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Land Reclamation Manager (mining / water / environment) - Western USA


United States

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Land Reclamation Manager to join our mining team based in Denver, Colorado. This role is essential to our commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, executing, and monitoring land reclamation projects to ensure that disturbed lands are restored to safe, stable, and productive conditions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive land reclamation plans in accordance with regulatory requirements and company policies.
  • Design reclamation projects to restore land topography, soil quality, vegetation, and hydrology.
  • Ensure all reclamation activities comply with federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
  • Prepare and submit necessary documentation and reports to regulatory agencies.
  • Oversee the implementation of reclamation projects, managing timelines, budgets, and resources.
  • Conduct site assessments to determine the extent of land disturbance and develop appropriate reclamation strategies.
  • Monitor soil and water quality, vegetation health, and other environmental indicators.
  • Hire and manage contractors and consultants involved in reclamation activities, ensuring adherence to project specifications and safety standards.
  • Communicate with stakeholders, including landowners, community members, and government agencies, about reclamation plans and progress.
  • Implement monitoring programs to track the progress and success of reclamation efforts and perform ongoing maintenance activities.
  • Prepare detailed reports on reclamation progress, outcomes, and compliance with environmental standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Geology, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in land reclamation, environmental management, or a related field within the mining industry.
  • Strong knowledge of environmental regulations and best practices in land reclamation.
  • Proficiency in using GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and other relevant software for planning and monitoring.
  • Excellent project management, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Environmental Professional (CEP) or Certified Reclamation Specialist (CRS) are advantageous.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Relocation assistance for qualified candidates.

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Work Experience

5+ years



Job Type

Full time


United States





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