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Enviromental Specialist

Company: Capstone Mining J
Location: Miami
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

We offer Competitive Pay, Great Benefits, and Opportunities for Growth.

Pinto Valley Mining Corporation (PVMC), a subsidiary of Capstone Mining, is a global leader in metal mining and processing, focused on Copper and Molybdenum production.

As a member of the PVMC team, you will have the opportunity to work for a company that places its highest priorities on supporting its people and the communities where they live, protecting the environment, and providing safe and secure working conditions.

Located just outside the Phoenix metro area, at PVMC you will enjoy working in a collaborative and diverse team environment with training, development, and career growth opportunities. We live by our values; Work Responsibly, Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence, and Deliver Results.


About the Role

The purpose of this position is to ensure regulatory requirements of permits and obligations associated with air, water, waste, hazardous materials and wildlife programs. Provide technical assistance and represent company environmental interests to management, employees, governmental/regulatory personnel, and others on matters regarding compliance, permitting and reporting. Research, analyze, prepare, and/or approve information that may include, but is not limited to air quality, water quality rules, regulations, codes, and standards. Provide oversight of documentation of compliance with the various permits, plans, and commitments. Assist Environmental Superintendent in information requests and preparation of charts and graphs to identify trends and summarize data.


Who We are Looking For

Are you a highly motivated individual with a commitment to the safety and well-being of your fellow employees? Do you consistently look for ways to improve yourself and others? Are you committed to living the Capstone Values? If so, then you are the kind of person that we are looking for.



Work in compliance with all Pinto Valley Mine and MSHA safety guidelines and procedures

Work in compliance with all Pinto Valley Mine Standard Operating Procedures

Ensure that employees and contractors are competent to execute the tasks / jobs assigned


  • Prepares / reviews in submitting reports to regulatory agencies. Including, but not limited to the Annual Emissions Inventory, FORM R, SMRF, DMR, APP Annual Report and AZPDES Annual Report.
  • Utilizes Monitor Pro and CMO database systems for managing data, compliance requirements and environmental reporting.
  • Works with corporate to develop and implement sustainability goals including energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reductions, water conservation, recycling, green purchasing practices, etc. Quantifies and tracks performance of sustainability goals and reports results to leadership.


  • Develops procedures and plans for environmental activities and permitted equipment as required by permits and regulations.


  • Conducts environmental audits to ensure compliance with various environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews requests and reports regarding new chemicals, facility changes and projects that have the potential to impact environmental compliance. Approves or makes recommendations for alternatives as needed.
  • Informs leadership regarding potential violations, areas of potential risk and other environmental concerns that may impact the facility.


  • Collects field samples and data using scientific principles and approved methodologies.


  • Develops and provides training to facility staff regarding environmental topics.


  • Supports compliance with environmental programs including HazCom, Waste, SPCC, Air Quality, AZPDES, MSGP, and APP.
  • Prepares permit modification applications.
  • Maintains knowledge of current and updated regulations to ensure that the facility continues to operate compliantly.


  • Maintains DOT, HAZWOPER and RCRA certification as required by regulation.
  • Maintains Method 9 certification for visual opacity monitoring of stacks (recertify every 6 months as required by regulation).
  • Maintains ADEQ Certified Operator for water and wastewater (Optional).


  • Behaves in a way that demonstrates support of Capstone's Vision and Values: Always Accountable, Execute with Excellence, Deliver Results and Work Responsibly
  • Responsible for but not limited to all tasks/duties assigned or required.
  • As a member of the HSEC team, performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for but not limited to all tasks/duties assigned or required.



  • Bachelor's degree in environmental or natural science/engineering-related field
  • Experience providing technical support to ensure compliance with established standards and governmental regulations for waste disposal, air, water, wildlife and/or remediation
  • Application of math, algebraic formulas, calculus and statistics
  • Mining experience a plus

Key Competencies / Skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience developing information and making presentations to groups and individuals
  • Work effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Database management experience


  • The working environment is comprised of both office setting and the field.


Physical Demands of the Role

  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, including walking up and down stairs and across uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Time will be spent in a plant setting which includes indoor and outdoor work as required in all weather conditions.


Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Health, Dental, Disability, and Life Insurance (effective on date of hire)
  • 401(k) Savings and Employee Share Purchase Plans
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Tuition Reimbursement.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Pinto Valley Mining Corporation 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.

Keywords: Capstone Mining J, Gilbert , Enviromental Specialist, Other , Miami, Arizona

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