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HSE Advisor
Black & McDonald Limited - Vancouver, BC
Posted:5/21/2017
Job Description

​Reporting directly to the Provincial Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, the HSE Advisor will evaluate, monitor health and safety hazards and control risks in the workplace. They are responsible to oversee assigned workplace(s) to ensure compliance with company, client, and government policies, procedures, acts and regulations. The HSE Advisor will ensure proper application and use of Black & McDonald's Safety Management System.  This position will demonstrate leadership in order to drive safety as a core value.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide HSE leadership, guidance, and support to assigned workplace(s)
  • Assist and support their Provincial HSE Manager in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures, in accordance with Black & McDonald and regulatory requirements
  • Conduct inspections (as required) of job sites, facilities, and equipment for compliance with general and specific safety standards; follow-up on any non-compliance issues and take appropriate action to remedy
  • Conduct incident investigations, audits of subcontractor safety management systems, loss control programs, and non-compliance issues, prepare reports and make recommendations for changes as necessary
  • Support the implementation of the Certificate of Recognition Program (COR), for the Region
  • Share feedback, observations and reporting details related to regional HS&E achievements and opportunities with regional managers and people leaders
  • Oversee and participate as required in incident investigation and reviews
  • Support as required modified duty programs
  • Ensure emergency response plans are in place and aligned with local regulatory, regional, divisional and corporate requirements
  • Participate in regional planning as required
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and practices regarding health, safety and environment
  • Conduct and or support the annual Safety Management System, Audit
  • To plan, in conjunction with the Division Manager, to execute mechanical projects in accordance with Corporate Policy

Competency Requirements

  • Change Orientation  
  • Communicates Effectively  
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable  
  • Problem Solving and Innovation  
  • Teamwork and Collaboration  
  • Values and Respects Others
Desired Skills & Experience
  • ​A college diploma or certificate in a discipline such as Occupational Health & Safety or Environmental Studies would be preferred.
  • CSO or NCSO, Construction Safety Officer/National Construction Safety Officer with additional work experience.
  • Certified Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) would be considered an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Office, computer literacy (word, excel, power point)
  • Ability to facilitate programs and present to groups
  • Working knowledge of  Provincial, and Local safety and environmental regulations and programs
  • Availability to travel
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2017522705