Position Description

Health, Safety and Environmental Lead
Location Whitecourt, AB
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Phoenix Industrial provides services in Construction, Fabrication, Maintenance and Modularization. Built upon our values of visibility, value and accountability, we are proud of our growth and to support our continued growth, we are constantly seeking new qualified talent to join our team. From project planning to turnover and maintenance, we are able to deliver maximum value to clients every step of the way through proven processes, efficient management practices and cost effective execution. We are proud of our track record of successfully executing projects safely, on time, and on budget by being a leader in our industry in respect to project, safety and quality management.

At Phoenix Industrial we are looking for talented individual to join our team for upcoming opportunities and are currently accepting applications for Health, Safety and Environmental Lead.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and Implement policies and procedures in order to meet ISO 9001 requirements, and to provide a safe working environment for clients, employees and subcontractors.
  • Ensure adequate documentation and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, local legislation and conditions of any required regulations.
  • Communicate the essential requirements of the Health and Safety Program to all client employees and subcontractors and to develop a positive culture with respect to Health and Safety practices within areas of operations.
  • Update, maintain and present safety orientation and training for all new employees and subcontractors to ensure complete and effective understanding of potential risks and expected behaviors within the workplace.
  • Maintain and present safety orientation meetings and ongoing training for existing employees and visitors as required.
  • Coordinate safety and health supplies by ensuring supplies are purchased in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Provide regular and accurate statistical reports on all medical aid, WCB incidents and injuries, lost time injuries, health-related absenteeism and disability information.
  • Communicate to management as required.
  • Monitor and recommend corrective action.
  • Maintain Safety and Health Bulletin boards.
  • Maintain records of all Safety and Health related training on individual files and plant-wide logs. Forward copies to the Human Resource Manager.
  • Ensure compliance meets all legislative requirements, including: WHMIS, First Aid Responder, Workplace Safety and Health Committee, etc.
  • Conduct effective hazard analysis for al work centers.
  • Ensure safe work procedures are current and complete for all work centers.
  • Investigate accidents thoroughly and effectively, and then respond appropriately as required, including communicating to, training and following up with supervisors and employees.
  • Diligently encourage and promote positive and effective employee relations through communications initiatives, coaching supervisors, providing counseling to employees and monitoring employee satisfaction.
  • Support company initiatives and policies enthusiastically.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to the above.

Requirements:

  • NCSO or OHS in industrial construction plus continuing professional development.
  • Degree or Diploma in Health and Safety
  • Possess current First Aid, CSTS, H2S Alive and Leadership for Excellence Training.
  • Experience with disability management, accident investigation, workplace inspection and job hazard analysis is preferred.
  • Experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access) and be able to handle working with multiple programs.
  • Must have experience leading a team of safety professionals.
  • At least 10 years health and safety experience working in Industrial Construction, Fabrication and Maintenance with a proven track record of implementing successful systems and programs relating to the policies of the organization.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Outlook ).
  • Ability to read/write English at a proficient level.
  • Possess current First Aid Responder certificate.
  • Experience with disability management, accident investigation, workplace inspection and job hazard analysis.
  • Understanding of current legislation, Codes of Practice, Bulletins and other safe work practice requirements and recommendations.
  • Confidence, with the proven ability to build credibility and strong partnerships at all levels.
  • Very strong sense of urgency with proven record of following through to meet deadlines and commitments. Energetic, self motivated, creative and especially positive outlook.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidences and ensure confidentiality of information and records.
  • Self motivated, energetic and able to work in either a team environment or independently.
  • Ability to mentor, train and develop other employees.
  • Experience in Earth, Civil works or Environmental Industry is preferred.
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