Canam Group specializes in designing and fabricating metal components for the North American construction industry. The Company is active in the sectors of buildings and infrastructure. Canam Group operates 11 plants in Canada and the United States, as well as engineering offices in Canada, Romania, India and the Philippines, and has over 3,150 employees.
The Health and Safety Advisor - Jobsite is primarily responsible for managing the health and safety prevention component of the worksites assigned to him. He supports and advises internal clients (managers, site supervisors, employees) in the application of established policies, procedures and practices.
The incumbent of this position will work on large-scale structural projects in Canada and possibly in the United States and as such must be willing to travel frequently.
More specifically, the role will be to:
Prepare and conduct health and safety training and train new employees on occupational health and safety;
Conduct periodic inspections in all areas of the field and ensure that corrective actions from the last inspection are completed;
Develop the project-specific prevention program and see that it is implemented on the job site;
Require that immediate corrections be made to unsafe conditions found during its inspections;
Issue and follow up on correction notices;
Responds when a potential incident occurs and investigates following an incident;
Constantly ensures that health and safety is maintained on the site by all contractors and visitors alike;
Participate in various meetings dealing with safety;
Conduct contract reviews from an occupational health and safety perspective;
Actively participate in the development of health and safety programs.
University degree in human resources management or industrial relations or equivalent training and experience in occupational health and safety;
5-8 years of experience on construction sites in an occupational health and safety role;
Possession of a valid CSTS certificate essential and NCSO certification an asset;
Knowledge of occupational health and safety laws and regulations, including industrial hygiene concepts;
Knowledge of the major hazards found on construction sites such as: working at heights, confined spaces, hazardous materials, lifting of loads, etc.;
Knowledge in the implementation of occupational health and safety management systems, and techniques for conducting audits;
Knowledge of occupational health and safety management standards (e.g. OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001 COR) (an asset);
Knowledge of American OSHA standards (an asset);
Ability to plan and decide, analytical and problem solving skills;
Priority and stress management, professional leadership, effective communication and interpersonal skills;
Teamwork skills and ability to listen;
Customer experience, action and results oriented;
Good knowledge of Google Suite or Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, etc.);
Mobility required within Canada and possible opportunities in the United States.
We offer a competitive salary, numerous career opportunities and other benefits.
The Human Resources Department will only contact selected candidates.
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