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Environmental Representative - Legacy Sites (Nevada)

Date: Jul 17, 2019

Location: Elko, NV, US, 89801

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation


Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.



Ensures legacy site site compliance with environmental permits and plans. Responsible for inspections, audits, preparing reports and permit applications, and regulator and community relationships. Manages environmental projects across 6 to 9 Legacy/Closure sites in NV, CA, and MT. Peers include Engineer Senior II.



  • Are you passionate about the environment?
  • Do you want to work in an inclusive global company?
  • Do you have experience working in mining reclamation in compliance with environmental obligations and permits?
  • Would you like to put your strong communication skills to use with developing mine closure plans, supply chain management, inspections, audits, preparing reports and permit applications, and interacting with regulators and other external partners on environmental and closure matters?

This position drives legacy and closure sites to final permanent closure in accordance to agreements with regulators and external stakeholders.

Essential Duties


  • Complete environmental inspections and audits, and maintain records for documenting compliance with regulatory statutes and company governance.
  • Prepare environmental compliance reports and review reports completed by junior staff.
  • Coordinate environmental programs, procedures, compliance, permitting, training, and closure activities with legacy site operations teams.
  • Develop and execute closure strategies subject to collaboration with senior management.
  • Prepare permit applications, modifications and renewals and federal environmental impacts statements.
  • Evaluate environmental accidents and incidents and figure out response or escalation route. Partner in developing, implementing and monitoring the resulting action plan.
  • Engage with environmental regulators, government agencies, and other partners on environmental topics within the portfolio of sites.
  • Lead large environmental projects in legacy sites.
  • Manage contractors and consultants doing work on environmental initiatives or with impacts on environmental performance.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related field preferred.
  • Deep understanding of State and Federal Environmental Regulations and NEPA, RCRA, ISO 14001 preferred


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Mining or extraction industry experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Technical report writing skills.
  • Problem Solver with strong team leadership skills.
  • Consistent track record of successful relationship building and ability to influence regulators and partners.
  • A focus on continuous improvement with a strong ability to stay organized and prioritize, especially in a high pressure, detail oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely while following applicable safety regulations and procedures.
Working Conditions


  • Based in Elko, NV you will support reclamation sites in Alaska, Arizona, California, Montana, Nevada, and Utah.
  • Approximately 25% of your time will be in the field with possible exposure to harsh winter/summer weather conditions, chemical, mine waste, and wildlife.
  • You will be required to travel and assist domestic legacy sites with the possibility of consultation with international legacy sites.
  • Working in this environment, you shall be available to travel as necessary - this may include flying as a passenger in helicopters and small aircraft.


To learn more about Newmont visit us at:

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

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