Manager, Health & Safety

Closing Date: February 24, 2023

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Field Operations, the Manager, Health & Safety is responsible for providing professional leadership for the Health & Safety team, and is responsible for the development, advancement, and successful implementation of the Galore Creek Health & Safety Program. The Manager, Health & Safety, will foster safety leadership and the culture of safety across the Project, and ensure that appropriate safety systems are in place as the Project progresses towards a higher level of activity, including road and tunnel construction. The role includes responsibility for ensuring that the practices and principles of occupational Health & Safety in design and construction are incorporated through all stages of project development.  

The incumbent contributes as a senior member of the Galore Creek project and site operations teams in planning, budgeting, and execution, providing critical oversight on the Project’s overall Health & Safety performance.  


The position will be based out of the Smithers office with travel to the Project site, between Vancouver, Smithers, and local communities, as required.

Located in Tahltan Territory in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation (Newmont) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck), is committed to advancing the asset towards a development decision with meaningful input from the Tahltan Nation and BC regulators. GCMC highly values its long-standing relationship with the Tahltan Nation, and continues to implement the 2006 Participation Agreement, including involving the Tahltan Nation in regulatory processes and review of environmental performance, and providing preferential contracting and employment opportunities.  Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development.  

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