Safety & Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

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Date: Jul 1, 2024

Location: Princeton, BC, CA

Company: Hudbay Minerals

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Safety & Emergency Preparedness Coordinator


Exciting job opportunities. Bold lifestyle adventures. A culture of collaboration. Interested? Let’s talk.


Who we are:

Hudbay Minerals Inc. is a vertically integrated mining company that operates mines, concentrators, and metal production facilities. Our vision is of a growing, well-managed, and consistently profitable company that provides value to our shareholders. Exploration success and continuous improvement in safety, health, environment, and operating performance drive the company’s value. Our employees at every level of the company demonstrate ethics and integrity, take on accountability, and achieve success. Strategic planning is a core strength with plan execution enhanced by high levels of understanding and collaboration. Our company strives to build mutual trust and respect with all our stakeholder groups.


The Copper Mountain mine currently produces approximately 100 million pounds of copper equivalent per year. With a future mill expansion and the integration of New Ingerbelle, the Copper Mountain Mine is expected to produce approximately 140 million pounds of copper equivalent per year over the first 20 years of its 32-year mine life based on reserves. Copper Mountain is committed to the safe, responsible mining of copper, which is vital to powering a clean-energy future.


The Opportunity

Hudbay Minerals Inc. is seeking a Safety & Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at our Copper Mountain Mine in Princeton, BC. This position is a 5x2, Monday to Friday, day shift schedule.


Become a Part of Our Team

As we continue to grow Copper Mountain Mining Corporation, many career development opportunities are available for motivated and goal-oriented individuals.

Work with us and you will benefit from the mentorship and guidance of experienced team members because we understand that to accomplish our goals, we must work as a team and rely on the effort of every team member.



Safety & Emergency Preparedness Coordinator



Copper Mountain Mine, is located near the town of Princeton, British Columbia at the center of the scenic Similkameen Valley. Princeton is a community-oriented town with a diverse offering of activities, especially for those who love the outdoors.  Princeton is also in close proximity to both the city of Vancouver and the Okanagan.



Reporting to the Health & Safety Manager, the Safety & Emergency Preparedness Coordinator is responsible for providing safety support to the site, leading the emergency response and preparedness program, supports the implementation of the High Potential Risk Control Strategy, and supports the facilitation of various training functions.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the site emergency response and emergency preparedness programs,
  • Supports the development and implementation of the High Potential Risk Control Strategy,
  • Maintaining compliance and preventative maintenance requirements for all emergency response and emergency preparedness equipment,
  • Identify site-specific risks, analyze, and develop action plans that include best practices, procedures to mitigate risk and ensure minimum standards are attained,
  • Leading and coordinating mine rescue teams during emergency response operations as required,
  • Planning and conducting emergency response team training sessions,
  • Maintain accurate record keeping of safety and emergency management files, including compliance to emergency response team shift coverage,
  • Prepare reports (daily, weekly, monthly, and annual) in a timely and efficient manner,
  • Maintain strong communications with departments to ensure needs are being met in a timely manner,
  • Conduct safety audits as it relates to safety and emergency preparedness,
  • Conduct site safety orientation for new employees and contractors,
  • Facilitates training on various programs such as Lockout, Confined Space, Mine Rescue, Fall Protection and Active Mine Entry,
  • Complete Risk Assessments, as required,
  • Develop and/or review health & safety procedures as required,
  • Participate in change management initiatives as required,
  • Participate in strategic business planning for the Health & Safety Department,
  • Conduct and/or participate in incident investigations,
  • Participate in the Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee meetings as required,
  • Perform other duties as required.


Education & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in safety and minimum 1 year in leading an emergency management program (equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered),
  • Post-secondary education in health and safety and/or emergency management is considered an asset,
  • OFA Level 3 certification,
  • Active B.C. or Yukon Mine Rescue Certification and Mine Rescue Instructor (equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered),
  • Solid understanding of applicable Health & Safety regulations,
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels within the organization and with external stakeholders,
  • Experience in the mining industry is preferred,
  • Proficient user of Computer Applications, including Word, and Excel,
  • Possess a valid Class 5/7N British Columbia driver’s license and have access to personal transportation.


Required Skills

  • Knowledge of health & safety principles and practices,
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, coupled with exceptional interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management,
  • Have high regard for personal safety and the safety of company property and employees,
  • Practices safe work behaviors and supports the Copper Mountain Mine safety culture,
  • Proven ability to be effective in a fast-paced, dynamic, multi-tasking work environment,
  • Detail and result-oriented with the ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines,
  • Adept to work efficiently and with minimal supervision,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members,
  • Excellent time and project management skills,
  • Required to meet pre-employment testing requirements.


Working Conditions

  • Frequent exposure to a team environment with regularly scheduled and ad-hoc meetings,
  • Regular exposure to sitting at a computer doing work online,
  • Work involves performing duties in a combination of environments.


Salary Range

$80K - $90K / annum.


Copper Mountain Mine is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. While we consider all qualified applicants for employment and thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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