Position Description

Air Quality Control Manager
Job Location Corporate - Tucson
Current # Open 1
Employee Type Salary
Apply Now

Job Title:  Air Quality Control Manager

Position Overview: To comply with the reorganization of the AMC Sustainability department, a position for management of all Air quality compliance efforts within ASARCO and Minera Mexico Sonora operations.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Perform regulatory analysis of proposed air quality regulations, assess impacts to ASARCO
  • Oversee and administer contracts for air pollution control equipment installations, air modelling projects and air quality studies
  • Lead the air quality portion of environmental compliance audits and assist with action plan development
  • Advise ASARCO and Sonora environmental staff on best practices in emission controls
  • Develop environmental management standards for ASARCO and Sonora
  • Advise upper management on liabilities and manage risk pertaining to air quality compliance
  • Oversee large air quality permitting efforts for major expansions
  • Maintain corporate environmental standards, policies and procedures

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare reports for management
  • Advise other departments within ASARCO and AMC on air quality compliance
  • Consult with legal counsel on air quality matters
  • Participate in industry organizations

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 15 years experience in environmental engineering or related field
  • 5 years experience in mining industry (preferred)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of air quality laws and policies
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (preferred)

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science in environmental engineering or related field
  • Master of Science in environmental engineering or related field (preferred)
  • Licensed professional engineer in the State of Arizona (preferred)

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Ability to manage projects, knowledge of contract administration

Cost Accountability

  • Accountable for large Capex projects related to air quality.
  • Ability to budget and manage costs related to air quality compliance

Extent of Public Contact

  • No interface with media
  • Participate in industry organizations
  • Give talks to local business organizations

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Work in an office environment with occasional visits to outdoor projects
  • Driver's license and ability to travel to Mexico, Texas and Arizona locations

Physical Demands

  • Travel required (40%)


A core value of ASARCO LLC is “Safety First.” The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage and 401(k) plan with company match.