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Inspector of MInes/Engineer

WSCC Full-Time  Anywhere 27 Feb 2018

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Inspector of Mines/Engineer, Yellowknife

Inspector of Mines, Yellowknife

The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission’s (WSCC) vision is to eliminate workplace diseases and injuries. Our mission is to promote workplace health and safety while providing no fault insurance to employers and care for injured workers. Our values are respect, engagement, integrity, openness, cultural safety, excellence and stewardship in the workplace.

The WSCC is looking for one (1) Inspector of Mines/Engineer and one (1) Inspector of Mines. Both positions are located in Yellowknife and reports to the Chief Inspector of Mines.

The NT and NU Mine Health and Safety Acts and Regulations give the Inspector of Mines and Engineer the legislative authority to enter mines to assess compliance with the Acts and Regulations, to investigate dangerous occurrences, serious injuries or fatalities, work refusals and employee claims of discrimination. Both positions ensure that companies within the broad definition of mining (under Section 1 of the Acts) operating in the two Territories are providing workers with a safe and healthy work environment.

Inspector of Mines – N18/18NT

Provides frontline services to workers, employers, and the public related to the mineral industry, and any explosives use by assessing compliance to the Mine Health and Safety Acts and Regulations, and the Explosives Use Act and Regulations.

This position requires degree or diploma in science or a relevant discipline; preferably mining or OHS from an accredited university, including seven (7) years of experience working at a mine or in the mining/exploration industry, to include at least five years spent in production operations and at least one year supervisory experience at a mine. (Requirement under the Mine Safety Regulations – Section 19.02). A valid class 5 driver’s license is required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

The salary ranges from $44.75 to $53.44 hourly (approx. $87,262.50 to $104,208 yearly), plus a Northern Allowance of $3,450 yearly.

Inspector of Mines/Engineer – N18/17NT

Provides services to employers, workers, and the public related to the mineral industry, explosives use and mine design parameters through education, collaboration and enforcement to assist stakeholders in achieving compliance with the Mine Health and Safety Acts and Regulations, and the Explosives Use Act and Regulations.

This position requires an Engineering degree in a relevant discipline; preferably mining, from an accredited university, including seven (7) years of experience working at a mine or in the mining/exploration industry, to include at least five years spent in production operations and at least one year supervisory experience at a mine. (Requirement under the Mine Safety Regulations – Section 19.02).

Must be registered or be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the NT and NU. A valid class 5 Driver’s License is required.  Membership as a Certified Registered Safety Professional would be considered an asset. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

The salary ranges from $49.02 to $58.53 hourly (approx. $95,589 to $114,133.5 yearly), plus a Northern Allowance of $3,450 yearly.Both positions require a satisfactory criminal records check.

Closing Date: March 16, 2018If this sounds like a good fit for you, please forward your resume quoting competition to:    

email careers@wscc.nt.ca

visit http://www.wscc.nt.ca/careers for more details

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