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Senior Environmental Consultant

Company: Alcoa of Australia Ltd
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

This Policy applies to the users of the Alcoa Corporation Website including any local versions of the Website that Alcoa Corporation owns and operates. Senior Environmental Consultant page is loaded Senior Environmental Consultant Apply locations Australia, WA, Booragoon time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id Req-21828 Shape Your WorldAt Alcoa, you will become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The way we see it, every Alcoan is a work-shaper, team-shaper, idea-shaper, world-shaper.This is an opportunity for you to bring your wealth of experience to the team and help shape the future of sustainability with world-changing innovations and low-carbon technologies. You have the power to shape things to make them better.About the Role:We are on the search for a Senior Environmental Scientist that is seeking to utilise their expertise in water and waste management and contribute towards protecting our environment and the surrounding communities of which Alcoa operates.Reporting into our Regional Environment Manager and joining our corporate environmental function located at our head office in Booragoon, you will be supporting our WA refineries, mine sites and VIC smelter, influencing strategic planning, risk mitigation strategies and ensuring that compliance is consistently achieved.In this role, your key activities and purpose will be:

  • Supporting locations to assess compliance performance against the requirements of their operating licences and water operating strategies.
  • Providing hydrogeological technical advice to sites including assistance in reviewing groundwater and surface water data, third party reports and contaminated sites data and reports where appropriate.
  • Managing the technical scopes of the regional environmental water monitoring contracts, ensuring contracts fulfil the requirements of each operating location's licence and internal management processes.
  • Proactively identifying potentially applicable environmental headwinds, and effectively raise concerns and challenges to internal stakeholders for further attention.
  • Tracking and interpreting the external regulatory and political environment including federal and state environmental legislative changes and changes in government policy with particular emphasis on water and waste management.
  • Supporting the development of negotiation, gap analysis, multidisciplinary plans, and compliance strategies to mitigate or address these risks.
  • Maintaining oversight of and coordinates regional level interactions with government agencies and consultants to ensure Alcoa meets the requirements of relevant regulations.
  • Driving targeted water and waste improvement initiatives and facilitating best practice sharing through collaboration with internal customers, industry bodies and government agencies.
  • Maintaining a high level of knowledge and expertise by actively seeking out new technologies and methodologies for water management, water stewardship and waste management.What's on offer:
    • Career development opportunities to pursue your passion.
    • An attractive remuneration package that recognises the skills and experience you will bring to the team.
    • A yearly performance bonus (variable) to reward your contributions.
    • Generous paid parental leave with 16 weeks for primary carer.
    • Make a difference in our local communities with paid employee volunteering hours.
    • Social and diversity focused engagement opportunities.What you can bring to the role:
      • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science or other relevant degree.
      • Qualifications and / or experience in technical aspects of hydrogeology would be well considered.
      • Well developed environmental management experience including significant background in water accounting and stewardship.
      • Previous experience in a heavy industrial, manufacturing, or regulatory environment.
      • Proven knowledge of, and experience in, relevant State and Commonwealth legislation relevant to the effective and sustainable management of surface and groundwater in industrial processes and waste management within an industrial setting.
      • Demonstrated ability to engage with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including senior management, technical professionals, and operational personnel at a senior level.
      • A high level of initiative and effective communication that excels working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams towards driving improvement outcomes.
      • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills, including interpretation of complex datasets.#LI-JR1#LI-HybridAbout the LocationAs an Alcoan you are part of a global team committed to advancing sustainability and delivering excellence and innovation. We invented the industry and today we are redefining what it means to be a sustainable aluminium company from mines to metal. Join in and become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. We believe in inclusion, diversity and enabling all employees to grow and develop their careers with us, where they can pursue their passions. The power is in your hands to shape the things that matter to us all.We are values led, vision driven and united by our purpose of transforming raw potential into real progress. -Our commitments to Inclusion, Diversity & Equity include providing trusting workplaces that are safe, respectful and inclusive of all individuals, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment and that our workplaces reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. -This is a place where you are empowered to do your best work, be your authentic self, and feel a true sense of belonging. Come join us and shape your career! -Your work. Your world. Shape them for the better. - 0:00 -/ - 1:04 About Us Shape your Career at Alcoa! As an Alcoan you are part of a global team committed to advancing sustainability and delivering excellence and innovation. As a values-based company, we Act with Integrity, Operate with Excellence, Care for People, and Lead with Courage.Join us and become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. We treat all people with dignity and we believe in inclusion, diversity and enabling all employees to grow and develop their careers with us, where they can pursue their passions. Discover the possibilities a career with Alcoa can have for you.Come shape your career with us! -
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