Reporting to the Manager/Director, Social, Environmental, and Regulatory Affairs (SERA), the Senior Lead, Environment is primarily responsible for the Project’s environmental effect assessment (EA) studies, water stewardship approach, climate change strategy, and design for closure.
The Senior Lead, Environment will provide professional leadership for project development activities related to planning and implementation of the environmental program, including:
- Ensuring that the Project is appropriately prepared to initiate a major regulatory approval process (EA/IA) in the provision of appropriate environmental dataset and completion of required studies.
- Planning and overseeing the execution of environmental studies and modelling to successfully meet the Project’s environmental objectives, and support the amendment of the Project’s Environmental Assessment and existing permits to resume access construction and Project development.
- Leading continuous improvement efforts in the Project’s environmental stewardship, climate change strategy, and design for closure, through a collaborative and multidisciplinary integration of environmental sciences, engineering study and design, mine planning, and the incorporation of Tahltan Knowledge and values.
The position will be based out of either the Smithers office (preferred) or 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.