Our Historyx

EI Australia is celebrating 25 years in business in 2019 and we attribute this success and growth to the relationships we build with our clients and as a team of dedicated engineers, scientists, HAZMAT consultants and administrators.

Founded in 1994, EI Australia is an Australian-owned, professional services company providing environmental and geotechnical engineering and science solutions across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Northern Territory, South Australia and Australian Capital Territory. EI Australia’s international presence has been increased recently, being involved in overseas projects predominantly in South East Asian countries and New Zealand.

Our People

EI Australia is made up of people with local and international experience from many diverse backgrounds. Our graduates to highly experienced professionals include:

  • Structural/Environmental/Geotechnical Engineers;
  • Environmental Scientists/Engineering Geologists/Hydrogeologists;
  • Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand Certified Environmental Practitioner Site Contamination Specialists (CEnvP SC);
  • National Licensed Asbestos Assessors and Occupational Hygienist;
  • Institute of Engineers Registered Chartered Engineers;
  • Certified RMS (RTA) Slope Risk Assessors; and
  • Drilling Engineers

Our Vision

EI Australia’s vision is to provide practical, quality, strategic, and responsive engineering and science consulting solutions to our clients that differentiate us by:

  • Understanding our client’s project objectives;
  • Being responsive to client’s priorities;
  • Directing our experience and knowledge to achieve clients preferred outcomes;
  • Maintaining and implementing our accredited ISO quality standards; and,
  • Maintaining and nurturing our talented medium size company profile to be responsive while minimising unnecessary corporate delay.

Our Value

EI Australia delivers value through:

  • Effective use of a highly experienced and innovative technical team;
  • Efficient delivery of quality service and deliverables at reduced costs;
  • Innovative solutions to complex site issues while achieving compliance with environmental standards.

Our Evolution

Originally established in 1994 as a groundwater supply development firm (Sydney Groundwater Co.), EI Australia has evolved organically into a capable and highly experienced team of scientists and engineers performing site contamination investigations, site remediation, hazardous materials assessments, structural and geotechnical engineering. EI Australia’s permanent team members are made of more than 60 engineers, scientists and consultants in 2019.

Our Mission

EI Australia’s mission is to assist our clients to achieve their required project outcomes by effectively managing and advising them of risks and solutions associated with site-specific contamination geotechnical and structural conditions.

Our Location

With headquarters located in Pyrmont, Sydney, EI Australia is near the hub of Australia’s largest city but have successfully managed projects from remote locations.

To better serve our growing client base in the Illawarra and in recognition of the rapid growth in the region, EI Australia opened the Wollongong Office in 2019.

Our Edgex

EI Australia is well known and respected by many NSW EPA accredited Site Auditors.

Moreover, EI Australia is a member of the Australian Contaminated Land Consultants Association (ACLCA), whose code of practice requires professional  competence, quality management, ethical standards and the protection of worker health, safety and the environment.

EI Australia’s Geotechnical Engineering Team includes Chartered Professional Engineers with the Institute of Engineers Australia and RMS-approved Slope Risk Assessors.

Members of our team are also registered on the National Professional Engineers Register.

EI Australia has experienced staff  who are currently Certified Environmental Practitioners (CEnvP) including Site Contamination (SC) Specialists under the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) scheme.

EI Australia, an Australian-owned, ISO 9001, 14001 & 4801 Certified, professional services company.

EI Australia is also a Corporate Member of the Australian Geomechanics Society. The Australian Geomechanics Society was founded in 1970.

Worker ? Health & Safetyx

Safety always comes first. At EI Australia we strive to maintain high safety levels in all our work and are committed to providing a safe working environment for staff members and visitors by adhering to relevant health and safety standards, as required under the NSW Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

This is achieved by acting in accordance with EI Australia’s WH&S Policy which requires, among other things: compliance with relevant codes of practice, site-specific risk assessments, planning and implementation of risk management measures, safety training, incident reporting and the immediate correction of unsafe behaviours, staff members training on safety issues and the provision of equipment and resources to meet worker health & safety requirements.

Environmental Management Systemx

Environmental management system (EMS) is designed to help organisations manage their environmental impacts and improve environmental performance caused by their services and products.

Through its Environmental Management System (EMS), EI Australia management and staff members at all levels ensure that a high standard of environmental responsibility and performance is consistently maintained. In accordance with our EMS, EI Australia:

  • Promotes and encourages the integration of project environmental findings and recommendations, into our clients’ planning, decision making, and general business practices;
  • Follows relevant environmental legislation, regulations and guidance, implementing critical updates, as they become available;
  • Implements reasonable actions to prevent pollution through proactive environmental management initiatives that promote waste reduction and resource conservation;
  • Sets environmental objectives and targets to make it possible for environmental impacts and performance of our clients’ businesses to be managed responsibly;
  • Strives to achieve continuous environmental improvement;
    Promotes efficient use of energy by customers and employees; and
    Provides appropriate training to staff to ensure that all work is conducted in an environmentally responsible manner.

People, Sustainable Growth and Developmentx

EI Australia’s experienced team comprises more than 60 qualified scientists, engineers and consultants providing professional experience in a range of industry sectors, including:

  • Upstream and downstream oil and gas;
  • Rail and road infrastructure;
  • Light and heavy industry/manufacturing;
  • Federal Government, state government and local Councils;
  • Property development, land rezoning and urban renewal.

EI Australia is dedicated to the professional growth of its people, through technical mentoring by principal staff members and the provision of internal and external technical and management training.

This reflects our company-wide commitment to applying our best resources for addressing our clients’ environmental and geotechnical challenges.