role, please contact our HR Administrator, Ryan Schoenberger on 07 5438 4313

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