Environmental Technician

Date: Dec 2, 2023

Location: Princeton, BC, CA

Company: Hudbay Minerals

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                                                          Environmental Technician


Exciting job opportunities. Bold lifestyle adventures. A culture of collaboration. Interested? Let’s talk.


Who we are:


Hudbay Minerals Inc. is a vertically integrated mining company that operates mines, concentrators, and metal production facilities. Our vision is of a growing, well managed and consistently profitable company that provides value to our shareholders. Exploration success and continuous improvement in safety, health, environment, and operating performance drive the company’s value. Our employees at every level of the company demonstrate ethics and integrity, take on accountability and achieve success. Strategic planning is a core strength with plan execution enhanced by high levels of understanding and collaboration. Our company strives to build mutual trust and respect with all of our stakeholder groups.


The Copper Mountain mine currently produces approximately 100 million pounds of copper equivalent per year. With a future mill expansion and the integration of New Ingerbelle, the Copper Mountain Mine is expected to produce approximately 140 million pounds of copper equivalent per year over the first 20 years of its 32-year mine life based on reserves. Copper Mountain is committed to the safe, responsible mining of copper, which is vital to powering a clean-energy future.


The Opportunity:


Hudbay Minerals Inc. is seeking an Environmental Technician at our Copper Mountain Mine in Princeton, BC. This position is a 5x2, Monday to Friday, day shift schedule, .


Please note that this opportunity is NOT a fly-in-fly-out position.


Become a Part of Our Team

As we continue to grow Copper Mountain Mining Corporation, there are many career development opportunities available for motivated and goal-oriented individuals.

Work with us and you will benefit from the mentorship and guidance of experienced team members because we understand that in order to accomplish our goals, we must work as a team and rely on the effort of every team member.



Environmental Technician



Copper Mountain Mine is located near the town of Princeton, British Columbia at the center of the scenic Similkameen Valley. Princeton is a community-oriented town with a diverse offering of activities, especially for those who love the outdoors.  Princeton is also in close proximity to both the city of Vancouver and the Okanagan.



Reporting to the Environment Manager, the Environmental Technician is responsible for working with the environmental team to complete environmental monitoring activities.



  • Participates in all Environment and Health & Safety programs of CMM and supports the Copper Mountain Mine safety culture through involvement in daily and monthly safety meetings and initiatives,
  • Adheres strictly to PPE requirements in all areas while on mine property,
  • Follows all Company policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures (SOPs),
  • Ensures all standard environmental practices are achieving the highest level of environmental stewardship and compliance,
  • Assists with on-site environmental sampling, preparing samples for shipment,
  • Updates environmental data and reporting in our Environmental Data Management System,
  • Participates in wildlife monitoring projects, including installing, and managing on-site wildlife cameras,
  • Calibrates and performs maintenance on environmental monitoring equipment,
  • Performs any other responsibilities related to the Environmental Technician role as required or as assigned by the department head.


Education & Experience

  • Diploma in Sciences, with a strong preference for natural resources, environmental sciences, biology, environmental monitoring and planning, or a closely related field,
  • Environmental experience in conducting fieldwork is considered an asset,
  • Prior work experience with environmental compliance and monitoring in the mining industry is highly considered,
  • Experience operating Four Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles, snowmobiles, and ATV units considered an asset,
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook),
  • Possess a valid Class 5/7N driver's license and have access to personal transportation.


Required Skills

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with a capability to communicate and present ideas,
  • Have high regard for personal safety and the safety of company property and other employees,
  • Ability to set up, calibrate, operate, and maintain field equipment,
  • Ability to prepare documentation as well as regulatory and internal reports,
  • Skill in working in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment,
  • Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision,
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously under tight deadlines,
  • Ability to walk several kilometers while carrying sampling equipment,
  • Required to meet pre-employment testing requirements.


Working Conditions

  • Frequent exposure to various conditions associated with working outdoors, including weather conditions, e.g., rain, snow, heat, cold; hiking, and working in remote locations,
  • Exposure to associated risks involved with field specimen, data, and sample collection,
  • May be required to perform repetitive heavy lifting or moving items and equipment up to 50 pounds,
  • Work will require manual dexterity to operate and calibrate field equipment, tools, and computer peripherals,
  • Work will require operating a light vehicle at our operations, in various weather conditions and terrain, including winter driving.


Salary Range

$60K - $70K / annum.


Copper Mountain Mine is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. While we consider all qualified applicants for employment and thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.