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It has come to our attention that various international organizations or individuals have been offering false employment opportunities at Aecon Group Inc. Aecon Group Inc. employment policies and processes involve interviews, and candidates who seek employment are never required to pay us any sum of money. To do so would be contrary to our business conduct guidelines and ethical practices. We also do not extend formal offers of employment or execute employment agreements through social media or social chat platforms.

We take this matter extremely seriously and are working with the appropriate authorities to shut down such fraudulent schemes. Please remain vigilant on this matter and report any suspicious outreach to your local authorities and email any concerns to aecon@aecon.com

Date:  Apr 1, 2024
Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA Burlington, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA Brighton, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Milton, ON, CA Woodbridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Safety

Position Title:  Safety Advisor

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

Safe. Trusted. Respected. 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. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.

 

The Safety 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 Aecon Foundations division and is located in Toronto, 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

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in the construction industry in a Health and Safety role.
  • Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST), National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) and/or Certificate of Recognition (COR) Auditor preferred.
  • 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. 
  • Mobility is essential, able to work on various project locations across Canada which are often remote. 

 

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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