Superintendent, Health & Safety

Mount Milligan, BC, Canada
Jul 15, 2022
Aug 14, 2022
Full Time
Position Overview:

As the Superintendent, Health & Safety you are an experienced safety professional that will provide day-to-day leadership and support to the Heath & Safety team while actively promoting a safe, responsible work culture throughout the site. You have exceptional communication skills that are utilized daily as you provide supervision, direction and oversight on safety, security, medical clinic, contractor management, injury management and mine rescue teams.

You will work proactively with operations/project teams and contractors to establish and maintain an integrated Health, Safety and Security management system that promotes a culture of safe working practices across the organization based on our Work Safe - Home Safe program. In your role, you will support the health and safety Manager with specific responsibilities to develop and implement site specific Health, Safety and Security strategies, policies, standards, procedures and objectives for the site. You will provide guidance and coaching to site Health, Safety and Security staff, site managers, superintendents, supervisors, workers and contractors with the objective to maintain a strong and positive site safety culture.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Reporting to the Manager, Health & Safety the successful candidate is a proven team player who takes initiative and pride in their willingness to win as a team and drive results. Your high organizational skills and adaptability to changing work environments are key strengths required in this dynamic and challenging role.
  • Active involvement in the development, implementation and monitoring of health and safety policies, programs and initiatives aligned with corporate standards and procedures.
  • Facilitate and participate in incident investigations and risk assessments ensuring demonstrated accountability and support to the departments for implementation of corrective actions.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationship and provide guidance, coaching and support to supervisors and managers in dealing with safety related concerns or compliance.
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Security policy, programs, standards and procedures are communicated and implemented consistently across the site including department, EPCM and contractors.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to the mine rescue, medical clinic, security and safety teams.
  • Active involvement and with the injury management team including overseeing regulatory compliance requirement under WSBC regulations in conjunction with the Human Resources team.
  • Active involvement and oversight of the contractor management plan.
  • Build and maintain relationships within the workforce developing your own reputation for availability, knowledge expertise and reliability.
  • Develop relationships with government inspectors to create and promote a safe work environment.
  • Review internal and external health and safety reports to determine areas for continuous improvement.
  • Participate in daily, weekly and monthly meetings as required showing an active presence throughout the site including participation in the JOHSC.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of processes for regular audits and inspections of Health, Safety and Security policies, standards, procedures, risk assessments, and legal safety.
  • Support the development of the Emergency Response capacities and capabilities
  • Support the Injury Management Process
  • Ensure that all legislative and regulatory reporting is completed and submitted as required including WSBC orders, Serious Injury and Dangerous Occurrence reports
  • Ensure that equipment, facilities and processes are in place to conduct reasonable cause and post incident drug and alcohol testing
  • Consult with medical personnel to discuss service problems, respond to personnel needs, enhance relations, coordinate activities and plans, and promote health programs.
  • Ensure Ergonomic and Hygiene Assessments are conducted on a periodic basis and in compliance with BC regulation.
  • Provide recommendations, corrective actions and ensure efficient implementation of corrective measures.
  • Ensure that investigations into injuries, accidents and unsafe acts and conditions are properly conducted, tracked, documented, causal factors identified, and appropriate corrective actions identified and implemented.
  • Collecting, analyzing and presenting H&S related data and trend analysis.
  • Ensure that tasks are planned and executed on time by the team
  • Provide guidance and support to the team
  • Guide and supervise team members training and development
  • Manage H&S Team schedule

Qualifications, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ten+ (10) years' experience in a health and safety leadership role preferably within the mining industry.
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional Designation or recognized degree in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Incident Command (ICS) certification or ability to obtain.
  • Mine Rescue certification would be considered an asset.
  • Advanced health, safety and security knowledge and compliance with all relevant laws, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Must have demonstrated experience leading and directing employees and teams.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in dealing with contractors and contractor management system
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience with Health and Safety software programs.
  • Must possess a valid class 5 driver's license.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and be adaptable to working with various personality types and communication styles while maintaining high levels of confidentiality.
  • Must be able to identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities while comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions.
  • Ability to chose appropriate action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Must possess strong analytic skills.
  • A collaborative approach to required actions while operating with integrity, demonstrating honesty, keeping commitments and behaving in a consistent manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to multitask is a crucial part of this position including working on several complex tasks simultaneously.


  • The role is located at the Mount Milligan Mine, which is approximately 155 kilometers northwest of Prince George, British Columbia. Mount Milligan is not a fly in/fly out camp
  • The team is comprised of very energetic and dedicated professionals
  • Candidates must be able to maintain high levels of performance for extended shifts, up to 12 hours in duration
  • Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region
  • This is a camp-based position with a schedule of 4 days of work and 3 days of rest, 10 hours per day
  • Mount Milligan promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site


  • A challenging and rewarding work atmosphere that prioritizes technical development
  • An industry competitive salary that is commensurate with experiences, qualifications, and skills
  • Tax-free travel allowance for those living outside the region
  • Comfortable camp accommodations, each room having a private washroom, TV and WiFi. The camp is complete with a gymnasium and other recreational facilities
  • Extended health, dental and travel benefits, including life insurance
  • Employee and family assistance program

Application Deadline : 2022-04-08

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