Environment Advisor

Rio Tinto
Jan. 14, 2021, 6:54 a.m.
Jan. 31, 2021, 4:52 p.m.

About the Role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for an Advisor Environment to join our HSE team at Rio Tinto Yarwun, reporting to the Environment Superintendent. The environment team work to support operational teams to minimise risk of harm and maintain compliance with Environmental Approvals. 

This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the Environment team and be responsible for ensuring that systems and process are in place to ensure the operation is compliant with all relevant environmental standards and the Environmental Authority (licence).

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible. Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

Reporting to the Environment Superintendent and working in a diverse team within Health and Safety Team, you will be:

Assessing the compliance with environmental licence conditions through inspection of work areas and to monitor effectiveness of controls as well as provide advice on incident response

Developing and executing environmental monitoring programs to demonstrate compliance, including and understand risk with surface water, ground water, air emissions and other aspect that have the potential to impact the environment.

Providing support to coach and train operational teams to improve environmental management on site. When required you will also lead and execute improvements to support operational teams.

Proactively undertaking analysis of data to interpret trends and potential risks.

Managing projects and contractors to deliver effective business outcomes.

Assisting identification of key risks and developing procedures to control them, including the development of environmental improvement plans

Working in a dynamic role that requires an understanding of multiple environmental disciplines and the agility to quickly respond to operational demands

Providing support to the Environmental Superintendent to maintain compliance

What you’ll bring

A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team

Degree qualification in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or applied Sciences

Manual "C" Class drivers licence

Ability to work under pressure, with reliability and accuracy.

5+ year’s relevant industry or Mining experience.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong attitude towards safety

It will also be beneficial if you have:

Knowledge of Management Systems ISO 14000:1 and the Queensland Environment regulatory framework.

Expertise with any of the following would be highly sought after Hydrogeology, Contaminated sites, Air emissions, waste tracking, water management or Data Management Systems,

Ability to lead incident investigations, audits and risk assessments.

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

A work environment where safety is always the number one priority

A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto

A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program

Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family

Attractive share ownership plan

Company provided insurance cover

Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options

Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions

Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support

Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

Possible domestic relocation assistance

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