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Date:  Jul 3, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Operations

Position Title:  Safety Manager

Who We Are

ONxpress Transportation Partners (ONxpress) were chosen by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) to enter the Development Phase of the On-Corridor Works project – the largest project in Metrolinx’s GO Expansion. Unprecedented in its scale and complexity, this multi-billion-dollar capital program will transform the GO regional rail network with electrification, more frequent service, shorter journey times and a more modernized system for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

Why Work with Us?

  • We offer a competitive compensation package including competitive salary, incentive pay and health benefits.
  • We have an open and approachable culture that enables you to bring your best ideas forward
  • We offer flexible working arrangements to support your need to balance life at work and at home.



ONxpress Transportation Partners is looking for a Construction Safety Manager with extensive experience in the construction industry. Reporting to the Director of Health and Safety, the Safety Manager is responsible for oversight of construction activities including monitoring, inspection, and permitting processes; disaster and emergency response; and inspection and hazardous materials procedures. The Safety Manager provides leadership and ensures effective processing of operational Safety activities & practices.


Key Responsibilities include:


  • Identify hazards and control measures for site activities.
  • Develop incident management and other safety plans based on risk assessment, incorporating knowledge of safety regulations and compliance measures.
  • Foster a culture where safety is at the forefront.
  • Ensure compliance of all regulations established by all levels of government and agencies. Ensure the project is compliant with all aspects of Health and Safety, Environmental, System Safety and Quality
  • Ensure risks are understood, documented and eliminated. Introduce a mitigation plan when not possible to eliminate the risks.
  • Ensure there is a robust continuous improvement program in place for the project. Identify areas of focus for continuous improvement and make sure continuous improvement is integrated into all aspects of the business.
  • Support the implementation of new concepts in both preventative and corrective maintenance activities.
  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators that would ensure best in class performance. Modify KPIs objectives as needed to ensure various targets are being achieved.
  • Produce timely and quality periodic reports / analysis that are required. Investigate and analyze significant accidents.


Desired Requirements:



  • Completion of a diploma or degree in Engineering, Business Administration/Operations, Transportation, or related field – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) certification is a requirement.



  • 8+ years of safety experience in a construction environment.
  • Understanding of the Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) process.
  • Good understanding of the International ISO norm
  • Knowledge of Ontario Provincial legislation and acts.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian method for risk evaluation and assessment for railway systems.


Competencies & Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven track record in mobilizing a successful team; ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives
  • Knowledge and demonstrated application of relevant regulatory requirements
  • Perform effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment – comfortable to act with uncertainty and able to create new systems, policies and procedures with limited resources and a need to a quick yet high quality implementation
  • Quick response attitude
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines
  • Affinity with technical and commercial terms for contract management
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce in intercultural environments
  • Respectful, appreciative interaction with all stakeholders and team members
  • Proficient in MS Office applications


We are an Equal Employer. Should you need any accommodation through the recruitment process, please contact We appreciate your interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition Team. We do not accept unsolicited agencies' resumes.

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