K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is a K+S Group company with headquarters in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; a solution potash mine and production facility located near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; and a world-class potash handling and storage facility operated in partnership with Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, British Columbia. Bethune mine, formerly known as the Legacy Project, is the first new potash mine in Saskatchewan in nearly fifty years. KSPC celebrated the Grand Opening of Bethune in May 2017 and projects it will reach a production capacity of 2 million tonnes by the end of 2017. The Bethune mine has created new job opportunities for Saskatchewan workers and new business opportunities for Saskatchewan companies supplying goods and services to this major economic development. All sales and distribution of the potash produced at the Bethune mine will be carried out through the K+S Group’s experienced and well-established global distribution structures. For more information visit www.ks-potashcanada.com.
Health, Safety and Environment Specialist
Provide expertise and support to operations and the project by facilitating the identification of health, safety and environmental risks and controls to eliminate or mitigate these risks. The Health, Safety and Environment Specialist develops, facilitates and oversees the implementation of specific procedures and processes to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
This is a temporary full-time (2 year term) position
The successful candidate will:
•Facilitate and support development, implementation and facilitation of the health, safety, security and environmental management system (HSE) program and procedures
•Facilitate and support development, implementation and facilitation of the health, safety, security and environmental training materials and programs
•Act as a proactive change agent to create an ownership based Safety culture
•Interface with operations, project, supervisory, corporate, contractor, consultants and visitors to ensure that HSE standards are adhered to in the Bethune operation
•In the event of emergencies or equipment failures, act as a resource
•Interface with stakeholders to ensure that HSE standards are adhered to both in the legacy project construction and in operations
•Develop, review and implement safe work plans ensuring company and employee exposure to risks are either eliminated or minimized
•Conduct HSE audits and inspect the application and effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards in the field and coordinate audit recommendations, and assist in the development of corrective action plans in consultation with management
•Participate and review investigations of incidents, and ensure effective investigation, corrective and preventative actions
•Conduct audits and support operations in the completion of monthly safety and emergency equipment checks on first aid kits, eyewash and safety showers, fire extinguishers, AED
•Assist/coach Contract Owners with requirements for contractor mobilization and management. Assists and coaches the KSPC Contract Owners to ensure contractor pre-mobilization requirements for specific Scope of Work is being fulfilled prior to them showing up on site
•Coach contract owners on the monitoring of health/safety practices/procedures.
•Conduct spot monitoring on contractor personnel in conjunction with KSPC contract owner rep to ensure that health and safety procedures and practices are being followed
•Maintain knowledge of current workplace safety strategies, trends and technologies by developing industry working relationships, and participating in exchange groups, associations and committees
•Direct, coach, train and monitor health and safety related performance of staff
K+S Potash Canada recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Qualifying requirements for this role:
•Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety or Construction Safety Officer
•5+ years of applied work experience focusing in Health & Safety Management, preferably in a mining or industrial operations
•Experience in project management including developing work scopes for contractors and consultants
•Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholder groups
•Understanding of applicable environmental regulations
•Understanding of the Mines regulations, OH&S Act/regulations and other applicable codes and standards
•Must be authorized to legally work in Canada
•Successful candidates must be eligible to travel outside of Canada as travel may be required
•Will be required to work staggered shifts including weekends
Successful candidates may be entitled to relocation assistance.
Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification and drug & alcohol testing.
Amazing Opportunities at K+S Potash Canada while building your career.
Good People and Great Culture
•Have the opportunity to be part of a team committed to building a new and diverse culture. At KSPC we are growing our operations, delivering exciting new opportunities, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work.
Challenge and Growth
•We support your growth potential (support of professional development) and recognition of performance.
•Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay for Performance philosophy that includes two components, fixed (base) pay and short term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.
•A comprehensive, employer paid, benefits program which includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental as well as competitive Retirement benefits PLUS great extras such as:
•Paid work time to help out in your Community (volunteer with a sports team or a charity of your choice) and company money to allocate to your favourite charity!
•A Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, and the Wellness Account covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and can help pay for your gym membership.
•Employee and Family Assistance Program: supporting health at work, home and in life through counselling and various online services.
•We have a competitive time off program including:
•PLUS days – up to (40 hours) to use as needed (take care of the unexpected, enjoy a long weekend or have a “me” day.)
•16 additional hours at two years of service and an additional 24 hours at five years of service with our competitive vacation policy.
Ground-Breaking New Site (Site Only)
•Opportunity to work in a new facility with optimal use of technology
See yourself here, join the team!