The Team

  • Senior ESD Consultant
  • Melbourne
  • Competitive salary plus excellent benefits

Cundall’s ESD team’s mission is to play a key role in making the built environment a positive contributor to our social, environmental and economic needs. The ESD team works with Cundall’s wider global sustainable design practice which has delivered some of the most innovative and ecologically positive projects in a number of countries and all sectors of the built environment.

We are the world’s first consultancy to be formally endorsed as a One Planet Company by sustainability charity BioRegional, and our Australian team is a JUST organization and Certified Carbon Neutral by Climate Active.

Over the years, we have delivered many exemplar green buildings and have built up an international sustainable design expertise that is second to none.

From the recently completed Burwood Brickworks (LBC Petal certified) to the $1.5bn New Footscray Hospital, our world leading, and growing, project pipeline needs more talent to deliver its sustainable design potential – contact us today to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join our team.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and talented Senior ESD Consultant to join our team at our office in Melbourne, to work on the design of some of the most exciting projects in Australia.

As part of our established multi-disciplinary team, and working closely with colleagues across multiple offices, you will inspire, analyse, report, model and document ESD projects and liaise with clients with the aim of expanding the ESD project portfolio.

You will ideally have experience in a similar role working in ESD consulting in the built environment and be looking to take the next step in your career and increase your client exposure, job management and leadership qualities.

You will work on and manage projects of all sizes, including financial performance, client liaison, resource coordination, technical excellence, QA and provide guidance and direction to other team members. With support from the management team, you will positively contribute to developing our capabilities, our people, and our business, and develop your own career goals.

Your work will span all sectors and potentially offer a high degree of autonomy, and ability to influence, and in some cases lead, our national capabilities and processes, based on the level of experience already gained in the industry.

The Skills

Educated to degree level or above in Engineering, the Built Environment, Sustainability, or a related area, you will have gained significant and broad-ranging experience in an ESD Consulting role. You will have experience with ESD strategy setting, environmental rating tools (including Green Star & WELL), building physics and regulatory compliance,

You have the ability to coordinate workload, resourcing, manage major projects and task delivery, and provide guidance to graduate and consultant-level team members. You will be innovative, passionate, responsible, and committed.

Given the collaborative and client focussed nature of this role, excellent interpersonal skills and experience of using your initiative to overcome challenges are essential. 

What We Offer

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development while maintaining a healthy work-life balance such as flexible start and finish times, working from home, diverse and exciting engineering projects, paid parental leave, paid purchase leave, professional memberships, birthday day off, amongst others.

Cundall values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 

Read more about solving the sustainability problems in the building sector from Cundall – From The Green List