Website Impala Canada Ltd.

Who We Are:
Impala Canada is the only Canadian pure play palladium producer. Located in Northern Ontario, Lac des Iles Mine (LDI) features a world class orebody consisting of an open pit and on of the largest underground mines in Canada. Mine operations are data driven, supported by the latest in mine technology and equipment, real time mine management, and automation. At LDI we employ over 800 of Canada’s best and brightest in their field. Driven to exceed, our people are motivated by a culture of safety in a positive and collaborative work environment. with a modern infrastructure, significant exploration portfolio, and dedicated employees Impala Canada is a well-positioned, low cost, long term, sustainable palladium producer.

Job Description:
Reporting tot he Di8rector of Tailings, the Environmental Officer will be responsible for providing assurance with respect to environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance for Impala Canada’s the Lac des Iles mine. The role will be responsible for providing day-to-day direction to site environmental staff, developing and leading environmental monitoring and reclamation projects, providing environmental and permitting support for various engineering projects, and managing the environmental department budget. The role will be based at Impala Canada’s Lac des Iles mine and will follow a 4 day on (Tuesday to Friday)/3 day off work schedule. The ideal candidate has ten years of environmental management experience, and extensive knowledge of relevant federal and provincial (Ontario) environmental legislation, standards and effective industry practice. Environmental project management experience is a requirement. Expertise in potable water systems, geomatics, mine closure and site rehabilitation are definite assets.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in accordance with Lac des Iles Environmental standards – actively leading, and engaging in Environmental initiatives
  • Providing day to day direction to sire environmental staff
  • Developing, implementing and coordinating environmental monitoring, sampling, and inspection schedules
  • Assist with the collection and reporting of environmental data to satisfy both internal and legislative requirements
  • Lead the development and implementation of the ISO14001 Management System
  • Provide technical support to ensure overall site environmental compliance to all permits, licenses, government/agency regulations, and other legal agreements
  • Provide a lead role in environmental programs and initiatives as directed by the Director¬† of Tailings
  • Interact with environmental contractors, professionals and key stakeholders
  • Maintain Impala Canada’s water stewardship strategy to include all water management both inside and outside the property, including consumption, transport, treatment, discharge, measurement, permitting, accounting, and reporting elements
  • Prepare reports, documents and make decisions and/or recommendations as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Environmental Studies
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in environmental sampling, data processing, statistical analysis, regulatory reporting and environmental permitting
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong report writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to lead people and to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong analytical, problem – solving and decision-making abilities, excellent organization and time management skills
  • Expertise in potable water systems, geomatics, mine closure and site rehabilitation are definite assets
  • Knowledge of carbon footprint reporting is an asset
  • Prior mining or other extractive industry experience is an asset
  • Strong process mapping and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and 14001 International Standards for Environment
  • Familiarization with ISO documentation requirements
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team

What’s in it for You:
The position offers a competitive remuneration package consisting of base salary, health & medical insurance, retirement savings plan and travel allowance. Accommodations and meals are provided while at the mine site. On your off duty time enjoy various outdoor and indoor extracurricular activities.

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Please note, that all job offers are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment medical, which includes drug and alcohol testing. Proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 will be required as a condition of employment for new hires.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please visit www.impalacanada.com for more information regarding Lac des Iles Mines Ltd. Visit careers.impalacanada.com to apply.

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