Job Description

Safety Lead
Operating Company Stuart Olson Industrial
City Edmonton, AB
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Reporting to the Regional Health, Safety and Environmental Manager, the Safety Lead is responsible for the planning, coordinating and implementation of Occupational Health and Safety programs. They will provide consultation and expertise to employees in matter of Health and Safety.


This position is based 90 kms west of Edmonton on a client site.






  • Demonstrate the Stuart Olson Promise and contribute to it becoming embedded across the organization.

  • Promote the best interest of the Company.

  • Conduct performance plans and assessments with direct reports.

  • Maintain high level of morale among direct reports.

  • Act as coach and mentor to direct reports.



  • Provide site management, supervision and employees with services and advice on Health, Safety and Environment.

  • Complete daily administration, coordination and implementation of site Health, Safety, and Environment programs.

  • Maintain current knowledge of published safety literature, safety and health regulations.

  • Audit compliance to company standards by site supervision and employees.

  • Advise site management of substandard situations and ensure corrective action is taken.

  • Participate with the Health Safety and Environment coordinator and other safety inspectors in the development, revisions and implementation of procedures, standards, rules and regulations.

  • Analyze statistical data and the audit results to identify problem areas and recommend corrective action.

  • Establish and supervise the work site medical and first aid program, where applicable.

  • Assist in the investigation of incidents for cause identification and recommend corrective action.

  • Audit site incident investigation reports for accuracy and completeness.

  • Audit personal protective equipment usage by craft employees, evaluate their effectiveness and recommend improvements, where necessary.

  • Monitor subcontractor performance to ensure compliance to company, client and governmental standards relative to Safety, Health and Environment.

  • Conduct site safety orientation for new employees and maintain records.

  • Prepare site specific material for safety meetings and toolbox talks.

  • Participate in and may be required to conduct safety meetings.

  • Ensure the adequate supply of safety equipment, such as protective equipment, fire extinguishers, respirators, etc.

  • Monitor environmental hazards, such as excessive noise, toxic agents, spills etc.


Stuart Olson Corporate

  • Lead and participate in corporate initiatives.




  • College diploma in related field or a mechanical/metal trades background

  • 2-3 years’ leadership or supervisory experience

  • Experience with industrial Turnarounds an asset

  • 7+ years’ Industrial Health and Safety experience

  • Working knowledge of SAP an asset

  • Ability to lead and operate within an environment where change happens frequently

  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a focused team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly

  • Strong leadership capability as evidenced by demonstrable success in team/collaborative work environments

  • Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships with multiple groups

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges in a dynamic business environment

  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise




Why Choose Stuart Olson?

Safety, Sustainability, Collaboration, and Integrity are core Company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. Stuart Olson strongly supports and encourages employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, and learning development opportunities. At Stuart Olson we are committed to creating a culture built on a passion to do great things.


Who We Are?

Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.


We are a $1 billion+, fully integrated commercial construction and industrial services provider with offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk and delivers results.




Application Instructions: All interested candidates can apply directly to the position at Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.


Unsolicited resumes and phone inquiries from 3rd party agencies will not be accepted.


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