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Lead, Occupational Hygiene

Location: 

Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA

Closing Date: April 15, 2024

 

As Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future.

 

Reporting to the Superintendent, Compliance and Management Systems, the Lead, Occupational Hygiene will be responsible for leading all aspects of the Occupational Health and Hygiene (OH&H) performance at HVC by providing mentorship on OH&H systems and programs. The position will support the operation in meeting OH&H improvement objectives by coordinating with line Management, Supervision, Workers, and Contractors. The position provides OH&H leadership and coordination to effectively run OH&H management systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures.
  • Initiate, develop, implement, and maintain physical and chemical exposure monitoring and assessment studies,
  • Evaluate and interpret the data acquired from studies and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Establish OH&H management systems and programs in alignment with Teck and regulatory requirements
  • Facilitate the development, execution, and reporting of annual site exposure reduction plans
  • facilitate and participate in risk assessments and investigations related to OH&H exposures and support identification and implementation of improvement opportunities
  • Provide technical OH&H advice and assistance to groups across the site
  • Develop communications and present OH&H data and programs to vital team members
  • Prepare, coordinate, and deliver technical training and informative presentations to the operation
  • Maintain a constructive relationship with external and internal stakeholders
  • Maintain current and accurate records of workplace exposures to supervise historical trends and provide reporting to key partners
  • Be responsible for surveillance programs and use exposure supervising data to ensure appropriate workgroups are collected
  • Coordinate external hygiene consultants and analysis services to ensure the quality of deliverables
  • Represent the site on company OH&H committees

Qualifications:

 

  • Post-secondary degree in Occupational Hygiene or related science degree
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist Certificate from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or Registered Occupational Hygienist from the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists
  • Minimum of five years experience related to the evaluation and control of occupational exposures in an industrial environment
  • Comprehensive validated understanding of applicable Health and Safety regulations and the ability to understand and interpret sophisticated mandatory regulations and their impact
  • Familiar with the key aspects of safety leadership and the importance of influencing skills
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Experience in occupational hygiene data management systems is considered an asset

Why Join Us?

 

At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure. 

 

Enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities, such as hiking, skiing, fishing, and golf! The mine site is a 50-minute drive from Kamloops, B.C. which provides all of the comforts of city living. The mine site is also close to Merritt, Ashcroft, and Logan Lake, which all exude a small town community atmosphere.

 

Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to:  
 
•    Annual Performance Bonus 
•    Profit Share Plan 
•    Health Spending Account   
•    Personal Spending Account 
•    Extended Health Care   
•    Dental and Vision Care 
•    Employer Paid Pension Plan 
•    Life Insurance and Disability Coverage  
•    Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays      
•    Telemedicine through Maple Virtual Care 
•    Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)        

 

Salary Range: $103,000 - $127,000

 

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.


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