Huriot — Environmental Technician at Nevada Copper

Environmental Technician

Nevada Copper

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Role Details

Nevada Copper (TSX:NCU) is a copper producer and owner of the Pumpkin Hollow copper project. Located in Yerington Nevada, USA, Pumpkin Hollow has substantial reserves and resources including copper, gold and silver. Its two fully permitted projects include the high-grade underground mine and processing facility, which is now in the production stage, and a large-scale open pit project, which is advancing towards feasibility status.

Purpose of the Position:

The Environmental Technician position is to ensure compliance with sampling and monitoring requirements of various permits and programs. The person will also be responsible for all aspects of day-to-day record keeping and management of environmental data. This position will interface with mine and mill operations personnel on a regular basis.


The Environmental Technician reports directly to the Environmental Manager.

Responsibilities and Duties: (Performance of these functions is the reason the job exists. Assigned job tasks/duties are not limited to the essential functions).

  • Collect environmental data and samples necessary for environmental compliance reporting

  • Use a variety of instruments and equipment to gather data and conduct monitoring

  • Conduct inspections required by various compliance programs

  • Ensure accurate documentation of sample collection data

  • Manage analytical data within the available database

  • Assist with training for site personnel, as needed

  • Safely perform other duties as assigned

    Health and Safety:

  • Ensure all safety procedures and regulatory guidelines are always followed

  • Participate in health and safety meetings as required

  • Conduct weekly safety interactions with personnel working onsite.


    The Environmental Technician must be technically proficient with the following:

  • Certificate in science/engineering or degree in science or related field preferred

  • Previous experience in hydrology data collection, databases, field instrumentation and electronics preferred

  • Strong safety behaviors including familiarity with and adherence to all U.S. Mining Regulatory agencies including Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) standards required


    The Environmental Technician must demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relations with others required

  • Strong computer skills including experience with PowerPoint, Word & Excel required

  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors throughout the year, with little supervision required

  • Ability to handle vehicles and navigate dirt roads making decisions to prevent property damage and safety events required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with various levels of employees required

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously required

  • Ability to drive results and ensure completion of time sensitive deadlines required

    Personal Attributes:

    The Environmental Technician must demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Build Trust and Respect

  • Commitment – Strive for excellence in yourself, Nevada Copper, and the community.

  • Alignment – Safely working together to successfully execute the business plan

  • Performance – Accountability at all levels in order to deliver quality results

    Physical and Mental Demands and Requirements:

    The Environmental Technician must be able to:

  • Periodically work in environmental extremes (i.e. hot or cold weather).

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

  • Sit for extended periods of time

  • Stay alert during periods of inactivity

  • Always wear all required personal protective equipment

  • Ability to regularly walk over uneven, sloped, rocky, wet or icy ground.

  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds consistently, and occasionally up to 70 pounds.

    Work Schedule and Personal Protective Equipment:

    The incumbent is expected to work a 40 hour/week schedule, primarily from Monday through Friday. Personal Protective Equipment required for the field work portion of this position includes, but is not limited to, hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed boots. All equipment must be MSHA approved as applicable.


    Nevada Copper has some of the best employees in the industry. To retain top talent, we offer some of the best benefits in the industry. Some of the benefits we offer are listed below.

  • Full Benefits Package

  • 401K

  • Competitive Compensation Package

  • Vacation and Holiday PTO

Nevada Copper provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Jan 06, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Yerington, Nevada
  • Salary: negotiable
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