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Safety Advisor

Aecon Group
Toronto, ON
9 days ago: Aecon Group

Job Description


Organization Overview Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally.
Divisional Overview Aecon Infrastructure brings together state-of-the-art technology, the most recent advances in process and an experienced team dedicated to the work we perform, ranging from road building to institutional and commercial construction. Built on innovation, we constantly challenge ourselves to meet the demands of existing markets, and anticipate how to serve emerging ones.
Business Unit Major Projects East
City Toronto
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Title Safety Advisor
Position Overview
MTG- a consortium comprised of Aecon, Dragados and Dufferin- is seeking a Senior Safety Advisor. Reporting to the Consruction Safety Manager, the Safety Advisor is a leader of safety excellence, responsible for ensuring compliance of the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) plan and assisting in the supervision of the project , and by being present in the work areas.
Key Responsibilities
·       Administer the EHS Program
·       Promote the highest level of safety throughout Mosaic Transit Group
·       Provide direction and support for managers, supervisors, sub-contractors regarding their responsibilities  
for 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.
·       Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge & Skills
·         Strong presentation skills
·         Ability to effectively communicate with tact and diplomacy
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
·         Knowledge of Construction projects with a solid understanding of the Occupation Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”)
·         National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) required
·         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
·         Valid G drivers’ license.
·         Minimum 5 years experience in construction Health and Safety.
Working Conditions/ Physical Effort:
·         On site and at office
·         Must be familiar with and have ability to work around high voltage and other utilities such as gas, sewer and water mains.
·         Walking on rough terrain, climbing of stairs, ladders, and potential entry into confined space and working at heights
·         Work in all weather conditions
·         Administration work / Report writing
Employment Status Permanent
Compensation & Benefits Overview
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
Accessibility Aecon accommodates. Aecon will accommodate individuals as required through the hiring process.

Organization Overview Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Divisional Overview Aecon Infrastructure brings together state-of-the-art technology, the most recent advances in process and an experienced team dedicated to the work we perform, ranging from road building to institutional and commercial construction. Built on innovation, we constantly challenge ourselves to meet the demands of existing markets, and anticipate how to serve emerging ones. Business Unit Major Projects East City Toronto Province/State Ontario [ON] Country Canada...