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Health and Safety Superintendent

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Globe 24-7 in partnership with their client in Nevada, United States is in search of a Health and Safety Superintendent for their mining operations.
The Health and Safety Superintendent will be responsible for developing, implementing, collaborating, and overseeing health and safety programs, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with MSHA regulations and to promote a culture of safety throughout the organization. This role will involve conducting safety audits, providing training to employees, investigating incidents, and collaborating with various stakeholders to continuously improve safety performance.
This is a full-time, permanent, and residential role requiring relocation to Yerington, Nevada.

  • Responsible for all aspects of safety, health, and training including supervision, quality control, and technical support.
  • Responsible for the direct supervision of occupational health and safety to include safety personnel, workers compensation, industrial hygiene, and emergency response training.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and management of Emergency Response Training for Surface, Underground, Confined Space Entry and Rescue Training, High and Low Angle Ropes Rescue, Trench Rescue, FF1 and FF2 training, etc.
  • Oversee and direct all required H&S training for safety personnel, managers, employees, and contractors, including annual MSHA refresher and new hire training, while maintaining company and regulatory records and files.
  • Directly responsible for site-wide security and training, including MSHA and new hire orientation, enhancement of programs, standards, site directives and operational procedures.
  • Conduct regular safety inspections and assessments to ensure that facility standards and operational areas are in compliance with governmental regulations and corporate policy.
  • Direct and contribute to the review and development of remedial measures that control or eliminate safety and health hazards.
  • Plan, coordinate, and monitor safety trends and studies to discover and determine hazards/risks and controls that may affect workers.
  • Communicate effectively with operations and all levels of management to support and participate in the development of effective safety, occupational health, training, and security programs at the site.
  • Develop and train on the emergency preparedness plans and provide specific guidance in implementation of the plan.
  • Develop annual and long-range safety, health, training and security goals, objectives, action plans, and the supporting budget.
  • Conduct talent reviews of site safety staff and oversee the implementation of professional training and career development programs.
  • Contributes to a reduction in safety violations by conducting inspections and informing management when exceptions to regulations are found.
  • Responsibility will include the development & implementation of world class Health and Safety policies, procedures, hazard assessment and corrective action to minimize risk, loss, and accidents while maintaining compliance with all company guidelines as well as relevant Health & Safety regulations.
  • Prevent recurrence of specific types of personal injury accidents by coordinating and assisting in thorough accident investigations and providing management with specific recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Support the site safety culture through leadership and regularly engaging with and holding the workforce accountable for safe work practices.
  • Oversee the incident investigation process and incident analysis when applicable to ensure all incidents are properly investigated to determine root cause; assist with development of effective corrective actions to prevent recurrences of incidents.
  • Facilitate ongoing health and safety meetings and risk reviews as required.
  • Coordinate with MSHA and State Inspectors to ensure timely correction of cited violations or notice of findings.
  • Ensure employees are in compliance with audiograms, fit testing, and noise sampling as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety & Health, Industrial Safety, Occupational Health, or a related field is required.
  • Minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years of mining industry experience required.
  • Strong health and safety behaviors including familiarity with and adherence to NFPA and MSHA standards related to underground and surface metal/non-metal standards required.
  • Technical Rescue Training required.
  • CSP (Certified Safety Professional) designation preferred.
  • Mine rescue experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in a high level of knowledge in industrial hygiene management is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in behavior-based safety is essential.

The position offers a competitive remuneration package.  This is a full-time, permanent position.

Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document. Please note, that due to the number of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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