Safety Advisor

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
PositionOffice/HRA

Job Description

On behalf of our civil infrastructure client, working on a large multinational project, we are seeking an experienced Safety Advisor to join their team. The Safety Advisor will be accountable to work closely with the project and subcontracted employees to ensure compliance with regulations, safe work practices and procedures. Position will be responsible for safety and emergency response, reporting to the Canadian Safety Lead.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the safe execution of construction activities through safe work planning, rescue plans, inspections, and audits
  • Provide incident response and investigation to determine root cause and corrective actions
  • Ensure compliance with legislation, site policies, and standard operating procedures
  • Prepare Job Hazard Analysis, and other workplace plans such as emergency response plans, fall protection, traffic control, permit to work
  • Mediate health and safety issues to resolution
  • Inspect project work areas and recommend corrective action
  • Promote a safe and inclusive culture
  • Participates in the development of standards, procedures, practices and provides in-field coaching and training to personnel
  • Participates in toolbox meetings, safety meetings, pre-activity meetings, incident reviews, and emergency response exercises

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in construction industry or similar fast paced/high hazard role. Hands on heavy civil construction experience in a field environment. Marine experience is preferred
  • Strong verbal communication skills, ability to effectively engage craft, supervisors, and management
  • Demonstrates competency in Safety Management Systems and safety-based behavior as part of safety culture
  • Professional accreditation in safety, health, or emergency response preferred
  • Proven self-motivated, team player with a positive attitude
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Valid G class or F class license
  • Ability to coach non safety personnel, work with limited supervision and work with a multidisciplinary team
  • Able and willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • This is a salaried position working on a rotational basis. Extended hours may be required on occasion. Must be flexible to work on a team rotational schedule

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