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Date:  May 25, 2024

Cambridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Safety

Position Title:  Advisor, EHS

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.

At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety First. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibility by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


Position Overview

The EHS Advisor will be responsible to actively promote a health, safety and environmental culture to all levels of employees with the policies and procedures of Aecon’s Health, Safety and Environmental Manual. This role will support our Industrial Division and will be mobile for project across southern ontario.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct safety orientation to workers, owners and clients.

  • Train employees on Aecon Health, Safety and Environmental Manual.

  • Train or co-ordinate training for employees (e.g., fall protection, confined space entry, WHMIS, respiratory protection, emergency response).

  • Conduct workplace inspections, behaviour based observations and audits.

  • Update Material Safety Data Sheets as required.

  • Develop worksite safety plans – such as emergency plans, environmental or site safety plans.

  • Distribution of safety material, supplies and equipment.

  • Safety presentations to clients.

  • Promoting the Aecon safety system to potential industry clients.

  • Conduct studies and analyze EHS data trends.

  • Recommend & monitor corrective actions.

  • Assists with workers compensation claims.

  • Develop return to work and modified work programs.

  • Incident investigations.

  • Mediate health and safety issues for resolution.

  • Liaise with Government agencies as required.

  • Prepare and assist with external safety audits.

  • Coordination of environmental issues.

  • Gather and provide EHS based statistics.


Required Knowledge and Experience


  • Commuting between multiple projects in Southern Ontario, project locations include Cambridge, Woodstock, Hamilton, and Nanticoke.
  • Successful applicant must possess at minimum 3-5 years experience in the role plus NCSO.
  • Preference will be given to candidates that possess CRST certification and OHS Certificate or Diploma.
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy; excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent meeting and training facilitation.

  • Adaptable and flexible to an ever-changing environment.

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driver's abstract. 



Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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