Advertised Vacancies

SMK has Vacancies for the following.

- Survey Assistant

- Surveyor

- Irrigation Consultant

- Environmental Consultant

                                         Please see below

Survey Assistant

 

SMK Consultants is a well-established, multi-disciplinary consultancy which offers environmental, engineering, surveying and associated consultancy services to a wide range of projects across rural Australia and selected locations overseas. We have a diverse team of qualified and professional staff which enables us to undertake projects across a range of sectors. The Company was founded in 1972 in Moree. SMK Consultants undertakes work across Australia, with the majority of projects located in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland.

 

We currently have a position available for survey assistant to provide office and field support to our surveyors, engineers and environmental staff. The work would involve a variety of tasks, including:

 

  • Assisting surveyors during field work

  • Computer drafting of survey plans and field work

  • Assisting Engineers during field work such as soil sampling and project management

  • Assisting environmental consultants with field investigations, sample preparation for laboratory analysis, gathering of data and report writing

  • Maintenance of survey and field equipment

 

Skills and Experience

  • An ability to work in an office and field environment

  • An ability to follow instructions and work with all staff

  • Tertiary level education or work experience is preferred

  • Unrestricted Drivers Licence including manual vehicles

 

SMK Consultants undertakes work across a diverse range of sectors, including:

  • Irrigated agriculture

  • Intensive animal industries (such as cattle feedlots);

  • Extractive industries (quarries);

  • Subdivisions;

  • Civil Engineering

  • Wastewater Management planning

  • Contaminated site management.

  • Statutory approvals

  • Local Government

 

Ideal candidates should:

  • Have good verbal and written communication skills;

  • Be able to work independently and as part of a group; and

  • Be willing to learn on the job and have an interest in obtaining further qualifications

  • Have a neat and respectable work ethic

  • Basic computer skills as a minimum

 

Contact the SMK Consultants Moree office or submit resumes to admin@smk.com.au.

Surveyor with a Diploma or Degree in Surveying.

Survey Technician, Graduate Surveyor or Registered Surveyor

 

SMK Consultants is a well-established, multi-disciplinary consultancy which offers environmental, engineering, surveying and associated consultancy services to a wide range of projects across rural Australia and selected locations overseas. We have a diverse team of qualified and professional staff which enables us to undertake projects across a range of sectors. The Company was founded in 1972 in Moree. SMK Consultants undertakes work across Australia, with the majority of projects located in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland.

 

We currently have a position available for Surveyor to work in the areas of Cadastral Surveying, Road Survey and Design, and Town Planning. Applicant shall be able to effectively communicate with staff and clients. The work would involve a variety of tasks, including:

 

  • Field work.

  • Computer calculations and drafting of survey plans for subdivisions and engineering design.

  • Assisting environmental consultants with field investigations, gathering of data and report writing

  • Preparation of Development Applications to Council’s

 

Skills and Experience

  • An ability to work in an office and field environment

  • An ability to follow instructions and work with all staff

  • Tertiary level education or work experience is preferred

  • Unrestricted Drivers Licence including manual vehicles

 

SMK Consultants undertakes work across a diverse range of sectors, including:

  • Irrigated agriculture

  • Intensive animal industries (such as cattle feedlots);

  • Extractive industries (quarries);

  • Subdivisions;

  • Civil Engineering, Roads, Storage Sheds etc.

  • Contaminated site management.

  • Statutory approvals

  • Local Government

 

Ideal candidates should:

  • Have good verbal and written communication skills;

  • Be able to work independently and as part of a group; and

  • Be willing to learn on the job and have an interest in obtaining further qualifications.

  • Have a neat and respectable work ethic

  • Good computer skills as a minimum.

 

Applicant will be based in Moree with work extending predominantly throughout NSW and Queensland.

 

Contact the SMK Consultants Moree office or submit resumes to admin@smk.com.au.

Irrigation Consultant

 

 

SMK Consultants is a well-established, multi-disciplinary consultancy which offers environmental, engineering, surveying and associated consultancy services to a wide range of projects across rural Australia and selected locations overseas. We have a diverse team of qualified and professional staff which enables us to undertake projects across a range of sectors. The Company was founded in 1972 in Moree and now run offices in Goondiwindi, Gatton and Brisbane. SMK Consultants undertakes work across Australia, with the majority of projects located in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland.

 

We currently have a position available for an Irrigation Engineer/Surveyor to join our irrigation design team in Moree. The work would involve a variety of tasks, including:

 

  • Survey of irrigation fields and structures

  • Computer drafting of survey plans and survey reduction

  • Assessing irrigation projects including irrigation design, soil sampling and project coordination

  • Design of irrigation systems including field design, storage design, channel design, pipe design, irrigation system and operation design

  • Design of Feedlots and similar intensive industry developments

  • Hydrological assessment of farms and development sites

  • Industrial project development involving civil design of earthworks and planning

  • Preparation of design plans, specifications and machine control files for contractors and construction works

  • Supervising construction works

 

Skills and Experience

  • Diploma or Degree in Agricultural Engineering and/or Surveying, or work experience is preferred

  • Unrestricted Drivers Licence including manual vehicles

  • An ability to work in an office and field environment

  • A basic knowledge of CAD programs for design and drafting

  • A knowledge of surface irrigation and surface irrigation farms and their operation

 

SMK Consultants undertakes work across a diverse range of sectors, including:

  • Irrigated agriculture throughout Australia and selected Overseas projects

  • Intensive animal industries (such as cattle feedlots);

  • Civil Engineering

  • Wastewater Management planning

  • Statutory approvals

 

Ideal candidates should:

  • Have good verbal and written communication skills;

  • Be able to work independently and as part of a group; and

  • Be willing to learn on the job and have an interest in obtaining further qualifications

  • Have a neat and respectable work ethic

 

Contact the SMK Consultants Moree office or submit resumes to admin@smk.com.au.

Environmental Engineer/Scientist

About Us

SMK Consultants is a well-established, multi-disciplinary consultancy which offers environmental, engineering, surveying, planning and associated consultancy services to a wide range of projects across rural Australia. We have a diverse team of qualified and professional staff which enables us to complete small, medium and large-scale projects across a range of sectors. SMK Consultants undertakes work across Australia, with the majority of projects located in northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland.

SMK Consultants undertakes works across a diverse range of sectors. Examples include (but are not limited to):

  • Irrigated agriculture, with works including:

    • Water licencing, approvals, management and policy;

    • Flood work approval and management;

    • Irrigation storage investigations;

    • Obtaining approvals to expand irrigated crop production in undeveloped areas;

  • Design, Planning applications and project supervision of Intensive animal industries (Cattle feedlots);

  • Planning, investigations and environmental support for Extractive industries (quarries);

  • Subdivisions;

  • Electricity generating developments (solar farms);

  • Domestic and commercial septic system design (on-site wastewater management plans);

  • Waste management and disposal (such as liquid trade waste management);

  • Contaminated site management; and

  • Asbestos consulting.

 

About the Role

We are currently seeking an entry-level to mid-level environmental consultant to join our Moree office. This role primarily involves conducting environmental assessments and preparing associated reports as part of development application processes. This involves a wide variety of tasks, including (but not limited to):

  • Investigation, sampling and assessment of a range of contaminated sites.

  • Investigation, air monitoring, planning and remediation of asbestos impacted sites.

  • Preparation of development applications for a range of rural based developments including rural industries, feedlots, and quarries.

  • Field assessments to determine habitat value and integrity for Biodiversity assessment;

  • Liaison with relevant Local, State and Federal government agencies;

  • Soil remediation and repurposing of contaminated land in line with National Environment Protection Measure Guidelines;

  • Preparation of Environmental and Engineering Reports such as Statement of Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact Statements, Farm Management Plans, Noise and Traffic Impact Studies, Road Dilapidation Studies, Contaminated Site Investigations, Remediation Validation Reports and Conceptual Site Models.

  • Client liaison and preparation of quotations and client invoices.

  • Management of Environmental Protection Licences for agricultural infrastructure such as cotton gins and feedlots.

  • Use of AutoCAD, Magnet Office, QGIS and other computer software to design Conceptual Site Models and Construction Proposals.

This is a fulltime position based in Moree, NSW. The selected candidate would need to reside in Moree or nearby.

The position is based on a 38-hour week between 8am and 5pm. The option of one rostered day off per month is available. The position is a wage-based remuneration position.

About You

Ideal candidates should:

  • Have two (2) years or more of experience in the private or public sectors working as a professional environmental engineer or scientist.

  • Are able to use AutoCAD, Magnet Office, QGIS and general Microsoft programs.

  • Have a sound understanding of a broad range of environmental technical areas;

  • Have good verbal and written communication skills;

  • Be able to work independently and as part of a group; and

  • Have completed a degree in environmental engineering or science or related discipline.

 

An up-to-date knowledge of environmental legislation and industry best practice, and the ability to project manage projects involving multiple bodies (including clients, various government departments and sub consultants) is also desirable.

Applicants with backgrounds in contaminated site investigation, environmental engineering, rural development and experience with asbestos management are encouraged to apply for this position.

 

How to apply

Submit a one-page cover letter and your CV to admin@smk.com.au. Application closing date is 5 pm Friday the 22nd of October 2021.

For questions regarding the role, contact the SMK Consultants Moree office on 02 6752 1021.