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Environmental Engineer I, II, III

Kearny, Arizona, US
Closing date
Jul 4, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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Location: Ray Mine
Current # Open: 1
Employee Type: Salary


Support the Environmental Engineering Manager with administering policies and programs related to environmental compliance for Ray Operations. Under the direction of the Environmental Manager, the Environmental Engineer will conduct and communicate the results of environmental inspections, tests, analysis, and observations. The environmental engineer must have a strong aptitude for evaluating results of collected data and observations and communicate to the Environmental Department team. The environmental engineer will conduct data analysis, prepare reports, and draft language for compliance reporting. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Solid and Hazardous Wastes
    • Site inspection - drum waste, landfills, dumpsters, hazardous waste generation sites
    • Schedule and assist with off-site waste shipments
    • Preparation of EPA or ADEQ reports
    • Investigate and report spills to Environmental Engineering Manager
  • Title V Air Quality Permits
    • Support the Environmental Engineering Manager with compliance with Title V Permits. Conduct inspections and prepare reports required by the regulatory agencies
  • Surface & Ground Water Permits
    • Collect, prepare, and deliver water samples to laboratory according to guidance in AZPDES/APP permits
    • Conduct inspections to ensure functionality of BMPs and BADCT.
    • Maintain access database and prepare tables and graphs to generate reports
    • Draft reports for Environmental Manager
  • Drinking Water
    • Collect samples as directed by Environmental Manager to ensure safe drinking water
Other duties
  • Maintain Environmental Department files and records.
  • Maintain plans: Emergency Response Plan, SPCC, Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan, Pollution Prevention Plan, SWPPP, Hazmat Security Plan.
  • Interface regularly with environmental inspectors, and handle follow up actions from compliance inspections.
  • Duties described above are a sampling of duties that will be required of the Environmental Engineer
  • Experience with environmental sampling and analysis or monitoring.
  • Familiarity with federal, state, and local environmental laws, administrative regulations, codes and permits.
  • Must be able to manage time effectively and set priorities.
  • Excellent computer skills to include proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Must have valid driver's license.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to effectively present information to management.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to solicit input from other employees.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Knowledge of mining and leaching processes desired.
  • Knowledge of land use regulations and permitting processes desired.
  • A Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, environmental sciences or related field required. Relevant experience may be considered.
  • Bachelor's degree or (2) years of environmental experience required for Engineer I
  • Minimum three (3) years of environmental experience required for Engineer II
  • Minimum three (5) years of environmental experience required for Engineer III
  • EPA Method 9 certification required.
  • Grade 1 or 2 Water Distribution System Operator certification desirable.
  • Forty (40) hour HAZMAT/HAZWOPER certification desirable.
A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low-cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage and 401(k) plan with company match.

The Ray mine is located 64 miles southeast of Phoenix and 70 miles northeast of Tucson. We have a robust carpool / vanpool program and encourage employees to participate. Employees save more than 50% of their commuting costs while reading, sleeping or just enjoying the view.

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