Job Title: Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Consultant

  • Location: Based in Aldersyde, AB; travel required (primarily in Alberta)

  • Education Experience: CRSP designation

  • Safety Professional Experience:  Minimum 3 years

  • Posting Closing Date: Friday, August 5

Job Description:

The HSSE Consultant is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the corporate Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS); promoting and encouraging HSE awareness and a safe work culture among all management, workers, contractors and suppliers. The HSSE Consultant reports directly to the Director of Operations National.

Job Duties:

  • Insures the corporate HSE practices, policies and procedures are aligned with the company’s core values and relative federal and provincial Occupational Health and Safety Acts, Regulations and Codes.

  • Act as the employer’s representative and single point of contact for all safety related communication with sub-contractors, clients and suppliers, etc.

  • Establish safety goals, objectives, strategies and budget requirements for continuous safety performance improvement.

  • Provide technical and administrative direction on all HSE decisions, which bear critical importance to overall company objectives, operations, and profitability.

  • Continually maintain an appropriate level of awareness, knowledge and preparedness across the company to create a culture that prioritizes effective HSE management and balances overall associated costs.

  • Develop and lead the implementation of a comprehensive and functional HSE training program, which will meet regulatory compliance, increase proficiency in safe practices and promote HSE consciousness.

  • Continually review internal HSE policies, procedures and practices to ensure they are current and appropriate; conduct hazard and risk assessments making changes or creating new as necessary.

  • Lead investigations of all incidents (recordable incidents, near miss and first aid) and ensure proper records are completed and submitted. Coordinate and participate in incidents and accidents investigations, root cause analyses, causation modelling and corrective solution development to prevent recurrences.

  • Participate effectively as a member of the management team in governance processes of the organization’s OHSMS.

  • Serve as Advantage Tower’s Workplace Health and Safety representative on the Structure, Tower & Antenna Council’s (STAC) HSE sub-committee.

  • Responsible for overall direction, coordination and evaluation of employees’ HSE performance; lead annual employee HSE performance reviews.

  • Prepare recommendation memoranda and deliver presentations to Senior Management, Executive and the Board of Directors.

  • Lead the continuous development, improvement and enforcement of the corporate Safety Management System (SMS).

  • Recommend appropriate health and safety, accident prevention, incident/accident investigation training for management, project managers, foreman and team leads.

  • Assists management, project managers, foreman and team leads in regular workplace inspections to assure safe and healthful conditions for workers.

  • Support management, project managers, foreman and team leads in issuing abatement orders to correct any identified hazards.

  • Assist with workplace hazard and risk assessment process for continued improvement.

  • Develop a recognition system to promote compliances with the corporate SMS program.

  • Work with Provincial Workers Compensation groups to ensure claims and programs meet best industry practices.

  • Provide corporate leadership for external audits and investigations.

  • Manage the safety, insurance, quality and regulatory data submissions for third party owner/client contractor compliance management systems, i.e. ISNetworld, PICS, Complyworks, etc.

  • Develop project and task specific Job Safety Analyses (JSA).

  • Maintain a current knowledge base relative to all applicable WCB, CLC, CSA, ANSI, and NBC acts, codes, regulations and standards, and the impact on the application of them regarding the health and safety of the workers, visitors, sub-contractors and public.

Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma or Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or related field.

  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional designation/Certified Safety Professional or other Professional Board Certification.

  • Minimum 3+ years of progressively responsible health and safety experience, preferably within the tower industry.

  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, tactical, initiate and manage change, work collaboratively, negotiate, influence without authority, facilitate, solve problems, make decisions, work independently, manage multiple priorities and deliver results.

  • Proven interpersonal, communication, writing and computer skills.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Salary and job level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Share in our core values, vision and mission.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates, please send your resume to employment@advantagetower.com. Note, while we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only candidates being considered for interviews will be contacted.

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