Health, Safety & Environmental Officer

EMC Power Canada (EMC) Ltd. is a privately owned, Canadian company in operation since 2005 providing specialized construction management and multi discipline trade services for transmission and power generation clients. Growing our company and business opportunities involves recruiting various, qualified employees energized to join our dynamic team within a diverse industry.

Summary

EMC is seeking a qualified Health, Safety & Environmental Officer to join our team, who will report to the HSE & HU Manager for our Kincardine/Bruce Site location. The HS&E Officer performs a full range of EH&S (Environmental, Health & Safety) support, services, and on-board training. The Safety Officer is responsible for all aspects of field execution for EMC safety & environmental programs on the project/site and/or at head office.

 Responsibilities

  • Monitors, documents and reports on safety performance; ensures that senior management is kept informed of all health & safety activities and issues; reports safety infractions to management

  • Provides information on applicable safety legislation and regulations to all staff

  • Supports line management on legislated and customer procedure changes

  • Coordinates efforts to deal with EH&S concerns

  • Conducts reviews and documents project/ site inspections

  • Develop and reviews environmental work plans

  • Provides information for and participates in: Safety Meetings, Stand Down Meetings, Incident Investigations

  • Assists Managers/ Supervisors/ Foremen with the preparation of agenda and provides material for regular safety meetings

  • Perform walkdowns and provides input and review of Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

  • Executes field coaching and develops/delivers site safety orientation; ensures all employees have received the appropriate safety training

  • Verifies that the Managers/ Supervisors/ Foremen have adequately prepared their workers to act appropriately in emergency situations

  • Conduct incident and accident investigations to ascertain cause and need for corrective action to prevent their recurrence and provides written reports; works cooperatively with Labour Relations/Human Resources

  • Communicates commitment to health and safety via safety talks, bulletin boards, workplace inspections and audits and Observation & Coaching

  • Monitors and supports safe return to work (ESRTW)

  • Suggests and helps to implement improvements to the safety program and procedures

  • Responds to health and safety concerns in the workplace

  • Liaises with professional organizations and government agencies on health & safety and environmental issues

  • Liaises with customer field safety/environment representatives and head office

  • Additional administrative functions include:

  • Updating the EMC Corporate Risk Assessment

  • Identifying all Legal and Other requirements e.g. customer requirements, industry standards, etc., applicable to EMC scope of work and capability;

  • Developing and implementing processes to identify and control hazards and environmental risks;

  • Implementing processes to measure, monitor, analyze and improve EMC Human Performance;

  • Identify and develop/secure necessary HS&E training to ensure EMC has the capability to meet the EMC qualification/competency requirements;

  • Conducting Self-Assessments and Investigations, and analyzing O&Cs, Perception Surveys, Audits, etc., to provide evidenced based performance reports;

  • Developing “Leading” and “Lagging” performance metrics to effectively assess EMC HS&E performance, and implement required reports to track EMC performance;

  • Providing information to project/site personnel on applicable safety legislation and regulations;

  • Reviewing all accident investigation reports, MOL reports, JHSC recommendations, and follow-up in conjunction with the management team.

  • Update and review applicable HSE/HU procedures

Job Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma/certification in a related field; EH&S, Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, preferred.

  • Active CRSP or NCSO designation or working towards the designation is an asset.

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in an EH&S role in the nuclear sector preferred.

  • Trades experience in a nuclear setting is an asset.

  • WSIB experience is an asset.

  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to interact positively with all levels inside and outside the organization

  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook skills

  • Proactive and excellent problem solver

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills

  • Excellent planning, prioritizing and multi-tasking skills

  • Ability to work independently

To apply

To be considered for this opportunity email your resume in PDF format to careers@emccanada.ca with ‘HSE Officer’ in the subject line by August 20, 2019.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to move forward will be contacted.

EMC Power Canada Ltd. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; valuing and respecting diversity. We encourage applications from qualified members of the four designated groups.