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  • HSE Advisor Fort St John
  • McElhanney in Fort St John, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

The Opportunity:

Safety is a core value at McElhanney, and our goal is simple, everyone gets home safe at the end of each workday. As such, we are searching for a Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Advisor for our Northern & Interior BC region who is as passionate about safety as we are. You will act as a trusted advisor to help weave safety into all that we do across our operations.

In this role, you will contribute to challenging projects by partnering with project managers and management to deliver safe projects, and team-up with a HSE service center that is committed to providing the organization with effective and efficient system-based and people-centered solutions. You will work with branch operations in the Northern Interior BC Region, JOHSC committees, Branch HSE Representatives, and HSE team to support the effective implementation and continuous improvement of McElhanney’s HSE Management System (HSEMS).

Please note that this is a predominantly office-based position... with some travel to field project worksites required. The successful candidate can be based out of any of McElhanney’s offices in the Thompson-Okanagan, Kootenay, Cariboo, North Coast, and Northeast regions of British Columbia.

What You’ll Be Doing:
• Coach, support, and audit operations across the Northern and Interior BC Region.
• Develop Safe Work Methods in collaboration with subject matter experts and support the continual improvement of all elements within McElhanney’s HSEMS.
• Deliver online and in-person training and education to employees.
• Provide support, coaching, and feedback to supervisors in the investigation of incidents, determining root causes, and the recommendation of corrective actions.
• Proactively identify non-conformance issues and general opportunities for improvement. Assist in the development of solutions to improve safety performance.
• Complete McElhanney’s Subcontractor HSE Prequalification Process as required for projects.
• Represent McElhanney HSE and communicate with OHS regulators and client representatives, as well as consultants and/or subcontractors as required.
• Perform internal audits and provide recommendations and corrective actions to management.
• Conduct worksite inspections on field project worksites to help verify the effective implementation of McElhanney’s HSE Management System (HSEMS) and provide continuous improvement opportunities for workers and the Branch.
• Administrative tasks relating to data tracking, data entry, and document retention.
• Other tasks as assigned.

What You’ll Bring:
• Minimum 3 years of experience in an OHS role; strong technical knowledge of OHS hazards, regulations, and best practices related to construction or other high-risk industries.
• Attention to detail, and an ability to work well in a team environment
• Comfortable with technology and proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Excellent organizational skills, communication skill, and strong technical writing skill
• Champion’s Spirit – To work independently with minimal supervision and to walk with your team through changes and ambiguous situations

Bonus Points For:
• Diploma or certificate in OHS and/or CRSP or CRST designation, or being a candidate for either designation
• Experience in the following is an asset:
• Civil construction.
• Remote worksites.
• A widely dispersed workforce of small crews or individuals
• A multi-disciplinary business supporting a combination of office and field work.
• Experience providing training in physical and virtual classroom environments is an asset.

What Can We Offer You?
• Locally based offices with strong community ties and very positive working environment
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle
• Maternity leave top-up and parental leave
• Extended health and dental coverage, healthcare spending account, and RRSP matching
• Employee & Family assistance program, which offers 24/7 support for all employees and their families either online or over the phone
• A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all
• Competitive salary, participation in our generous performance bonus plan, and opportunity to join an employee-owned firm
• Continuous support for your growth through professional development reimbursement, mentorship programs, and opportunity to join numerous internal committees.

About McElhanney

Based in Western Canada for over 110 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee-owned and operated firm, with over 1,300 staff members in 33 locations, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and collaborating with a team of great professionals.

Our Purpose: Amaze our clients. Care for our communities. Empower our people.

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If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit www.mcelhanney.com/careers to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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