Mine Environmental Technician (part time)
Location: Western Australia
Job Type: Part time
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About the job
Are you a motivated, team-focused environmental professional? Take the next step in your career development by joining Alcoa’s Mining Environmental Team in this newly created role of Environmental Technician based at our Willowdale Bauxite Mine.
This is a part-time position, working three days a week on site, all within driving distance of home!
In this role, you will be coordinating and implementing a range of environmental management, monitoring programs and environmental system maintenance. You will support the environmental team towards achieving leading practice in environmental management.
Your duties will include:
Conducting environmental monitoring (noise, dust, water and soil), equipment maintenance and field programs.
Assisting with the management of environmental data systems, including quality control, storage and initial data analysis.
Assisting in the development and delivery of training materials.
Contributing to Operational Environmental Improvement Projects
Managing specialty consultants and contractors.
To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:
Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring or equivalent university qualification (as a minimum)
Previous exposure to environmental monitoring and sampling, ideally in a mining or major construction environment
A team-focused approach to your work
Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
High attention to detail and an organised approach to your work.
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
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)
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).
Tuesday 4th October 2022
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.