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Medic and Safety Technician 2013 - 120 at Yukon Zinc in Wolverine Mine, Yukon

Posted on Jan 01, 2013 in Trades & Labour

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary


Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)



About this Job

Reporting to the Health and Safety Superintendent, including taking directives from the Health and Safety Coordinators the Health and Safety Technician will play a key role with Safety and Health requirements for the mine site. More specific responsibilities include:

- Promote a positive safety culture that includes active participation with employees and contractors

- Participate in daily safety interactions, including performing safety inspections and auditing to ensure adherence to standards

- Participate in incident investigations and reports as required

- Facilitate safety training and annual reviews of safety and health procedures and programs

- Conduct orientations, orientation tours, safety presentations, risk assessments and job hazard analysis

- Conduct Industrial Hygiene sampling

- Participate in emergency response drills and required training

- Previous experience as a Safety Technician is preferred

- Excellent work ethics and demonstrated record of safety leadership

- Hold a valid PCP-IV license

- Hold a valid class 4 driver’s license

- Mine Rescue certification would be an asset

- Previous experience in conducting safety meetings, audits, presentations, risk

assessments, job hazard analysis and incident investigations

- Able to work a rotational work schedule of 2 weeks in x 2 weeks out

- Consent to a pre-employment medical examination which includes a drug & alcohol screening

This job was posted on Jan 01, 2013 and will be removed on Mar 31, 2013

All applications must be received before Mar 31, 2013

Yukon Zinc

Phone: (866) 887-7517


Address: Whitehorse

To apply for this Job

Wolverine is a “dry camp”, fly-in/fly-out underground mine operation. The minesite is located midway between Ross River and Watson Lake on the Robert Campbell Highway and is approximately 280 km by air northeast of Whitehorse. Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume via the Current Careers option on our website at, or by fax, toll-free, at (866) 887-7517. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we are only able to contact those who have been shortlisted.