Safety Advisor - [UJS-562]

Safety Advisor - [UJS-562]

03 Feb
First Transit Canada
Fort McMurray

03 Feb

First Transit Canada

Fort McMurray

First Transit Canada is hiring a 3 month contract Safety Advisor.

JOB PURPOSE: Under the direction of the Manager of Safety & Training, the Safety Advisor supervises the day-to-day operations of the health & safety program. Ensures compliance with federal, provincial and local regulations as well as company policy


Provides support to all aspects of the safety program. This includes coaching, mentoring employees and managers to ensure all safety expectations are understood and met

Investigates incidents and work-related injuries including incident investigation, incident reports, incident files, incident register, and follows up with all internal and external stakeholders as necessary

Oversees the Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee. Ensures committee meets its responsibilities under the Workers’ Compensation Act including annual training, and that all documentation is completed

Schedules and supports first aid attendants. Tracks certification in accordance with Regulations. Arranges for recertification as required

Tracks and performs annual WHMIS training and ensures Safety Data Sheets are current. Tracks forklift certification for maintenance employees

Produce monthly & quarterly, reports, memos and safety alerts

Supports the creation, review and maintenance of safe work procedures

Supervises safety programs including supporting emergency wardens and diffusers

Prepares for and participate in safety audits, including COR

Performs the regular duties of the Manager of Safety & Training in his absence, including attending disciplinary meetings where required

Regularly reviews and is familiar with all applicable legislation and applicable standards to ensure compliance

Provides organizational support with relevant safety training and performs regular inspections of sites

Delivers safety orientation training for new employees and contractors

Ensure that training records are maintained and kept up to date

Reviews and coaches’ drivers on Drive Cam events

Conduct COVID contact tracing

Performs other related duties as required


High school diploma or equivalent

NCSO certificate required

CRSP Designation is considered an asset


2 to 3 years transportation, safety or related experience

Knowledge of federal and provincial rules and regulations regarding safety, transportation and environmental issues

Computer literate with strong working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to effectively prioritize tasks, multi-task and manage time effectively

Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to appropriately interact with employees of all levels including drivers, customers, senior management, client representatives, union officials and general public

Strong conflict resolution, problem-solving and decision-making skills

Fluent in English

Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality


Incumbent must be able to move about the office and in the surrounding company facility outside the office (e.g., bus parking lot); utilize standard office equipment; access filing system/cabinets; and communicate effectively and efficiently in person or by telephone.

Ability to travel within service area as needed

Must be able to drive company or personal vehicle to investigate accidents, review driver safety performance or handle other company matters.

The successful candidate for this role will be someone who can work on call

Fly in Fly out position from YYC & YEG. 14 day on 14 day off rotation

First Canada is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority.

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