Engineer Level 2
Alberta Labour, Edmonton. Alberta Labour offers diverse and challenging opportunities for individuals who are looking to help build Alberta's workforce. Whether we're helping an Albertan find employment or ensuring workplaces are healthy and safe, we're proud of the work we do every day.
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Do you have a desire to make a significant contribution to ensuring Albertans have a fair, safe and healthy place in which to work? Our Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) team works with Alberta employers, worker groups and associations to educate, and enforce the OHS Act Regulation and Code.
As a Professional Engineer having an authority and the duties of an Officer under the OHS Act in the OHS Mining Unit, you will report to the Director of Inspection for Mines and will be responsible for providing advice and information on issues such as regulatory and technical standards, and worker health and safety in mines. These positions require an ability to work effectively in a team setting and independently in the field conducting site inspections and investigation, enforcing compliance to legislation and dealing with issues related to mining certifications, labour mobility and mining standards. These positions will be responsible for technical reviews and to evaluate the proposed deviations to OHS legislation for approvals, acceptances and exemptions to OHS legislation.
To be successful in these roles, you will require well-developed verbal and written communication, decision making, and strong interpersonal skills in order to achieve positive outcomes. You should also have a desire to learn and develop new skills while sharing your own knowledge and expertise.
We need your help to expand our reach and assist us in building life-long partnerships with employers and workers to create and maintain safe and healthy working environments for every Albertan. If you are a committed and dedicated OHS professional with a desire to build a career with the Government of Alberta, then we want to hear from you!
Salary: $3,007.16 - $4,163.64 bi-weekly ($78,486 - $108,671 annually). Closing Date: April 12, 2017. Job ID #1041422
University graduation in Mining Engineering with at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in surface mines/quarries and underground coal mines, including evidence of practical supervisory experience in mine engineering and operations in a mining environment, is required. You must be a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in Alberta or eligible for membership as a P.Eng. in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).
- Related experience in an operating underground coal mine
- Effective problem management skills and proven personal interactive capabilities
- Mediation and facilitation experience and related accreditations
University graduation in Mechanical Engineering plus at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in industrial, equipment manufacturing and automation, including evidence of practical supervisory experience in engineering and operations in a petrochemical and mining environment, is required. You must be a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in Alberta or eligible for membership as a P.Eng. in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).
- Demonstrated experience in CSA and referenced standards related to equipment certification, automation and controls
- Effective problem management skills and proven personal interactive capabilities.
- Mediation and facilitation experience and related accreditations would be assets.
Approximately 2/3 of the mining activity within Alberta occurs in the Northern part of the province. Extensive and extended travel to Fort McMurray, Hinton and Grande Cache is involved. Candidates must also be able to work evenings and weekends as required.
The Mining Unit covers all types of Mining operations that includes Oil Sands, Coal Mining, Limestone and precious stone quarries, Sand and Gravel, Silica & Salt mines, and SAGD operations. Work performed often involves periods of strenuous physical activity (e.g. walking, climbing, crawling, heavy lifting, bending, kneeling) and potential exposure to different environmental conditions.
A valid Alberta Class 5 driver's license is required; use of your personal vehicle with reimbursement may be required. Final candidates will be asked to provide a Driver's Abstract and undergo a criminal record check.
The successful candidate must successfully complete the Peace officer training program and be able to be designated as a Peace Officer by the Solicitor General.
Candidates with less education or experience may be considered for current or future vacancies at other and/or or equal or lesser classifications across the Government of Alberta.
Please apply online via www.jobs.alberta.ca, as applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your last then first name (Smith,Joe_Resume).
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/iqas It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact our HR office at 780-644-8315. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.