Environmental - Air and Water Pollution, Environmental - Quality, Environmental - Wastewater, Environmental Engineering
Seeking a subject matter expert in air quality and emissions management with experience in land management, biodiversity and closure programs
Permanent staff role offering competitive salary, benefits and continued career progression
Join this Global mining organization who fosters a culture of inclusion
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources to maximise value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.
We are looking for a Principal Advisor - Environment to oversee planning and project execution of Boron’s air quality, land management, biodiversity and closure programs. The role continuously interacts with regulators, non-governmental organizations, community leaders, and key Boron personnel.
Rio Tinto Borates operates globally providing borates to world markets. Recognised as a leader in the industrial minerals industry due to product quality, supply reliability and technical support; we are proud to make modern life work. From our location in Boron, California we supply refined borates which are key ingredients in fiberglass, glass, ceramics, fertilisers, wood preservatives and many other products.
What the role entails
Due to the extensive air permitting requirements at Rio Tinto Borates California operations, this Principal Advisor - Environment is heavily focussed on air quality and emissions management but also includes oversight of our land management, biodiversity and closure programs.
This role is a great opportunity to support Rio Tinto Borates environmental team members in the development innovative project management solutions based on extensive stakeholder engagement.
Reporting to the Environmental Manager for Rio Tinto Borates, you will be:
Proactively working on problems of a complex scope where evaluation of contributing factors requires the analysis of situations or data
Seeking out all resources when selecting methods and techniques for obtaining problem resolutions
Writing, reviewing, and editing technical environmental reports
Acting independently and proactively to determine and administer methods and procedures for problem resolution
Flagging potential conflicts, by addressing the concern before it becomes a problem
To succeed in this role, you will have:
B.S. in Environmental Science, or equivalent program
Master's degree (MS) will be highly regarded
A high level of communication skills including the ability to make presentations to company, public and professional groups
Extensive experience and knowledge in managing air quality and emissions programs including working knowledge of air quality regulations and requirements (preferably Californian requirements), including Title V requirements
A detailed knowledge of other environmental management principles, a working knowledge of laws and regulations associated with land use, biodiversity and closure, and a working knowledge of plant taxonomy and plant restoration ecology (preferably Californian State legislation).
To be successful in this role you will bring your strong institutional knowledge of operations, environmental regulations, reclamation, product stewardship, internal and external stakeholders, air quality management, ecosystem management, and land use management skills.
Additionally, the Principal Advisor - Environment role requires a strong understanding of standards, policies and strategies as they relate to air, land, and biodiversity.
This opportunity offers inclusion, contribution and development within one of our most important business team, that of Environmental.
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About Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto is one of the world's leading mining and exploration companies. We find, mine and process the earth's mineral resources - metals and minerals essential for making thousands of everyday products that meet society's needs and contribute to improved living standards.
Our activities span the world with production from every continent. Our products include aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy products, gold, industrial minerals and iron ore.