QM Environmental is Canada’s premier industrial services company. We offer a full suite of environmental contracting services, including environmental construction, such a landfills and related facilities, earthen dam raises, slope and waterway restoration etc. remediation, hazardous materials abatement, emergency response and training.

QM is currently seeking an EHS Coordinator to join our team for the delivery of a project in Snap Lake, Northwest Territories.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The EHS Coordinator is responsible for the following duties:

  • Coordinates and implements all aspects of the QM LP EHS program as it applies to Snap Lake site specific activities in accordance with the National EHS program requirements, project specific/client specific requirements, provincial and other regulatory agencies
  • Works cooperatively with all project team members on site, EHS team members and site supervision / project management team to promote an EHS culture
  • Creates continuous improvements and is pro-active in EHS management cycle
  • Ensures health and safety is considered in the performance of all activities, adapting to various work environments and business activity
  • Communicates all-important EHS related matters immediately to the Head of Health & Safety
  • Conduct necessary project specific EHS training

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all safety related communications either within the project or to the client
  • Plan and conduct Daily Toolbox and weekly safety meetings
  • Maintenance of SiteDocs digital EHS program
  • Conduct all incident investigations, root cause analysis and reporting and follow up including communications regarding the incidents with respective parties (employee, client, HR).
  • Plan and conduct site orientations for all QM LP staff and sub-contract staff as per QM’s EHS program
  • Update and train existing employees as required
  • Review and coach supervisors and foreman on completion of daily job hazard analysis as required
  • Responsible for all EHS document control ensuring QM and subcontractor personnel confidentiality is maintained and properly organized
  • Understand and implement QM’s EHS Program, Policy, and Procedures
  • Ensure health and safety is considered in the performance of all activities
  • Ensure EHS compliance with applicable Federal, Provincial/Territorial Acts, Codes and Regulations
  • Make recommendations on new modern EHS program protocols, Safe Work Procedures etc.
  • Oversee the compilation, updating and distribution of health and safety related documentation as required at the project site
  • Complete regular site inspections and audits assigned as per internal protocol and established schedules
  • Immediately report all workplace injuries to the Head of Health & Safety
  • Complete all duties as assigned by the Head of Health & Safety in a timely fashion
  • Manage the daily health and safety activities related to administration and field work
  • Pro-actively share EHS information to enhance and maintain safety awareness
  • Coordinate/participate in various health and safety meetings, Corporate EHS meetings, conferences and other activities
  • Assist the Head of Health & Safety to coordinate Early and Safe Return to Work, WCB / WSIB case management as required
  • Present health and safety concerns to management and operations and assist in the problem-solving process
  • Other activities or responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Health & Safety

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline preferred or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience
  • Knowledge of construction, manufacturing and transportation industry is beneficial
  • Occupational Certification:
  • NCSO designation or equivalent preferred or ability to acquire within established timelines; other related designations desirable
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract a must

Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Must be an adept communicator, willing to share experience and knowledge, capable of mentoring and leading supervisors and workers to EHS due diligence using a collaborative and flexible approach
  • Minimum of good understanding of Federal and provincial/territorial regulations and other regulatory authorities
  • Previous experience in WCB/WSIB applications, ESRTW program implementation
  • Heavy construction experience, previous experience in heavy equipment activity related to construction or oil and gas activity preferred

Knowledge:

  • Work in unionized and non-unionized work environments
  • In-depth knowledge of incident reporting and investigation, EHS auditing/COR, behavioral based safety required
  • Knowledge of EHS related legislation, provincial, federal and others as applicable

Abilities:

  • Ability to develop and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Ability to travel & work out of town in a fly-in, fly-out remote camp (2 weeks in camp, 1 week remote, 1 week off)
  • 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 EHS 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 HOURS:

  • 12-hour shifts (7am to 7pm) on a rotation of 14 days ON, 14 days OFF

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is at a remote project site. Both office and outdoor activities related to typical construction site work environments. Ability to work in inclement weather conditions and travel are required.

REFERRAL BONUS QM will pay a $1,000 Referral Bonus to an eligible QM employee who refers a candidate who is hired.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

QM Environmental is a staunch advocate for diversity in all its forms, and especially welcomes applications from members of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) community, women, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and those of diverse intersectional identities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as well as part of employment with QM Environmental.

COMPANY POLICIES

Compliance with company policies is a requirement of employment. Please note that this includes QM’s Covid-19 in the Workplace Vaccination Policy, which requires vaccination for all employees who require in-person contact with others at a jobsite or in an office. Accommodations will be considered where legally required.

Job Title: EHS Coodiantor
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Snap Lake Northwest Territory

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