Senior Technical Environment Advisor (Vps Sts)

West Gate Tunnel Project

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 4/16/2021

The West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (WGTP MTIA) is responsible for the management of the WGTP on behalf of the Victorian Government. The WGTP will directly link the West Gate Freeway to the Port, CityLink and the city via twin tunnels under Yarraville, a new crossing of the Maribyrnong River and an elevated road above Footscray Road. It will provide a much-needed alternative to the West Gate Bridge and reduce travel time, improve freight access to the Port of Melbourne and remove thousands of trucks from residential roads. 6,000 jobs will be created, and the project will deliver an approximate $11 billion boost to Victoria's economy. Public Private Partnership contracts to build and operate the project were signed in December 2017.

About the role

  • Exciting opportunity to join the West Gate Tunnel Project
  • Be part of a high performing team
  • City Shaping Major Transport project

The West Gate Tunnel Project, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (WGTP MTIA) has an opportunity for an experienced Senior Technical Environment Advisor to join the Planning and Property team on the West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP).


The Senior Technical Environment Advisor is responsible for providing subject matter expertise and leadership that will assist in the management of legislative compliance, mitigation planning and environmental performance.

This position will be responsible for the provision of specialist technical environmental advice, thought leadership and collaboration in the delivery of a wide array of matters, including environmental requirements, duties and compliance. You will be able to lead the resolution of complex environmental issues, interpret environmental monitoring data and provide strategic advice and clarification on legislative requirements and industry best practice to senior management, project teams and other stakeholders.

A key requirement of this position is the implementation and delivery of the State's general environmental duties and contractual obligations.

How to apply

Applications including a cover letter and resume are to be submitted online by visiting www.careers.vic.gov.au. Individual responses to the Key Selection Criteria are not required. Your cover letter should include a summary taking into account the KSC as a whole and why you are interested in the role. All documents should be attached as a Microsoft Office Word document.

WGTP MTIA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The WGTP MTIA offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Piers McComas, Deputy Director Planning and Environment on 03 9938 0509.

Applications close 11.59pm – 19 April 2021.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://jobs.bigbuild.vic.gov.au/job/15515547