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Advisor, Senior Environmental

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Melbourne
Safety / Health / Environment / Quality
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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.

About the Project
The M80 Ring Road Upgrade is a $331 million investment to upgrade the 4 kilometre section between Sydney Road and Edgars Road.

The upgrade will include the widening and realignment of ramps, the construction of additional lanes, structural works, installation of a smart freeway management system, street lighting, traffic barriers, noise walls and landscaping.

When complete, the M80 Ring Road upgrade will provide more reliable connections to major freeways and interstate links including the Hume Highway, future North East Link, Princes and West Gate Freeways and the future West Gate Tunnel.

Construction is expected to begin in early 2020 and the project is due for completion by early 2023.

Your Opportunity
We are currently seeking applications from energetic, passionate and resilient senior environmental professionals who work quickly and efficiently to achieve results.  You will manage the development, implementation and coordination of environmental initiatives, ensuring best practice environmental management is implemented at all times.

As Senior Environmental Advisor, you will be accountable for:

  • Ensure the Project Environmental Management System (EMS) is implemented throughout all construction works
  • Ensure that the Project complies with legislative and contractual environmental obligations
  • Involvement in Project delivery team meetings and providing advice on environmental matters
  • Drive high performance across the Project team in relation to environmental management
  • Review and update associated Project documentation as required
  • Provide support to others to implement sustainability initiatives
  • Coordinate the preparation of reports on the progress of environmental compliance and sustainability initiatives
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all relevant Project requirements outlined within the environmental management plans
  • Provide environmental and sustainability advice to all functional managers to facilitate design and construction
  • Support area inductions and environmental management requirements systems/tools training
  • Undertake site inspections, issue corrective actions, track closure of those actions and ensure environmental monitoring and reporting is completed as per Project requirements
  • Assist with internal and external auditing processes

Requirements for this role are:

  • Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Planning, Sustainability or other associated disciplines
  • Significant experience in a similar position having worked on major infrastructure civil or rail construction projects
  • Knowledge of environmental and planning approvals processes, including Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) or Environmental Effects Statements (EES) will be highly regarded
  • Excellent attention to detail with up-to-date knowledge of all relevant Victorian legal, regulatory environmental requirements
  • Demonstrated effective on the ground problem solving techniques and skills especially as it relates to delivery of outcomes

If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please apply.

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.

How to apply

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