Black & McDonald’s Power Generation Region team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

This position is responsible for implementation, administration and maintenance of the Black & McDonald Health, Safety/Environment programs within the Region. Ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, Provincial, Municipal Regulations, and Customer requirements for working in a Nuclear Facility.

The Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Advisor will work closely with trades Supervisors and Site Managers and others to support safe work execution by ensuring programs compliance and effectiveness. Perform functions associated with but not limited to accident / incident prevention, human performance event-free framework, event free tools, investigation techniques, coaching, mentoring, and statistical analysis.

Review and communicate policies, systems and procedures that optimize HSE performance and supports initiatives undertaken by the Management Team.


  • ES-MSA
    • Located on the designated OPG Site and is such a key member of the SCT
    • Reports functionally to the HSE/ Human Performance Manager
    • Responsible to monitor all aspects of the work to ensure Line Management is meeting the HSE requirements including legislative, ES MSA HSE policy and procedures and OPG safety policies and procedures when applicable
    • Majority of time is spent performing field observations and assessments of the work being performed
    • Documents and reports observation findings and field reports to Trades Superintendent, Subcontract Coordinator and Site Manager for action
  • Assist with development of safe work practices and job procedures.
  • Attend daily/weekly project meetings including pre-job briefings, post-job briefings
  • Prepare and occasionally deliver toolbox talks
  • Conduct investigations of workplace medical aid or loss time incidents or as directed by the HSE Manager
  • COVID-19 Case Management
  • Monitor workplace activities through daily inspections to ensure workers comply with employee health & safety policy and government safety regulations
  • Deliver new employee orientation
  • Identify training opportunities, develop appropriate training programs and deliver training to employees
  • Ensure appropriate practices and procedures are provided to supervisory staff
  • Issue rapid responses and corrective action notices
  • Liaise between PGR Management, Human Resource, Human Performance and HSE team
  • Participate in safety commit processes
  • Provide HSE indicators on project activity
  • Review and investigate all incidents, injuries and events
  • Notify client safety management of incidents
  • Review incident and inspection reports completed by supervisory staff and monitor corrective action(s)
  • Coordinate investigations and other efforts with the HSE manager
  • Advise, assist and coach Managers, Supervisors and Trades personnel with
    • HSE hazard identification and control
    • Inspections
    • Investigations
    • JSA, pre and post job review
    • Reports
    • Orientation
    • Training requirements
    • Job/project safety plans
    • Field observations and coaching
  • Metrics
      • HSE performance reviews – daily
      • Pre Job meeting reviews – daily
      • Observation cards – 2 weekly
  • Adhere to and promote health and safety program and employee health and safety policy
  • Report finding on health and safety performance to HSE Manager


  • Communicates Effectively (excellent verbal and written communication skills)
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable (proven ability to accurately handle a high volume of transactions, meet deadlines and prioritize workload)
  • Problem Solving and Innovation (Strong analytical and critical thinking skills)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of people in a professional manner; Flexible team player with the ability to function independently while working in a team environment)
  • Experience on projects with high risk and complexity preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and analytical skills
  • Familiar with Planning Processes


  • Degree or Diploma in health & safety ; or 3 years of experience in a trade or related
  • Relevant health & safety industry experience considered an asset
  • Ongoing discipline related training appropriate to HSE issues and programs
  • Proven experience and continued training with Behavioural Based Safety, Human Performance, Continuous Improvement programs, processes, projects and initiatives
  • Experience working on project of low risk and complexity


  • Computer Literacy; MS Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Proven understanding of project management, engineering and construction processes and relevant software
  • Exercise a considerable degree of autonomy, judgment and responsibility while administrating the program at the workplace
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical competence and responsibility
  • Devise solutions to problems and make final field decisions as to the course and type of action to follow
  • Available to travel