Sr. Environmental Planner
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

Job Description

Westmoreland Coal Company, Canada currently has a position available for a permanent, full-time, Sr. Environmental Planner at the Estevan Mine. Reporting to the Superintendent of Technical Services, this position is responsible for implementing and maintaining the environmental program at the Estevan Mine.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include a wide range of activities including, but not limited to:

  • Monitoring the environmental program to ensure compliance with air, water and reclamation permit requirements.
  • Ensuring quality control in the sampling program for air and water.
  • Maintaining environmental monitoring and report records.
  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of reclamation programs and water management.
  • Collaborating with governmental agencies and other staff personnel.
  • Liaise with landowners and customers
  • Administer land portfolio
  • Plan, oversee and compile development applications
  • Maintain, compile and submit government reports
  • Be a leader in safety in the support of the Health & Safety Program
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be required in response to changing circumstances and the economical and physical environment of the Company.


Job Requirements


The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess a University/Technical degree or diploma in an environmental or agricultural field with related experience. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrate the ability to acquire and apply knowledge of safety and health practices and procedures.
  • Be able to set objectives which are realistic but aggressive.
  • Adapt effectively to tight deadlines, heavy workloads and sudden or frequent changes in priority in order to accomplish objectives.
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter, possessing good interpersonal and organizational skills.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Westmoreland Coal Company began mining in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in 1854 as a Pennsylvania corporation. In 1910, we incorporated in Delaware and continued our focus on underground coal operations in Pennsylvania and the Appalachian Basin. We moved our headquarters from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Colorado in 1995. Today, we are an energy company with 13 coal mines in the western U.S. and Canada, a stake in an activated carbon plant and char production facility and two coal-fired power generation units. Our headquarters are located in Englewood, Colorado and we have approximately 2,900 employees.

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