Mining Environment Officer – FIFO Cairns
Mining Environment Officer Bauxite Hills Mine FIFO Cairns
As a degree qualified Environment Officer/Engineer you are someone who is happiest when you are out on the ground, working in and on the environment, but more importantly someone who likes to go beyond simply reporting and who likes being encouraged to generate solutions. You enjoy variety in your work and will find the broad range of activities in this role attractive.
Observing, recording, reporting and planning for both the mine and the marine aspects of the project will include everything from pre-clearance surveys to marine fauna spotting tasks, overseeing mine rehabilitation activities to controlling weeds and feral animals and even managing the camp composting facilities.
Your role will include maintaining the GIS database for relevant environmental data and updating the rehabilitation plan for financial assurance plans.
As part of the Production, Planning and Control team and reporting to the senior Environment Officer, your involvement in the planning engine means that your input will be important. The key to success in this role will be your ability to get the processes right and to be able to offer solutions to challenges.
Ideally you will have had experience of managing environmental incidents previously so that you can use that experience to modify the processes so that the incidents are less likely to occur here.
They don’t need someone who will simply report a problem; they want ways to resolve an issue. It will be your work that ensures that the mine complies with Environment Authority and Commonwealth Environment approvals.
Metro Mining is developing the Bauxite Hills Mine in the Cape York peninsular near the Skardon River. The role will be FIFO from Cairns on a 8/6 (days) roster. Although current plans have the mine operating only through the dry season this is a permanent full time role.
- Bachelors’ degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or equivalent.
- Minimum of 2-years’ experience in a similar role.
- Excellent GIS skills
- Current open drivers license
- Proven experience with extensive field based environmental monitoring, assessment and reporting
- Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
- Proven experience working successfully with State and Commonwealth regulators
- Weed spraying license
- A current HR license
- A current first aid certificate
- Current snake handler/snake catching certification
- EMS and/or Environmental Auditor certification
- Drone operators / remote pilot certification
- Environmental monitoring certificate / diploma / short course
As a company with a strong commitment to diversity we welcome applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidates.
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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.
The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
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Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)
Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
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