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Environmental Coordinator - Technical Lead

Company: Newcrest Red Chris Mining Ltd.
Location : Dease Lake,BC
Company Profile

Newcrest Mining Limited, a global mining company and Australia’s largest gold producer has recently expanded its footprint into British Columbia as the operator of a Joint Venture company, Newcrest Red Chris Mining Limited.

Job Description

ENVIRONMENTAL COORDINATOR – TECHNICAL LEAD
Newcrest Red Chris Mining Limited has an opportunity for an Environmental Coordinator, Technical Lead within the Environment Department. This position is for work at our mine located 80 km south of Dease Lake, BC in Tahltan traditional territory.  The successful applicant will be required to work and stay in camp during their shift rotation. We offer a number of designated flight marshalling points within BC.  Qualified applicants from local communities are encouraged to apply.

The Environmental Coordinator, Technical Lead takes a holistic scientific approach to environmental protection, implementing permitted commitments with respect to routine monitoring and reporting. Successful applicants will be able to apply their expertise toward understanding of environmental risk, and support adaptive planning and mitigating risk in accordance with regulatory authorizations and industry best practices. The position offers the unique rewards and challenges of working in complex earth and ecologic systems with the additional support and mentorship of a diverse team of qualified professionals.

Responsibilities
• Implement routine monitoring program with the primary objective of maintaining compliance with permit commitments and MDMER regulation
• Data management, analysis, and interpretation
• Trigger response, adaptive management support
• Technical project management (e.g. aquatic effects studies, metal leaching and acid rock drainage characterization and management, aquatic or terrestrial wildlife effects studies, etc.); onsite field program coordination, acting as liaison to Technical Consultant QPs. Contribute to technical documents and management plans.
• Review, revise and implement environmental department standard operating procedures
• Permit deliverable project planning & delivery (i.e. support QPs in completion of annual summer lakes monitoring, trace metals monitoring program, one-time Se research programs, etc.)
• Environmental mine planning and monitoring (e.g. soils reclamation monitoring, revegetation research and monitoring)

 

Qualifications and Experience
• Designation or articling membership for one of the following regulated professional organizations: P.Ag or A.Ag (BC Institute for Agrology); RPBio (College of Applied Biology BC); similar professional designations considered.
• BSc Required; MSc in ecology, aquatic biology, environmental toxicology, or other related field strongly preferred.
• Formal training or experience in fisheries management a plus.
• 5 years experience in an Environmental Technician OR 2 years experience in an Environmental Coordinator role in mining or similar heavy industry
• Aptitude for critical thought and scientific data interpretation
You must have working rights in Canada to apply for this role.