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Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 50 individuals applied for this opportunity; based on the screening results, we anticipate that for each vacancy 3-5 individuals will be selected to proceed to the next phase of the competition.

We are screening ALL applications received on or before the closing date and rating them against the qualifications outlined in the job ad. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications to do the job will be invited to continue in the hiring process.

To learn about our recruitment process, visit our Hiring Steps.

ENGINEER - MINING
Organization:    Ministry of Labour
Division:    Operations
City:    South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thunder Bay
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    09PBE - Bargaining-Engineering 09
Salary:    $83,947.00 - $115,752.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57728
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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 call

Technical 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 audits

Interpersonal 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 situations

Other 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

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 2 Permanent, 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region or 435 South James Street, Thunder Bay, North Region, Personnel Security Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Thursday, November 7, 2013
 
Note:
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, November 22, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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