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Date:  May 26, 2023

Dubreuilville, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Safety

Position Title:  Advisor, EHS

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


Position Overview 

Aecon Industrial brings seamless solutions to key clients through operational excellence and reliability. With the ability to self-perform across our diverse business offering and a strategic fabrication network, Aecon Industrial proactively and profitably manages projects across a diverse range of industrial business areas.  (Renewable Energy, Natural Gas Distribution, Oil and Gas, Water, Mining, Cogeneration Energy, Chemical, etc.). 

Reporting to the EHS Manager, 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.
Note: This is a contract position for the Alamos Gold Mine Project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports project specific conventional safety and environmental management plans and procedures including; inspections, audits, observation and coaching, Worker Trades Committee and JHSC.
  • Ensures site specific safety orientation to workers, owners and clients.
  • Trains and/or coordinates employees in Aecon’s Health, Safety and Environmental Manual, fall protection, confined space entry, traffic protection, traffic control person, WHMIS, respiratory protection, emergency response.
  • Coordinates / Conducts training such as WHMIS, First Aid, Fork lift, etc.
  • Tracks and reports safety-related statistics, manages Return to Work, modified duties cases at the field level.
  • Conducts behavioral observation in the workplace.
  • Updates Material Safety Data Sheets as required.
  • Develops workplace plans – such as emergency evacuations (Emergency Response Plan), fire emergency, traffic controls, fall protection, etc.
  • Orders Safety related PPE for the Project using Aecon’s PPE Catalogue.
  • Manages the distribution of safety material, supplies and equipment for the Project.
  • Assists in the development of FMEA, JHA’s / JSA’s, Safe Work Procedures for High Risk Activities, Critical Lifting and Handling. 
  • Promotes the Aecon Safety Program and System to potential industry clients.
  • Participates as a management member of Joint Health and Safety Committees.
  • Conducts studies and analyzes incident / accident trends.
  • Inspects project facilities and recommends and follows up on corrective actions.
  • Works with the Claims Administrator to assist with workers compensation claims and associated activities.
  • Develops return to work and modified work programs.
  • Assists in Accident/Incident investigations.
  • Mediates health and safety issues for resolution.
  • Prepares and assists with external safety audits such as (COR).
  • Coordinates environmental issues.
  • Gathers and provides statistical information to Estimating for tender packages.
  • Supports Human Performance program activities.
  • Supports Human Resources with Respect in the Workplace events.
  • Drives an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in an EHS Advisor role.
  • Completion of NCSO designation or equivalent OHS education.
  • 3 years experience in construction health and safety.
  • Familiar with construction terminology.
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Ability to work in a remote location and shift rotations, live in camp accommodation.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and to be proactive.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity.


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 Act during any step of the application process please click here.