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Safety and Health Specialist II, III

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Position Description:

Barrick Nevada is looking for a Safety and Health Specialist to join the Safety and Health team. The Safety and Health Specialist will work with Senior Safety and Health staff and division management to recommend and develop strategies to identify and control risk in the workplace.



  • Develop safety related training and facilitate safety training sessions to include: New Hire, Hazard, and Annual Refresher Training

  • Assist site supervision with area Safety and Health Inspections/Audits.

  • Participate in regulatory inspections as the Safety and Health Subject Matter Expert (SME)

  • Act as the Safety and Health SME during root cause investigations

  • Follow-up and audit assigned safety incident corrective actions, audit site contractor adherence to One Cortez Safety and Health Standards

  • Participate in Formal and High Level Risk Assessments

  • Coach and Mentor employee’s based safety teams

  • Seek out and act on personal development and education opportunities

  • Provide support to fellow Safety and Health team members

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene or related field or three to four (3-4) years of S&H or IH experience or equivalent education and experience required

  • Ability to work with and communicate to all levels of management and federal agencies required

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively multi-task in a fast paced, demanding environment required

  • Proven safe work record required

  • Ability to drive results and ensure completion of time sensitive deadlines required

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software systems required

  • Valid Driver’s License required

  • Previous MSHA/ Instructor training experience (blue card) preferred

  • Knowledge of MSHA standard/ regulations preferred

  • Surface and Underground mining experience preferred

  • Industrial Hygiene general knowledge preferred


What We Can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining

  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless

  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations

  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About Barrick


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors. The operation utilizes both open pit and underground mining methods with Autoclave and Roaster processing facilities at Goldstrike and Milling/Heap Leaching facilities at Cortez.


Other factors that will be considered are employee performance, length of service, and work history.(Include on internal postings only)

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted



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