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Safety Officer - Construction

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Job ID: R20176
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

As the Project Safety Officer, you are responsible for the field leadership and delivery of the Health, Safety and Environmental programs. You will be responsible for assisting 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. You are an accredited safety professional with experience in the commercial construction industry, including high-rise tower and institutional projects.

We are committed to the long-term success and wellbeing of our employees. We offer benefits as per the union collective agreement, including medical, vision and dental benefits, extended health, short- and long-term disability and life insurance.

Join the Ledcor Building Construction Group in Vancouver, BC!

Responsibilities

  • 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 standards
  • Conducting and documenting inspections to verify compliance with corporate policies and health and safety regulations hazards
  • Identifies corrective action to be taken and 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
  • 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
  • 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 worksite safety

Requirements

  • 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)
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or other professional HS&E designation is an asset
  • OFA Level 3 is required
  • 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
  • Ability to support operational staff and project safety coordinators to set, articulate and achieve challenging goals
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to build relationships and motivate and operational and HS&E teams

Work Conditions

  • You will be required to work on a site with uneven grounds and heights, climb ladders/stairs, and stand for extended periods of times

Additional Information:

Company Description

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!

Employment Equity

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. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. 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.

1055 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC

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