Position: Health & Safety Advisor
Reports To: Field Safety Manager
Location: Milton/Niagara areas
At NPL Canada, we are dedicated to not only being a leader in our industry, but to leaving a lasting and positive impact on the communities that we serve for generations to come. As Canada's most respected energy contractor, it is our responsibility and our privilege to work with our customers and our competitors to ensure the best practices for safety, quality and efficiency are openly shared for the benefit of all.
For these reasons, we are committed to creating long-term, safe and sustainable solutions that endure. Our Sustainability Framework defines our purpose and commitment to our customers, our employees, our industry and the communities in which we serve.
SAFETY is what we stand for.
QUALITY is what we leave behind.
EMPLOYEES are our lifeblood.
COMMUNITY is who we serve.
ECONOMY is a long-term investment.
ENVIRONMENT is our home.
At NPL Canada, we Think Ahead.
In partnership with our Superintendents, the Health & Safety Advisor will provide safety leadership and guidance in the execution of NPL Canada’s (NPLC) health and safety programs.
- Promote incident prevention activities and influence a positive workplace culture of safety
- Evaluate NPLC’s workplace behaviours, practices and conditions to identify actual and potential hazards; make recommendations to eliminate the hazard or preventative measures to ensure that adequate controls are introduced and implemented.
- Work closely with Operations and site management to ensure corporate safety initiatives are aligned and executed in order to meet or exceed corporate and site-specific safety performance goals
- Provide H&S training to employees and safety orientation to contractors, clients and visitors and maintain training records
- Conduct frequent audits of established EHS field documents to ensure their ongoing effectiveness and compliance
- Review NPLC’s EHS Management System to identify the need for new and/or modified safety programs
- Evaluate employee safety behaviour and performance to ensure current training programs are effective
- Conduct frequent work site inspections, observing conditions and work practices; make recommendations, champion change and recognize positive achievements/behaviours
- Lead root cause incident investigation analysis for incidents and near miss events; assist in the development and implementation of corrective actions with stakeholders
- Participate and actively support the JHSC activities
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- The ability to build and foster collaborative relationships by developing, maintaining and strengthening partnerships inside and outside of the organization
- The ability to take responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and expectations, tracking progress against goals, ensuring feedback, and addressing performance problems and challenges promptly
- The ability to demonstrate and promote safe and ethical behaviour through the establishment and adherence to policies, procedures and professional standards of conduct
- The ability to define standards for services/work processes and manage activities and people in a manner that affectively achieves those standards
- The ability to conduct and/or lead root cause analysis. This entails the ability to clarify a situation, seek information from appropriate sources and skillfully pose questions to draw out pertinent information
- Effective communication skills including the ability to express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; the ability to convey concepts and information in business writing; and the ability to plan and deliver communications/presentations that impact and/or persuade the intended audience
- The ability to anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action; to be prepared for possible contingencies
- Degree/Diploma/Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (or in the process of attaining)
- Previous experience and/or knowledge of Construction Health & Safety
- Previous work experience in underground utilities and/or construction is an asset
- Previous experience delivering EHS orientations and safety training
- Valid driver’s license
- Strong computer skills
- Excellent knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
NPL Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
NPL Canada is committed to the principles of employment equity.
Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
- Health and Safety: 3 years (Preferred)
- Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)
- Driver's License (Required)