Senior Environmental Advisor

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1241055

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 3, 2024

Job Overview
Our esteemed client is currently seeking a Senior Environmental Advisor to join their team in Perth, WA on an initial 12-month contract basis. The role will support the development, communication, execution and monitoring of environmental strategy, approvals, and compliance across mining & resources business, with a specialised focus on rail sustaining capital and rail major projects.

Our client can offer:
  • A knowledgeable team of peers and managers.
  • Experience on a well-known site for a large owner/operator in the Australian Mining industry.
  • Career development opportunities beyond this role.

What you will be doing:
  • Work collaboratively with leadership, client teams, project managers, and other stakeholders across multiple projects to offer strategic guidance aimed at achieving optimal environmental outcomes.
  • Develop, review, and sustain various components of approvals and management systems to ensure regulatory compliance and best practices.
  • Engage in site visits across Western Australia to gain firsthand insights and contribute effectively to project initiatives.
  • Mentor, nurture, and support junior members of the environmental team, fostering their professional growth and development.
  • Seamlessly integrate with project teams, offering timely and tailored strategic advice to address environmental considerations.
  • Oversee the delivery of environmental management activities, ensuring adherence to compliance standards and regulations.

What we hope you'll bring:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science/Management or a related field.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the mining/resource sector.
  • Technical expertise in conducting environmental impact assessments and obtaining approvals, particularly in the Pilbara region and its surroundings.
  • Familiarity with current State and Federal Environmental Legislation.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse project teams.
  • Willingness to visit sites on an as-needed basis.
  • Proficiency in GIS, including the ability to identify and address potential environmental impacts, handle extensive spatial data, and execute environmental/GIS models.

We welcome applicants who closely align with our requirements but may not meet all criteria to apply, as we value diverse perspectives and recognize the potential for growth and development within our dynamic team.

About Airswift
Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.

With over 1000 employees and 9,000+ contractors operating in over 130 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered. (Australia Citizen, PR Holder, or Valid Australia working VISA)

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply directly to this advertisement or send your application via email to with your updated CV/ resume & contact details.



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