Alternative names : Environmental advisor
Environmental coordinators mainly support and advise various mine sectors on ways to improve environmental performance and compliance. They are responsible for the quality of and compliance with environmental standards for the management of hazardous waste, tailings sites and effluent quality, for example. They collect data, plan, implement and interpret sampling plans, and are responsible for keeping the related logs. They are responsible for correcting and preventing failure to comply with the environmental rules and spills. When necessary, they conduct internal environmental audits. They provide environmental training for the company's employees. They coordinate the environmental teams and relations with suppliers. They respond to complaints from citizens and help implement the mining company's social acceptability strategy.
- The work may be performed in an office environment or on-site.
- The work is performed in all kinds of weather, sometimes harsh.
- Some activities may involve the handling of hazardous products.