Be a contributing part of making Ontario's workplaces safe, healthy and productive. Join a dedicated team of multi-disciplinary professionals across the province that set, communicate and enforce occupational health and safety legislation across Ontario.What can I expect to do in this role?You will:• enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations in workplaces• conduct inspections, investigations and quality assurance assessments• provide professional advice to staff and management• gather evidence and prepare engineering reports• act as an expert witness in court and as an occupational health and safety expert/advisor in the field• issue orders, and promote safe working practices and conditions with workplace parties via the Internal Responsibility System (IRS)How do I qualify?Mandatory requirements:• you are a registered Professional Engineer licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario within three months of the posting date of this job advertisement• you have a degree in engineering with specialization in mining • you have a valid class “G” driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario and ability to travel within service area• you have the ability to work after hours/on callTechnical expertise:• you have expert knowledge and extensive experience in mining engineering including ground control, ventilation, diesel exhaust, explosives, and control of water• you have knowledge of discipline-related theories, principles and practices including those related to Occupational Health and Safety• you have the ability to keep up to date on trends and developments in engineering and the health and safety field• ability to plan and undertake high level, complex engineering inspections and investigations in a wide variety of workplaces, perform workplace auditsInterpersonal and communication skills:• you have well developed interpersonal skills with experience in consulting, advisory and relationship management• you have the ability to communicate complex technical and professional matters clearly and tactfully in stressful situationsOther general skills:• you have the ability to plan and manage an often unpredictable workload• you have the ability to work well under pressure in a high-profile and time sensitive environment• you have the ability to interpret and enforce legislation and expert knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations in workplaces• you have the ability to identify hazards and contraventions of applicable legislation• you have the ability to conduct reviews of others work and provide authoritative, reliable and defensible assessments/advice and recommendations• you are proficient in using a computer and related software to produce analysis, reports and a variety of materials
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