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Training Specialist, Mine

Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Location: 

Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

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.

Purpose

  • Conduct training and accreditation that reflects a high level of competence. Develop the skills of trainees through training and accredit employees upon successful completion of the training. 
  • Act as a resource for all of the workplace parties and an advocate of the Internal Responsibility System (IRS)

Safety and Sustainability Expectations

  • Ensure that training reflects current safe operating procedures, consistent with Porcupine Gold Mines Safety initiatives.
  • Provide or coordinate safety training throughout Porcupine Gold Mines. 
  • Identify training deficiencies and make recommendations to enhance the training program
  • Ensure compliance in providing training and completing competency reports

Essential Duties

Prevention

  • Communicate the inherent programs 
  • Participate in the activities associated with the Porcupine Gold Mines Safety program and strive to improve the quality of the program.
  • Assist in drafting and reviewing job procedures.
  • Participate in the development and communication of new mine procedures.
  • Advise workers, supervisors and management personnel on training matters.
  • Participate (as a member of and/or resource) in the JH&SC.
  • Advise supervisors, workers and trainers on the safety and health content of training courses.
  • Liaise with other operations, government agencies, and similar resources to obtain up-to-date information on training issues for the operation and the JH&SC.
  • Attend crew safety meetings on a selective basis either as an observer or presenter

Training

  • Ensure compliance and competency with internal, regulatory, and industry training requirements. 
  • Educate all new and current employees about the IRS, and to actively promote it.
  • Assist the In-House-Trainers in their duties, and audit to ensure high quality and compliant training.
  • Ensure that all trainers have received training on the material that they are presenting, received a Train-The-Trainer course and familiar with the Act and Regulations pertinent to the job in which they are instructing.
  • Ensure that Common Core training programs are structured to ensure that employees and contractors have received training or are being trained on the equipment that they are expected to operate.
  • Ensure that the Porcupine Gold Mines induction training programs are administered to new employees, and contractors and visitors. (This is a shared role).
  • Maintain accurate training records of trainees and ensure compliance with record keeping.
  • Participate in accident investigation where it may relate to training, when required.
  • Identify new training needs for mine employees by staying current with the changes in regulations, equipment and procedures
  • Assist with the development of new training programs and the revisions to existing programs.
  • Assist in testing new mobile equipment to ensure that all underground and surface equipment meets our specifications prior to being used on site.
  • Assist all departments in developing and implementing emergency procedures.

Administrative

  • Ensure training records are recorded in proper locations i.e. LMS, government systems
  • Ensure regulatory training records are recorded with the governing bodies. 
  • Maintain current up-to-date records of employees actively receiving training.

Training & Experience


•    Minimum grade 12, technical diploma preferred
•    Basic Common Core Accreditation 
•    Train-The-Trainer certified
•    Specialty accreditation in areas of expertise
•    Minimum of 5 years surface/underground mining experience
•    Conventional & mechanized mining experience with respect to production & development mining
•    Familiarity with the various Common Core programs
•    Minimum of 3 years’ experience in leadership roles.
•    Strong leadership, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Good understanding and working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Common Core programs.
•    Ability to plan and schedule training and other activities.
•    Work well in a team atmosphere.
•    Reputation as a competent miner & held in high esteem by the workforce.
 

Working Conditions

This position is a site-based position in Timmins, ON. As such, if you do not currently live in the area, relocation is required.

The schedule is 4 days on, 3 days off

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.

 

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you commence employment with the company.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.