New Job Project Engineer / Safety Management Consultant In Yukon

Project Engineer / Safety Management Consultant
Project Engineer / Safety Management Consultant

Project Engineer / Safety Management Consultant

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $85,241–$98,915 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This posting is for 1 permanent position working 75 hours bi-weekly.

Yukon Workers’ Safety and Compensation Board (WSCB) prevents disability in a number of ways. We work towards changing societal attitudes on safety and risk management by communicating strategically, and engaging in social marketing, to embrace the belief that all injuries can be prevented. We strive to reduce the incidence of work-related injuries in the Yukon workplaces through prevention support, compliance, investigation, and enforcement strategies. And when injuries do occur, we provide proactive, innovative and compassionate return-to-work programs, medical management and, if required, vocational rehabilitation.

The Role

As the Project Engineer, Safety Management Consultant, you will have the greatest opportunity to change safety in a mining workplace before construction and operation begins. By ensuring operation plans consider and mitigate risks associated with geological and operating conditions, mining operations are safer and more efficient.

You are responsible for facilitating and monitoring programs and strategies to reduce workplace injuries, and you provide assistance to employers, employees, union members and industry stakeholders on legislated requirements and safety best-practices. You participate in the planning, development and evaluation of health and safety training at workplaces, conduct health and safety inspections and respond to complaints from workers about unsafe or unhealthy conditions at mining work sites.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Bruce Milligan at (867)667-3726 or [email protected]

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Matt Ford, Human Resources Consultant at [email protected].

Please do not email resumes to email address above; resumes may only be accepted through E-Recruitment. To create your E-Recruitment account to apply select this link here

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Selection for further consideration is based on the information you provide in your resume. Include the month/year – month/year for each of the positions within your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.

  • A Degree in mine engineering or related field (geotechnical, electrical, mechanical or chemical).
  • Designation or coursework leading to the designation as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional or Certified Safety Professional
  • Experience in the Occupational Health and Safety field promoting prevention activities and programs in a mining environment;
  • Significant management experience in mining sector including review of mine design, operation, methods of construction and maintenance is an asset

Candidates with considerable education, training and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be considered

Before applying, refer to our sample resume to assist you in your application.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Interpersonal and communication skills, focusing on building trust and credibility with employers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to problem-solve and provide solutions, exercise independent judgment
  • Achieving adherence and compliance with legislation while treating stakeholders with respect and professionalism.
  • Prioritization, organization and time-management skills including preparing for remote and off-site work.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety legislation and practical application of legislative requirements.
  • Experience making decisions that consider safety in financially or politically sensitive situations.
  • Experience working with internal and external stake-holders to advance safety in mining.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Valid Class 5 Drivers' Licence
  • RCMP Security Clearance

Job Requirements:

Frequent travel throughout Yukon and working outside in a variety of weather conditions. Occasional lifting a variety of equipment (up to 50 lbs.) when providing on-site safety consultations, conducting inspections and demonstrating safety equipment use to workers and employers. The incumbent is required to walk, climb and bend at all work sites.

On-site inspections involve inspection of mining operations including offices, processing plants, and active mining (open pit and underground). Mandatory use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and working outside in a variety of weather conditions is required. The incumbent will be required to wear a uniform while on inspections of workplaces.

The incumbent travels within the territory (10-15 trips per year, lasting approximately 2 - 5 days per trip).

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
28 June 2022
Close Date
28 July 2022