Temporary Health & Safety Advisor – 986732

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters.  

Our Brucejack operation is now recruiting for a temporary Health & Safety Advisor with a competitive base salary between $80,000-$105,000 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity. 

This 6-month temporary Safety Advisor role will provide on-the-ground / in the field Health and Safety support for the continued implementation and improvement of the Newmont Health & Safety Management System to drive a Fatality, Injury free workplace.

Perform the following duties with safety being the number one priority:

  • Partnering with operational leaders to support the proactive management of key Health & Safety risks onsite.
  • Provide oversight of departmental Job Hazard Analysis to recognize, assess and manage risk, choosing safer behaviors to drive a fatality free workplace.
  • Support implementation of the site H&S management system and procedures.
  • In consultation with operational staff, write and keep current procedures for safe work that meet Newmont Standards, legislative requirements and generally accepted industry standards.
  • Support operational leaders to ensure the successful delivery and application of fundamental safety programs such as Pre Shift Meetings / Fatality Risk Management /  Lockout – Tag Out / Confined Space / Working at Heights / WHMIS / Fundamentally Stable Parking etc.
  • Make decisions and judgments on risk in consultation with superintendents, supervisors and workers, based on organizational standards, generally accepted industry standards, legislative requirements, safety knowledge and practice.
  • Support and coach superintendents, supervisors and workers in the application of the FRM program and the Critical Control Verification system.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to departments on incident investigation processes.
  • Monitor and provide feedback on compliance with safety-critical procedures (e.g., confined space, permit to work).
  • Communicate, engage with and influence superintendents, supervisors and workers as a ‘trusted advisor’ to mitigate risk and optimize worker health and safety.

What we offer: 

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.     

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:  

  • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site.  
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications  
  • Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program 
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities    

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. 

About You:

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:  

  • Health & Safety experience in a previous safety role or JOHS Committee member preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of industrial work setting experience.
  • Experience in delivering meetings and Power Point Presentations.
  • Experience in the revision / development of safety program documents.
  • Experience in supporting operational teams to manage and improve H&S risks.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Knowledgeable / experienced in the following is an asset:
    • Health and Safety Reclamation Code for Mines in BC
    • WorkSafeBC regulations
    • Hazard Identification / Risk Assessment / Mitigation
    • Incident investigation
    • Workplace Inspections
    • WHMIS
    • Working at Heights program
    • Confined Space Entry program
    • Lock Out Tag Out Program

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp) on a 14 days on/14 days off rotation
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening.
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift.
  • Be able maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts.
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions.
  • Able to work in close quarters with a team.

Our Commitment to You 

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.  

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.