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Superintendent Environmental Projects

Job no: 499795
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

MMG Rosebery:

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.

With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028.  This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to the local Tasmanian industry.

The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.

 Superintendent Environmental Projects

Reporting to the Manager Environment & Community, this role is responsible to deliver environmental projects required for the life extension studies, operational permitting requirements as well as deliver and update closure studies in accordance with the applicable MMG Standards

The role is offered on an 5/2,4/3 roster based out of either Rosebery or Burnie. This is a residential role with options to DIDO from other locations in Tasmania.

Competencies, qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree qualified Environmental Engineer (alternatively Civil Engineer, Geologist or Environmental Scientist).
  • Post graduate qualifications in business, mining, environmental engineering, project management or social performance a differential.
  • C Class Driver’s Licence
  • Must be eligible for membership of a recognised professional organisation.
  • Excellent Project Management skills for large scale environmental projects
  • Ability to articulate mine closure requirements into different planning horizons (long, medium and short term).
  • Ability to understand and appropriately adapt regulatory and industry guidelines, and leading practices to meet MMG business objectives.
  • Constructive thinker and negotiator with the ability to influence others.
  • Analysis and communication of financial, engineering and scientific information to senior management and non-technical audiences.
  • Excellent working knowledge of study management, including key processes such as options assessments, economic evaluation and project controls
  •  Working knowledge of mine closure planning frameworks, and of the technical (Mining, Civil, Geochemical, Geotechnical, Hydrological, Environmental, Ecological) and socioeconomic (Stakeholder / Community relations, economic development, social performance) interdependencies that can affect closure
  • Excellent working knowledge of regulatory approvals at a State and Commonwealth level
  • Demonstrated mining industry experience in the fields of mine closure, land remediation and/or environmental and social impact assessment.
  • Track record of leading multi-functional technical teams in the delivery of environmental studies or projects, as well as closure plans and cost estimates/financial guarantees that received Regulatory approval

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver major closure studies from the project scoping phase through to pre-feasibility phase, in accordance with the IBP Framework and supporting WQRs.
  • Develop synergies between the life extension, closure and long-term environmental studies to ensure overall better business outcomes.
  • Responsible for the lodgement of environmental impact statements and minor environmental approvals, and the development of material to support applications for environmental approvals in State and Commonwealth jurisdictions
  • Provide project and cost control management to all environmental projects (Closure and Life extensions studies)
  • Responsible for the lodgement of all environmental plans, procedures, safe working instructions, Notice of Intent, Statutory managements plans or requisite technical studies to support existing operations or planned project developments and activities
  • Ensure a close working relationship with Legal to ensure critical reviews are undertaken on any applicable changes to environmental regulations and policy and identify impacts to the business and / or environmental projects / studies
  • Build strong relationships with the Regulatory assessment teams and other critical stakeholders
  • Provide active support to the Manager Environment and Community in their environmental obligations and activities, and community/stakeholder engagement programs.

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • An attractive remuneration including an incentive scheme, accommodation and allowances in line with Company Policies.
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Opportunity to be involved with ACG Ground Support Systems Optimisation research project.
  • 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.

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage

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

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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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