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:


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


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


  • Education:

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

  • Experience:

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.



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



  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  2. Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 30 pounds) during the course of the workday.
  3. Work is in a mine setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  4. 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.
  5. Oceana Gold promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing.



  1. Monday through Friday
  2. Starting time may fluctuate with the season, but typically will be 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM with 30 minutes allowed for lunch.
  3. Overtime may be required during special events and on short notice.
  4. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and occasional holidays when provided sufficient notice.

5 May 2020

Work Type:
United States
Haile Operations
Date expires:
30 Jun 2020