Senior Environmental Advisor


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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality
  • Location: Western Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 56
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 28 October 2021

About this role: Senior Environmental Advisor

About this role: Senior Environmental Advisor

Brunel are seeking a Senior Environmental Advisor to join a global leader in the mining sector, leading a team of environmental specialist. The team is primarily responsible for environmental monitoring and data analysis, compliance verification and reporting, communication and stakeholder engagement, as well as providing contracts support for ongoing works.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Environmental incident response, review and support.
  • Compliance verification of legal environmental obligations.
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of ground disturbance activities and allocations.
  • Coordinate reporting requirements for Works Approvals and Licenses.
  • Manage data and draft reports for statutory compliance.
  • Oversee and assist monitoring requirements for statutory requirements.
  • Investigate potential exceedances of targets and trigger levels.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of corrective and preventative actions.
  • Develop and deliver environmental training and communications material.
  • Contractor management (audits, work area inspections, training & reports)
  • Participate in safety leadership initiatives through field interactions and critical control monitoring audits.



  • Previous resource sector experience, preferably in mine construction.
  • Tertiary qualification within Environmental Science, Management or Engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of relevant West Australian environmental legislation and environmental approval processes.
  • Knowledge of EMS and key aspects of environmental management.
  • Ability to work with and form positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong organisation, coordination and prioritisation skills.



  • Join a global leader in the mining sector
  • FIFO 2/1 roster to the Pilbara
  • 12 months+ duration

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Julie Rice via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Julie Rice
Brunel Energy Australia Perth
(08) 9429 5666

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