Environmental / Regulatory Advisor

Vacancy number • PUB408448

Brunel Australasia is partnering with one of the worlds leading energy companies to source an experienced Environmental / Regulatory Advisor to work in their Melbourne CBD office.

About this role

As an Environmental/Regulatory Advisor you will be the single point of contact for all environmental and regulatory matters. You will coordinate and oversee environmental and regulatory programs, ensuring compliance through all project phases from engineering to commissioning. This role is pivotal in integrating environmental, socioeconomic, and health standards into project designs and implementation plans.
Responsibilities – To include but are not limited too:

  • Collaborate with consultants and Project Team (PT) on Emergency Support Group (ESHIA) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) preparations.
  • Develop and implement the Regulatory Compliance Plan and EMP.
  • Assist the Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) Manager in supporting Environmental & Regulatory (E&R) activities.
  • Obtain and track project permits, licenses, and approvals.
  • Interface with design and execution teams to integrate environmental, socioeconomic, and health requirements.
  • Provide input for cost and schedule estimates related to regulatory compliance and ESHIA.
  • Recommend and oversee the implementation of environmental, socioeconomic, and health mitigation measures.
  • Ensure EPC contractors develop acceptable E&R plans.
  • Review EPC contractor E&R plans for comprehensiveness and acceptability.
  • Guide PT and EPC contractors on regulatory compliance and E&R performance.
  • Develop and implement EMP performance monitoring procedures.
  • Coordinate EMP implementation with Site Construction Managers.
  • Conduct inspections of EPC Contractors' sites for compliance.
  • Investigate and report E&R compliance initiatives and non-compliance situations.
  • Prepare internal and external E&R compliance stewardship reports.
  • Coordinate technical experts for specific E&R tasks.
  • Oversee communications between field locations and the Project SHE Manager.
  • Lead and participate in E&R performance training sessions.


  • University degree in Natural or Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Social Sciences, Engineering, or related field.
  • Experience in environmental, socioeconomic, and health fields, preferably in construction or extractive industries.
  • Knowledge of external project financing and specific country regulations is desirable.
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills; familiarity with in-country languages is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, supervisory talents, and ability to work positively in a team.


  • Role is based in Docklands, VIC
  • Mon - Fri
  • $125 p/h incl super
  • Working within a global company
  • Initially a 12 month contract
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Professional Team

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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, trade and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating locally since 1997, 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 45 countries, 120 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.

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