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Cortez - Safety & Health Training Superintendent

Nevada Gold Mines
Elko, Nevada, United States
Closing date
Jun 26, 2024
Position Description:

Are you a Safety and Health (S&H) professional looking to grow 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 Training Superintendent to join the team at our Cortez District. The successful candidate will implement and manage company-wide safety policies and systems throughout the Cortez District. This includes but is not limited to the direct supervision and leadership of S&H staff for the Underground, Surface, and Process operations as well as supporting/influencing operational and support teams throughout the site.

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.

  • Develop, communicate, and implement a strategy that contributes to a culture of Zero Harm to people, property, and process.
  • Provide direct oversight, leadership, and mentorship
  • Ensure the implementation and compliance of NGM programs
  • Collaborate cross functionally across several departments and advise site leadership as needed
  • Oversight and management of regulatory and legal compliance issues that may affect NGM programs and provide mentorship on S&H principles that support NGM values.
  • Develop, maintain and be knowledgeable about business-based reporting requirements; statistical analysis on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis or as needed.
  • Work with site S&H personnel to ensure they have the knowledge and skills needed to perform their work to the highest standards.
  • Ensure site investigations are of good quality, completed timely, and lead to actions that will minimize the event from reoccurring.
  • Review high potential incidents and injuries, lead all aspects of investigations and collaborate with divisional leadership to determine root causes and corresponding actions
  • Develop communication and implementation strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Perform and coordinate routine audits of sites, processes, and procedures
  • Prepare, implement, and maintain budgets for the area of responsibility
  • Support the administration of the ISO 45001 safety system, contractor controls, and other key initiatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with a preference in a health sciences discipline such as Industrial Hygiene or Occupational Health and Safety or 13+ years' professional experience in S&H field preferred
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years' experience in mine safety and health required
  • Three (3) to five (5) years' supervisory/management experience in occupational health and safety required
  • Five years' (5) experience in Root Cause analysis practices in industry preferred
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act 1977 required
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience in Industrial Hygiene and MSHA regulations required
  • Prior knowledge of incident case management and workers compensation preferred
  • Ability to safely perform the essential functions of the position required
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, demanding work environment required
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems and situations required
  • MSHA certified instructor (surface and underground) preferred
  • Professional S&H Certifications (CSMP, CSP, etc.) preferred

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


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