Environmental Technician – 986112

Welcome to Newmont! 

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters.  

Our Brucejack operation is now recruiting for an Environmental Technician with a competitive base salary between $75,000- $85,000 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

The job purpose is to support Newcrest’s Environmental Department in working to fulfill the achievement of Brucejack Mine regulatory authorizations and legislated environmental requirements by taking a proactive role in identifying, mitigating, and resolving potential environmental concerns. 

This position’s primary focus is on field related tasks. Under the direction of the Principal, Environment and Environmental Superintendent/Coordinator, this position uses sound scientific protocols and procedures to implement the aforementioned programs, as well as other mine authorizations requirements. 

The role will provide support for environmental monitoring and reporting activities and will be primarily field based with the majority of the time spent in the field.


Demonstrate absolute commitment and leadership in providing a safe working environment by:

  • Supporting the Safety Management System ensuring a safety-first work culture.
  • Ensuring adequate pro-active monitoring to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Taking a proactive risk management approach to departmental tasks (i.e., recognise, analyse, respond to ensure risks are at an acceptable level).
  • Ensure standard work procedures and safe systems of work are understood and adhered to with absolute compliance – monitor and report all non-compliance.
  • Participating in site safety initiatives, including being an advocate for NewSafe behaviours in the team.
  • Conduct FCCCs in accordance with agreed targets.
  • Close out CHESS incidents and actions within the required timeframe.


Demonstrate technical and operational excellence in:

  • Surface and ground water quality sampling.
  • Preparing and shipping samples to laboratories.
  • Authoring and/or support technical reporting to relevant regulatory and stakeholder bodies.
  • Uploading data to Environment Compliance and Commitment Registries.
  • Entering data into the Environmental compliance database (EQuIS – water database),
  • Co-ordinating and leading business partners and their activities in your area when required.
  • Co-ordinating and administering relevant environmental projects and studies when required.
  • Promoting and leading the implementation of the Environmental Standards and Environmental Policy within the workplace.
  • Conducting environmental inspections in the field.
  • Assisting and leading departments in the field clean-up activities.


Demonstrate the highest professional and ethical standards ensuring all actions are transparent and in accordance with company policy and values by:

  • Working as part of a team; contributing to departmental outcomes and support to team members to understand how they add value to the business.
  • Supporting teams in developing technical knowledge and skills
  • Ensuring cooperation with other departments to achieve uniformity of policy application across the site and meet Company objectives.
  • Effectively communicating to ensure all personnel understand relevant operational plans, goals, critical path and key milestones, risks and opportunities.
  • Ensuring a high-performance team culture (build trust, healthy conflict, commitment, accountability, team results).
  • Openly supporting Company policy regardless of personal views.

Planning & Scheduling

  • Provide input into monthly, quarterly, and annual planning.
  • Ensure sampling schedule is maintained and implemented.
  • Ensure internal environmental inspections are scheduled, completed, and documented.
  • Supporting other departmental objectives and duties as required.

What we offer: 

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.     

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:  

  • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site  
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications  
  • Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program 
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities    

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  

About You:

Position requirements include, but are not limited to: 

  • Technical Diploma in environmental science or related field.
  • B.Sc. in environmental sciences or related field is an asset.
  • 1 to 3 years of environmental sampling and environmental monitoring experience.
  • 1 to 3 years of groundwater and surface water sampling experience.
  • Experience working in an industrial setting, including directing equipment operators and other personnel to implement measures required for environmental protection is an asset. Prior experience working at a remote mining operation is an asset.
  • Strong field skills in a remote environment is an asset. These include knowledge and experience conducting work in avalanche terrain; knowledge and experience working in Swiftwater and mountain lake environments; and operation of off-road equipment including motorized boats, snowmobiles, quads, and 4×4 pick-up trucks.
  • Working knowledge of Canadian federal and provincial (British Columbia) environmental regulatory requirements is an asset.
  • Attention to detail and proficiency with computers, particularly database management and interpretation, is an important asset.
  • Excellent communication, conflict resolution, time management and organizational skills are an asset, while being able to show strong interpersonal and teamwork capabilities.
  • Good analytical, problem-solving, and technical writing skills are an asset.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain a valid class 5 drivers license with a clean abstract.

Additional Information

  • Able to work at remote location (camp) on a 13 days on/13 days off rotation plus 2 travel days.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening and testing.
  • Be able to maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts.
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions.
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team.

Our Commitment to You 

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.  

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.