As an ASX 100 and perennial company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is an Australian-based leader in the performance and delivery of diversified mining services, mineral processing underpinned by a growing portfolio of mining operations across multiple commodities including iron ore and lithium.
A little background
Mineral Resources is not like most other companies. Our entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well, and it has infused itself with the very culture of our business. What is that spirit you may ask? It means that we are focused on the outcome; willing to shift the very earth to achieve our desired goals. We are not constrained to a particular methodology, and are willing to accept that there can be many ways to create success.
Mineral Resources is on a journey, and this will be accomplished in a myriad of ways. At the heart of it all will be our workforce. We can’t accomplish anything without our people. Leaders to set the vision; specialists to design, plan and implement; accomplished tradespeople to operate our high-tech machinery. It takes all of us.
About the role
To support our growing business needs and requirements, we are currently looking for a Senior Environmental Advisor – Operations to join our Applecross based team. Reporting to our Principal Environment – Operations, your primary responsibility will be to provide comprehensive support and guidance for the delivery of environmental approvals (EPBC, EP Act Part IV and V and Mining Act) to support the expansion of our WA based sites and projects.With demonstrated knowledge in current State and Federal environmental legislation, you will play an instrumental part in identifying and leading the process for gaining environmental approvals for our projects, in advance of required timeframes.
Project manage the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process to ensure the timely delivery of regulatory approvals including developing Scope of Works, reviewing proposals and managing consultants.
Develop and author approvals e.g. Mining Proposals, Mine Closure Plans, Part IV, Part V and Federal EPBC Act
Develop and manage project schedules and external contractors to ensure deadlines are met and stakeholders are kept informed on progress
Liaise with relevant external stakeholders to ensure all approvals are delivered on time
Provide site support and advice to the company’s operating sites on relevant environmental matters, which may arise
Assist with the preparation of annual compliance reports (e.g. AER, CAR & NVCP Reports) for the company’s Care and Maintenance sites
Maintain and foster a working environment, which prompts safety in all that we do, whilst also providing outstanding service
What you will bring to the team
Bachelor degree or higher in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, or related field
8+ years’ working within environmental roles in the mining industry, with ideally 3 years approvals experience
Demonstrated experience with compiling and submitting WA focused mining approvals – 2020 DMIRS Statutory Guidelines for Mining Proposals highly regarded
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of State and Federal environmental legislation
Demonstrated success in Environmental Impact Assessment and project management
Highly developed stakeholder communication and engagement skills with the ability to lead and influence.
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, a proactive approach to your work, and attention to detail
What we offer
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including:
Discounted private health insurance
Safe work environment – See our rapid response to COVID-19
Career Development opportunities
State-of-the-art corporate facilities (Mid-2021) featuring on-site gym and restaurant
Supportive and inclusive environment
16 weeks paid parental leave (or 32 weeks at half pay) for the primary caregiver
If you believe that you have the necessary attitude and skills for this role, apply now! Shortlisting will commence immediately. Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time, unless specifically requested.
Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply.