Environmental Superintendent

Date:  May 19, 2023

Rouyn-Noranda, QC, CA (Canada)

Newmont  is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont  is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont  was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


Eleonore Mine site

About the role

The environmental superintendent oversees the environmental team. They coordinate the team’s activities to ensure that environmental standards and requirements are enforced in all site operations. The superintendent plays an advisory role with other departments.

Key Responsabilities include:

  • Develop and coordinate the implementation of environmental policies and programs for the entire site.
  • Ensure the development and coordination of environmental activities.
  • Maintain good relationships with government agencies, represent the company in government inspections, be available for emergency assignments.
  • Advise and support supervisors on environmental stewardship.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the environmental management system.
  • Develop, promote and maintain the organization’s environmental programs.
  • Ensure that all Newmont Éléonore employees and contractors receive environmental training.
  • Ensure compliance of permits and approvals issued by the team.
  • Organize, plan and coordinate environmental emergencies drills.

Key Responsabilities (continued)

  • Ensure that environmental incidents are reported and investigated and that recommendations are made and implemented to prevent similar events from happening again.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of results and the means used to achieve them.
  • Solve problems related to their sector of activity and recommend measures to improve the department’s productivity.
  • Manage staff, evaluate work performance and oversee employee development in the Environment Department.
  • Produce and present reports.
  • Manage the Environment Department’s operating costs.
  • Know, follow and support company rules and policies, particularly regarding health and safety.
  • Help implement and maintain Newmont standards and coordinate activities in their sector.
  • Perform all other tasks relevant to the position.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of science (environmental engineering, biology, geology, other)
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in the environmental field and at least two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role
  • Bilingual (French and English)

Skills & Competencies

  • Leadership and strategic vision
  • Ability to work with others in a multicultural environment
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage and develop employees
  • Adaptability

Working Conditions

  • Eleonore mine site (Fly-in, Fly-out)
  • Schedule: 8 days of work followed by 6 days of rest, 4 days of work followed by 3 days of rest




If you are interested, please send us your resume via the company website at www.newmont.com by June 9th, 2023.


We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, we will only contact those selected for an interview. 


As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 


Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required or recommended for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries.  If you are offered this position and the position entails international travel, you will need to comply with these requirements.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  Newmont may update its vaccination requirements, at any time, in its sole discretion.