Advisor Environment

Date: 4 Jul 2024

Location: Pilbara, AU

Company: atlasironp

About Us

Atlas Iron is an Australian owned Iron Ore company, mining and exporting direct shipping ore from its operations in WA’s Pilbara Region. Between our Mt Webber, Sanjiv Ridge and Miralga Creek Operations we are expanding into exciting new areas for the future. To support our expanding Operations, we are seeking applications for an outstanding environmental professional to make a difference in our growing team!


About the role


Reporting into the Supervisor Environment - Operations, the primary purpose of the role is to maintain Atlas's environmental compliance at operational sites. The individual will assist with monitoring, regulatory reporting, and contractor management while working a FIFO roster of 8 days on / 6 days off.   


Main responsibilities of the role include:


  • Ensure all environmental legal obligations and commitments, including regulatory reporting and monitoring are met for Atlas operational sites.
  • Assist with coordinating contractors across various Atlas sites.
  • Promote environmental awareness, assessment, and management processes across the broader business, fostering a culture of compliance and sustainability.
  • Offer technical expertise and stay up to date with industry best practices, standards, and regulatory requirements, contributing valuable insights for effective environmental management.
  • Review and maintain environmental management and compliance documentation, including environmental management plans, monitoring plans, environment, legal obligations register, risk register and activity planners.
  • Perform audits against the Project’s legal obligations and commitments.
  • Conduct inspections of site facilities, processes and contractors to facilitate continuous improvement in environmental management.
  • Conduct and report on environmental monitoring, including flora, fauna, dust, water and hydrocarbon management.
  • Coordinate and supervise biological and heritage surveys and programs of work as well as training initiatives (e.g., snake handling course, weed control program, annual significant species monitoring etc.).
  • Assist in maintaining and implementing the Ground Disturbance Permit (GDP) system for operations.
  • Support the development, maintenance and execution of mine closure plans, ensuring activities align with regulatory requirements and sustainability goals.
  • Execute and maintain the Environmental Management System for operational sites. This comprises managing environmental management plans, monitoring plans, environmental procedures, legal obligations, commitment registers, risk registers, and activity planners, ensuring comprehensive and effective environmental oversight is in place.




About you


You will be a dynamic, self-starter with plenty of enthusiasm and align with our Values of Excellence, Indomitable Spirit, Agility, Trust and Win-Win. You will be an individual who can think outside the box, can work autonomously, have an eye for detail with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.


To be successful in this role, you will have:


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in similar role, having worked within a fly in fly out capacity.
  • Completion of an Environmental Science Degree (or equivalent).
  • Experience in working with ISO14001 and in environmental management techniques, systems, and tools including monitoring, inspections, and auditing.
  • Lead Auditor qualifications– Environmental Management Systems (desirable).
  • Good knowledge and application of environmental legislation including; EP Act, EPBC Act as well as Mining Act.
  • Construction and Ground Disturbance Experience (desirable).
  • Substantive experience in field work and highly comfortable ‘getting out and about.’
  • Good stakeholder engagement. 
  • 4WD certification and experience operating 4WDs.
  • Manual Driver’s License.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


About Joining

Atlas Iron provides a competitive remuneration package including attractive incentive programs, flexible work arrangements, genuine fun friendly team culture, and career development opportunities. The average tenure of its staff pays testament to the excellent team culture. Join a growing company, where you can make a difference!

Atlas Iron offers an array of opportunities to great employees – there has never been a better time to join.

Atlas is an equal opportunity employer and we endeavour to attract and retain a diverse workforce.

We thus encourage females, Aboriginal Australians, those identifying as LGBTIQ+, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this role

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