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Senior Environmental Advisor - ApprovalsMineral Resources
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. The future 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, a newly created role has arisen for an experienced Senior Environmental Advisor - Approvals to join our Applecross based team, with a move to a brand new office in Osborne Park in 2020. This role will also require occasional site travel as required.
Reporting to the Principal Environment - Projects, 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) across our WA based Greenfield 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. You will; 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 under Parts IV and V of State environmental legislation as well as the Federal EPBC Act Develop and manage project schedules 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 Monitor and provide advice to the company on relevant environmental matters which may arise 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 Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science 7 years of environmental experience in the resources industry or environmental consultancy, with at least 5 years with direct experience in planning and writing approvals documents. Experience working as a part of a project construction team and guidi....