SMM Pogo
  • 14-Dec-2017 to 01-Feb-2018 (AKST)
  • Environmental
  • Fairbanks, AK, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time Salaried


Our Environmental Enginner manages environmental permits and projects, prepare and review proposals, and provide engineering services for Pogo Mine.  Perform data collection and reporting tasks to ensure permit compliance. Develop and manage investigations and environmental studies in response to changing conditions.


  • Manage environmental projects such as well installation, baseline studies, and remediation projects
  • Prepare requests for proposals, review proposals, and write financial expenditure documents.
  • Supervise contractors and consultants
  • Conduct engineer level field inspections (e.g. RTP, DSTF, SWPPP, SPCC), document observations, and prepare reports
  • Develop and maintain environmental drawings
  • Serve as senior technical expert for the Environmental Department. Ensure environmental monitoring and reporting requirements are met. Conduct compliance monitoring and quality control audits
  • Prepare agency reports and corporate reports
  • Maintain Environmental Data Management System (EDMS)
  • Manage and maintain environmental plans, including: Pogo Mine Monitoring Plan, Pogo Quality Assurance Plan, Pogo Reclamation and Closure Plan, Pogo DSTF Construction and Maintenance Plan, Pogo RTP Operating and Maintenance Plan, Stormwater Pollution Prevention and BMP Plan, and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plan
  • Lead in the management of the Environmental Program and represent the department at management meetings as needed
  • Lead Environmental Specialist(s) and assist them with compliance tasks



Responsible for managing:

Lead Environmental Specialist(s) when appropriate.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mining, Geologic, or Environmental Engineering or other related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES: Valid driver's license. Professional Engineer, Engineer In Training, Registered Environmental Manager, Registered Geologist, or other professional certification preferred. Current HazWoper certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE Five years work experience in the environmental (or similar) industry or as an environmental professional in natural resource development.   Prefer experience in Alaska and/or the mining industry.


SKILLS: Advanced 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 negotiation and persuasion skills. Demonstrated AutoCAD skills.

ABILITIES: Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision. Ability to work in a team environment. Proven ability to read, comprehend, and apply information from laws, regulations, permits, reports, technical specifications, material safety data sheets, publications, and other reference materials. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and work safely with a high regard for quality and environmental concerns. Ability to lead and facilitate meetings and make effective presentations to groups. Ability to motivate and supervise outside contractors and consultants.   Ability to create reports. Ability to develop and maintain environmental drawings.

KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of state and federal environmental laws, regulations, and permitting actions. Knowledge of engineering and permitting practices that relate to environmental matters. Thorough knowledge of the proposal process and contractor management preferred.

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