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  • Job reference: JO-1707-58206

Environmental Advisor

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Emerald, Queensland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/09/2017
  • Duration: 1 month
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One Key Resources are proud to announce our partnership with Rio Tinto Kestrel Mine in providing skilled labour and professional services across the mines operation. Building on both organisations strengths and success Rio Tinto has chosen to strategically partner with One Key Resources to offer the Emerald & Capella community; local employment opportunities and continuity through long term work.

Kestrel Mine seeks to be more than just a major source of local employment and economic growth, rather to work in partnership with the local community to help provide positive and sustainable outcomes for the Emerald region. Overall our objective is to develop strong values based teams who live out the ideals of safety, teamwork, respect, integrity and excellence.

The Opportunity

Kestrel Mine is an underground coal operation located 40 km north-east of the Emerald township in central Queensland. We are looking for a Contract Environmental Advisor to join our Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) team to provide technical knowledge and day to day guidance to our mine operations as well as other key stakeholder. The successful candidate is expected to participate in managing the sites environmental authority and lead and coach leaders in environmental processes and initiatives, and offer support to the wider HSEC team.

What the role entails

This role is a great opportunity for an individual who has proficiency in implementing and maintaining environmental management systems. In the role you would work day shift only, Monday - Friday and report to the Superintendent Environment, under the HSEC Manager. Some of the tasks you would be responsible for are;

  • Preparing and submitting compliance reports required to comply with environmental permits Managing site environmental issues , including but not limited to; land clearing, air quality, surface water quality, ground water management and , hydrocarbon management and contamination
  • Providing environmental advice in the interpretation of legislation, acts and regulations
  • Interfacing with on-site personnel to promote environmental goals and solve environmental issues including performing inspections to assess compliance risks

What you will need for this role

To succeed in this role, you will have at least 3 years' experience:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science or Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Experience or understanding of GIS software and Microsoft applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in Water Management in a Mining environment setting
  • Prior work experience working as an environmental advisor in coal mining would be preferred

If this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.

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