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Health Safety and Environment Advisor
Black & McDonald Limited - Bethune, SK - Western Industrial Region
Posted:8/3/2017
Job Description

People:  Our Strength, Our Future

A career at Black & McDonald will grant you the opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement, help reinforce our values and shape our contribution to community, and drive our continued success. Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and the best company for technical expertise.

Position Summary

The Western Canadian Industrial Region is a relatively new business line for Black & McDonald, with a mandate to aggressively grow our brand and market share over the next 5 years. The Western Canadian Industrial Region delivers solutions to a diverse customer base in Oil & Gas, Mining, Hydro, and Manufacturing across Canada's four Western Provinces. Our business line includes Construction, Turnarounds & Maintenance, Commissioning, Fabrication and Engineering Services.

Primary responsibility will be to actively promote health, safety & environmental culture to all levels of employees with the assistance of policies and procedures in accordance with company beliefs, policies, procedures, and objectives. The Health Safety & Environment Advisor reports directly to the Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Manager and is responsible for the project and people on site to be in safety compliance, and the overall conduct of Black & McDonald Limited's performance as it relates to the designated project. This position is project based and does not include travel or accommodations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follow all company policies and procedures during their employment at Black & McDonald.
  • Only perform tasks and or use equipment for which they have received training.
  • Refuse to perform unsafe work and agree to intervene if they see acts of imminent danger.
  • Assist with the Health Safety & Environment (HSE) activities as it relates in planning, procurement, construction and commissioning of the piping, mechanical, electrical and equipment installation on site.
  • To ensure, on behalf of the Company, that all required site Health Safety & Environment (HSE) policies, procedure and personnel are in place and adhered to complete the Project. In addition, to take corrective action where required to ensure a safety for all and protection of the environment.
  • Execute the Projects in accordance with Company Corporate Policy.
  • To represent the Company and communicate with the Client on a daily basis and to representative the Company in a professional manner.
  • To lead with development and implementation of the Health Safety & Environment (HSE) programs.
  • This position will be 80% field and 20% office.
  • Assist, advise and work with manager(s) and supervisors with;
    • Hazard identification and control
    • Inspections/Audits
    • Investigations
    • Reports
    • Orientations
    • Training requirements
    • Maintain various safety databases as required
  • Other duties as assigned by your direct supervisor.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements

  • Change Management
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Stategic Perspective 
  • Maximizes Team Effectiveness
  • Maximizes Business Performance
  • Coaches & Develops
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others

Education & Skill Requirements

  • 3 years + Health Safety & Environment (HSE) experience, NCSO certificate/or Equivalent.
  • Experience in the industrial construction industry.
  • Working knowledge of OH&S regulations (specific to the construction industry).
  • Proficient in Microsoft basic suite of programs (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong Organizational and leadership skills.
  • Your working knowledge of related legislation and the ability to interpret the regulations and laws is an asset.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, in a team environment with great attention to detail.
  • You have the capacity to problem solve and thrive in high pressure situations.
  • Ability to influence staff at various levels to promote loss prevention.
  • Valid class 5 drivers' license (with clean abstract).

Certifications not required, but considered an asset:

  • Fall Protection
  • First Aid - Standard
  • Aerial Work Platform (AWP)
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Telehandler
  • Certified Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)
  • Health Safety & Environment (HSE) Certificate
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: Contract
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 20178413