Environmental Permitting Engineer (St. Clairsville)
- The Permitting Engineer will plan, direct and control all environmental permitting for multiple underground mines, surface mines, preparation plants, and refuse disposal facilities located in Pennsylvania and West Virginia to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and laws associated to the mining industry; including, but not limited to: federal SMCRA and CWA, and CAA. Coordinate with operations and management to ensure accurate and timely permit issuance. Direct, assemble, review and submit permit applications through the approval and issuance process. Coordinate with internal Departments for necessary permit items such as Land/Legal for leases, Mine Management for mine plans, etc. Develop working relationships and interface with appropriate contacts within the regulatory agencies. Update the company approved permit status tracking list for internal management review. Maintain internal permit files in hard copy form as well as digital files per management’s approved filing protocol. Provide regulatory guidance and estimated permit timing to the Production and Project Engineers. Direct and manage external consultants as needed. Includes management and development of budgets, requisitions, Purchase Orders and invoices. Provide support for environmental challenges in the field. Conduct other tasks and assist with projects as needed. Currently the primary location for the role is at company headquaters.
- BS Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or related field.
- 4+ years working in the Environmental regulatory field, either in operations or consulting services is preferred.
- Knowledge of mine permitting and onsite environmental requirements.
- A good work ethic and positive attitude.
- Strong organizational skills required.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
- Demonstrate leadership qualities.
- Requires the ability and skills to independently complete the preparation of permit applications, a working knowledge of regulatory requirements, interaction with regulatory agencies, consultants, and mine personnel.
- Good verbal and written communication skills required.
- Strong computer skills in the area of MS Office.
- A keen familiarity with PADEP, WVDEP, USACE Section 404, Federal and State 401 programs, and NPDES regulations.
- Strong background in AutoCAD/Carlson SurvCADD is preferred, but not required.
- Understand the major components of the permits, typical duration for performance and ability to tie them into a project schedule.
- Have a general understanding of surface water hydraulics and groundwater hydrology. Ability to run SEDCAD is a plus.
- Have a successful track record of accomplishments
Excellent wage and benefit package available, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription plans; Basic Life/ADD Insurance, Optional Term Life and Optional Accidental Life Insurance, Salary Continuation and Long Term Disability plans, 401 (k) plan with 3% employer matching contribution, vacation and holidays.