Safety Advisor


  • Responsible for all aspects of safety: monitoring, defining problems, data collection and analysis, reporting and data entry.
  • Demonstrate safety awareness and be a visible safety champion.
  • Conduct multifunctional inspections and document observations and action items.
  • Develop JHA’s and SOP’s, as needed.
  • Ensure use of PPE and safe work practices.
  • Maintain INX database and ensure that all workhours, incidents and near misses are properly recorded
  • Develop, maintain, review, investigate and close out INX events/records.
  • Contribute to safety meetings with key statistics and relevant topics for presentation.
  • Assist staff with incident and accident investigations, maintain report records, and facilitate root cause analysis. Be proactive in completing and closing out action items.
  • Assist with rehabilitation programs for employees on restricted duties.
  • Coordinate external HS&E training courses and educate staff on site policies.
  • Maintain emergency preparedness, and coordinate evacuation and fire drills.
  • Monitor first aid, firefighting and emergency response equipment.
  • Conduct other safety-related duties as assigned.




Position Qualification:


  • Must be familiar with MSHA requirements.
  • Must be familiar with the site policies and practices within the first six months of employment.

 Skills & Abilities:

  • Must understand behavior-based monitoring and auditing
  • Must be able to manage safety data
  • Must be able to prepare reports for management and applicable agencies
  • Must be able to oversee compliance for active mine site
  • Should be a self-starter and able to work at times with limited supervision
  • Must be highly organized, innovative and committed to continuous improvement related to applicable safety laws and regulations
  • Should be able to function both independently and as a contributing member of the HS&E team
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Should be able to establish effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, and Excel programs



  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in safety science/engineering or other related resource fields.


  • Five (5) years’ experience in a similar position in the mining industry, is preferred.
  • Those candidates with less experience may be considered, depending on qualifications.

 Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered for meeting the minimum requirement.


Language Skills:

  • Should possess ability to discuss and present technical related information with regulatory agencies, officials and management.

Mathematics Ability:

  • Should be able to perform college level math.


Reasoning ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.



  • Acts in a manner that builds trust and demonstrates integrity.
  • Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with others.
  • Respects the unique contributions of all individuals.
  • Supports a working environment where differences are appreciated, valued and encouraged.
  • Seeks to understand the circumstances, needs and perspectives of others.
  • Promotes high levels of accountability and employee empowerment.
  • Committed to continuously improving the safe and efficient operation of the process.
  • Acts with a sense of urgency when troubleshooting and resolving problems.
  • Excellent time management skills are required.
  • Able to assist team members with duties when needed.
  • Must be able to follow verbal directions.
  • Must be able to work well alone, or with a partner or team.



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 30 pounds) during the course of the workday.
  • Work is in a mine setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  • Company will provide personal protective equipment when performing work in a mine environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.
  • Oceana Gold promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing.

8 Jan 2019

Work Type:
United States
Haile Operations
Date expires:
30 Apr 2019