Environmental Approvals Specialist


About this role: Environmental Approvals Specialist

About this role: Environmental Approvals Specialist

Opportunity for an Environmental Approvals Specialist to join a global leader in the mining and resources sector, supporting Part IV approvals for the company’s WA Operations Capital Program. The role is critical to ensure fit-for-purpose primary project approvals can be delivered without delays to current operations. The role will involve working closely with the Regional Approvals Manager as well as project and site stakeholders to progress approval requirements.

Key responsibilities to include:

  • Prepare Part IV and EPBC approval documents, management plans and environmental offsets strategies.
  • Manage approvals strategy, studies and schedule for Part IV and EPBC approvals.
  • Develop scope of works for environmental studies, monitor consultants’ delivery and review technical documents.
  • Provide support to Regional Approvals Manager and Global Project Approvals Manager with regulatory and community stakeholder engagement.
  • Support other secondary approvals, such as Part V EP Act Approvals.



  • Substantial experience working in environmental project approvals and impact assessments.
  • Excellent knowledge of Part IV approvals, in line with the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
  • Strong business focus and an ability to understand business needs and translate into requirements.
  • Ability to strategically align methodology for internal and external approvals to avoid delays.
  • Strong influencing, negotiating, liaising, business acumen and follow up skills.



  • Join a global leader in the mining and resources sector
  • Perth based, SOR location with flexibility to work 1 day from home
  • 8-hour days, 40-hour week, Monday to Friday
  • 18 months+ duration, expected to be extended
  • Paying up to $94/hr + super

Join the Brunel Family

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Join the Brunel Family

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Application process

We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.

After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.

During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.

After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.

Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Julie Rice is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Julie Rice
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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