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Advisor - Environment

OZ Minerals

Location: Bosworth

Job Type: Full time


Carrapateena will be a large scale world class mine built and operated by world class people. This role is now available and we need your help.

At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.

Your New Role

Carrapateena is a large-scale, world class modern mine operated by world class people. This exciting role is now available, and we want the very best of the best on deck to lead the team and collectively deliver exceptional results.
At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we believe our greatest asset is our people and we are working hard to provide a wonderful mix of age, cultural and geographical backgrounds to further enrich our inclusive workplace culture. We truly value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration, we are here to unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career to go beyond what is possible.

Location: Carrapateena, South Australia (60-minute flight from Adelaide / 30-minute flight from Port Augusta)
Roster: 8 days on; 6 days off
Pay & Benefits: Our employees are a valued stakeholder at OZ Minerals, we want to attract the very best talent to join our team. As such, what we offer is generous when compared to Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We are more than happy to share specifics later.
Work Life Plans: We believe in empowering our people to make their own choices on how they can best achieve their work. Employees working with OZ Minerals create a tailored individual work-life plan which is based on their ‘whole of life’ needs taking into consideration both role requirements and personal/family life – flexible working is real and is supported by our entire Executive Leadership Team.

How You Will Create Impact


  • Coordinating the interface with consultants providing environmental monitoring services, External Laboratories including costing, consumables, data management and QAQC
  • Coordinating suppliers of environmental equipment required to undertake compliance and other monitoring including consumables
  • Training and weekly task management of Environmental Technicians in monitoring and QAQC
  • Maintaining Monitor Pro as the environmental database that is accurate, up to date and integrated into monitoring and reporting activities
  • Issuing Land Disturbance Permits and maintaining the land disturbance database (GIS and Register)
  • Maintaining LandFolio as the Obligations database with all licenses, permits and agreements with external parties
  • Provide advice and guidance to OZ Minerals Operations team to ensure Mining and other contractors are meeting obligations regarding activities and constructed infrastructure
  • Maintain and assist in ensuring site compliance to the Environment Management Plan
  • Develop other Management Plans as required
  • Participate in hazard and risk identification including carrying out environmental workplace inspections
  • Provide technical guidance to ensure adherence to the OZ Minerals Environment Performance Standards
  • Oversee the site waste management system
  • Deliver and assist in the scoping and delivery of project work


  • Ensuring all obligations to undertake monitoring are undertaken on time (undertake the Monitoring Program as per Mining Lease PEPR)
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual technical reports that identify trends and comparison to compliance levels
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate and professional reports for external compliance reporting
  • Assist in project management of external consultants in achieving PEPR and EPBC commitments such as updates of air, surface water and groundwater models, rehabilitation trials, SEB Management and others.
  • Undertake auditing and reviews as committed in the Mining Lease PEPR and associated management plans

What we value

  • Degree qualified in environment related field (science, engineer and / or natural resource management)
  • Experience as an environmental professional within a hard rock mining setting (>4 years preferred)
  • Ability to deliver technical compliance reports for internal / external stakeholders
  • Managing consulting and lab relationships
  • Proven capability to design and implement environmental monitoring programs to ensure compliance with relevant approvals and legislation
  • Broad understanding of State and Commonwealth legislation
  • Implementing QAQC and Monitoring Programs
  • Managing environmental data
  • Development and review of Management Plans
  • Lateral thinker, drive innovative solutions to improve site performance
  • Experience using systems such as Monitor Pro, ArcGIS and INX suite

SA and remote elsewhere in Australia

OZ Minerals is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its workers and others in the workplace and providing and maintaining a work environment which is without risks to health and safety.

Accordingly, in the course of the successful candidate's employment, they will be required to comply with any relevant COVID-19 public health orders and any controls, policies and procedures concerning COVID-19 as implemented and amended by OZ Minerals from time to time.

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to answer certain questions about your COVID-19 vaccination status and may be required to produce evidence (to the satisfaction of OZ Minerals) concerning these matters. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical reasons, a medical contraindication certificate may need to be provided as part of the application process.

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OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company

Unlock your potential and help us challenge the status quo, while doing the best work of your life.

We want creative and passionate people on our team, who can go beyond what's possible to make lives better.

What we do is centered around creating shared value for our stakeholders. And how we do things is what makes us unique.

We know everyone's best work takes different shapes and forms, and we are committed to empowering and harnessing this difference.

For us, development is continuous, learning is holistic, and How We Work Together is more than just a tagline.

Who are we? We are OZ Minerals, a modern mining company.

If you think you can make a difference, please apply below.
Applications close in two weeks.