Environmental Engineer

Westmoreland - Absaloka Mine, United States of America, United States of America
Sep 12, 2022
Oct 12, 2022
Req #23

Under the general direction of the Engineering Manager, the Environmental Engineer will coordinate the groundwater and surface water hydrologic monitoring and reporting as required by the company's mining permits and coordinate the company's air quality permits. The Engineer will also provide necessary support for mining permit applications and approval.


A BS degree in Civil, Mining or Environmental Engineering is required. Minimum of 5 years in mining or related experience is preferred. Experience in database and computer programs, such as AutoCAD, SurvCADD, Word, Access and Excel, is required.

Knowledge of surface coal mining methods, operating procedures and economics is preferred. Knowledge of engineering requirements of permit applications and appropriate state and federal laws/regulations is also preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state regulations and laws governing surface and groundwater is required.

The successful candidate will be able to work in a team atmosphere, both as a team leader and a team member; have strong analytical and evaluative problem solving skills; be able to prepare, monitor, and maintain project schedules; and effectively communicate with contemporaries, professionals in other departments, consultants/contractors, and management.

Ability to obtain MSHA pond inspector certification, and EPA opacity certification within 12 months of hire.

Valid Driver's License with a good driving record


Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires constant data input for extended periods of time without leaving the work area. Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports. Requires mobility sufficient to travel.

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