Environmental Technician

Skeena Resources Limited is a Canadian mining exploration company focused on revitalizing the 
past-producing Eskay Creek gold-silver mine located in Tahltan Territory in the Golden Triangle of northwest 
British Columbia with additional development projects and properties in our portfolio. Eskay Creek 
was the highest-grade gold mine in the world when it was in production from 1994 - 2008. Skeena is 
aggressively advancing Eskay Creek to have a full Feasibility Study completed by the end of 2021.

As a Skeena employee, you will become part of a dynamic, innovative, and results-driven work 
environment. You will be given assignments that will challenge your skillset while working 
alongside employees with diverse backgrounds and cultures. We value Health and Safety, the 
Environment, and the Communities within which we operate, and work collaboratively with our 
Indigenous partners, leveraging their traditional knowledge and respect for the land. By  
joining  our  team, you will become part of an organization driven by opportunity, entrepreneurship, and results.

Job Posting: Environmental Technician

Reporting directly to the Senior Environmental Coordinators (or their delegate) this position is 
primarily responsible for compliance inspections, environmental monitoring programs and support 
reporting requirements. The majority of time spent in this position will be outdoors sometimes in 
inclement weather conditions. The Environmental Technician position is site based and works a 14 
day in, 14 day out rotation. Camp accommodations are provided.

Primary Responsibilities:
•     Hydrology, groundwater, and in-stream monitoring;
•     Environmental Inspections;
•     Documentation and record keeping;
•     Conduct field monitoring and sampling programs as required under existing permits, 
      licenses, and the company's Environmental Management Plan;
•     Assisting  scientific  specialists  in  the  collection  of  baseline  and  effects  
       programs  for  terrestrial  and aquatic field programs;
•     Completing chain of custodies, processing, packing, and shipping collected samples 
       as required;
•     Conduct field and in-house lab analyses of samples using on-site portable analyzers 
       and meters;
•     Maintaining detailed and comprehensive field notes;
•     Calibrating, installing, and maintaining sampling and monitoring equipment;
•     Entering collected field and laboratory data into the environmental database;
•     Regularly updating, filing, and managing environmental documentation;
•     Conduct  internal  due  diligence  compliance  inspections  of  various  site  
       facilities  and  operational activities;
•     Assisting with spill prevention and spill response;
•     Participating and assisting in waste and water management programs;
•     Other technical field and office tasks to support the environment development and 
       site operations.

Other duties:
•     Lifting (Large coolers of water samples, inflatable boats, generators, ice augers 
      etc.)
•     Work safely and contribute to safe practices by the team and all contractors.
•     Ensure  that  environmental  commitments  and  Health,  Safety  and  Environment  
      (HSE)  policies are observed in all site activities.
•     Conduct environmental monitoring as required by permits and according to Management 
      Plans and Standard Operating Procedures
•     Follow QA/QC requirements and procedures.
•     Conduct inspections and audits   of   contractor   environmental   management  
      system   (EMS)   and environmental activities (e.g., waste management).
•     Interact  and  communicate  effectively  within  a  multi-disciplinary  team  
      consisting  of  environmental professionals, engineers, and contractors.
•     Provide logistical support to the team and perform all other related duties, as 
       necessary.

Qualifications:
•     Degree or diploma in Environmental related discipline
•     Strong computer skills are desirable (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
•     Safety conscious, reliable, self-starter and a team player.
•     Detail oriented with ability to take clear, concise, and defensible field notes.
•     Prefer previous experience with environmental monitoring/sampling
•     Previous experience with mentoring less experienced Monitors or Technicians would be 
       considered an asset.
•     Must have and maintain Valid BC Class 5 driver’s licence.
•     Valid Level 1 First Aid Certificate
•     Experience with ATV, GPS, and snowmobile operating procedures;

Working Conditions:
This position involves working at a remote exploration site on a general two week on/two week off 
rotation. The Eskay Creek project is located within the Coast Mountains of Northwestern British 
Columbia and Tahltan Territory. Transportation would be provided from Telegraph Creek, Dease Lake 
and Iskut as well as charter flights from Vancouver, Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace and Smithers 
with shuttles from either the Bob Quinn airport or Terrace Airport to Eskay Creek camp facilities.
There will be exposure to extreme temperatures in all seasons including working outdoors in snow, 
mud, ice, and wet conditions, walking to and from different locations on uneven ground, prolonged 
periods of standing and physically handling/lifting/moving heavy objects.

To apply by email, send your cover letter and resume in Word or .pdf format to 
hr@skeenaresources.com, by May 24ᵗʰ, 2021. Include your NAME and JOB TITLE in the subject line of 
your e-mail response.

Priority hiring consideration will be given to Indigenous Nations members who 
reside within the territories our projects are located, and then residents of Northern British 
Columbia. All Applicants MUST be legally entitled to work in Canada.

We thank all candidates for their interest however only those considered for an interview will be 
contacted.

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Date Posted: May 12, 2021
Closing Date:
Location:
Tahltan Territory, BC