Date:  Oct 16, 2021

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Position Title:  EHS Advisor

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview

We aim to be the partner-of-choice for end-to-end delivery of integrated Urban Transportation Systems. Our reputation for delivering timely, safe and reliable systems is bringing us there. Our multi-disciplinary, innovative teams have a reputation of excellence for projects in Canada and abroad.


Aecon’s Urban Transportation Systems division is hiring an EHS Advisor join the Finch West LRT Project - a transformative transit infrastructure system for the Toronto Area.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.

Key Responsibilities    

  • Administer the EHS Program.
  • Promote the highest level of safety throughout the project. 
  • Provide direction and support for managers, supervisors, sub-contractors regarding their responsibilities.  
  • Maintaining a positive and inclusive safety culture.
  • Ensure all workplace parties fulfill their responsibilities for the EHS program.
  • Have good working knowledge of Occupational Health (OHSA) and Safety legislation and Workers’ Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) policies.
  • Participate/support “pre-planning” stages of work. 
  • Assist in the management of worker’s compensation claims.
  • Conduct workplace safety audits. 
  • Walking the project sites with workers’ safety representatives to assess safety and to address deficiencies.


Required Knowledge and Experience    

  • 2-5 years experience in construction Health and Safety.
  • National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) preferred. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with tact and diplomacy.
  • Liaise with external parties such as government inspectors, sub-contractors, and general public.
  • Ensure subcontractors and employees comply with safety standards.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Construction projects with a solid understanding of the Occupation Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”)
  • Familiar with construction terminology.
  • Resourceful, organized and understands the principles of Health and Safety Management.
  • Ability to identify problems or issues and generate solutions, resolve conflicts and make sound decisions.
  • Effectively present information one-on-one and in small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Adaptable and flexible to an ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to manage subcontractors.
  • Valid G drivers’ licence.



Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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