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3.3. EHS (Environmental, Health, Safety) Manager

Phoenix Tailings

Phoenix Tailings

Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023
About Phoenix Tailings:
Phoenix Tailings is a rapidly growing clean mining and metals production startup dedicated to sustainable and economic critical metals production. Our mission is to be the world's first fully clean mining and metals production company, producing the resources needed for the next generation of our economy.
Why Phoenix Tailings:
At Phoenix, we believe that nothing great is ever accomplished alone or without the passion of people who push and motivate one another. If you are someone who shares our relentless pursuit of a better future, passion for innovation, and are excited about working with some of the top innovators in the world, then this is the place for you.
Our Values:
You are only crazy if you are wrong
It’s ok to be wrong
Lead with Compassion
Be Resourceful
Who We Are Looking For:
We are seeking a dedicated and driven EHS (Environmental, Health, Safety) Manager to join our innovative team. This individual will possess not only a strong technical background but also a profound desire to make a meaningful impact in sustainable metal production. They will be an effective collaborator, communicator, and leader who can guide cross-functional teams to successful project completions. We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced startup environment and has a knack for strategic planning, problem-solving, and multi-tasking.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive EHS programs to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Lead and oversee all aspects of environmental management, including air quality, water quality, waste management, and sustainability initiatives.
  • Establish safety protocols, conduct risk assessments, and promote a culture of safety across all company operations.
  • Monitor and evaluate workplace hazards, conducting safety audits, incident investigations, and root cause analysis to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Provide expert guidance on EHS regulations and emerging industry trends to inform business decisions and strategy.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and deliver EHS training programs for employees and contractors.
  • Manage shipping and receiving operations, ensuring timely and efficient movement of materials and products.
  • Oversee facilities management, including maintenance, security, and compliance with safety standards.
  • Manage and report on EHS and facilities performance metrics to measure progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensure timely and accurate EHS reporting to regulatory agencies and support permitting processes.
  • Foster a culture of environmental stewardship and sustainability, driving initiatives to reduce the company's environmental footprint.
  • Participate in internal and external EHS audits, ensuring compliance with EHS and facilities standards and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degrees and certifications are advantageous.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of progressive experience in EHS management, shipping, receiving, and facilities management, preferably in the mining or industrial sector.
  • Strong knowledge of environmental regulations, safety standards, and best practices in the mining industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement effective EHS programs and initiatives.
  • Experience managing shipping, receiving, and facilities operations to support smooth and efficient operations.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills to engage employees at all levels and drive a safety-focused culture.
  • Solid understanding of environmental management systems and sustainability practices.
  • Proficiency in EHS and facilities reporting and recordkeeping to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Proven track record of successful collaboration with regulatory agencies and community stakeholders.

We offer a competitive compensation package that is based on expertise. We also offer the following benefits:

  • Healthcare: 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing venture-backed company.
  • Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.
  • Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get out and see the world.
  • Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, annual retreats, and celebrations.
  • Learning: Learning & Development Opportunities to grow your skills and career.
  • Great Team: Working with fun, hard-working, kind people committed to making a difference!
  • Flexible Culture: We are results-focused. We don’t work at the office every day.
At Phoenix Tailings, we have an open culture that values learning, and we are looking to grow the team with enthusiastic individuals who share our vision of sustainable mining.
Phoenix Tailings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity at all levels. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information, or any other applicable protected characteristics, and these characteristics will not be a factor for consideration of any work-related decisions (including but not limited to hiring, firing, compensation, and discipline).