Health & Safety Trainer

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Date Posted: 12/14/2020

Location: Macassa - Portal, Kirkland Lake, ON, CA

Reference No.: 2020-201

Position Type: Full Time

Schedule: 5-2 (Monday to Friday)

Rate of Pay: Salary, Commensurate with experience and qualifications

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Based at the Macassa Portal Site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Health & Safety Trainer to join our Mining team.

 

The Macassa Mine is a high-grade gold producer, with grade improving at depth, and a key valuation driver for Kirkland Lake Gold. Located in the Town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, the Macassa Mine remains on the highest gold grade mines in the world. Macassa commenced operations in 2002, and with the discovery of the South Mine Complex has been able to increase its level of production significantly over the past five years. The mine is located in an area with well-developed infrastructure, including a provincial highway, a railway system and a private airport. High-grade ore is processed at the Macassa Mill, which currently has available capacity and is located in close proximity to the mine. 

 

The Health & Safety Trainer will be responsible to perform training facilitation for areas related to Common Core or skill-based requirements of the workforce for all Macassa Portal Operations with a heavy focus on the Mining Department. This position provides health and safety leadership and facilitation to successfully manage aspects of in-house training and proper documentation for external agencies. This specific position is responsible for supporting all operations and training of personnel to the satisfactory skill level to complete their job safely.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Provides instruction and guidance to site employees on the proper use of various equipment on UG
  • Supports Mining training curriculum, training schedules and safe operating procedures
  • Provides leadership necessary to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to safety and environmental standards in conjunction with the safety and environmental department
  • Assess qualifications and on the job training of all new employees
  • Perform regular training needs analysis and ensure accurate and comprehensive training records are maintained
  • Liaise with mine staff, safety and human resources staff and others
  • Ensures employees are adequately assessed and training for their assigned work as well as updating training records
  • Continues to identify new ways to improve training and ways to implement them
  • Promotes OHSA and Company policies and procedures
  • Maintain Integrated Management System (Document Control) consistent with KLG standards
  • Suggest & track policy updates, regulations, and safety standards issued annually by our Company
  • Follows-up on safety related recommendation
  • Complies with and evaluates training statistics
  • Communicated all safety policies and procedures to other departments for consistency and ensures they meet company standards and legislated requirements
  • Assist in investigations any incidents/accidents UG as requested
  • Support quality control of completion of inspections and Investigations
  • A Safety resource as required
  • All other duties as may be assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Our ideal candidate has:​​​

 

  • Minimum Post-Secondary Education OR Trade certification
  • Train the Trainer required
  • Minimum 10 years in job role or similar learning role
  • A solid knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Mines and Mining Plants is essential
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills in influencing, conflict management, training of personnel etc
  • Must have strong and effective communication skills verbally and written
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate others and initiate change that yields positive results in terms of health and safety
  • Must have strong computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft suite and EHS Software

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

Together, we are building a world-class gold mine and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team. All of our team members are rewarded with a competitive benefits package and on-the-job perks, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Group Benefit package
  • Training and learning opportunities

 

Should you be the successful candidate for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our Human Resources Department to schedule an interview.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 
Kirkland Lake Gold is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity in its workforce, and encourages applications from qualified candidates. Wherever possible, accommodations are made for qualified applicants with self-declared disabilities. Kirkland Lake Gold thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Company reserves the right to administer relevant tests to shortlisted candidates selected for interviews, in an effort to determine their suitability and the preparedness of those candidates to accept and perform in the role for which they have applied.