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Havelock,ON - £65k - £75k per year Permanent Posted: Friday, 18 January 2019

Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets.

The formation of Covia in 2018 is the most recent of many significant milestones in our shared history. Built from the merging of Fairmount Santrol and Unimin Corporation, Covia's rich Legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly-skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Safety & Health Coordinator who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Blue Mountain, ON location. As a Safety and Health Coordinator, you will manage all aspects of the Safety and Health Program in coordination with the NSO Safety and Health Supervisor. You will maintain a safe working environment and administer a safety program which meets or exceeds Corporation and regulatory agency standards.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

* Schedule, Maintain and direct an active safety training program; including New Hire, Annual Refresher Training, Regulatory training and Monthly Safety Meetings.
* Schedule and conduct monthly Safety Team inspections, as well as administering other compliance/inspection programs as needed.
* Perform and monitor noise exposure surveys for all employees and work areas.
* IH instrumentation maintenance and operation (sensor replacement, bump testing, calibration).
* Assessment of potential noise hazards and employee exposure using personal dosimetry and sound pressure level measurements.
* Provide survey reports indicating the results, field observations and recommendations (control measures, personal protective equipment (PPE and medical surveillance if relevant).
* Operation and maintenance of personal air sampling pumps with various sampling media for the analysis of airborne fibers, dust, fumes, organic vapors.
* Assist with the maintenance of the SDS.
* Direct the plants' Hearing Conservation Programs; schedule and coordinate annual audiograms for employees.
* Perform and monitor respirable dust surveys for all employees and work areas.
* Direct the plants' Respiratory Protection Program; conduct the respirator fit testing.
* Schedule and coordinate biennial employee physicals.
* Ensure adequate supplies in plant H&S storage rooms and first-aid centers.
* Maintain and distribute personal protective equipment used in the plant, including respirators, hearing protection, hard hats, safety glasses, hand protection, and fall protection.
* Monitor the fire extinguisher program to ensure appropriate and adequate equipment is installed and maintained in work areas and mobile equipment.
* Maintain required reporting schedule of Safety & Health data in USIS/SAM.
* Prepare and all required MOL documents related to IH program and training program
* Maintain current working knowledge of all applicable MOL and Covia safety and health policies, procedures, and regulations.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

* Apply the principles of industrial hygiene to include recognition, evaluation and control of recognized hazards.
* High School Diploma or equivalent required.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Work, Excel, SharePoint.
* Ability to collect interpret, analyse, and present data.
* Knowledge of Federal Safety Policies and Procedures; OSHA, ANSI, NEC and General Industry Safety Standards.
* Experience with industrial hygiene testing equipment, supplies, and personal protective equipment.
* Prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment.
* Work both independently and on a multi-disciplinary team.
* Exhibit superior verbal and written communication skills, and exceptional organizational skills.


* Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental
* Company paid Pension Plan
* Vacation + Paid Holidays
* Education Assistance
* Disability, Life/AD&D
* Employee Assistance Program

At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we recognize this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

Covia is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Please advise if you require accommodation; we will work with you to meet your needs.

NO RECRUITER INQUIRIES PLEASE. All other inquiries should be directed to the Talent Acquisition team.


Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per year

Havelock,ON, Canada
Office and Admin, HR
£65k - £75k per year
Covia Corp.
Tara Roberts 
2019-01-18 7:02:20 AM

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