Environmental Coordinator

McEwen Mining


The Gold Bar Mine is located 35 miles northwest of Eureka, Nevada. The property has seen historic mining from 1988 to 1994 by Atlas Precious Metals Inc. McEwen Mining Inc. acquired the property and began active exploration in 2011. The current project consists of an open pit mining operation delivering ore to a crushed heap leach with solution being processed through an ADR plant and refinery.

Job Description

To establish and drive an internal culture of compliance through effective planning and communication of expectations and permitting requirements. The  Environmental Coordinator will oversee reporting, training, and the monitoring of environmental compliance to company policies and standards, permits and best practices.

Roles and Responsibilities

Provide operational input into budgets for the Section
Develop maintain monthly, quarterly, and annual planning of permitting, licencing, fees, compliance issues, etc
Coordinate and/or conduct audits and inspections as required
Prepare and submit permitting applications
Coordinate environmental compliance, permitting, and training
Maintain the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative
Participate in educational meetings and workshops to instruct employees regarding environmental permitting requirements
Maintain the records that feed the Environmental dashboarding system
Evaluate accidents/incidents relating to their effect on environment, determine proper response or escalation
Conduct monthly, weekly, and daily sampling as required for compliance
Maintain the SDS database
Develop practices and procedures around monitoring and reporting of biological activities, hazardous waste, and air and water data
Maintain the MonitorPro database
Collect data for the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) and maintain database for reporting purposes
Visit Tonkin Springs care and maintenance site (environment closure) once per week to carry out necessary actions and reporting
Participate in staff meetings and safety meetings
Carry out routine administration and reporting
Skills and Abilities

Interpersonal skills
Communication skills
Level-appropriate problem-solving skills
Report writing skills
Effective meeting skills
Time management and prioritizing skills
Administrative and organizing skills

Bachelor’s Degree in Earth Sciences / Environmental Sciences or related field
Min 5+ yrs experience – in a mining or similar environment preferred
Advanced knowledge of State and Federal Regulations and NEPA, RCRA
Knowledge of NEPA and ISO 14001 would be preferred
Knowledge of company policy and procedures
Knowledge of HSEQ standards and requirements relevant to this area of work
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and computer- based systems and software related to this role
Valid driver’s licence
Physical Demands

Climbing ladders/stairs, walking over uneven ground
Moderate to heavy lifting
Bend, stoop kneel, stand for long periods of time, and sit for long periods of time
Required to hear heavy- and light-duty equipment traffic signals

Here at McEwen Mining Inc. our employees are what keep our business going. Part of how we keep our employees going are by offering some of the best benefits in the industry. Some of them are outlined below:

Medical, Dental, and Vision
401k with company match
Life Insurance

To apply for this job email your details to jjakobiak@mcewenmining.com