Environment Advisor - Assurance
- Based in Brisbane, QLD
- Mega-Project Exposure - Iconic Inland Rail Program
- Permanent Position
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) plays a critical role in the national transport supply chain and in the overall economic development of Australia. Managing and operating more than 8,500 km of track in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland, makes ARTC one of Australia's largest rail network owners.
The Australian Government selected ARTC to deliver the Inland Rail Program, a leading edge, career defining infrastructure project which is set to enhance supply chains and complete the backbone of the sustainable national freight network between Brisbane to Melbourne. Comprising 13 individual projects and spanning more than 1,700 km, Inland Rail is the largest freight rail infrastructure project in Australia and one of the most significant infrastructure projects in the world. More information relating to the project can be found here: http://inlandrail. com.au.
About the Position
The role of the Environment Advisor - Assurance will be to to support the Senior Environmental Advisor – Assurance in the ongoing development and successful implementation of the Inland Rail Program Environmental Assurance program in line with the Inland Rail Environmental Compliance Principles.
- Support the Senior Environmental Advisor – Assurance with ongoing development and implementation of compliance, EMS and audit schedule in consultation with stakeholders.
- Lead, manage and participate in internal and external environmental audits where required.
- Prepare strategies, plans and reports on audit outcomes and audit schedule compliance for senior management and key stakeholders.
- Build and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders across the Program and ARTC greater business, such as ARTC Corporate Services and Safety, Interstate and Hunter Valley business units.
- Establishment of relationships with external stakeholders regarding a variety of subject matters and consultants to facilitate and create structured environmental compliance assessments, environmental audits, management plans, strategies, policies and procedures for the Inland Rail project as required.
- Collaborate with the EMS Team in the implementation and monitoring of the EMS, including for development of audit plans and reports.
- Develop and maintain regular reporting from the EMS on agreed audit metrics to provide information for IR business monitoring and improvement.
- Where requested, assist with preparation and implementation of compliance deliverables to meet compliance requirements across the Program.
- Where requested, ensure the EMS remains up to date with the latest data and information and maintain regular audits and quality checks of the EMS.
- Where requested, provide support with communicating lessons learnt from environmental incidents, potential non compliances and audits across the Program to ensure continuous improvement.
- Where requested, participate in ICAM investigations into potential environmental incidents and non-compliances across the IR Program.
To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate:
- Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science / Engineering or an environmentally related discipline.
- Demonstrated experience in undertaking multi-discipline Environmental Audits and Assessments.
- Experience in delivery of an environmental audit program.
- Demonstrated ability to work within teams and with senior management, to help maintain support for implementation of the audit schedule.
- Knowledge of emerging trends, key benchmarks and statutory and regulatory requirements to inform best practice and value management outcomes.
- High level of personal organisational, written communication and project management skills.
- Strong literacy with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and customised software packages.
- Ability to work autonomously.
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