Senior Mechanical Auditor
Licensed Science Officer (Other) 4
**POSTING AMENDED – POSTING TYPE UPDATED**
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and temporary opportunities.
One temporary opportunity is available until May 31st, 2020.
This is also posted as an STO under REQ 60777
An opportunity to contribute your valued expertise
The Mining Health, Safety and Enforcement Division (MHSED) is responsible for the health and safety, compliance management, audits and enforcement for the mineral exploration and mining sector in B.C. The Compliance Audits and Enforcement (CAE) Branch was created in 2016 and is an evolving team. This branch is responsible for delivery of the objectives defined by the Mining C&E Strategic and annual operational plans, administration of the administrative monetary penalties program, inspectorate training, compliance business intelligence, delivery of the mines audit program, indigenous engagement in compliance and mine investigations.
The Senior Mechanical Auditor may be located in any of the five regional offices and reports directly to the Manager, External Mine Audits. The five regional offices include Victoria, Prince George, Kamloops, Cranbrook and Smithers.
The Senior Mechanical Auditor is the audit team professional for mine mechanical safety and is responsible for the audit of mechanical safety related to equipment, systems and processes, and the implementation of controls required to mitigate risks to worker health and safety. This position is responsible for conducting detailed assessments of B.C. mines to determine overall compliance, including issuing orders to address hazards or contraventions that pose an immediate threat to human health and safety or the environment. Informed by the compliance findings, this position is also responsible for developing comprehensive audit reports with practical recommendations to senior decision makers for improved regulatory effectiveness and continuous improvement. This position acts under the authority of the Mines Act.
Working for BC Public Service offers a competitive salary, diverse work environment, a healthy work/life balance, and excellent benefits. In addition to the base salary for Professional Employee Association members, there is an allowance to cover professional fees, strong dental and medical plans and much more. Salary listed does not include the additional 7% Overtime Shift Standby (OSS) provision that can be taken as taken as time off or salary on an annual basis which is on top of four (4) weeks annual leave.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Tania.Demchuk@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirement as outlined below:
- Relevant degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Mining, Civil, Materials Science or equivalent).
- Must be registered, or immediately eligible* for registration with the Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia).
Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being registered as a professional in another Canadian jurisdiction or another BC professional association referred to above, and able to transfer that membership to a BC professional association within 6 months of employment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have their qualifications reviewed by the appropriate body to ensure they have the necessary requirements for registration.
- Mining-related experience, with emphasis on heavy material handling systems and mobile equipment.
- Experience interpreting and analyzing data related to mine safety management and identifying actions required to resolve problems.
- Experience in mine safety hazard management related to mechanical systems at mines.
Please include your registration number for your speciality area within your application as you must be registered or immediately eligible for registration as a fully licensed professional with the Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia). If you are not yet registered, please explain in the questionnaire how you are immediately eligible for registration (i.e. currently a fully licensed registered professional member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the Engineers and Geoscientists BC). If you do not meet this qualification please apply to the STO Scientific Technical Officer opportunity through Requisition 60777.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.