First listed on: 03 April 2019

Water Specialist - Brisbane Corporate Office



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Anglo American is a global diversified mining business and our products are the essential ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the metals and minerals to meet the growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. With our people at the heart of our business, we use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

As a responsible miner – of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

We strive to create an inclusive environment for all employees. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for all vacant positions.

Water Specialist – Brisbane Corporate Office

Reporting to the Environment Manager, the Water Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing the water strategy across all operations at Anglo American Metallurgical Coal (Met Coal) and managing associated water-related projects.  This will require the analysis of risks and opportunities at each operation/complex and the identification and application of industry-best practices. You will ensure Met Coal’s compliance against Anglo American Group Technical Standards (GTS) and government legislative requirements.

You will contribute to the continuous improvement of environmental performance at Met Coal by assisting with audits of the environmental management system and assisting in the implementation of improvement projects outside of the water specialty.

Key requirements:

  • Significant Environmental experience in Resources or Mining (preferably Coal) as it relates to water management;
  • Experience developing and implementing solutions to complex environmental issues and facilitating continuous improvement in water management and operational performance.  
  • Experience in preparing Environmental Management Plans relating to water issues.
  • Complex analysis of environmental monitoring data and reporting of findings.
  • Participating in environmental audits and incident investigations.
  • Communication and reporting of water related data.
  • Experience devising water management strategies in the Resources sector

You will possess Tertiary Qualifications in Surface Water Engineering or Water Specialist discipline. Post-graduate qualifications with a Water Speciality would be considered favourably.

This is a full-time position (Monday-Friday) based in Anglo American’s Brisbane Corporate Office, conveniently located in the Brisbane CBD and close to public transport and amenities. In return for your commitment, an attractive salary package and exceptional career development opportunities with one of the world’s leading mining companies is on offer.

To apply online visit  and quote the relevant reference number

Ref No: 729206

Applications close 16TH April 2019

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date – applications may also close before this date.

Anglo American’s Metallurgical Coal Business does not accept applications from Recruitment Agencies


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