Sibanye Stillwater
  • Nye, MT, USA
  • DOE + SIP
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Industry Leading benefits package including; Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, STD/LTD, and up to 8% 401k match

Environmental Specialist 3

Location: Stillwater Mine - Nye, MT

POSITION SUMMARY: The Environmental Specialist 3 is a senior environmental professional who will take ownership of and be accountable for specific aspects of Sibanye Stillwater's Stillwater Mine environmental programs. This position will be part of an environmental team championing Sibanye Stillwater's environmental programs, site compliance, training, permitting, and reporting functions.


  • Be part of an environmental team for assurance of environmental compliance for an active mine
  • Oversee day-to-day operations and implement continuous improvements of industrial mine water treatment plant (biological nitrification and denitrification plants), and disposal of mine water; and work with mine operations for optimizing water balance
  • Work across the operation for all aspects of environmental compliance and reporting, including air emissions, water management, waste handling, reclamation, chemical spill response
  • Incorporate operational practices and environmental monitoring to construct conceptual site model of impacts to surface and groundwater
  • Evaluate and execute groundwater remediation efforts
  • Develop and implement Environmental-Social-Governance ("ESG") Training Programs for operational teams
  • Oversee automation and technological advancements for environmental systems, water treatment facilities, inspections, reporting, and monitoring.
  • Manage contractor activities
  • Ensures compliance with environmental obligations through inspections, physical audits, and timely correction of identified deficiencies.


  • BS, MS, or Technical Degree in engineering, environmental, or earth sciences
  • 6-10 years of environmental experience
  • Knowledge of State and Federal regulations for active operation
  • Experience in interface with regulatory agencies and stakeholders
  • Strong leadership qualities: character, teamwork, communication, business sense, and vision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Experience at an operating mine or industrial setting
  • Water and Wastewater System Operator Certification in Montana
  • Experience with implementation of ISO certification
  • Environmental automation and systems programming
  • Civil engineering pertaining to slope stability
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