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EHS Coordinator

Job Number: EHS COORD-DELTA
Region: Western Region
City: Delta
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Job Type: permanent

QM Environmental is one of Canada’s largest full-service national decommissioning and environmental remediation firms. Always committed to health, safety and environment; QM has been experiencing a consistent growth in the last years and we would like to invite you to be part of this team.

 

We offer exciting career growth, professional development, and a culture that is supported by teamwork and open communication. At QM, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with some of the most talented professionals and innovative thought-leaders in the industry.


Reporting to: Head of Safety

Division: Health, Safety & Environment 


POSITION SUMMARY

The EHS Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing all aspects of QM’s health and safety policies and programs and promoting a safety environment at all QM sites within the Coordinator’s region.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Health and Safety Policies and Programs

  • Reads, understands, follows and promotes QM LP’s Corporate and site-specific Health and Safety Programs, Policies and Procedures
  • Makes recommendations to update and improve QM LP’s Corporate and site-specific Health and Safety Programs, Policies and Procedures

 

Job-Sites

  • Oversee the compilation, updating and distribution of health and safety related documentation as required at the assigned worksites
  • Complete regular site inspections and audits assigned as per internal protocol and established schedules
  • Investigates and reports workplace Injuries, near-misses
  • Manages the daily health and safety activities related to administration and field work
  • Ensure project start-up H & S activities are completed – Asbestos and silica exposure control plans
  • Coordinates Early and Safe Return to Work; assists with WCB / WSIB case management as required
  • Assist the Supervisor/Manager in maintaining H & S records for the worksite as necessary

 

Training

  • Coordinates and conducts new hire Orientations and refresher training
  • Creates and implements site-specific safety training
  • Makes recommendations and implements improvements to Orientation and safety training
  • May assign and/or coordinate safety training done by third party vendors, or web-based training

 

Safety Culture

  • Ensures health and safety is considered in the performance of all activities
  • Participates in H & S initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with all QM LP business divisions in any H & S matter as assigned or as requested
  • Network with all internal and external stakeholders to promote the QM LP health and safety culture
  • Pro-actively shares H & S  information to enhance and maintain safety awareness
  • Coordinate/participate in various health and safety meetings, Corporate HSE meetings, conferences and other activities
  • Ensures HSE compliance with applicable Federal, Provincial Acts, Codes and Regulations
  • Presents health and safety concerns to management and operations and assist in the problem solving process Creates continuous improvements and is pro-active H & S management cycle

 

Other responsibilities, as required

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education             

  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline preferred or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience
  • Experience and knowledge in remediation, hazardous materials abatement, emergency response, demolition and/or construction would be an asset

 

Occupational Certification

  • CRSP designation or equivalent preferred or ability to acquire within established timelines; other related designations desirable
  • Level II Certification in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract a must

 

Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role or related construction activity supervision/management
  • Must be an adept communicator, willing to share experience and knowledge, capable of mentoring and leading supervisors and workers to H & S due diligence using a collaborative and flexible approach
  • Minimum of good understanding of Federal and provincial regulations and other regulatory authorities
  • Previous experience in WCB/WSIB applications, ESRTW program implementation
  • Comprehensive heavy construction experience a must, previous experience in heavy equipment activity related to construction or oil and gas activity preferred
  • Experience in COR internal / external auditing process

 

Knowledge

  • Work in unionized and non-unionized work environments
  • In-depth knowledge of various training applications such as BBS, risk-based safety, audit protocol, thorough incident investigation protocols, in-depth corporate auditing experience, knowledge of hazmat/hazop and related environmental protocols preferred
  • Knowledge of H & S related legislation, provincial, federal and others as applicable

 

Abilities

  • Ability to develop and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Excellent team player, cooperative approach at all levels, strong relationship building capabilities and ability to treat peers at all levels with respect
  • Good communication and motivation skills
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent team building, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good group presentation skills (i.e. orientation training, group instruction, orientations and H&S seminars)
  • Good problem solving capabilities
  • Motivated and driven self-starter able to work with minimal supervision

 

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal relations
  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Thoroughness

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

Both office and outdoor activities related to typical construction site work environments, both union and non-union work environments. Ability to work in inclement weather conditions and travel are required.


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