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Environmental Engineer II or III Waste Management

088499 Requisition #
Position Description:

Nevada Gold Mines (NGM) is looking for an Environmental Engineer II or III Waste Management to join the Carlin Environmental team.  The successful candidate will ensure that all legal and other compliance obligations related to the mine site waste program are achieved.   

  • Overall accountability for ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations related to hazardous and non - hazardous waste streams

  • Evaluation of field, operational and analytical data to assist in determining waste stream characterization

  • Oversee operational area inspections to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements including accompanying regulatory inspectors on periodic mine site inspections 

  • Coordinating waste shipments with transporters and disposal facilities and ensuring all required documentation is completed

  • Maintaining accurate records (including operations and inspection logs) related to chemical inventories and shipments of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes  

  • Preparing and submitting clear and concise regulatory agency reports and other required documentation

  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of leading environmental metrics to track waste and energy consumption

  • Interfacing with regulatory agencies regarding hazardous materials and waste stream management

  • Collection and evaluation of data for Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) as well as Corporate Sustainability reporting

  • Lead and develop junior staff, as assigned

  • Coordinate program related training of NGM employees, business partners and visitors

  • Responsible for periodic, after hours on-call response to environmental incidents, as needed

  • This position requires the ability to regularly walk over uneven, sloped, rocky, wet or icy ground and the ability to lift 40 or more pounds consistently and safely 

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in physical or biological science, natural resources management, environmental science/engineering, chemical engineering or mining engineering required
  • Five to seven (5-7) years of experience in hazardous and non - hazardous waste management in a highly regulated industrial environment or mining and mineral processing industry required
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to understand and apply government regulations related to hazardous materials and wastes including but not limited to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Toxic Release Inventory Reporting (TRI) and Landfill Management required
  • Inspection experience associated with hazardous materials handling and labeling, in addition to, technical expertise understanding processes which can produce hazardous wastes and hazardous pollutants (air, land, water) required
  • Ability to influence others and work within a team environment required
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills required
  • Understanding of ISO 14001-2015 and Environmental Management Systems preferred
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Training Certificate preferred

What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues are vast
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across NGM locations
  • NGM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 
About Nevada Gold Mines

NGM is the largest single gold mining complex globally with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining thereby creating wealth for our owners, our people and the host communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to: maintain and grow industry-leading margins (driven by innovation and agile business practices); manage our portfolio and allocate capital with discipline and rigor; leverage our distinctive partnership culture to create a competitive advantage; and, be the employer of choice within the mining sector. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent and seek out fresh perspectives and challenge ourselves to think differently as we continue to transform NGM into a global leader in the mining industry.


Nevada Gold Mines is an integrated gold mining operation that combines Newmont-Goldcorp and Barrick properties in Nevada, employing a total of 7,000 employees and several thousand business partners. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods and ore processing technologies that include Autoclaves, Roasters and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities.


Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history. NGM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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