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Environment & Community Advisor - Projects

Location: Mudgee, NSW 2850

About the Business

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland.  Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Based on site at Moolarben Coal Operations and reporting to the Environment and Community Manager, this is a unique and challenging position where you will have the opportunity to learn and partner with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. The position will drive the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), a significant project contributing to operational success. Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the preparation of environmental studies and projects, including data collation, information review and document control,
  • Coordinate a variety of environmental fieldworks,
  • Contribute to internal and external regulatory reporting,
  • Assist with environment related training and development across the complex,
  • Employ your excellent interpersonal skills when liaising with internal and external stakeholders and co-ordinate works, and
  • Manage contractors and consultants from engagement to project completion.

Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science, Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience in a similar role within the resources industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders
  • Previous EIS and project management experience is beneficial


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Education Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

If you are a motivated E&C professional, interested in expanding your career, apply for this role by clicking the   Apply button!

This role is on a fixed term contract for 12 months. The successful applicant is expected to live within 100km of the mine. Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.