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Industrial Hygienist Coordinator

Coeur Alaska, Inc.

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Lovelock, NV
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Job Overview:

Our purpose statement is, We Pursue a Higher Standard. Everything we do is fueled by this statement; it is our foundation and inspiration for our actions every day. At Coeur, we PROTECT our people, places and planet, DEVELOP quality resources, growth and plans, and DELIVER impactful results through teamwork.

Coeur Mining, Inc. is a well-diversified growing precious metals producer with five operations in North America. Coeur’s wholly-owned operations include the Palmarejo gold-silver complex in Mexico, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota and the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia. In addition, the Company has interests in several precious metals exploration projects throughout North America. Coeur’s headquarters are located in Chicago, IL. 

Coeur Rochester is looking for a Industrial Hygienist to join the team. The Industrial Hygienist will be responsible for developing, implementing, promoting, and provide oversight of the corporate occupational health programs at the site level and assisting with safety related matters. This is a visible position with daily contact with employees, supervisors, management, contractors, and representatives of external agencies.  This role will be directly reporting to the site Safety Manager. This role has a 4 day on / 3 day off work schedule (four 10 hour shifts/week), at the Rochester mine site.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 •            Health, Industrial Hygiene compliance (State, Federal, and Corporate requirements)

•             Visible Safety leadership during operations activities

•             Establishing professional relationships with all workers at the site to promote a health and safety consciousness throughout the workforce.   

•             Implementation of corporate occupational health and industrial hygiene programs in the industrial setting to recognize, assess, eliminate, and control occupational health hazards and diseases: 

•             Collects samples of dust, metals, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis and reporting using approved methods. 

•             Completes data analysis, reports, and makes recommendations based on data trends.

•             Determines effectiveness of engineering control methods and makes recommendations regarding location, design, structure, operations, and maintenance of contaminant and physical agent control systems.

•             Investigates adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions which may affect employee health, ergonomics, and overall efficiency.

•             Conducts evaluations of exposure to radiation, lighting, and noise and develops control measures to ensure maximum employee protection.

•             Leads meetings and training in matters pertaining to occupational health and safety.

•             Consults with management, industrial engineers, employee representatives, and regulatory agencies regarding industrial health problems and solutions.

•             Works closely and cooperatively with the Corporate Occupational Health Specialist.

•             Coordinate planned maintenance and calibration of all site Industrial Hygiene related equipment, and

•             Supports the Safety Manager in development, maintenance and implementation of the health and safety system and achievement of goals. 

•             Provides occupational health consultation assistance to include ergonomics, chemical inventories, and management, fit for duty requirements, occupational injury/illness case management, hearing conservation program, industrial hygiene sampling and effective controls. 

•             Performs, facilitates, and leads internal and external audits a necessary.

•             Assists in the development of OH/IH and safety related topics for MSHA annual refresher, contractor training, new and experienced miner training.

•             Addresses employee and contractor health and safety inquiries and regulatory concerns.

•             Participates in the Disaster Management & Recovery and/or Site Emergency Response programs and drills as requested.

•             Ability to cover all duties of a site Safety Manager in his/her absence.

SKILLS: To perform the job successfully, the ideal candidate should demonstrate the following non-technical skills:

•             Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•             Confidentiality, Integrity, Honesty, Ethics.

•             Must be able to manage competing demands, accept constructive feedback, while being extremely adaptable and flexible.

•             Work as a team member and communicate openly with others

•             Self-directed and able to take leadership role on many projects

•             Willing to stop work for safety concerns and always abide by safety best practices, policies and procedures

•             Promotes team safety and health culture and buy-in to Health, Safety & Training Department goals. 

•             Demonstrated ability to effectively support team members and collaborate with peers and senior management to achieve agreed goals.

•             Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and contractors / vendors.

EDUCATIONAL/WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Hygiene, or a healthy and safety or applied sciences degree with 1-3 years of Industrial Hygiene experience or any combination of education and experience[LM2]  that provides the knowledge to successfully perform the job, including internships.

PHYSCICAL REQUIREMENTS: Implements and maintains networking environments, including but not limited to:

 •            Work in all conditions and environments, approximately 50% of job is outdoors

•             Able to lift 50 lbs. on an occasional basis

•             Able to walk up and down slopes and uneven ground daily   

•             Must be able to perform normal lifting, walking and climbing stairs around the mine site

Go to www.coeur.com to apply for this position. 

It is the policy of Coeur Mining, Inc. and its direct and indirect United States subsidiaries (the

“Company”) to provide equal opportunity employment to all Employees and applicants for

employment. No person working at the Company's facilities in the United States is to be

discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin,

disability, or veteran status.