Senior Environmental Advisor

  • Koolyanobbing, WA, Australia, 6427
  • Full Time

WA is a state (and an economy) built on mining.

At Mineral Resources (MinRes), we are focused on growing this success by delivering industry leading projects that benefit our people, our shareholders and the community. With growth comes new career opportunities as part of our MinRes family – be it kick starting your journey in mining, taking on your next challenge or stepping up to help lead the way forward. Sure, MRL has come a long way – but we’re really just getting started.

Your work becomes more meaningful when it’s part of something bigger than you. It may feel like you’re pushing yourself to the edge of what’s possible, but this is the kind of work that fills you up and highlights the value of your contribution. Your time with MinRes is an opportunity to capitalise on the skills and talent that you’ve been cultivating for so long, in an environment where you’ll be given the trust to do so.

About the role
An opportunity for an experienced Senior Environmental Advisor has arisen in our Yilgarn, Iron Ore Operations on a 8|6 roster. Reporting to onsite Leadership, your primary responsibility will be to ensure compliance to the Company’s statutory Environmental obligations and liaise closely with key stakeholders to ensure that their environmental roles & responsibilities are known, and are being carried out to the best of their abilities.

You will play a pivotal role in driving cultural change within the workplace to ensure all personnel understand individual and company responsibilities with respect to environmental management. You will manage and coordinate, training and development of the site environmental management system.

What we’re after

  • Ensure the necessary processes are in place to ensure ongoing compliance with all statutory, regulatory and licensing site requirements, including relevant reporting obligations
  • Provide professional, timely environmental advice to operations personnel, as required.
  • Interpret legislation, government standards and agreements and provide informed commentary, improvement opportunities and areas of risk to management.
  • Ensure the provision of all necessary information to support the grant of all necessary environmental approvals in accordance with the Project’s Life of Mine requirements.
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies and have an active involvement in external audits, as required.
  • Lead with any environmental incident investigation and follow up corrective actions with the respective area manager.
  • Manage external consultants and provision of scientific advice with respect to environmental aspects of the Project.
  • Coordinate the collection, preservation and dispatch of samples for environmental monitoring.
  • Liaise with MinRes Heritage Team regarding compliance with the MinRes Indigenous Engagement Policy and relevant legislation in regards to matters of the environment or conservation of cultural heritage
  • Maintain and foster a working environment, which prompts safety in all that we do, whilst also providing outstanding service

What you’ll bring to the team

  • High degree of familiarity with applicable environmental legislation and associated processes
  • Strong computer skills, with exposure to ArcGIS or similar mapping software highly desirable
  • Competent with water measurement instruments
  • Ability to liaise and influence at all levels of staff and management on site
  • Extensive experience with environmental management systems, monitoring and compliance.
  • 8+ years’ experience in a similar role within a mining or large construction operation.

Making your mark

At MinRes there’s a new energy that comes from our team of passionate employees. They achieve personal goals and contribute to a larger transformation that goes far beyond the bottom line. Our leadership pathway is focused on sharing in the success with other people as they make their own mark on our business and beyond. In the past, you may have worked day and night to get things out the door. Sure, we value effort – but we also want you to step away when you need, to leave work at work, and give your all when you’re clocked in but never at the expense of your health or family. 

And then there’s the extra benefits

We look after our people because they’re the ones looking after our business. That means a range of additional benefits for choosing

MinRes, including:

• Competitive salary

• Quarterly cash bonuses

• Generous leave options

• Employee discounts and offers

• Physical and mental health programs

• Salary packaging

Ready for your next challenge? Make a fresh start with MinRes.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply


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