Lead, Environment

Closing Date: January 9, 2023

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Lead, Environment, the Lead, Environment is primarily responsible for project development activities related to the planning and coordination of environmental assessment studies, including: environmental data collection and analysis, ensuring the project is appropriately prepared to initiate and successfully complete a major regulatory approval process (EA/IA) and the permitting process for resuming construction of the access road. The role includes collaboration and multidisciplinary efforts with the Project Team to integrate environmental data and criteria into engineering study and design, mine planning, and design for closure.  Responsibilities include identification, management and mitigation of environmental and regulatory risk, leading continuous improvement efforts in environmental performance, and supporting the effort to ensure the project is appropriately prepared to successfully complete an EA/IA process.  


The position will be based out the Vancouver office, with travel between Smithers and Vancouver, local communities, and the Project site as required.

Located in Tahltan Territory in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation (Newmont) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck), is committed to advancing the asset towards a development decision with meaningful input from the Tahltan Nation and BC regulators. GCMC highly values its long-standing relationship with the Tahltan Nation, and continues to implement the 2006 Participation Agreement, including involving the Tahltan Nation in regulatory processes and review of environmental performance, and providing preferential contracting and employment opportunities.  Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development.  

More information on the Project is available at www.gcmc.ca.