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Safety Specialist

Are you looking to make a positive impact on the lives of others? Hoping to work in an environment eager to try out your new ideas? Then this may be the right oppotunity for you.
We're seeking a Safety Specialist to assess, implement, and provide guidance and training on compliance with federal, state and local safety and health regulations, safety inspections, accident investigations and safety training. This position will work in our Central Office location in beautiful Viburnum, MO and require local travel between mines. Successful candidates must have:
5-10 years of experience facilitating a safety program highly preferred (no less than 3 years may possibly be considered)
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree (preferably Occupational Health and Safety or related field)
General knowledge of federal, state and local safety regulations, protocols and/or procedures (includes OSHA & MSHA familiarity)
Knowledge of mine property and procedures required
A valid, current driver's license
Availability and commitment to working on-call, potentially requiring evening and weekend work
Primary Responsibilities:
Train employees to comply with federal and state safety regulations through classroom sessions and safety meetings and individualized counseling.
Conduct safety audits and inspect work areas for non-compliance; document any issues and provide guidance on appropriate resolutions and recommend disciplinary action if required.
Initiate workers' compensation cases and conduct accident investigations by reviewing causes and resolutions.
Accompany federal and state inspectors through mine property and assist with follow-up on their recommendations and feedback.
Perform health and safety sampling, prepare mine safety reports, and gather information monthly and quarterly.
Other duties as assigned.
Additional Requirements:
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Adaptive, and PeopleSoft preferred)
Ability and knowledge to conduct safety audits
MSHA certification highly preferred
Valid, current driver's license
Strong ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions
Highly effective communication skills and ability to work in a self-directed manner
Regularly required to work underground and near moving mechanical parts.
Frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions and wet, humid, hot, or cold (non-weather) conditions. May be exposed to moderate noise levels.
Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time, talk and hear; occasionally required to use repetitive motion and reach with hands/arms. Requires clarity of vision and three-dimensional vision.
Occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.
Based in St. Louis, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run has facilities in Missouri, Washington and Arizona and operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, Mo. Using innovative mining techniques, Doe Run skillfully taps one of the largest lead deposits in the world.
As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life. You may view our sustainability report located at http://sustainability.doerun.com/.
All health and welfare benefits as well as 401K are effective on your start date! In addition we offer tuition reimbursement to help you grow and develop within our organization with ample opportunities for advancement.
The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.


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