Training/Safety Coordinator
Capstone Mining Corp. (Minto Mine Site)

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Posted: 01-30-2018

Closes: 02-26-2018


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Capstone Mining Corp.
Capstone Mining Corp. is a Canadian base metals mining company, focused on copper. We are committed to the responsible development of our assets and the environments in which we operate. Our three producing mines are the Pinto Valley copper mine located in Arizona, US, the Cozamin polymetallic mine in Zacatecas State, Mexico and the Minto copper mine in Yukon, Canada. In addition, Capstone has the large scale 70% owned copper-iron Santo Domingo development project in Region III, Chile, in partnership with Korea Resources Corporation as well as exploration properties in Chile. Capstone's strategy is to focus on the optimization of operations and assets in politically stable, mining-friendly regions, centred in the Americas. Our headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada and we are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Further information is available at

Job Title: Training/Safety Coordinator                 Minto Mine  Yukon Territory

Position Summary:
This position has a broad scope and will be focused on supporting a training program to ensure a competent and trained workforce for both surface and underground operations. Performing best practices in planning, delivering, documenting and tracking the required trainings and evaluations, as well as bringing expert advice to any training content development. Supporting all safety initiatives and providing for safety coordinator/medic relief when required.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

• Awareness of and compliance to the Company's Performance Management Standards
• Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to, be aware of and sponsor the Company's safety and environmental rules and procedures
• Ensure accountability, practice and promote Company's Environmental, Health, Safety, Sustainability policies and procedures
• Assist in identifying task training to support a program for job task evaluation and equipment training for all surface and underground mobile equipment operation, equipment utilization, operator efficiency and safe operating practices
• Participate in the support, development and delivery of training including but not limited to, equipment operating, confined space entry, fall protection, fire extinguisher, fatigue management and surface and UG mine rescue
• Ensure thorough verification, application and development of training content based on procedures, rules and regulations
• Plan and organize employee evaluations with the concerned department
• Document, track and update employee training data in training matrix
• Regularly follow up on the employees' performances by setting meetings with the concerned department
• Ensure all safety equipment and tools are available and maintained in a ready to use condition
• Participate with activities of the mine rescue team including assisting with the delivery of training
• Participate in daily safety interactions and support the supervisors in the maintenance of surface & underground safety program including participation with safety meetings, workplace inspections, job observations, job hazard analysis, JOHSC activities and incident investigations
• Participate in the support of Industrial Hygiene program in support of UG variance
• Maintain statistical information and filing system of training documents and records in both written and electronic format
• Develop and support contractor management via audits of contractor training programs to support H&S initiatives
• Other duties as may be assigned by the company from time to time as required

Academic/Education Requirements:
• Train the Trainer Certification (or equivalent)
• Advanced first aid certification, Minimum requirement OFA 3 or equivalent
• Valid mine rescue certification (preferably both Surface & UG at the instructor level)
• Safety designation/certification: CSO, (or equivalent),or ability to obtain certification
• Secondary education related to field of responsibility

Required Skills/Experience:
• 10 + years of combined mining experience, of which 3+ years must be under ground, with a wide range of duties and increasing responsibilities
• 5 + years supervisory experience
• 5 years of equipment training experience
• 5 + years mine rescue training experience (preferably both Surface & UG)
• Knowledge and ability with Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Proven communications skills and ability to work as a team player
• Yukon - First Line Supervisor maintain ticket or ability to obtain ticket
• Organized, adaptable and able to multitask in a fast paced environment
• Maintain Driver's Licence
• Must be eligible to work in Canada
• Must be able to pass FFD testing

Physical Demands: (Up to this % of Frequency) % do not necessarily add up to 100%

Lift Lbs.     1-10    80     11-25    40      26-35     20     36-50     10      51+   2

1. Stand       50       6. Bend/Stoop       50         11. Squat/Crouch       25
2. Walk        50        7. Grasp               50         12. Climb Stairs          80
3. Kneel       10        8. Sit                    50        13. Climb Ladders       40
4. Crawl       5         9. Push                  40        14. Pull                       40
5. Lift          40      10. Carry                 40         15. Finger Mvmt.        80

Working Conditions:
This position involves working at a remote mine site. Prolonged periods of time at a desk working at a computer may be required. There will be exposure to extreme temperatures in all seasons including working outdoors in snow, mud, ice and water conditions, walking to and from different locations on uneven ground, prolonged periods of standing and physically handling/lifting/moving heavy objects.

To apply by email, send your cover letter and resume in Word or .pdf format to Include your NAME and JOB TITLE in the subject line of your e-mail response. Priority consideration will be given to Selkirk First Nation citizens, Northern Tutchone citizens, Yukon First Nations and then residents of Yukon Territory

We thank all candidates for their interest however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.





Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full-Time
Wage: Depends on Experience

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources