Industrial Hygienist Specialist.

Date:  Feb 6, 2024

Thunder Bay, ON, CA, P7B 6S8

Workplace Type: Onsite 

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


Musselwhite Site


Reporting directly to the Sr. Safety Coordinator, the Industrial Hygienist will demonstrate a high level of expertise in the areas of Mine site testing, chemical substance assessments, in-house Occupational Hygiene training, and exposure level analysis.


  • Develop, implement and audit Occupational Hygiene and related programs
  • Critically evaluate environments, processes, materials inventories, demographics to recognize potential health risks to persons
  • Recommend effective control measures to mitigate risks via engineering and personal protective methods
  • Assess human exposures to hazards through a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods to determine health risks and regulatory compliance
  • Coordinate Occupational Hygiene programs with related departments
  • Assist in the management of the medical surveillance program
  • Assists in the interpretation, implication and compliance of all relevant legislation
  • Select and operate industrial hygiene testing equipment
  • Work closely with the H&S group, Occupational Nurse and other stakeholders
  • Closely track emerging trends and techniques in the field of Industrial Hygiene
  • Other Health & Safety duties as assigned


  • University degree or college/technical diploma in Occupational Hygiene or equivalent
  • Familiar with Industrial Hygiene legislation, programs, and testing applications
  • Strong knowledge in OHS Legislation and compliance
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of the accident investigation process, risk assessment and evaluation
  • Solid understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act / regulations
  • Familiar with the underground, surface and milling environments
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Effective motivation and presentation skills
  • 3-5 years in a similar role within the mining industry

Working Conditions

The work schedule for this position is 11 on, 10 days off, working 10-hour days.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.