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Environmental Superintendent

Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Tanami, NT, AU, 0872

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation


Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the world’s largest gold producers with assets on four continents including operations in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Founded in 1921 Newmont is the only gold company included in the S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500 and was the first gold company selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

Our Tanami Operations, 540km north-west of Alice Springs, are on Aboriginal freehold land, in the NT’s remote Tanami Desert. A fully equipped 1000-bed village, 40km from the mine, offers modern leisure facilities.

About The Role

You will lead the implementation of programs / initiatives and oversee systems within the area of environment in Newmont Tanami Operations’ (NTO’s) Sustainability and External Relations (S&ER) Department.

Some Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure all commitments in the Mining Management Plan (MMP) and associated documents, including regular reporting, are being tracked and met, and that systems are in place to achieve this.
  • Ensure all Northern Territory and Commonwealth regulatory commitments are being tracked and met, and that systems are in place to achieve this. 
  • Liaise with social responsibility staff to ensure compliance to Traditional Owner and Central Land Council (CLC) commitments;
  • Lead execution of annual environmental reporting programs
  • Develop and direct implementation of systems to manage hydrocarbons and chemicals,
  • Develop and direct implementation of systems to manage water quality and quantity, including transport, storage and use for operations as well as protection of natural sources
  • Identify and implement opportunities for waste minimisation and recycling
  • Ensure all sacred site clearance approvals and works are conducted as required.  Assist in the management of systems for the protection of sacred sites and significant flora and fauna, in liaison with social responsibility staff
  • Assist with development of closure and reclamation plan/s including identification of potential reclamation opportunities and closure risks
  • Support the regular and structured promotion and awareness of environmental aspects to NTO employees

Training, Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in related discipline with demonstrated practical related experience;
  • Demonstrated experience supervising and / or mentoring personnel
  • Sensitivity to and respect for communities and stakeholders
  • Current manual transmission Drivers Licence;
  • Experience in the resources industry is desirable.

Working Conditions

This role is offered on a Fly In Fly Out basis on an 8/6 Roster direct from Perth, Darwin, Brisbane or Alice Springs


What you will gain

Our employees enjoy a competive salary package including private health insurance and an annual performance based incentive.  Not only will you work in a dynamic and collaborative environment but you will also benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can offer.

Our Culture

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer that operates globally to a common set of safety, environmental and community relation standards that define expected performance for our operating sites.  Maintaining high standards for all of Newmont’s operations and measuring our performance against those global standards is an integral part of our current business practice and our long term goals.  Newmont is a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential.

Our Values

Newmont encourages workplace diversity.  Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from the Warlpiri People and other candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.  Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

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