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Specialist Environment | BMA | Blackwater | Monday to Friday


Location: Bowen

Job Type: Not Specified


About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role

Reporting to the Superintendent HSE, this is a unique opportunity to utilise your skills and experience with one of the world's largest coal producers. In this role, you will provide subject matter expertise and guidance to the operation on environment standards, procedures, environmental risk assessments, event investigation, field leadership and compliance. You will be responsible for the execution of environmental monitoring, data management, review of plans and reporting.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Ensure compliance to licence conditions, implement monitoring programs, management plans and work management strategies.
  • Coordinate the identification, scoping of improvement projects.
  • Engage with local regulators regarding site environmental performance.
  • Promote continuous improvement
  • Educate and consult with operational teams to provide technical environment advice and support.
  • Assist with the management of mine site rehabilitation.
  • Provide environment disturbance permit approval.
  • Managing environment data and associated databases.
  • Perform validation of all environment monitoring data for inclusion in internal and external reports.
  • Monitor and report on aspects such as Water, Dust, Groundwater, and Noise.
  • Educate the workforce on environmental best practice.
  • Manage and supervise third-party contracts.
  • Implement and maintain the Environment Management System.

To find out more about our team and working with BHP, please click here

About You

To be successful in the Environment Specialist role you will have a genuine desire to achieve positive environmental outcomes.

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in either Environmental Management, Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering.
  • Possess site experience in a similar role within the resources industry.
  • Experience in addressing legislative environmental requirements and sound GIS capabilities will be highly regarded.
  • The ability to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships, with excellent communication skills.
  • A commitment to coaching, influencing, and encouraging the workforce.
  • The ability to work closely and share workload with your team but also be comfortable working autonomously when required. You will be motivated by a fast-paced environment and the opportunity to problem solve and drive positive change.
  • Willingness to learn new skills, you are energetic and driven to meet challenges as they arise, as well as having strong attention to detail and the ability to meet multiple deadlines.

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

Please note as part of this recruitment process the successful applicant will need to conduct a Queensland legislated coal mine workers’ health assessment.

From 1 April 2023, ResHealth will be mandatory for the completion of coal mine workers’ health assessments, allowing you to submit, monitor and review the progress of your health assessment in a secure online environment. For more information please go to the ResHealth website.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.