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Golder Associates Principal Environmental Consultant - Mining and Extractive Industry (Consents & Statutory focus) in Richmond, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Principal Environmental Consultant: Mining and Extractive Industries (Consents & Statutory) to join our Consultant team on a full-time basis based in Melbourne .

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Develop new business opportunities and focus on expanding opportunities and relationships with key clients to provide multi-disciplinary technical service offerings, particularly within the quarrying and local mining markets.

  • Manage and undertake Planning and Environmental assessments, Planning and Environmental approvals, permitting and compliance for clients’ projects.

  • Manage complex planning, environmental and statutory approvals including coordinating internal and external specialists to deliver successful outcomes for clients.

  • Lead negotiations on behalf of the client with Regulatory Authorities including Councils and agencies.

  • Strengthen Golder’s environmental and planning services through proactive business development activities and be recognised as a leading expert in the planning / approvals / permitting area.

  • Guide participate in and support stakeholder engagement activities.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Manufacturing, Extractive Industry or Engineering (Desirable); or Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Planning or similar related discipline

  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental planning, permitting and regulatory approvals (particularly DEDJTR approvals)

  • Knowledge and understanding of the environmental and planning issues affecting extractive industry and mining

  • Client focused with good interpersonal skills and collaborative working approach

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices worldwide, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Title: Principal Environmental Consultant - Mining and Extractive Industry (Consents & Statutory focus)

Location: AUS-Richmond

Requisition ID: 19002887