People: Our Strength, Our Future

A career at Black & McDonald will grant you the opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement, help reinforce our values and shape our contribution to community, and drive our continued success. Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and the best company for technical expertise.

Position Summary

Black & McDonald Limited is actively seeking a Health & Safety (HSE) Advisor in our Southwest Ontario region to evaluate & monitor health & safety hazards & develop control strategies for Industrial, Commercial & Institutional Sector job sites. This position will require the successful candidate to inspect construction, industrial, & commercial (as well as various other) workplaces to ensure compliance with company / client policies & procedures as well as government legislation & industry best practice standards.

This position will require a working knowledge of the mechanical & electrical fields to ensure an adequate understanding of the unique hazards & challenges our employees face. The successful candidate should be familiar with industry guidelines, ESA Code, TSSA Standards & appropriate CSA standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct HSE audits and support the regional ‘Certificate of Recognition’ (COR) program
  • Conduct new hire, project and site specific orientations as well as facilitate and conduct HSE training as required.
  • Participate in incident investigations and reviews, audits of subcontractor safety management systems, loss control programs, and non-compliance issues. Prepare reports for management and make recommendations for changes as necessary.
  • Provide consultation and delivery of HSE training programs to regional employees
  • Administration/management of loss control program for the region
  • Maintain required HS databases, support job sites with project safety plans.
  • Data entry of New Hire Documentation, including entry of Health and Safety Training Records to ensure compliance.
  • Record and maintain the incident statistical database.
  • Day to day administrative support services for the Southwest Ontario Region Health & Safety Manager and Department.
  • Assist and prepare where required, documentation for pre-qualification submissions.
  • Coordinate Joint Health and Safety Committee functions at office location and actively participate on the Committee.
  • Support the implementation of the Certificate of Recognition Program (COR) for the SWO Region.
  • Share feedback, observations and reporting details related to regional HS&E achievements.
  • Ensure emergency response plans are in place and aligned with local regulatory, regional, divisional and corporate requirements.
  • Support modified duty programs for employees, as required.
  • Participate in regional and project planning as required.
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and HSE practices.
  • Prepare and participate in the administration of Bi-Monthly Safety Talks in the region

Competency Requirements

  • Communicates Effectively (verbally and in writing)
  • Customer Focus (understand the needs and perspectives of both internal and external customers)
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable (take personal responsibility to meet commitments)
  • Problem Solving and Innovation (ability to approach problems logically and seek innovative solutions)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (work cooperatively and collaboratively with others)
  • Values and Respects Others (encourages and supports diversity)

Education & Work Experience Requirements

  • Post secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety or related field
  • Completion of the COR® (Certificate of Recognition) Program
  • 5-10 years of experience within HSE related field
  • Work experience or trade certification in construction, service or mechanical trades is an asset

Skills Requirements

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strong report writing skills
  • Microsoft Office, computer literacy (word, excel, power point)
  • Ability to facilitate programs and present to all levels of employees that include trades employees, office staff and management
  • Valid Driver’s License (with clean abstract), as position will require travel