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Senior Environmental Specialist - Approvals

Job no: 500234
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, our vision is to create a leading international mining company for a low carbon future.

We mine for progress to create wealth for our people, host communities and shareholders with an ambition to grow and diversify our resource, production and value. 

MMG has a global presence, owning and developing copper, zinc and other base metals projects across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

Our aim is to create a workplace that encourages diversity and inclusion and supports our people to grow.

We are guided by our values; think safety first, respect each other, work together, do what we say, and we want to be better.

Headquartered in Melbourne, we are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx 1208) with an international shareholder base.

About MMG Rosebery

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia.

The Rosebery Mine has been at the heart of the Rosebery community since 1936 and is one of Tasmania’s largest and oldest continuously operating, underground mines producing zinc, copper and lead concentrates, as well as gold doré.

 It supports approximately 500 workers and their families, has a strong community focus and engages a wide range of local businesses from across Tasmania in its supply chain boosting the economy of the West Coast of Tasmania and beyond.

MMG has an office in Burnie, giving employees the flexibility to work from there when they are not required onsite.

Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast in close proximity to Strahan and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.

Senior Environmental Specialist- Approvals

We are currently seeking a Senior Environmental Specialist who will be responsible for supporting the project and Study teams with relevant environmental approvals.

Reporting to the Superintendent Environmental Projects, this position is focused on providing technical environmental support and guidance to project personnel, focussing on directly supporting applicable life extension studies

This role is offered on an 5/2:4/3 roster in Rosebery or Burnie and DIDO from other locations in Tasmania.

Competencies, qualifications and skills:

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate tertiary qualifications in Environmental Engineering, Environmental or Earth Sciences.
  • Experience in the preparation of environmental approvals documents, government liaison and obtaining regulatory approvals in Tasmania.
  • Demonstrable industry experience including mine site operational experience;
  • Experience with State and Commonwealth approval processes with a track record of gaining approvals
  • Track record in influencing positive organisational change in a site SHEC role;
  • Demonstrated experience directing and managing contractor or consultant activities.
  • Scheduling and budget control to enable team prioritisation and time management across multiple tasks.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to contribute and work effectively in a team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical Environmental approval support and guidance to the Project/Study teams.
  • Provide active support to Environmental Project Superintendent in their environmental obligations and activities.
  • Ensure alignment with the MMG Operating Model at all times within the roles' sphere of control and influence.
  • Identifying environmental legal requirements and obtaining regulatory environmental approvals.
  • Coordinating environmental impact assessments and development of materials to support applications for environmental approvals in state and commonwealth jurisdictions.
  • Develop scope of works to address EPA issues Project Specific Guidelines (PSG)
  • Assisting internal stakeholders with the interpretation of environmental approval requirements and conditions.
  • Assistance in the lodgement of all environmental plans, procedures, safe working instructions, Notices of Intent, statutory management plans or requisite technical studies to support existing operations or planned project developments and activities.
  • Critically review proposed changes to environmental regulation and policy, identifying impacts to the business.
  • Develop future work plans to support Project Implementation.
  • Update and inform the project/study manager of developments that will impact the project schedule, scope, and cost.
  • Control expenditure within agreed budgets.
  • Monitor and report site compliance with environment-related licences and regulations.

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • An attractive remuneration including an incentive scheme, accommodation if residing in Rosebery and allowances.
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Relocation support where required to the point of hire

As a Company, MMG strives for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online.

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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