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Environmental Scientist

Company: Intrepid Potash
Location: Hobbs
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Environmental Scientist
Reports To : Environmental Supervisor
Location : New Mexico - East


The Environmental Scientist assists the Environmental Supervisor and Environmental Manager with execution of IPNM environmental compliance and permitting responsibilities.


  • Assist with air and water quality monitoring, environmental compliance inspections, inspection/testing of environmental controls and proper control/disposal of hazardous materials
  • Assist IPNM Operations with implementation of best practice operational controls for environmental compliance
  • Develop and maintain positive professional relationships with regulatory personnel
  • Assist with obtaining and compiling all relevant environmental data, statistics and information required by management, government bodies and agencies
  • Maintain and submit various records related to permit requirements
  • Assist with preparation and review of permit documents
  • Assist with special projects
  • Other duties as required
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or related field required
    • One (1) to two (2) years related experience or training preferred
    • Must be proficient in reading, analyzing and interpreting scientific data and information
    • Demonstrated experience with regulatory permitting processes is preferred
    • Knowledge of MSHA and/or OSHA regulations is preferred
      SCHEDULE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT 9/80 schedule, Monday - Thursday, 9-hour workdays, Fridays worked, 8-hour workday, with every other Friday off. Schedule subject to change.
      • Combination of outdoors, in a non-temperature controlled environment, and subject to weather conditions, and in an indoor, temperature-controlled office environment
      • Exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels
        Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
        • Standing, walking, using hands, reaching with hands, climbing and stooping up to 2/3 of the time
        • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. - lifting will be required up to 1/3 of the time
        • Must be able to climb and descend vertical ladders and stairs
        • The environment may consist of moving mechanical parts and high/precarious places
        • Must be able to perceive color differences
        • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed
          A pre-placement physical and hair follicle drug test will be required for anyone selected for this opportunity. Placement into the position will not be made until the results are received and cleared by Intrepid.

          ABOUT US Intrepid is an entrepreneurial organization committed to developing unique and environmentally sound ways of extracting minerals of global importance to multiple industries. While our legacy potassium products hold a strong reputation in the agriculture and feed industries, the expansion of our water, brine and other solutions contributes to the oil and gas industries to support energy resources. This diversification of products and customers expands our growth and impact beyond yesterday's needs. Working at Intrepid, you will experience the commitment, teamwork, and growth in every role and experience. Associated topics: agrosciences, air monitoring, bioassay, climate, conservation, ecology, ecological, field, food, wetlands

Keywords: Intrepid Potash, Midland , Environmental Scientist, Other , Hobbs, Texas

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