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Date:  Jul 14, 2022
Location: 

Surrey, British Columbia, CA North Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Safety

Position Title:  Safety Advisor

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!  

 

What is the Opportunity? 
Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. 

 

Under the direct reporting to the Safety Manager, the Health & Safety Advisor will be responsible for providing support to the management team, supervisors, foremen and workers. This position will provide leadership and coordination of the day-to-day health and safety requirements of the Second Narrows and/or the Annacis Water Supply Tunnels, currently being constructed between North Vancouver/Burnaby and Surrey/New Westminster, BC.


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Conduct Site-specific safety  orientation to workers, owners and clients. 
  • Training supervisors and staff on the Site Safety Plan.
  • Training employees in WHMIS, respiratory protection, emergency response, confined space and fall protection.
  • Coordinate training such as WHMIS, First Aid, etc.
  • Conduct workplace inspections and audits.
  • Conduct behavioural observations in the workplace.
  • Update Safety Data Sheets as required.
  • Develop workplace plans – such as emergency evacuations, fire emergencies, fall protection.
  • Distribution of safety material, supplies and equipment.
  • Safety presentations to clients.
  • Conduct weekly tool box talks.
  • Participate as a management member of Joint Health and Safety Committees.
  • Conduct studies and analyze accident trends.
  • Inspects project facilities and recommends corrective actions.
  • Co-ordinate activities of site-safety coordinators.
  • Working with the Claims Administrator assists with workers compensation claims and associated activities.
  • Develop return to work and modified work programs.
  • Accident/Incident investigations.
  • Mediate health and safety issues for resolution.
  • Liaise with Government agencies.
  • Prepare and assist with external safety audits.
  • Coordination of environmental issues.
  • Gather and provide statistical information to estimating for tender packages.

 

What You Bring to the Team:

  • Strong computer skills in MS Office and ability to type a minimum of 40 wpm.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the construction industry in a Health and Safety role.
  • Strong knowledge of WorkSafeBC Regulations (part 9 and 22)
  • Prior Tunneling/underground work experience is required.
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and to be proactive.
  • Adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with others as a team.
  • Valid BC Driver’s license and a positive driving record.

 

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.