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Mine Environmental Advisor

Alcoa Australia

Location: Banksiadale, Western Australia

Job Type: Full time


Just as aluminium is the element of possibility, so too, are our current and future employees. When you join Alcoa, you have the opportunity to help define what it means to be a sustainable aluminium company. Come grow your career, collaborate on a global scale, and deliver materials essential to the world. While some roles are based on-site, Alcoa also offers a flexible working model for certain positions. Learn more about the endless career possibilities for you at Alcoa!

About the job

We are excited to be expanding the size of our team across our Bauxite Mining Operations in Western Australia. We have part-time and full-time fixed term contracts available for Mine Environmental Advisors to join our Environmental teams based at either Huntly or Willowdale Mines.

This is a site-based role located within driving distance of Perth, providing you with the opportunity to develop your career close to home! You will work Monday to Friday with a monthly leisure day, just one of the many things we do that will contribute towards achieving work life balance.

Reporting to the Mine Environmental Supervisor, the Mine Environmental Advisor is part of the WA Mining Environment Team and is accountable for the co-ordination and implementation of a range of environmental management and monitoring programs, including;

  • Implementation of the EMS, environmental monitoring and data management

  • Providing environmental advice

  • Enforcing environmental standards

  • Auditing and reporting

  • Environmental consultation across a range of environmental aspects including mine rehabilitation, water supply and quality, noise, dust, pollution prevention, drainage, dieback, dangerous goods and waste management.

The Mine Environmental Advisor works both independently and as part of the operations team carrying out and contributing to the development of environmental programs that are capable of achieving the expectations of Alcoa corporate, regulatory bodies and the local community.

This is a dynamic role and you will be spending time daily on compliance assurance activities, supporting the production and maintenance departments to manage environmental risks of the mine site.

About you

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • a relevant environmental degree or equivalent

  • ideally, 2-5 years experience in a similar role in environmental monitoring or management

  • well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • energetic team player

  • industry experience is desirable

Why Alcoa?

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people, lead with courage – are at the foundation of everything we do.

At Alcoa we strive to create an inclusive workplace where employees can bring their whole selves to work regardless of their background. We know it starts and finishes with you, which is why our value ‘care for people’ is so important to us. It ensures not only your physical safety but also provides an inclusive and welcoming workplace for people from all walks of life, encouraging diversity of thought from each and every person.

We embrace change, new ideas and promote a culture of respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs are underpinned by diversity and equality and continue to be recognised and rewarded. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women and LGBTIQ+ job seekers.

As an Alcoa employee, you will embark on growth opportunities and can truly make a difference being part of an organisation that respects and considers flexibility while empowering you with stimulating and challenging work.

Flexible work arrangements may be considered, please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

What’s on offer?

  • Excellent remuneration package

  • Monthly Leisure Day (when working full-time)

  • Benefits allowance

  • Performance related bonus (variable)

  • Industry leading superannuation

  • Industry leading parental leave scheme

  • Paid annual volunteer hours

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Novated car lease scheme

  • Employee groups including the Social Club, Alcoa Women’s Network, EAGLE (Employees at Alcoa for Gay, Lesbian, bisexual and transgender Equality) and AWARE (Alcoans Working Actively for Racial-ethnic Equality)

Our Locations

Alcoa’s Australian operations represent one of the world’s largest integrated bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminium smelting systems and add value to Australia’s local, state and national economies at every stage. Our Australian operations support approximately 4,370 direct jobs including multiple entry talent pathways/programs, predominantly in regional Western Australia.

Supported by our head office in Booragoon and the Bindjareb Regional office in Pinjarra, our operations include: our world-class Technology Development Centre of Excellence (COE), two bauxite mines in Western Australia (Huntly and Willowdale); three alumina refineries in Western Australia (Kwinana, Pinjarra and Wagerup); one aluminium smelter in Victoria (Portland); two dedicated port facilities in Western Australia (Kwinana and Bunbury); and two Alcoa Farmlands sites in Western Australia (Pinjarra and Wagerup).

Applications close
Monday 3rd October 2022

Additional information

  • Interviews may progress prior to the closing date, although all applications will be considered.

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia. Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.