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Environmental Advisor

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - TAS Regional
Safety / Health / Environment / Quality
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Tasmania Standard Time

CPB Contractors is the CIMIC Group's construction company and a leading international construction contractor, with operations across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Combining the expertise and track record formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, we deliver projects spanning all key sectors of the construction industry, including roads, rail, tunnelling, defence and building.

Our Mission is to generate sustainable returns for our shareholders by delivering projects for our clients, while providing safe, rewarding and fulfilling careers for our people.

We need people who are talented, motivated and disciplined, and who have a strong work ethic that drives them to succeed.

What can our construction projects build for you?

The Project:

The purpose of the TasWater Capital Delivery Office (CDO) is to build the capability and capacity of TasWater to fulfil its customer promises for improved service levels by efficiently and effectively delivering an accelerated capital program of works. 
The TasWater CDO will deliver:

  • Opportunities for people to grow and develop
  • Economic benefits and growth opportunities for local industry
  • Improved safety outcomes
  • Capacity and capability to transition the program back to TasWater post-TasWater CDO
  • The necessary framework for emergent projects

Your Opportunity:

Support the Senior Environmental Advsior(s) and Project Delivery Manager(s) to establish and implement the Work Package Environmental Management Plan(s) (WPEMP) for each Project and provide environmental advice and support to successfully deliver positive environmental outcomes.

The Environmental Advisor will be accountable for:

  • Support the Project Delivery Manager(s) to establish and implement the Work Package Environmental Management Plan(s) (WPEMP) in consideration of project specific environmental factors, environmental approvals, risk and opportunity and the CDO EMP and Environmental Management Sub-Plans.
  • Review sub-contractors Environmental Management Plans, procedures, records and activities and provide advice in their implementation of CDO environmental management requirements.
  • Support the Senior Environmental Advisor(s) identify and prepare applicable environmental approvals required to support compliant Project Delivery.
  • Assist the Project Delivery and HSEQC Team(s) in the preparation and maintenance of the HSE Risk & Opportunities Register.
  • Implement the audit and inspection program to monitor all the activities set out in the EMPs for the project and maintain records of all monitoring activities undertaken.
  • Provide environmental training and inductions on relevant environmental issues to CDO staff and contractors.
  • Support the investigation and reporting of environmental incidents and complaints to the CDO management.
  • Undertake timely environmental performance reporting as required in the CDO EMP, WPEMP(s) and sub-contractor EMPs.
  • Monitor and technically support all measures to avoid environmental penalties.
  • Support continuous improvement in Safety, Environmental and Quality Standards.
  • Other duties as required by the CDO Environmental Lead.

Our minimum requirements for this role is:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management or equivalent technical competency
  • Considerable relevant construction, water utilities or similar Environmental Management experience
  • Working knowledge of relevant environmental legislation
  • Prior working experience in ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Auditing Experience
  • Database, Word Processing and Spreadsheet skills

This role is based in Hobart or Launceston, Tasmania. For those outside of Tasmania, relocation is required. An attractive relocation package will be made available to the successful applicants.      

 We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.


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