Barrick Gold

Safety and Health Specialist

Battle Mountain, Nevada, United States
Feb 12, 2021
Mar 10, 2021
Health & Safety
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Position Description:

Are you a Safety and Health (S&H) professional looking to have a career with a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic mining company? We have an opportunity for you!

Our people division is growing, and we are looking for a S&H Specialist at our Phoenix operation. The successful candidate will acclimate themselves to the work environment and perform duties related to the Occupational Health and Safety Profession.

At Nevada Gold Mines, our vision is to be the world's most valued gold mining business by finding, developing, and operating the best assets with the best people. We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.


  • Act as a technical advisor and mentor to the site management team while working with Senior S&H professionals to develop and implement strategies to control immediate risks in the workplace and find solutions to complex S&H problems.
  • Participate in internal S&H inspections and audits to identify conditions, behaviors, corrective action implementation/compliance, and/or training related corrective actions and needs.
  • Maintain a weekly to monthly overview plan for S&H functions related to their assigned area or division.
  • Work with all employees and staff to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and company S&H standards and systems.
  • Accompany division management along with MSHA and State inspectors during inspections.
  • Assist with health testing and industrial hygiene activities as needed.
  • Serve as a resource or facilitator for incident investigations; TapRoot, ICAM, 5 Y, or Fishbone analysis to ensure that all incidents are accurately investigated to determine root cause. Play a meaningful role in the development of effective correction actions to prevent recurrence of safety incidents or industrial hygiene exposures.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and data entry in databases.
  • Assist in Team Based and Formal Risk Assessments by facilitating, developing, and monitoring action plans.
  • Maintain and sustain active involvement with division safety team, committees.
  • Provide mentorship and supprt to all employees.
  • Actively participate in toolbox meetings, safety meetings, and other training sessions.
  • Develop and instruct MSHA topics during New Hire Orientation, Annual Refresher Training, and Business partner Hazard Training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Associates Degree and six (6) years' of experience in industry preferred
  • Bachelors Safety Degree and three (3) years' of experience preferred
  • Experience in at least 2 divisions within mining (a year per division)preferred
  • 5 - 10 years' of experience in industry with proven/demonstrated Leadership in Safety preferred
  • CAOCH certification & Testing Activity preferred
  • NSC Advanced Safety Certification preferred
What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including a competitive medical, dental, and vision plan with national provider networks, a 401k retirement plan with employer contribution, paid time off, company-sponsored medical clinics, company match share purchase program, and much more!
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization.
  • Nevada Gold Mines is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
About Nevada Gold Mines

Nevada Gold Mines is a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corporation (61.5%) and Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (38.5%), combining their significant assets across Nevada to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world and realize the full potential of these mines through synergies and best-in-class operational improvements.

The massive mining operation comprises 8 mines along with their associated infrastructure and processing facilities that produced an estimated 4 million ounces of gold in 2018. Three of these assets are Tier One gold mines: Barrick's Cortez; the combination of Barrick's Goldstrike and Newmont Goldcorp's Carlin; and the combination of Barrick's Turquoise Ridge and Newmont Goldcorp's Twin Creeks. In addition, Barrick's Goldrush-Fourmile project has the potential to become the fourth Tier One asset in this portfolio. The new JV is expected to generate around $5 billion in cost savings over the next five years. Nevada Gold Mines is operated by Barrick .

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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