- 07-Jul-2014 to 05-Sep-2014 (AKST)
- AK, USA
- Full Time Salaried
This recruitment is open until filled. Incumbent will be expected to relocate to Fairbanks, Alaska and relocation allowance will be offered.
Manage Environmental Program in compliance with Local, State and Federal regulations, site permits, and Pogo's environmental policy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Participate in developing Pogo's policy, strategic plans, and long-term goals.
• Manage and develop department staff. Provide guidance and direction, mentor personnel, oversee hiring processes, coordinate training of personnel, perform performance management functions, and manage disciplinary processes. Ensure staff have the resources and expertise to effectively provide the services required.
• Develop department's annual budget and ensure cost effective business practices.
• Communicate with local, state, and federal agencies. Maintain rapport. Report and explain non-compliance and mitigation measures. Advise management as to appropriate action to be taken.
• Oversee preparation and submission of permit applications for expansion of project, permit renewals, and permit modifications. Approach negotiations with input from Operations, site monitoring data and research literature and legal counsel as needed.
• Ensure that all monitoring and reporting requirements are met. Advise staff of permit and regulation changes as they occur.
• Develop and implement site Environmental Management System conformant to ISO14001.
Responsible for managing:
One Senior Environmental Coordinator responsible for implementing programs and procedures to ensure environmental compliance, and for developing environmental plans.
One Environmental Coordinator responsible for assisting with the implementation of programs and procedures to ensure environmental compliance, and assisting with the development of environmental plans.
One Environmental Specialist responsible for conducting environmental compliance monitoring activities and inspections.
One Environmental Technician responsible for performing technical functions.
One Environmental Engineer responsible for managing environmental projects, preparing and reviewing proposals, and providing engineering services.
Second line supervisor for:
Incinerator Operators – 2 positions
Light duty pickup truck, computer, printer, copier, scanner, and sampling equipment such as pH, temperature, TDS, Conductivity meters, small generator, and well pumps.
UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS
A rotation schedule consisting of four days working and three days off at a remote campsite. Extreme conditions, including but not limited to changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise from low to high decibels, varying degrees of light and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area.
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies, Biology, Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology or other related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:
Valid driver's license. Registered Environmental Manager, Registered Geologist, or other professional certification preferred.
Fifteen years progressively responsible relevant work experience, with ten of these years in a management role. Experience in the mining industry preferred.
Excellent critical thinking skills and problem solving skills. Strong planning and organizational skills. Effective written, verbal, and communication skills to satisfy training, safety, and electronic message transmission policies of the company. Demonstrated computer skills in Windows environment with experience in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Advanced persuasion and negotiation skills.
Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision, ability to work in a team environment and adapt to changing priorities. Proven ability to read, comprehend, and apply information from laws, regulations, permits, reports, technical specifications, material safety data sheets and publications. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and work safely with a high regard for quality and environmental concerns. Ability to manage and facilitate meetings and make effective presentations to groups. Ability to set and manage budgets. Ability to manage and motivate employees.
Advanced knowledge of state and federal environmental laws, regulations and permits. Expert level knowledge of environmental monitoring, reporting, and auditing requirements and procedures.
Accommodations: Requires staying at the company provided camp during the work rotation. Camp facilities provide dining service, game room, exercise & weight room, sauna, and dorm room having phone, internet & cable tv.
Transportation: Transportation is provided to the Mine Site.
Benefits: Competitive wages, Gold Bonus, Safety Bonus, Medical, Dental, Vacation, Long Term Disability, 401(k), sick & vacation leave including paid holidays.
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