HSE Adviser (Vancouver)
Clark Builders
Vancouver, BC
Job Description
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Reporting to the Corporate HSE Manager, the HSE Advisor will be required to assist with providing HSE leadership, support and recommendations to supervisors and workers in efforts to advance the Safety Culture of Clark Builders.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Have a working knowledge of the Clark Builders Health Safety & Environment Management System (HSEMS)
Advise and collaborate with the Project Management Teams and Regional HSE Manager
Assist with the development and implementation of the Project Specific HSE Plan
Provide information applicable health, safety, and environment legislation and regulations
Assist in the development and implementation of the Emergency Response Plan (ERP)
Verify that the applicable ERP procedures are part of the Project HSE Plan
Verify that site supervisors have adequately prepared their employees to act appropriately in emergency response situations Verify the project is following the Project Specific HSE Plan standards contained through auditing and observation
Provide support in the development of hazard assessments prior to project start, and during the life cycle of the project for medium to high level risk activities
Assist project personnel in conducting field level Pre-Task Plan (PTP) when required
Conduct PTP reviews for accuracy and relevance to the work being performed
Complete HSE training and orientations for project personnel
In conjunction with the Project Superintendent, accompanying local government OH&S inspectors during workplace inspections and verify corrective measures necessary to comply with legislation are taken
Evaluate the subcontractor’s pre-qualification documentation to determine the ability to achieve expected HSE performance
Monitor subcontractor safety performance and verify correction and redirection as needed
Perform audits and additional inspections as directed by project management
Verify that corrective actions identified during inspections are implemented
Evaluate HSE inspection reports to identify unsatisfactory performance trends
Assist in preparing trending reports for leading and lagging indicators and following up on any noted deficiencies
Prepare monthly HSE performance statistics and circulate to project management and as otherwise directed by project management
Provide support and recommendations with the incident investigation process
Assist with the implementation, communication and review of the project specific Emergency Response Plan
Assist with permitting requirements as defined by the client and Clark Builders Health Safety & Environment Management System
Maintain HSEMS documentation (HSE inspections, Hazard Assessments, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Toolbox and HSE Meetings, etc.)
Attends client progress meetings, Contractor Start-Up meetings, daily/weekly various safety meetings
Maintains positive and professional working relationships while interacting and communicating with all levels of management, clients, consultants and visitors to promote safety
Collaborate with the WCB/WorkSafe Claims Coordinator on injuries
Performs other related duties as assigned by Management

Skills & Knowledge:
Must have commercial construction industry field experience
Must be a leader of safety excellence, resourceful, organized and understand the principles of Health and Safety Management
Strong attention to detail, effective communication skills; confident interacting with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form
Must display a high level of autonomy in order to prioritize work tasks and deliver results
Excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrated willingness to contribute actively in team activities, sharing experiences and ideas
Ability to manage multiple assignments with tight timelines
Positive attitude, strong client focus and results driven
Excellent organizational skills that demonstrates the ability to resolve conflicting priorities
Ability to identify problems/issues, generate solutions, resolve conflict, and make sound decisions
Must have a good understanding of workplace health principles, industry best practices and standards, WorkSafe Claims Management, Environmental and Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Legislation
Must have the ability to maintain confidential information
Multitask and work in a team environment
Able to influence and effectively communicate with others
Previous construction experience and knowledge of construction processes is required
Must have a valid drivers’ license

Qualifications & Experience:
Minimum 5 years experience
Professional designation preferred (CRSP, CSP, ASP, NCSO, etc.)
Standard first aid is required but advanced first aid / Emergency Medical Responder is preferred
Proficient/intermediate Microsoft Office Suite
Exposure or understanding of principles of lean thinking
Experience with coaching teams in collaborative planning
Experience with continues improvement