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Environmental Superintendent

BW Gold is a wholly owned subsidiary of Artemis Gold Inc (“Artemis”). Artemis is listed on the TSX Venture exchange, and is a well-financed, growth-oriented gold development company with strong financials aimed at creating shareholder value through the identification, acquisition, and development of gold properties in mining friendly jurisdictions. Our current focus is construction of the Blackwater Mine in central British Columbia approximately 160km southwest of Prince George and 450km northeast of Vancouver.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join an entrepreneurial organization focused on technical excellence without the bureaucracy of larger firms. You will have the ability to make a significant contribution to the project team as the Company pursues the disciplined development of the Blackwater Mine. Blackwater Mine received its BC Mines Act permit in March, 2023, its environmental assessment approvals in 2019, and will begin major works construction in Q1, 2023.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Environmental Manager, the Environmental Superintendent is responsible for mentoring and coaching of environmental field crews, Indigenous monitors and consultants to ensure completion of field programs, accountable for water, waste, wildlife, reclamation, aquatic health monitoring programs, and Complete compliance audits.

Location: Blackwater Mine site. The Blackwater Project is 160km Southwest of Prince George, BC.

Schedule: Two (2) Weeks On – Two (2) Weeks Off Rotation

Employment Type: Permanent

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate effective safety leadership by addressing and enforcing BW Golds safety standards, procedures, and safety systems.
  • Be on-site environmental lead.
  • Be the main point of contact for the environment department with site operational department Superintendents and Managers and oversee and supervise the day-to-day construction activities of the environment team and consultants.
  • Accountability for implementation and adherence to project’s regulatory requirements, environmental and social commitments, including compliance/ sustainability assurance and reporting
  • Accountability for water, waste, wildlife, reclamation, aquatic health monitoring programs (e.g., fisheries, environmental effects monitoring, land disturbance and biodiversity management), and other site environmental programs, including work plan development, scheduling, lead field programs, data assimilation, interpretation, and drafting reports.
  • Mentoring and coaching of environmental field crews, Indigenous monitors and consultants to ensure completion of field programs (including mentoring of strong field data collection skills).
  • Complete compliance audits against permit/licence requirements and social obligations
  • Take on a champion role with the development and implementation of an EMS in conformance with permit requirements and ISO 14001.
  • Assist with preparation of permit applications and track approvals, or amendments as required.
  • Support implementation of project agreements, education and training initiatives.
  • Involvement in leading preparation and execution of regulatory reporting (quarterly, annual).
  • Education and coaching of permit terms and conditions to all operating departments and how they relate to monitoring programs and reporting.
  • Commitment to Health & Safety and Cultural Awareness programs.
  • Coordinate health and safety requirements (contractor/consultant) for implementing field programs, including spending time directly in the field as required 
  • Familiarity with relevant BC and federal legislation and regulations (e.g., Environmental management Act, Mines Act, HSRC, Fisheries Act)
  • Lead budgeting, cost management and site and corporate reporting activities for the environmental department.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or a related Natural Resources Management field 
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience, preferably in a mining environment with experience leading and supervising teams accountable for monitoring and compliance programs  
  • Strong technical writing and data analysis skills 
  • Current registration or eligible for registration in a professional discipline (e.g., EP, P.Ag, R.P.Bio.) 
  • Experience with off-road vehicles (e.g., snowmobiles, ATV’s/UTV’s, boats), BC Mines’ Supervisor certification and Occupational first aid are considered strong assets 
  • Ability to work at a remote location camp on a 2 weeks on/2 weeks off rotation
  • Comfortable working and living in close quarters with the team
  • Ability to maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shift
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions

How to Apply:

We ask that qualified candidates submit their resumes to [email protected] with Environmental Superintendent in the subject line of their email.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, or any other basis protected by law.  We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples. Members of Indigenous communities should clearly identify their status on their resume.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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