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Environmental Consultant (Mining) – Reference HMEC

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Environmental management services and legal advisory services provider.

PURPOSE/MAIN JOB FUNCTION

Our client is looking for an experienced Environmental Consultant to join their team. As a Consultant in their Environmental Services Division, you will play a pivotal role in providing expert advice and guidance on environmental issues to their clients, mainly within the mining industry.

You will be responsible for undertaking a broad spectrum of environmental consulting work, including EIAs, IWUL applications, environmental auditing and compliance monitoring, assessment of environmental impacts, environmental risk assessments, development of mitigation strategies and ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and policies.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take responsibility to initiate and complete environmental and social legislative processes to obtain relevant authorisations (Environmental Impact Assessments, Water Use Licencing, Waste Management Licences, etc.).
  • Work in close collaboration with environmental specialists from other disciplines.
  • Compile and write the required reports and other supporting documents for submission to clients and relevant authorities.
  • Conducting environmental compliance auditing.
  • Serving as an Environmental Control Officer.
  • Undertaking site visits.
  • Client liaison.
  • Undertake Public Participation Processes.
  • Mentoring and guiding junior environmental scientists.
  • Implementing GIS and mapping.
  • Reporting progress on deliverables in accordance with project schedules.
  • Assisting with project management functions, including developing project schedules, invoicing, budget management, and proposal development.

Critical Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science or similar;
  • Professional registration (EAPASA, SACNASP)
  • Post graduate degree in Environmental Management (beneficial);
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience within the Environmental Consulting Sector
  • Proven experience and a good understanding of environmental authorisation processes;
  • Experience in managing projects and budgets

Computer/Tech Literacy

Proficient in MS Office, including MS Excel & MS Word;

Knowledge of GIS systems and modelling software (Global Mapper) – beneficial

Excellent report writing and presentation skills.

Remuneration

R35k-R45k pm flexible

Open to commuting from JHB

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