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Cortez General Supervisor, Safety and Health (Industrial Hygiene)

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS)
093497 Requisition #

Position Description:

Are you a Safety professional looking to grow your career with a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic mining company? We have an exciting opportunity for you!

Our people division is growing, and we are looking for a Safety and Health General Supervisor at our Cortez operations. The successful candidate will work under the guidance and direction of the Safety & Health Superintendent to develop and implement strategies to control immediate risks in the workplace and solve S&H problems or issues. Coach, teach, mentor, and support personnel holding subordinates accountable for all expectations and responsibilities.

At Nevada Gold Mines, our vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing, and operating the best assets with the best people. We are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.


  • Provide goals, behavioral and role expectations for senior coordinators
  • Measure, report, and review senior safety coordinators performance against expectations and roles/ responsibilities
  • Coach, teach, mentor, and support Senior and divisional safety coordinators to succession and in safety processes and plans
  • Hold subordinates accountable for all expectations and roles/ responsibilities
  • Provide discipline when warranted
  • Monthly to quarterly overview/ focus and responsibility of S&H functions and activities
  • Assist in incident investigations when applicable or requested
  • Assist and be a resource with TapRoot analysis when applicable or requested
  • Review Flash and Investigation Summary reports prior to providing to S&H Superintendent
  • Support and improve Emergency Response Preparedness Systems and surface and underground ERT teams
  • Develop and implement strategies to control risk and hazards in the workplace
  • Review and assist with divisional policy/procedure/JHA development
  • Assist in identifying divisional training needs when applicable and/or requested
  • Actively participate with internal safety inspections/audits
  • Participate with divisional management/supervision during MSHA/State inspections
  • Provide technical support and direction to divisional management
  • Promote and assist as needed with IH activities and initiatives
  • Assist in Formal and High Level Risk Assessments
  • Provide in-field Safety & Health coaching to all employees
  • Actively participate in divisional toolbox training sessions/safety meetings/ supervisor training
  • Assist and instruct MSHA topics with new hires, ART and Contractor hazard Training as required
  • Audit divisional contractor control reps per audit protocols
  • Responsible for internal and external compliance, per BSS (Barrick Safety System) and CFR (Code of Federal Regulations)
  • Support, lead, and facilitate Courageous Leadership Training
  • Assist in meeting annual budget by scrutinizing expenditures
  • Achieve at minimum 40% Visual Felt Safety Leadership throughout division/site
  • Ensure field time is in conjunction with divisional/departmental General Supervisor contact
  • Ensure audits of investigation corrective actions are completed and in a timely manner
  • Teach, coach, mentor and act as a resource for hourly safety teams
  • Be on-call to respond to incidents and injuries occurring at any hour
  • Provide on-call coverage as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 10 years of experience in industry with proven/demonstrated Leadership in S&H or,
  • 8 years of S&H experience or,
  • 10 years industry experience and an Associate’s degree in S&H or related field or,
  • 8 years of S&H experience with a Bachelor’s degree in S&H or related field 
  • CSP/CIH (Certified Safety Professional/Certified Industrial Hygienist)
  • CMSP (Certified Mine Safety Professional)

What We Can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including a competitive medical, dental, and vision plan with national provider networks, a 401k retirement plan with employer contribution, paid time off, company-sponsored medical clinics, company match share purchase program, and much more!
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organization.
  • Nevada Gold Mines is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

About Nevada Gold Mines

Nevada Gold Mines is a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corporation (61.5%) and Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (38.5%), combining their significant assets across Nevada to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world and realize the full potential of these mines through synergies and best-in-class operational improvements.

The massive mining operation comprises 8 mines along with their associated infrastructure and processing facilities that produced an estimated 4 million ounces of gold in 2018. Three of these assets are Tier One gold mines: Barrick’s Cortez; the combination of Barrick’s Goldstrike and Newmont Goldcorp’s Carlin; and the combination of Barrick’s Turquoise Ridge and Newmont Goldcorp’s Twin Creeks. In addition, Barrick’s Goldrush-Fourmile project has the potential to become the fourth Tier One asset in this portfolio. The new JV is expected to generate around $5 billion in cost savings over the next five years. Nevada Gold Mines is operated by Barrick.


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