Title:  Environment & Sustainability Roles

Job Number:  19595

Sydney, AU

About John Holland

At John Holland, our purpose is simple – we transform lives with everything we do. We’ve always known that infrastructure is about people — our customers, our employees, and the communities in which we work every day. That’s our difference. Deep experience and capability with a genuine care about creating better lives for people along the way. Be part of the team that’s up for the challenge of transforming lives for good.


What is needed?
John Holland’s Rail & Transport division is currently constructing some of Australia’s most complex Rail projects along with pursuing several others. 
We are currently seeking expressions of interest from individuals working in the Environmental and Sustainability field. 


About You
This role will see you holding a degree qualification in Environmental Science, Sustainability, Engineering or a related field with previous experience in the Environmental or Sustainability field within the construction or heavy industry.


Other requirements:

  • Experience in the development and implementation of Environmental and Sustainability Management Systems
  • Understanding of incident investigations and reporting
  • Experience in developing and managing environment and sustainability data and reporting.
  • Familiarity with sustainability rating tools
  • Skill in quantitative and qualitative environmental risk assessment and development of risk controls.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of environmental and sustainability principles, frameworks and standards, such as ISO 14001, ISO 26000 and GRI.
  • Knowledge of environmental statutes and legislation
  • Training and facilitation experience in environmental activities
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy and quality, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.


Your work style

You will have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively and be able to foster effective working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders both internally and externally.
Your flexible and team-centric attitude, along with your high motivation to learn and adapt to a variety of challenges that extend beyond the technical, will see you succeed in the role. 

As part of the team, you can help us transform lives.
Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as we understand that different perspectives and ideas are critical to our long-term success. 
We want you to be with us for the long term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. 


What’s in it for you?
We’re about connecting your sense of purpose to ours. We understand that your career is one of the biggest ways to have an impact on the world. We also believe in supporting you as a whole person, not just an employee.
We reward and support our people in so many ways. This starts with being flexible about how different people like to work. From generous leave policies to wellbeing and relationship support, your needs sit at the heart of our employee benefits. 


We offer: 

  • Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice options. 
  • Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with super and up to an extra 18 weeks of super paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two extra days to prioritise your wellbeing. 
  • Career progression underpinned by our exciting pipeline of work means you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities. 
  • Learning and development opportunities where you’ll have access to emerging talent programs, building your career through clear career pathways, plus technical and leadership training and development opportunities. 


Inclusion, diversity and equity is part of how we work. We want everyone at John Holland to feel that they belong – that’s why we’re working hard every day to foster a more inclusive culture, backed by a business-wide inclusion strategy to bring about meaningful change. We’ve also got active employee resource groups that support our commitments including those around gender equality and reconciliation.
Flexible working that works for you as we know flexibility means different things to different people. Whether it’s flexi-hours, flexi-parenting, flexi-leave, flexi-shifts or flexi-work, we’re committed to helping our people work flexibly. 

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