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Environment Lead

  • LocationChatswood, NSW 2067
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 11 hours ago
    Never published
  • Job no: M8MFQ
  • Category: Asset Lifecycle
  • Part Time Job Share - 2.5 days per week - 12 month term role
  • Genuine Work / Life Balance
  • Chatswood Location

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

About us

We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

To enable this growth, we are commencing one of Australia’s biggest water programs. This is being implemented through the most dynamic delivery framework of our generation - Partnering for Success (P4S).

Long term stability brings a pathway for future talent to join the team. Promoting partnerships across the value chain aims to build an environment where change and innovation can thrive, in a safe, open, inclusive and diverse workplace. Our commercial agreements are adapting to support this change. In an Australian first, Sydney Water is adopting the NEC4 form of contract.  This suite of contracts brings plain English and a collaborative way of working right up front in the relationship with suppliers, contractors and consultants. Particularly for project and maintenance works, this is a new way of working and doing business for Sydney Water and the supply chain.

The P4S Environment Lead is part of a regionally integrated, yet centre led, project services function that sits at the heart of ensuring Sydney Water delivers cost effective outcomes that our customers value: whilst ensuring environmental standards and regulatory requirements are upheld. At a more detailed level, the Environment Lead is embedded within an integrated regional team to implement and ensure consistency, accuracy and efficiency of the Sydney Water Environment Management System, program and processes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensures integrated regional team compliance with all environmental systems, processes, plans and procedures whilst undertaking capital projects and operational maintenance works; embedded within an integrated regional team to implement and ensure consistency, accuracy and efficiency of the Sydney Water Environment Management System, program and processes;
  • Assist in the implementation of the Sydney Water Environmental Management system, policies and procedures;
  • Supports the identification, development and delivery of environmental awareness and educational programs;
  • Review Construction Environment Management Plans (CEMP) to ensure compliance to the SW Environmental Impact Assessment;
  • Conduct internal audits ensuring non-conformances are understood and corrective/preventative actions are completed; and
  • Highlight potential issues with key stakeholders and the Project Managers, continually seeking practical ways to mitigate environmental risks and improve the quality and accuracy of environmental performance. 

 About you

A close attention to detail is required, to ensure environmental support is provided in a professional and timely manner. The role also provides high quality environmental standards and compliance input to project teams for business case development, budget estimating, project cost planning and delivery tendering. Working alongside the Safety and Quality Leads, supported by the Construction Supervisors, the Environment Lead ensures Environmental Management System Compliance at all stages of works development and execution. This entails engaging in the development of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) as part of project planning, plus supporting the project managers by reviewing and approving the RDC Construction Environment Management Plans (CEMP) to for compliance to the EIA.

The role must also maintain an up to date knowledge of environmental legislation to serve as a key Centre of Excellence professional advisor. With a key focus on environmental excellence, the position also supports the identification, development and delivery of environmental awareness and educational programs.  The P4S Environment Lead must also highlight potential issues with key stakeholders and the Project Managers, continually seeking practical ways to mitigate environmental risks and improve the quality and accuracy of environmental performance. Where incidents have occurred, the role will also ensure effective regulatory reporting is undertaken; whilst also supporting teams in the field to implement immediate, mid and long-term remedial actions. As part of this, a requirement will be to conduct incident investigations, providing root cause analysis and development of recommendations for improvements and interventions.

Closing date: Sunday 5 December 2021

Please see the position description for the roles full accountabilities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact recruitment@sydneywater.com.au. Sydney Water welcomes you to apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. The successful completion of a Criminal History Check and Medical Assessment form part of the application process. Please advise if you require any adjustments to actively participate in the application and recruitment process. We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

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