INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST

Date Posted: July 31, 2019
Closing Date: August 22, 2019
Location:
Red Chris Mine

The Red Chris mine is recruiting for an Industrial Hygienist (IH) to complement the Health and Safety team. This position is for work at the remote Red Chris mine located 80 km south of Dease Lake, BC, in Tahltan traditional territory. The successful applicant will be required to work and stay in camp during their shift rotation. There are a number of designated marshalling points within BC and we encourage applicants from the local communities to apply.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide advice, and support the implementation of IH programs to ensure compliance with regulatory and corporate requirements
  • Maintain and continuously improve IH programs and processes
  • Conduct IH site assessments
  • Conduct and lead all IH monitoring and sampling including dust, (silica, breathable and total), lead (both airborne and surface), diesel particulates, welding fumes etc.
  • Interpret / analyze IH samples to assess potential worker exposure
  • Prepare professional IH reports based on data collected and on site assessments
  • maintain the site material safety data sheet database
  • Conduct regular Site Inspections and assist Workers/Supervisors in maintaining safety
  • Assist in emergency response as required
  • Deliver safety orientations and training in health and safety related Policies and Procedures
  • Represent Red Chris Mine as a subject matter expert

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A current professional designation as Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene and/or Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) from the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists
  • Minimum 3 years experience related to the control of occupational exposures in an industrial environment, preferably on a mine site
  • Working knowledge of applicable Health and Safety regulations and the ability to understand and interpret complex mandatory regulations and their impact
  • Familiar with the key aspects of safety leadership and the importance of influencing skills
  • Highly effective communication skills with the ability to relate to and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders and strong technical writing skills
  • Ergonomic experience an Asset
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with the ability to produce professional reports
  • Minimum Valid Class 5 driver’s licence
  • Current BC Surface Mine Rescue Certification is preferred, or willingness to obtain Certification and Valid Level 3 First Aid
  • Experience in conducting incident reporting, investigating and root cause analysis

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS CAN SEND THEIR RESUME AND COVER LETTER IN MS WORD OR PDF FORMAT TO:
Red Chris Development Company - hr@redchrismine.ca
Please include job title in subject line of email
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted