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Environment and Approvals Advisor

Brisbane City

Cross River Rail is a new 10.2 kilometre rail line running from Dutton Park to Bowen Hills, which includes 5.9 kilometres of twin tunnels under the Brisbane River and CBD. It will deliver four new underground stations at Boggo Road, Woolloongabba, Albert Street and Roma Street and upgrades to Dutton Park and Exhibition stations. Cross River Rail will unlock the bottleneck at the core of the South East Queensland rail network, allowing more trains to run more often and integrating with new roads and bus services to enable a turn-up-and-go transport system for the whole region. It is a critical public transport infrastructure project which will improve our quality of life, help our economy keep growing, generate thousands of jobs, and activate urban development.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Primary Industry & Environment
Classification AO6
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/331567
Closing date 09-Dec-2019
Job duration
Contact person Mihir Patel
Contact details 07 3153 2682

The Environment and Approvals Advisor will provide environmental management and program support to the Environment & Approvals team to manage the project in line with the relevant environmental conditions and approvals.  This will include reviewing management plans and approvals, site surveillance and compliance management. 

Key responsibilties will include:

  • Assist with the implementation and management of all environmental obligations as outlined in the Outline Environmental Management Plan (OEMP)
  • Maintain the Project Approvals and Compliance Register to satisfy regulatory requirements
  • Assist in the development, implementation, identification of improvements and updating of the Environmental Management System
  • Identify improvements in the Environmental Management System
  • Review contractor reports against management plans
  • Assist in programming and scheduling environmental activities for all phases of the project
  • Develop and run project environmental induction as required
  • Assist in the procurement of environmental consultants or contractors
  • Compile and examine project environmental data for compliance reporting to the Chief Executive Office and the Office of the Coordinator-General
  • Prepare and coordinate internal and external correspondence and environmental reports
  • Undertake site inspections to determine compliance with environmental management requirements
  • Exercise professional judgement in identifying and executing necessary project tasks, prescribing methods of analysis, design and computation
  • Research literature and regulatory requirements relating to environmental and sustainability requirements.

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