Hycroft Mining Corporation is a US-based gold and silver mining company, which operates its wholly owned Hycroft open pit, gold and silver mine located near Winnemucca, Nevada.
The Environmental Engineer is to perform a variety of technical work associated with the development of reports and applications in support of permitting projects. Completes tasks assigned by the Vice President, Environmental & Corporate Affairs. Supports environmental regulatory compliance, including audits, inspections, and reporting.
Some of the day-to-day responsibilities include:
Collect and manage required environmental samples and data for compliance.
Conduct weekly and quarterly environmental inspections (i.e. waste and storm water inspection)
Obtain, update and maintain plans, permits and standard operating procedures
Analyze lab data, do quality-control checks, enter data in Monitor Pro 5 environmental database
Must have good working relationship with all other departments and consultants hired to provide services to Hycroft.
Prepare quarterly water pollution control permit reports
Help conduct quarterly and annual environmental training
Prepare training plans and conduct training for employees, contractors and visitors to the mine site.
Support the mine site with future permitting projects
Ability to be on call and respond to site for environmental incidents if needed.
Potable Water Certification and water sampling is a plus
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science required
Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills required
Strong organizational skills required
One (1) - two (2) years’ experience working at an operating mine preferred
Air Quality experience with Class II Operating Permit and Class I Mercury Operating Permit preferred
Water sampling experience preferred
Hazwoper, RCRA and DOT certifications for waste inspections and disposals preferred.
Ability to lift 40 pounds, walk on uneven, sloped, wet and icy grounds consistently and safely.
Expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment as needed in active mining areas.
As an employee of Hycroft Mining you will get a Great competitive benefits package including: