Environmental Superintendent



First Quantum is a stable and reputable multinational mining company with 7 operating mines.

We are currently recruiting a high performance team for our Ravensthorpe Nickel Operation.

We are searching for dynamic people to join our small HR team.

We provide relocation support and rent-free housing in the picturesque town of Hopetoun, WA.

As Environmental Superintendent you will be required to perform the following duties:

  • Establish and maintain systems of work to ensure continuous compliance to licences and approvals relevant to the operation.
  • Scope and prepare documents such as Approval Applications, Environmental Management Plans, Annual Environment Reports and EMS Procedures
  • Supervise Environmental Technicians conducting the environmental monitoring program
  • Collate, interpret and report environmental data
  • Develop and implement rehabilitation and land management procedures.
  • Manage environmental contractors and consultants
  • Develop and deliver awareness and training programs
  • Represent the company when required
  • Align environmental management system to regulatory standards
  • Assist operational personnel to fulfil their environmental obligations and functions


  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering
  • 3+ years experience in a mining operations role
  • Experience and understanding of Mining Environment Legislation including statutory reports such as NGERS, NPI and AERs
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality documentation for Approval Applications, Environmental Management Plans and EMS
  • Knowledge and experience of Process Plant environmental aspects such as groundwater movement and air emissions
  • Knowledge and experience with GIS, preferable ArcGIS
  • Work organisation skills to ensure meeting tight deadlines and work unsupervised
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills

First Quantum recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age etc.

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