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Environmental/Sustainability Specialist - Brisbane

Job Summary

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and South East Asia.


Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.


Macmahon is currently seeking an experienced Environmental/Sustainability Specialist to join the Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) team in Brisbane on a 12 month maximum term contract. Reporting to the General Manager – HSEQ, this position will focus on developing Macmahon’s strategic plan to improve sustainability performance.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing guidance and advice to the Executive Leadership Team;
  • Reviewing audit results and addressing any non-conformance;
  • Drafting the Company’s sustainability report;
  • External stakeholder engagement regarding environmental matters;
  • Driving increased understanding and awareness of the sustainability drivers to improve the Company’s ESG rating;
  • Developing the Company’s strategic plan to address sustainability drivers; and
  • Identifying areas of opportunity that assist Macmahon in becoming a leading mining contractor in environmental sustainability 


The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor Degree in Safety, Health, Environment or similar;
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar position within a mining environment;
  • Excellent working knowledge of statutory requirements and regulations;
  • Strong literacy skills combined with the ability to produce professional, technical reports and presentations;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; and
  • A demonstrated ability to engage clients, workforce and stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes

Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop.