Environmental Superintendent

at Nevada Gold Mines
Location Carlin
Date Posted July 22, 2021


Nevada Gold Mines is seeking to hire an Environmental Superintendent for the Carlin mining operation. This position will oversee day-to-day environmental compliance and conformance with the ISO 14001 certified Environmental Management System. Additional responsibilities include leading and developing the Environmental staff to build highly efficient and effective teams.At Nevada Gold Mines, our vision is to be the world's most valued gold mining business by finding, developing, and operating the best assets with the best people.Responsibilities:Actively manage environmental programs and compliance, including overseeing the collection of data necessary, to ensure accurate and timely environmental reporting to site management and regulatory agencies.Communicate with all Site Divisions and Departments to ensure alignment on environmental program requirements and support upcoming operational projects.Communicate with government agencies, at a local and state level, on environmental compliance matters. Lead a team of senior and junior level professionals; develop staff by setting and maintaining high standards of performance, ensuring quality deliverables, and providing opportunities for growth.Assure compliance with company and site-specific policies, standards, procedures, and objectives associated with site processes, initiatives, and projects and recommend new policies or procedures, if necessary.Assist in the development of guidance material and programs to support the implementation of Nevada Gold Mine's Environmental Management System and associated ISO 14001:2015 standard.Develop audit protocols and coordinate internal and third-party audits to confirm compliance with all legal and other requirements.Prepare, or supervise the preparation of, environmental reports, including observations, analyses of contaminants, and recommendations for control and correction of environmental impacts as needed, that are submitted to local, state, and federal regulatory agencies and to Nevada Gold Mines and Barrick Leadership.Provide support on the management of key environmental issues such as water and waste management, hydrology, air quality, biodiversity, reclamation and closure, and contractor management.Participate in or lead major environmental incident investigations and assist with the development and tracking of remedial action plans.Gather, interpret, and organize the information required by environmental permits and other regulatory requirements.Track permit renewals, regulatory proposals, and pending legislation, and changing company direction.Prepare recommendations for upper management on the implementation of new environmental systems, procedures, or organizational changes; andConduct operational effectiveness reviews to ensure environmental compliance.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline such as Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Biology, or Geology requiredMinimum of ten (10) years demonstrated environmental experience requiredMinimum three (3) years supervisory experience requiredMining experience preferredAbility to firmly and assertively present Nevada Gold Mines' environmental management philosophy both internally and publicly requiredPossess a sound understanding of company environmental policies and objectives, a sense of personal responsibility, and the ability to identify and convey to others the appropriate urgency of environmental matters requiredAbility to act in a proactive manner, anticipate problems, and solve existing problems within the context of operational requirements and environmental legal constraints requiredAbility to listen to opinions and formulate recommendations in a confident and constructive manner requiredExhibit solid intellectual capability including strong knowledge of environmental issues within the minerals industry and a mature and level-headed approach to business required

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