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McEwen Mining-Environmental Technician-Matheson

CDSSAB - ES -Cochrane

Full-Time • Cochrane Region

Reporting directly to the Environmental Coordinator, the Environmental Technician is responsible for
safely performing field and administrative tasks associated with the compliance and monitoring
programs implemented at the McEwen Ontario Black Fox Mine and Mill site. They must be a committed
team player with a strong knowledge of and dedication to safety and production methods. Other duties
will be assigned as per operational needs.

The list of duties and responsibilities below is not exclusive or exhaustive, and the employee will be
required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position. All
employees are required to be professional, cooperative, and flexible in line with the requirements of
the position.

  • Operational Planning & Technical Execution
  • Conduct environmental monitoring for surface water, storm water, wastewater,
  • groundwater, seepage water, receiving water and streams, waste, soil, air sampling programs
  • as required.
  • Conduct regular inspections of site in accordance with monitoring programs and report
  • any issues to the environmental coordinator.
  • Respond to spills in consultation with environmental coordinator and site personnel.
  • Ensure hazardous and non-hazardous waste is managed for proper disposal as per O.Reg.
  • 347.
  • Maintain inventory of sampling equipment and materials sufficient for conducting required
  • monitoring programs.
  • Operate and maintain water treatment system, which includes management of water levels,
  • chemical dosing, and in-house monitoring.
  • Operation of canoe/boat, ATVs, snowmobile, and work on and near open water.
  • General Administration and Controls
  • Evaluate field and laboratory data to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Compilation and analysis of analytical data and communication of results to the
  • environmental coordinator
  • Compilation of internal and regulatory reports for review and submission by the
  • environmental coordinator.
  • Management of environmental databases and ensuring verifications are completed for
  • compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Ensure spill kits are adequately stocked for mitigation of spills.
  • Assist in compiling data for internal management and corporate requests.

Qualifications and Skills Requirement:

  • Demonstrated ability to work safely.
  • College Diploma for Environmental Technician or similar
  • Related experience with water quality monitoring is an asset.
  • Experience using canoe, ATV's, snowmobiles is an asset.
  • Self-motivated person, with a positive attitude and possesses strong organizational and time
  • management skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate that they can work well with others and alone.
  • Excellent communications skills, as well as competency in computer applications, such as:
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word
  • Experience in a Mine, Mill, or other industrial setting an asset.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Ability to be adaptable to office environment (sitting, typing, stairs) as well as outdoor climates.
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) experience is an asset.
  • Surface mining environments - ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions- occasional
  • underground environment.

Diversity and Inclusion
McEwen is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible, and
rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse
workforce which reflects the diversity of our communities, in which we live and work.

To apply for this position please email your resume to:
To find out more information about McEwen mining please visit us at:
McEwen thanks all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the
recruitment process will be contacted.

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Job Expires: 2024-05-28

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