Environmental Superintendent - Improvement and Projects

Last updated 2 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.

About the opportunity

We are excited to invite a passionate, improvement-focused Environmental professional to join our centralized team based at Alcoa’s Huntly Bauxite Mine. As the Environmental Superintendent – Improvements and Projects, you will be leading a small team accountable for environmental improvement projects and supporting WA mining projects and site operations across our Huntly and Willowdale Bauxite Mine sites. Work Monday to Friday each week, with one Leisure Day off every four weeks, drive in and out from site daily, and return to the luxury of your home each night!

This is a busy yet rewarding role with a variety of focuses identified in the environmental strategic and annual plans, including engaging relevant stakeholders, presenting business cases and creating and executing projects to schedule. Support for WA mining projects includes being the environmental lead, ensuring environmental responsibilities, standards and objectives are achieved and supporting government submissions via the Senior Environmental Scientist – Approvals, Compliance and EMS.

About you

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (minimum bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field)

  • Excellent organisational skills and a self-driven approach to work

  • Previous experience in an environmental improvement project environment including development of business cases and engaging with multiple stakeholders to achieve outcomes through influencing others

  • Previous leadership experience will be highly regarded.

Alcoa's mining operations are located within State Forest in the Darling Range. Alcoa’s strategic objective to maintain access for mining requires identification of risks, implementation of risk management and improvement initiatives and demonstration of environmental performance, with particular focus on catchment protection, rehabilitation of mining areas, environmental conservation and compliance with legislation.

The Environmental Superintendent – Improvements and Projects is a key role in the sustaining operations in relation to the above challenges.

Why Alcoa?

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do.

At Alcoa we strive to create an inclusive workplace where employees can bring their whole selves to work regardless of their background. We know it starts and finishes with you, which is why our value ‘care for people’ is so important to us. It ensures not only your physical safety but also provides an inclusive and welcoming workplace for people from all walks of life, encouraging diversity of thought from each and every person.

We embrace change, new ideas and promote a culture of respect and equal opportunity. Our employment programs, underpinned by diversity and equality, continue to be recognised and rewarded. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women and LGBTIQ+ job seekers.

As an Alcoa employee, you will embark on growth opportunities and can truly make a difference being part of an organisation that respects and considers flexibility whilst empowering you with stimulating and challenging work.

Flexible work arrangements may be considered, please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

What’s on offer?

  • Excellent remuneration package

  • Monthly Leisure Day

  • Benefits allowance

  • Performance related bonus (variable)

  • Industry leading superannuation

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Novated car lease scheme

  • Industry leading parental leave scheme

  • Paid volunteer time

  • Employee groups including the Social Club, Alcoa Women’s Network and EAGLE (Employees at Alcoa for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Equality)

Applications close
Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.

Additional information

  • You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

  • This position is available only to permanent Australian residents or applicants who hold the relevant Visa with authority to work in Australia. Please ensure this information is clearly stated on your application.