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Senior Environmental Engineer, Air Quality (2)

088498 Requisition #
Position Description:

Nevada Gold Mines (NGM) is looking for a Senior Environmental Engineer to join the Carlin Environmental team.  The successful candidate will ensure that all legal and other compliance obligations of the mine are achieved with regards to air quality programs and permits.

  • Ensure all legal and other compliance/permitting obligations associated with the Title V Air Permit, Mercury Operating Permit, Federal MACT regulations are achieved
  • Oversee maintenance of existing air compliance systems and the development of new systems
  • Communicate with regulatory agency personnel, site managers, corporate resources, legal counsel and other interested stakeholders
  • Manage business partners as needed to complete permit applications and work with agency personnel to obtain approval of permit modifications
  • Manage the stack testing program from schedule coordination with the stack testing company, through review and submittal of the report to appropriate regulatory agencies
  • Act in a customer service role to ensure Operations personnel understand air permit obligations and participate in air permitting decisions
  • Provide or assist with training NGM employees, contractors and others
  • Oversee inspections of mine operations to ensure permit compliance and accompany regulatory inspectors on periodic inspections of the mine site
  • Completing the State Fire Marshal (EPCRA Tier II) Report
  • Complete specific assignments outside the field of sampling and monitoring as defined by the Environmental Manager
  • Ensure compliance with ISO 14001:2015 standards
  • Manage junior staff members
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science or related field required
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of direct experience in environmental compliance with a minimum of (3) years in a mining environment, including regulatory agency interactions required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Title V air permitting regulations required
  • Previous supervisory experience required
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously required
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to perform essential responsibilities of the position required
  • Experience in other environmental media (water, waste management, lands etc.) preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of permitting processes relative to NDEP and BLM preferred
  • Familiarity with compliance systems and ISO 14001:2015 preferred.
What we can Offer You 
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Agile Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • 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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