Job Title: Loss Prevention Coordinator
Location: Brule Mine, Chetwynd, BC
Language of Work: English
Start Date: When filled
Schedule / Terms of Employment: 12-hour shifts, (7 days on / 7 days off) 2x 30-minute breaks per shift
To coordinate the implementation of, and to maintain and audit an effective safety, health and loss prevention program which supports Conuma Coal Resources’ safety and health strategies.
Conuma is a leading Canadian producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. In 2016, Conuma acquired Walter Energy’s Canadian assets, which consisted of three metallurgical coal mines in northeast British Columbia. These mines now make up the company’s Canadian operations. The company is well-positioned to meet the world’s growing demand for metallurgical coal products. With ready access to both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Conuma is able to serve customers in South America, Europe and Asia.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Ensure adherence to workplace policies and standard work procedures for risk identification, risk assessment and risk control;
- Maintain a high level of Health and Safety performance through effective communication, monitoring and revision of standard work procedures.
- Identification and reporting of health and safety risks, accidents, incidents, injuries and property damage at the workplace.
- Attend and participate in all scheduled health and safety meetings and training.
- Responsible for ensuring continuous adherence to legal requirements, standards and organizational objectives.
- Coordinate the implementation of new systems or improvements, and monitor effectiveness taking best practice principles into account.
- Responsible for monitoring and investigating quality and effectiveness of occupational safety systems to ensure adherence to standards; effect changes if deficiencies are determined and review accordingly.
- Analyze where improvements in safety performance can be achieved and take corrective action.
- Investigate, in cooperation with affected departments, reports of unsafe acts, incidents, conditions and accidents.
- Responsible for coordinating safety training to create awareness and ownership of the various systems and to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
- Perform regular inspections with various departments.
- Advise and assist in accident investigations, root cause analysis and accident prevention.
- Demonstrate a safety conscious attitude.
- Prepare correspondence, reports and other applicable documents.
- Prepare and analyze safety statistical reports to ensure compliance with local, provincial and federal authorities.
- Compile and document monthly safety statistics.
- Formulate monthly crew safety meeting topics and agenda.
- Review all monthly crew safety meeting minutes and ensure all concerns are addressed.
- Coordinate monthly Emergency Response Team rescue training.
- Formulate new safety policies and procedures as required.
- Work with the Department Manager and line management regarding the review and implementation of safety policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Experience
- Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
- Occupational First Aid Level 3
- BC Mine Rescue Certificate
- 3 years Health and Safety related experience within the mining (or related) industry
Skills and Abilities
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to prioritize projects and manage time
- Strong coaching and motivational talent
- Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Well versed in statutory mining regulations and regulatory agency structures
- Every employee is also expected to demonstrate commitment to safety, stewardship, integrity, personal responsibility, teamwork, and people development
Work Location / Travel
Conuma’s properties are located in Northeast BC, amongst some of the most beautiful surroundings in North America. At the Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark, employees can enjoy almost limitless hiking amongst some of Canada’s biggest waterfalls, ride through ATV and snowmobile trails, explore 97 million-year-old dinosaur footprints, ski cross-country trails, play ice-hockey, swim indoors and out, cycle and enjoy the sense of community only a small town provides. An hour and a quarter away, Chetwynd is famous for its chainsaw wood carvings, First Nations Bands and offers a range of kayaking, snowmobiling and rock-climbing opportunities. Local amenities include medical centres, retail and grocery stores, bars and restaurants with events held through the year. Regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with vastly reduced costs of living, Northeast British Columbia is the outdoor paradise our employees are proud to call home.
- Employee bus transport is available from Chetwynd
- Please be aware no camp facilities are available
Wage and Benefits
Conuma Coal provides competitive wages and benefits. Benefits include paid vacation, RRSP matching and extended healthcare.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume to Careers@ConumaCoal.com, mentioning the job title you are applying for in the subject line, and indicating your authorization to work in Canada (work permit, permanent resident or Canadian).