Senior Coordinator, Engineering Projects Safety

Rio Tinto Published: June 3, 2019


Senior Coordinator, Engineering Projects Safety 

  • Opportunity to work for global company   
  • Our culture is inclusive, exciting and performance-driven 
  • Contribute to the success of Rio Tinto by applying your technical and professional expertise

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Coordinator, Engineering Projects Safety to provide support, advice and coaching to the Labrador City and Sept-Îlesoperation on the Rio Tinto Safety Standards, Critical Risk Management, Risk Assessments, safety inspections and meetings and associated legal and other requirements.

This role is a great opportunity to strive for continuous improvement of Health and Safety performance by actively promoting safety awareness and safe work practices.

Reporting to the Superintendent, Safety Operations at our Labrador City Operations, you will be:

  • ​Lead a team of Engineering Project Safety Coordinators that will be located in Labrador City & Sept-Îles
  • Provide advice and support to the area departments to ensure that operating and maintenance activities undertaken are designed, planned and carried out in accordance with Rio Tinto’s Safety Systems and comply with Provincial and Federal regulations
  • Support and promote adherence to the current H&S tools
  • Assist with safety investigations, coach leaders and advisors on how to prepare reports and recommendations,  implement corrective and preventative actions and share learnings with both sites
  • Monitor safety performance indicators to drive change in the workplace
  • Understand, promote and adhere to the HSEQ Management System , Rio Tinto HSE performance standards and IOC’s supporting procedures
  • Understand and ensure compliance with relevant statutory and legislative provisions and the Rio Tinto Safety Standards
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of the IOC risk assessment process, including hazard identification and implementation of controls
  • Coach area leaders in Risk Management
  • Assist in the development and update of safety policies, procedures and related documentation

About you

To succeed in this role, you will have

  • Technical Diploma in Health & Safety
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)
  • 10 years’ experience in a similar industrial setting, mining, processing, manufacturing or related setting
  • Bilingual in French and English
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • ​Training in incident investigation and analysis (eg, TapRoot, Essential Factors Analysis, etc)

Where you will be working

With operations in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as port facilities in Sept-Îles, Quebec, the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is a leading producer of iron ore products. Operating 418 kilometers of railroad that link mine to port, IOC exports pellet and concentrate to customers in North America, Europe and Asia.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminum and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You’ll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.

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