Environmental Mine Engineer (Assoc/Mid

Location: Point of Rocks WY Posted Date: March 12, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 639283700 Careermine Job Id: 1838200
General Purpose

Ensures timely and effective compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations. Provides accurate designs, analysis, and project engineering for surface and underground mine environmental engineering and compliance projects. Assumes lead technical responsibility for ground water and surface water hydrology, waste management, SPCC, construction permit applications, and other areas as assigned. Initiates and maintains positive and effective relations with environmental regulatory agencies and mine site personnel.


Responsibilities for the Associate Engineer include:
  • Write text for permits, revisions, term renewals, and annual reports. Answer agency review comments. Read and interpret regulations and write permit language that meets regulatory requirements. Write permit language for cost effective compliance based on negotiation and consultation with regulatory agency staff and mine personnel. Oversee and review the work of technical consultants that prepare permit and annual report sections.
  • Oversee monthly WDEQ inspections. Responsible for regulatory compliance with WYPDES and stormwater permits and SPCC plans . Coordinate compliance with design engineer and operations personnel.
  • Support construction projects by obtaining air quality construction permits, water quality construction permits, other construction permits.
  • Prepare surface and ground water hydrology annual report. Provide engineering support to mine dewatering projects.
  • Sediment and holding pond design as required.
  • Characterize wastes, manage waste storage and removal from mine site.
  • Research laws, regulations, guidelines, agency policies for permitting issues.
  • Assist in coordinating and monitoring work of external consultants, contractors and regulators.

Requirements of the Associate Engineer include:
  • B.S. degree in Engineering.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of mine operations, mine engineering and/or engineering experience.
  • Experience in mine permitting, mine regulatory compliance, environmental project engineering preferred.
  • Strong technical writing, document preparation, and organizational skills are required.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and AutoCAD is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills are essential. Ability to steer team effort toward completion of common goal. Ability to accomplish work through influence. Attention to detail.
  • Commitment to safety and corporate stewardship.
  • Advocacy for corporate vision, values and governance.
  • Ability to build consensus to solve problems and produce results.
  • Focus on productivity, cost savings and cost control.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to simultaneously and effectively work on multiple projects.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Must be a motivated self-starter.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organization.
  • Shares information and ideas with the team and practices open, clear and timely communications.

In addition, the requirements for the mid-level Engineer position include:
  • Minimum two years of mining, mine engineering, and/or engineering experience at a professional level with progressively increasing responsibility.
  • Experience in mining environment strongly preferred
  • Professional engineering certification.
Additional Information

Req Id: 83070

Company Code: :

Primary Location: Point of Rocks

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 74,000.00 - 100,000

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Career Segment: Environmental Engineering, Hydrology, Construction, Engineer, Air Quality, Engineering, Science