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Safety and Training Supervisor – Northern Ontario and Quebec (2018-3335)

Job Description

Expand your skills and discover your potential with Redpath. Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity? Redpath is currently seeking Safety and Training Supervisor who have extensive experience in Managing a team.



Job Summary:

The Mandate of the Safety Supervisor is to provide the necessary resources and support required to enable field personnel to meet all Redpath, Client and legislative requirements relating to Health and Safety in the workplace.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and support a site specific Training Program

  • Participate in serious Injury and Incident Investigations

  • Participate in project Risk Assessments

  • Participate in new project safety start-up planning

  • Conduct workplace inspections and Redpath Safety Program audits

  • Aid in the development and implementation of standard operating procedures

  • Advise senior management on matters relating to training and workforce development


Required Skills and Qualifications:

Some or all of the following certifications are required:

  • Ontario Basic Underground Hard Rock Mine Service Types - Common Core

  • Ontario Basic Underground Hard Rock Miner – Common Core

  • Ontario Basic Underground Hard Rock Mining Specialty Module – Certified in modules related to mine development and construction

  • Train the Trainer

  • Ontario Basic Underground Hard Rock Front Line Supervisor – Common Core

  • FMTM (Quebec Common Core)


Skills and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Highly skilled in the area s/he will be instructing

  • 10 years’ experience in an underground mining environment

  • Successfully completes a Train-The-Trainer program

  • Advanced understanding of mine regulations pertaining to task

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment providing training to an Aboriginal workforce.
  • Ability to conduct risk assessment of specific task

  • Ability to prepare work related procedures and standards

  • Ability to recognize and resolve problems as required

  • Ability to adapt to a varying work environment often requiring the employee to develop new and innovative work methods

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong organizational skills


Knowledge Required

  • Knowledge of mining industry and methods applicable to health and safety standards

  • Statistical analysis and evaluation skills

  • Train-the-trainer skills and teaching ability

  • Group facilitation skills

  • Skilled and competent in auditing

  • Survey and sampling knowledge

  • Organization and planning abilities

  • Ability to interpret and apply all applicable legislation, standards, and guidelines pertaining to Mining Regulations, clients and Redpath

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, both orally and in writing, including formal reports

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with as range of different disciplines

  • Teaching ability

  • Ability to source and understand evidence-based content material

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively


Health and Safety:

  • Have the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment

  • Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor

  • Responsible for the use and maintenance of all safety equipment, i.e. PPE, lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.

  • Ensure permits are in place and lock 0ut tag out procedures are followed

  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.

  • Ensure that workers are qualified and capable to safely performing the assigned work

  • Must have knowledge of the WHMIS legislation and know how to effectively use an MSDS sheet.

  • Work in accordance with local legislation


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