Environmental Manager


Environmental Manager


Short Description

Blue Chip Civils Contractor is recruiting for a qualified, experienced and passionate Environmental Manager for a Project in Hobart.


Bullet Points

  • Iconic Tasmanian project, exciting construction experience
  • Join a company with a fast growing portfolio of major projects
  • Excellent team culture where great work is recognised

Full Job Description

This company is a major engineering, construction, building and maintenance contractor operating throughout Australia, Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. 


Vision is to be a leader in the delivery of infrastructure, building and resource solutions.


Mission is to create opportunities for personal and professional development and create a positive outcome whilst optimising the positive legacy for the communities


Working at the forefront of the industry, they provide their people with a stimulating environment that challenges them to think laterally and excel even beyond their own expectations.  They equip, inspire and empower their people to be their very best, to learn through experience, and to help reach the highest standards across all areas of the business.


They value Safety and Care, Honesty and Integrity, Customer Focus, Working Together and Performance Excellence.


About the Project
This is an opportunity to join a once in a lifetime Tasmanian Project

You will be helping to shape Tasmania’s largest Infrastructure project while contributing to and growing with a highly motivated, multi disciplined and diverse Project Delivery Team.

  • High exposure Tasmanian Project
  • Passionate Team delivering best in class outcomes for the project and Tasmania
  • Build on your skills portfolio and share your enthusiasm, learnings and experience with others


Your Opportunity

Currently seeking applications from qualified and accredited environmental professionals in the position of Environmental Manager to assist the project team deliver an exciting and fast-paced construction project.  In this role you will provide advice and assistance to key stakeholders for the development, implementation, review and revision of environmental sections of the Project Execution Plan.


As Environmental Manager, you will be accountable for:   

  • Achieving system improvements with a focus on continual improvement reducing costs and increasing rating scores
  • Active contributions sharing knowledge to/from the project and promotion of the project environmental and sustainability outcomes
  • Obtaining relevant approvals for permits, permissions and approvals for access or works that affect the environment
  • Ensuring environmental legal compliance to project with environmental requirements
  • Reporting, investigating and implementing corrective and/or preventive actions resulting from identification of environmental hazards and incidents within the agreed timescale
  • Providing support to projects for environmental incident investigations, including reporting and close out of corrective actions
  • Ensuring the Project Specifications are met relating to environmental performance
  • Managing environmental costs
  • Monitoring progress with environmental and sustainability targets and inform the Project Manager where targets are not being met
  • Coordinating and participating in internal/external environmental audits when required
  • Managing and overseeing the work of direct reports  


To be successful in this role you will have:   

  • Tertiary qualifications in area of environmental science/engineering, natural resource management or related field
  • Infrastructure Sustainability Accredited Professional (ISAP) is highly desirable
  • GIS experience is highly desirable
  • Detailed knowledge and appreciation of current environmental issues in a construction environment including within the rail corridor
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to prepare high standard reports and documents
  • Self-sufficient, requiring limited supervision with focus on results.
  • Competent in use of MS Office, SharePoint, Team Binder


If you would like to work for a business that appreciates the unique capabilities and perspectives of each employee, and which values the safety and well-being of its people, please consider applying for this role