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Equans is looking for an Environmental, Health & Safety Manager in Ottawa !

The Equans group is a world leader in the energy and services industry. The Group operates in 20 countries, with 90,000 employees working on 5 continents. Equans is a Bouygues group company.

Equans designs, installs, and delivers customized solutions to improve its customers’ equipment, systems and technical processes and optimize their use in the context of their energy, industrial and digital transitions. Equans is a Bouygues group company.

Active in Canada and the United States for more than 30 years, Equans Services is the partner of businesses, industries and institutions that want to move towards more connected buildings, manage their facilities efficiently and reduce their carbon footprint.

We design, implement, and maintain custom solutions to improve our customers’ facilities, systems, and infrastructures.

Our core offerings are focused on the following areas:
• Integrated Asset and facilities... management;
• Operation and maintenance of buildings and equipment (including district heating and cooling);
• Energy efficiency solutions and execution of decarbonization roadmaps;
• Building automation and systems;
• Solutions for transportation and mobility.

To learn more, visit www.equansservices.com/en


The Environmental Health and Safety manager will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all environmental and other related permits, licences, approvals, agreements, environmental management as well as regulatory compliance with the various applicable governing bodies. The person will also oversee the implementation of various ISO standards. The EHS professional will be in the National Capital Region to support all local operations regarding Environmental, Health and Safety for 5 main buildings all related to heating and cooling systems (power plant). The EHS Manager will have to work closely with EQUANS Services Inc. H&S department to implement policies and procedures that are aligned with the company as well as all the reporting needed for the company. Also, the HSE Manager will have to work with the operations on sites, such as the General Manager and the Operations and Maintenance Manager.


• Key person for managers and employees to advise on HSE challenges on local sites;
• Train employees on EHS procedures and policies aligned with EQUANS’s HSE program;
• Develop specific HSE procedures on site (LOTO sheet, Risk analysis, orientation for subcontractors, waste management, etc.);
• Implement all relevant EQUANS HSE procedures on site (example: lone worker procedure);
• Coordinate activities and prepare/submit reporting to outside agencies;
• Assist in the security process for the requirements on site.

• Inspect, collect and analyze data required for all environmental and safety reporting;
• Performs project support work such as emission inventory, control equipment evaluation and testing, database development and analysis of technical data for permitting studies;
• Develop and assist the environmental program requirements, including but not limited to air, water, halocarbons, diesel tanks, mold, solid and hazardous materials, PCB, Asbestos;
• Assist environmental compliance requirements which may include collecting records, preparing reports, monitoring/directing work performed by consultants, etc.;
• Participate in the facility’s strategic planning and project review process, tract metrics, and support continuous improvement of the environmental management system;
• Assist in the development and the implementation of the corporate environmental management system.

Health and Safety:
• Develop and implement a safety program for each site to capture specific risk and maintain these documents updated;
• Develop and maintain a contractor training program specific for each site, in compliance with EQUANS EHS policies;
• Implement and drive the safety committee to guide the site’s safety culture;
• Participate in incident investigation, mitigation, root cause analysis and corrective action;
• Proceed to workplace inspection and present report to Manager on site and HSE department;
• Assess and mitigate employee exposure to hazards in the workplace;
• Forward all corporate communication regarding H&S on site;
• Maintain trainings records for all employees with the internal tool in place;
• Proceed to inspection on construction site when construction is ongoing in the different buildings of our operations;
• Implement an Observation Visit program for subcontractors on site.

• Authorized to work in Canada;
• Bachelor of Science in an EHS or engineering discipline or equivalent combination of education/experience;
• Around 5 years of relevant experience in an industrial facility and/or in the energy sector, in terms environmental compliance as well as occupational Health & Safety;
• Knowledge of French
• Provides technical assistance within discipline field as directed.

• Be proactive and assertive with sense of urgency to problem solving.
• Work effectively with others, excellence in written/verbal communications, and in planning, documenting, organizing and executing multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Recognized ability to work independently and succeed in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment.
• Excellent work organization skills, orderliness and thoroughness.
• Spirit of service, discretion, judgment.

• Knowledge of EH&S regulations in both Ontario and Québec
• Experience in construction

What Equans Offers You
• Group insurance upon your hire;
• A pension plan;
• Thirteen (13) statutory holidays;
• Work-life balance;
• We believe in the importance of diversity and inclusion.

Equal employment opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.


Does this challenge interest you? We would like to get to know you and we thank everyone who applies


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