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Temporary Environmental Technician

Date:  Jun 11, 2021

Timmins, ON, 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.



They will be reporting to the Senior Environmental Compliance Coordinator.



To ensure compliance of all Porcupine property through sampling, monitoring and inspections of the operations as well as assistance with required government reporting.  This position incorporates several different sampling methods which includes groundwater, surface water, dust, soil, and air monitoring.  Visual inspections and monitoring of several operational and collection pond facilities is also required.

Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Being environmentally proactive during development of new projects and for the existing operations.  To maintain and promote a safe working atmosphere for employees, contractors and the public.
  • Promote and support the company’s Fatality Risk Management Program at the site level
  • Ensure that daily activities comply with company policy and standards.

Essential Duties


  • Regulatory Compliance of Existing Properties (3 operating and numerous closed sites)
  • Daily and weekly visual inspections of operations, recording water levels, compliance samples (Monitoring dam integrities).
  • Ensure the air, surface water, and groundwater monitoring programs (internal and compliance) are completed in an organized and timely fashion.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual reports for mine site, government and corporate office
  • Assist in updating all internet-based compliance databases (RISS, MEWS, HWIN, E2, WTRS, etc.)
  • Assist in managing hazardous and non-hazardous waste for disposal on and off Porcupine property
  • Assist in completion of compliance reports to the government agencies
  • Maintain proper logs of field data, prepare data for database entry
  • Assist in environmental training for all staff and contractors (waste management, spill response, etc.)
  • Maintenance and calibration of environmental sampling equipment


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

Training & Experience


  • Bachelor of Environmental Science or Diploma in Environmental Technology field
  • 1-2 years in the mining industry or related experience with comprehensive exposure to sampling, monitoring and compliance issues.
  • Effective communication and organization skills
  • Ability to interact with internal staff
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of projects and timelines to meet tight time restraints

Working Conditions


  • This position is located at the Dome, part of Newmont's Porcupine mine site near Timmins, ON.
  • Participation in emergency/spill on-call schedule is mandatory for this position
  • Sampling programs encompass a large physical area in the vicinity of the operation; there is a significant amount of travel time required. Operating a passenger vehicles, all-terrain vehicle, and boat is a requirement for this position
  • In this role, you can expect to work a 5x2 schedule.

Please enter Job Number 13482  to submit your application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  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. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.