Environmental Advisor - Olive Downs Complex

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time
Australia - Moranbah, Australia - Moranbah, QLD
Engineering - Other
Applications close
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Grow your career with Thiess

As a global business, we are proud to offer diverse and rewarding career opportunities. We are committed to Thiess being a company that supports great people to succeed, develop their careers, and feel supported to reach their highest potential. We offer a safe and inclusive work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Environmental Advisor to work collaboratively to deliver high-quality environmental solutions and results at Pembroke Resource’s new project in the Bowen Basin - the Olive Downs Complex.

Pembroke Resource’s Olive Downs Complex is a greenfield project located 40 kilometres South-east of Moranbah and is due to commence mining operations in mid-2023. Thiess has recently been awarded a five-year contract to deliver full-service mining operations, including mine planning overburden removal, drill and blast, load and haul, water management and rehabilitation as well as the construction of the mine infrastructure. 

About The Role

Working a 9-day fortnight roster and reporting to the Technical Services Manager, your duties will include:   

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant environmental legislation and project approvals
  • Management of top-soiling, site water, and rehabilitation works including quality assurance
  • Ensuring the successful implementation of the Environmental Management System including the development and implementation of project Environmental Management Plans
  • Delivering environmental training and awareness programs
  • Ensuring environmental initiatives and innovations are effectively communicated and promoted to strengthen the culture within the business
  • Collation of reports to meet legislative and client requirements
  • Liaison with the client and regulator
  • Co-ordinating environmental monitoring, inspection and auditing programs and maintaining associated documentation and records
  • Providing interpretation of environmental data and regular progress reports against environmental performance targets
  • Strategically influence the design, construction, and consultant teams in areas of environmental management and sustainability to deliver outstanding outcomes

About you

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a new workforce that is focused on developing a strong performance culture and a culture that values everyone’s contribution equally. You will thrive on meeting all goals and challenges, and act with fairness and integrity in all that you do.

As a successful applicant, you’ll be a high-achieving team-focused individual who enjoys delivering results in a dynamic environment. Your exceptional relationship-building skills coupled with your ability to engage and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders will also ensure your success in this role. 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science/Environmental Engineering or other relevant disciplines
  • Proven site-based environmental experience (previous mining experience preferred)
  • Demonstrated understanding of Australian environmental legislation including NPI and NGER requirements
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft office suite and ArcGIS software. Experience with CAD software such as Vulcan will be highly regarded
  • Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams as well as autonomously to deliver objectives

What Thiess can do for you

  • Help to grow your career, offering diverse and varied opportunities for advancement
  • World-class health & well-being programs
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • A range of corporate discounts, including health insurance (Medibank), travel & retail products
  • Genuine Choice Rosters - (Live Local, DIDO & FIFO)
  • Referral bonus program

About us  

At Thiess, we partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open-cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia and the Americas. For more than 85 years, we have operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses global insight to optimise solutions and create value for each project, positioning them for optimal efficiency, productivity and cost performance, backed by how we meet our commitments. Thiess is committed to being at the forefront of sustainable mining, leveraging the power of our people and technology to support clients in their journey to more sustainable enterprises.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered.

Visit our website to learn more – http://www.thiess.com

Should you require assistance applying for this opportunity, please contact us @ hiring@thiess.com

How to apply 

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess. 

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The Strong & Sustainable Resource Communities Act 2017 principles apply to this position. 

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