RESPONSIBILITIES/JOB DUTIES: reports to Superintendent, Environmental Permitting

  • Responsible for all requirements in the mine’s Water Pollution Control Permit (WPCP)
  • Compile and submit reports required by company management and regulatory agencies
  • Plan, organize, implement, monitor, evaluate and support all environmental projects on the mine.
  • Interface with regulatory and other governmental representatives as required
  • Provide leadership in the execution of regulatory compliance activities for various programs, including but not limited to Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Environmental Emissions Inventory (Nevada Class II air permit requirements)
  • Monitor performance reports for trends and conditions and take corrective action to reduce or eliminate problems.
  • Ensure compliance of environmental, health, and safety regulations by identifying and analyzing problems, then finalizing suggestions and recommendations for improvements to mine management.
  • Support all mine compliance processes as required by state, federal and local agencies.
  • Determines and assesses environmental risk and develops regulatory documentation of results
  • Performs hazardous waste site inspections and recommends appropriate action to management in compliance with regulations
  • Reviews and develops appropriate recommendations regarding planned expansion, modification or closure of facilities which affect environmental discharges, emissions, and hazardous materials
  • Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment
  • Contributes to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for environmental systems and issues
  • Provides leadership to less experienced engineers and technicians
  • Investigate accidents, near misses or problem areas and recommend future preventive measures including alternative methods or fixtures to alleviate hazards.
  • Performs other duties as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years of engineering experience in environmental management, including project management experience Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (such as Environmental, Civil, Chemical, Agriculture, Mining, Metallurgical, Geological or similar Engineering discipline Special Skills and/or Knowledge Required:

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Strong Health, Safety and Environmental background
  • Strong organizational skills

Special Equipment/Computer Knowledge Required:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Mine sight software
  • AutoCAD



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