Health & Safety Advisors – Build + Civil – Canada     

Job Description

Health & Safety Advisors – Build + Civil – Canada                        

Location:

Positions available in various cities/regions across Canada, including Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Kelowna, Winnipeg, Regina, and Vancouver.  

Our client, an employee-owned International Construction Company in Canada with global multi-billion-dollar turnover, is looking to recruit suitably qualified personnel from Ireland & UK in the capacity of a Senior Health & Safety Advisor either  Build or Civil. They undertake largescale Building, Civil, Rail, Energy, Infrastructure, O&G, Marine projects which can range in excess $500M. They offer a platform for construction professionals to elevate their careers offering full relocation (single or married/family) packages, market leading salary, extensive benefits with profit-share. Initial interviews will be conducted by MS Teams / Zoom.

 

Job Description:

Ensure compliance with HSE regulations, conduct site inspections, provide technical guidance, and maintain documentation. Communicate safety metrics, support program implementation, and conduct training. Foster a culture of safety, investigate incidents, and facilitate continuous improvement.

 

Responsibilities:

  • HSE Policy and Program Development: Develop, implement, and maintain health and safety policies, procedures, and programs that align with local, state, and government regulations.
  • Safety Inspections and Audits: Conduct regular safety inspections and audits of construction sites, equipment, and facilities to identify hazards and provide recommendations for corrective actions. Develop and update HSE procedures, support communication of performance metrics, and facilitate HSE program implementation, audits, and training.
  • Project Collaboration: Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and contractors to integrate safety protocols into project planning and execution.
  • Training and Guidance: Provide guidance and training to employees and subcontractors on safety best practices, emergency procedures, and the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Incident Investigation: Investigate accidents, incidents, and near-misses, and prepare detailed reports with recommendations for prevention.
  • Safety Records Management: Maintain records of safety-related incidents, training, and compliance activities.
  • Regulatory Compliance and Industry Trends: Stay updated on industry trends and changes in safety regulations to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Safety Committees and Meetings: Participate in safety committees and meetings to share best practices and promote a culture of safety.
  • Communication and Training Materials: Assist in the development and delivery of safety-related communication and training materials.
  • Regulatory Agency Collaboration: Collaborate with regulatory agencies as needed and ensure compliance with permits and licenses.

 

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. OHS, B.Sc. Environmental Science, B.Sc. Engineering, or related field (preferred).
  • Relevant certifications
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Health & Safety Advisor in construction or civil engineering.
  • Experience working with Irish/UK Building/Civil Engineering Contractors essential
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and safety management software.
  • Ability to develop and deliver safety training programs.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills for fostering a safety-conscious culture.
  • Experience in safety audits, inspections, and investigations.
  • Adaptability to changing safety regulations and industry trends.

 

Relocation Package:

  • Full support for you and/or your family, including visas, flights etc
  • Dedicated transition team for a seamless move.
  • Competitive salary, annual reviews, and ownership opportunities.
  • Profit-sharing and performance-related bonuses.
  • Family health and dental insurance.
  • Etc.

 

About Us:

  • Established in 2004, Alpine Recruitment Group is a dedicated recruitment solutions business with offices in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
  • We offer our services in permanent, temporary, contract and executive recruitment.
  • We are the partner of choice for leading main contractors, developers, and consultants in Ireland & overseas.
  • Our team of consultants with industry backgrounds treat career-seeking candidates with the same high service as our clients.
  • We aim to develop authentic business partnerships that extend past the initial recruitment process.
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  • Salary Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Relocation Packages
  • Location International
  • Contract Full Time
  • Last update 18 May 2024
  • Job Ref ARCAD06

Alpine Recruitment Group