Job Opportunities

Title
Location
Salary
Description
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGERFranklin, TN.$83K-$100KClient is a national industrial mineral/aggregate heavy plant construction/operator firm. Reporting to the Corporate Environmental Director, the Environmental Manager will be based in Franklin TN area, overseeing the Company’s multiple plant locations ranging from the Carolinas to Texas to Wisconsin including their manufacturing plant in Missouri. Travel could be in the 50-75% range.

Requirements:

• Client is highly desirous of locating an environmental professional coming directly out of the mining, mineral and/or aggregates industries.
• Knowledge of EPA and State specific Air Quality regulations that are required for typical sand mining operations including applicable regulations for Dry Plant fluid bed dryers, bag houses and other dry processes.
• Knowledge of all applicable Air Quality emission control standards and site specific emission control BMP’s including, unpaved road and paved road, drilling and blasting, storage piles, and dry plant operations BMP’s.
• Knowledge of site specific Storm Water Management Plans and the application of site specific BMP’s used to control sediment loading in outfalls. Familiarity with sampling protocols and analysis of applicable laboratory results.
• Knowledge of Hazardous waste collection regulations, proper manifesting/record keeping requirements and the ability to perform quarterly site specific field and paper work audits on the site specific management of various waste streams, including oils and grease, batteries and light ballasts.
• Provide Quarterly SPCC Audits of separate sites. Provide training as it relates to proper fueling and spill response to New Hires and Contractors. Provide Annual SPCC refresher training to all site personnel.
• Ability to conduct site specific Environmental Risk Assessments on an as needed basis. Ability to provide written recommendations of any adverse findings.
• Ability to maintain relationships with existing Environmental Consultants currently used, State/Federal Regulators, and the ability to select additional Environmental Consultants.
• Knowledge of groundwater monitoring protocols and applicable State and Federal groundwater standards.
• Knowledge of Mine Safety & Health Operational procedures and Mine Safety Standards.
• Knowledge of Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment ASTM Protocols and the ability to interpret Phase 1 and Phase 2 results.
• Knowledge of RCRA, CERCLA, and SARA contaminated soil clean-up standards, and the ability to interpret analytical results as they pertain to these standards. Ability to recommend cost effective clean-up and disposal options from petroleum contaminated soil.

BS in Environmental Science/Engineering is highly preferred. Applicable and equivalent experience base may also be considered. Five (5) plus years’ experience is required.

A full array of comprehensive benefits is offered including bonus, relocation, company vehicle, personal computer and phone.
Plant Manager (3)Odessa, TX. area$100K-$175K +Bonus 20% & Company HousingResponsible for the management of all aspects of a 2.4 million TPY sand operation. Lead and manage all safety efforts at the plant as well as site planning, pit development, quality control and maintenance function. Supervise a workforce of approximately 100 employees. Ensure compliance with company mandated safety and environmental policies, programs and guidelines as well as regulatory compliance. Lead management team and group of employees and provide strong leadership, training, team building and supervision. Manage all mine planning, operational, financial, safety, environmental, personnel, and community relations duties at the mine in accordance with company programs, policies, and guidelines as well as government agencies including MSHA and the EPA.

Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (preferably Mining or Civil) or equivalent experience

Minimum of five years of plant management experience, preferably in the mining industry managing in a non-union environment

Experience with Statistical Process Control is a plus

Working knowledge and understanding of MSHA regulations and possess a strong personal commitment to safety

Solid understanding of operation and maintenance of aggregate and sand processing equipment

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and capable of developing and maintaining good relationships with company and regulatory agency personnel

Strong leadership skills; possess the ability to lead, manage and motivate; have a proven track record for creating employee ownership of safety, production and quality

Excellent time management skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks; strong planning skills

A full array of comprehensive benefits is offered including relocation.
Operations ManagerMonahans, TX.$100K-$130K + Bonus -20%Coordinates milling production and maintenance priorities. Assists to enhance the existing Total Safety Culture Program and Environmental guidelines to ensure employee safety and health. Assists with management of the departmental budget and controlling costs. Monitors plant performance, identifies/troubleshoots deficiencies or failures and makes recommendations for improvement. Supervise and direct the hourly work force in their daily activities. Coordinate Operations with the Maintenance Department on all equipment including manpower, supplies, and scheduling to ensure low operating cost and downtime. Communicate closely with the Quarry Mining Department to ensure cost effective operation of processes. Maintain records to ensure effective scheduling of operations. Assist in purchasing and inventory of reagents and supplies and identification of problem areas. Assist in accurate preparation of budgets and forecasting resulting in proper cost control and business planning. Maintain a competent and effective supervisory and hourly force through effective personnel management and labor relations techniques. Promote better performance of subordinates through ongoing training and communication of ideas, techniques and policies. Ensure that all operational work practices comply with company, State and Federal Safety Standards and Environmental Standards. Interact with workforce and Human Resources, Safety Department, Purchasing, Accounting, etc., to ensure compliance with established company policies. Interact with Engineering Department and Mine Operations to ensure tailings impoundment availability and integrity are maintained. The job requires training or instruction in the area of Environmental Awareness. This job training or instruction in the area of Safety & Health Awareness including completion of the appropriate MSHA training.



BS Degree in Metallurgy/Mineral Processing preferred. 5-10 years (minimum) of prior supervisory experience in union environment preferred. 5-10 years (minimum) of prior sand operations experience preferred.



A full array of comprehensive benefits is offered, including relocation.
Mine EngineerOdessa, TX area$75K-$115K + bonusDevelop engineering projects utilizing new technology to constantly upgrade and improve safety efficiencies, cost controls and protection of the environment. Promote and initiate positive employee relations designed to facilitate teamwork and job satisfaction through participation. Participate with operating and maintenance departments in problems solving efforts. Assist operating and maintenance departments in the implementation of new technology. May be assigned to Long Range Planning, Short Range Planning, Surveying, or Technical Support. Help with MSHA interactions. Project work including project development, budgeting, engineering, purchasing, construction, cost control, quality controls and implementation.



B.S. degree in Mining Engineering or related is required. Excellent analytical, management, organization, communication and problem-solving skills. Must demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines, work with minimum supervision, and have a working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office programs.



A full array of comprehensive benefits is offered, including relocation.
Production Supervisor and/or ForemanOdessa, TX areaSupervisor - $90K-$120K

Foreman - $50K-$85K
Bonus available
Supervises and coordinates the activities of workers engaged in the production of various frac sand products by wet or dry finishing processes. Reviews laboratory test results to resolve problems affecting grade and purity of products. Trains workers in the operation of the plant equipment. Works as a team with maintenance/quality/safety personnel to insure the proper work environment and culture. Demonstrates a strong ability to train, lead, coach, and mentor employees.

Experience in mineral processing, maintenance, computer, communication and people skills are required. An engineering degree or related is preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and experience in a MSHA work site is a plus. The exact position (Supervisor or Foreman) ultimately offered will depend on experience (1+ years for the Foreman and 3+ years for the supervisor) and their education.

A full array of comprehensive benefits including relocation is offered.
QA/QC SupervisorKermit,TX$70K-$90KThe Company is a leader in the bulk material handling industry. They provide experience, knowledge, and dedication to remain at the forefront of innovation. This person's primary responsibility is to ensure that we have only high-quality material being shipped to the customer. Support operations to ensure all quality requirements are met.
Performs calibrations on all equipment
Conducts/maintains inventory on all consumables and lab equipment
Works with Operations Management to optimize plant efficiencies
Assists in training of QC techs- maintaining continuous training
Works with production crew members to analyze process capabilities/efficiencies
Covers shifts as needed (weekly schedule adjustment would be made to accommodate)
Presents quality reports to management
Maintains housekeeping in work place and surrounding areas
Must be self-motivated and flexible
Performs other related duties as needed
Job Requirements

Process control experience using sampling and statistical analysis to help manage a system
Ability to lead a TEAM in support of operations to maintain efficiency.
Exhibit strong computer skills in performing analysis and producing reports for management.
Familiarity with testing equipment to perform training and calibration protocols

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Job Benefits
A full array of comprehensive benefits is offered, including relocation