Health & Safety Coordinator/Medic

  • Alexco Resource Corporation
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 11, 2022

Job Description

Health & Safety Coordinator/Medic OVERVIEW Alexco Resource Corp. owns the majority of the historic high-grade Keno Hill Silver District located in Canada's Yukon Territory. We're developing two underground new deposits, the Bermingham mine and the Flame & Moth mine. The initial ore production at Bermingham mine was achieved in August 2021 and continues to further scale-up underground activities. The underground development continues at the Flame & Moth mine; Alexco is advancing the district towards full production. This is a great opportunity to be part of the team that is operating one of the highest-grade silver operations in the world. We are looking for an individual to join our growing team. The Health & Safety Coordinator/Medic will report to the Health & Safety Manager. Your primary responsibilities will be to provide pre-hospital emergency medical care and for the implementation and compliance of our Health and Safety program. This is a 14 day on / 14 day off rotation at our Keno Hill Mine in Elsa, Yukon. RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assess extent of injuries or medical illnesses of patients to determine emergency medical treatment
• Administer pre-hospital emergency care to patients such as oxygen therapy, cardiopulmonary

resuscitation (CPR), spinal immobilization, bandaging and splinting where required
• Assess extent of injuries or medical illnesses of patients to determine emergency medical treatment
• Administer pre-hospital emergency care to patients such as oxygen therapy, cardiopulmonary

resuscitation (CPR), spinal immobilization, bandaging and splinting where required
• Transport patients by land to medical facility for further medical care via onsite ambulance
• Document and record nature of injuries, illnesses, and treatment provided
• Maintain emergency care equipment and supplies
• Ensure compliance by all management, supervisors, and employees with Yukon regulatory and company

requirements as they relate to the safe and healthy operation of the mine site
• Perform planned inspections and risk assessments to identify and address unsafe conditions or hazards

in the workplace
• Identify health & safety concerns and hazards by surveying environmental, operational, and

occupational conditions; investigate violations & recommend preventative programs
• Lead incident investigations identifying root causes and assisting in the development of meaningful

corrective actions
• Ensure all safety equipment and tools are available and maintained in a ready to use condition
• Participate in daily safety interactions and support the supervisors in the maintenance of surface &

underground safety programs including participation with safety meetings, workplace inspections, job observations, job hazard analysis, OHSC activities and incident investigations where required
• Perform evaluation of best practices and approaches to the design and implementation of health & safety programs
• Support and lead strategic health and safety improvement initiatives
• Engage and support employee and contractor participation in health and safety programs and initiatives
• Inform and educate employees and contractors concerning health and safety requirements, standards,

etc.
• Facilitate safety training
• Perform hygiene duties including area and personal air sampling with gas monitors and air sample pump

systems REQUIREMENTS
• 2 + years of Advanced First Aid experience, preferably within a mining or industrial setting
• 5 + years of Health & Safety experience with a wide range of duties and increasing responsibilities
• Preferably possess 3 + years of combined mining experience, of which 1+ years should be underground
• Health & Safety designation (CSO, NCSO, OHS Diploma)
• Must possess at a minimum Advanced First Aid & CPR certification
• Possess a class 4 driver's license or the ability to obtain
• Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Proven communications skills and ability to work as a team player
• Pre-employment testing will be mandatory (drug/alcohol, lead blood, audiogram, etc.)

REWARDS & CULTURE Alexco Resource offers a competitive remuneration package. We provide a supportive culture that prides itself on teamwork, professionalism, and safety. Apply today. CONTACT US Please apply directly by submitting your resume, to [email protected] 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. No calls please.