You are an experienced Project Safety Coordinator/ Officer with over 3 years’ experience in the commercial construction industry. As the Project Safety Officer, you are responsible for field leadership and delivery of the Health, Safety and Environmental programs at the project level. You are an accredited safety professional with experience in the commercial construction industry, including high-rise tower, commercial and institutional projects.
You will be responsible to assist project teams in the day-to-day operations by influencing, developing and implementing project safety plans to help achieve the corporate goal of zero incidents.
Join the Ledcor Building Construction Group in Kelowna, BC!
- Works under the day to day direction of the project superintendent to verify the project is properly and effectively implementing Ledcor’s Health, Safety and Environmental Protection (HS&E) standards
- Conducting and documenting inspections to verify compliance with corporate policies and health and safety regulations hazards
- Identifies corrective action to be taken when unsafe acts are identified during an inspection process; assists in resolving any issues of non-compliance; and provides education to supervisors, sub-contractors, and project site personnel in matters of health and safety
- Participates and supports project staff and contractors in conducting effective incident investigations that identify underlying causes and effective corrective measures
- Ensures all required HS&E documentation (subcontractor documentation, health and safety inspections, audits, daily hazard assessments, toolbox talks and safe work procedures and meeting minutes) are effectively organized and copies are shared with the appropriate groups
- Reviews incident reports, monthly statistics, inspection reports and can identify undesirable trends and provide appropriate recommendations
- Works with the project team on the development/implementation of project specific safety plans, job hazard assessments and safe work procedures
- Chairs and participates in Ledcor tool box and project joint health and safety committee
- Acts as a coach and mentor for project staff and contractors by assisting in resolving any issues of non-compliance; and provides education to supervisors, contractors, and project site personnel in matters of health and safety and to promote Ledcor’s safety culture
- Acts as a resource to project staff in Ledcor health, safety and environmental protection processes and procedures
- Maintains a working knowledge of, and provides consultative advice to project site personnel on, the interpretation of local and provincial regulations as they relate to both public and work-site safety
- Assists and supports the implementation of the health and safety policies and procedures in accordance with Ledcor and regulatory requirements
- Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with management, project team members, contractors, public and regulatory officers
- Performs other related duties as assigned by the project superintendent
- Must have a minimum of 3 years relevant health and safety experience
- Possession of BC Construction Safety Officer (CSO) or National Construction Safety Officer designation (NCSO)
- Possession or pursuit of Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or other professional HS&E designation is desired, but not required
- Other combinations of education and experience may be considered
- Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Thorough knowledge of local government health and safety acts, policies, regulations, codes and practices
- Working level of understanding of basic HS&E functions; such as, Occupational Hygiene, Ergonomics, Confined Space and Incident investigations
- Strong knowledge of commercial construction practices, techniques and equipment
- Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to HS&E issues, make timely decisions under pressure within the bounds of Ledcor HS&E program and in a respectful manner
- Have a competent level of communication and presentation skills with the ability to collaborate and function effectively within a team environment
- Ability to support operations staff and project safety coordinators to set, articulate, achieve challenging goals and pursues these matters with drive and urgency
- Have practical leadership skills to build relationships and motivate and operational and HS&E teams
- Ability to physically traverse uneven ground and heights, climb ladders/stairs, and stand for extended periods of time
- Benefits provided by CLAC
Ledcor Building offers full-service construction for commercial, residential, institutional, and light industrial projects, along with expertise in green building. Our depth of knowledge and expertise come from building hundreds of projects – of all sizes – across North America each year.
But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!
At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.
Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.
Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.
May 30, 2023
3302 Appaloosa Road, Kelowna, BC, Canada