With over 120 years of experience in North America, Soletanche Bachy Canada (“SB Canada”) is an established leader in the deep foundations industry. Through our affiliation with the Soletanche Freyssinet group of companies, SB Canada combines local experience with international expertise so our partners can confidently “Build on Us”. Our employees enjoy a safe and stable work environment and a competitive compensation package based on skills and experience.
B Canada is currently seeking a Health, Safety and Environmental Manager to join our organization for a full-time position working out of our Head Office in Hamilton, Ontario. If you currently reside within this area or willing to relocate, we want to talk to you.
The HSE Manager will report to the Corporate Health Safety and Environment Director, and will be responsible for the direct support of Project and site specific HSE management.
As HSE Manager, the Employee is required to perform the following duties:
Health, Safety and Environmental Manager – Key Responsibilities
STAFF MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS
- Manage relationships with clients, contractors and suppliers to communicate the impact of safety performance on mutual business success factors;
- Demonstrate ownership and leadership by actively participating in all phases (inspections, audits, assessments, tours, etc.) of the HSE management plan;
- Work with all organizational teams to ensure consistency in documentation;
- Work with all organizational teams to provide support when and where support is required, both through communication and documentation;
- Liaise with clients, other OH&S professionals and regulatory authorities;
- Manage a team of HSE Coordinators on multiple sites
- Although this role is primarily dedicated to construction; work alongside the Berminghammer Safety Manager to provide support and coverage as required;
IMPLEMENTATION AND MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
- Ensure compliance of SB Canada’s Health, Safety and Environmental Management Program with all federal and provincial Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and Corporate Group Safety Policies;
- Responsible for planning, directing, and monitoring the quality, direction, and effectiveness of safety, environmental and security programs to achieve established corporate objectives;
- Develop, deploy and maintain tools/systems to simplify and streamline what it takes to meet program requirements;
- Provide guidance, assistance, recommendations and direction to Regional Business Unit team members to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, client requirements and corporate standards
- Provide guidance, assistance and direction for obtaining and maintaining Certificates of Recognition;
- Be the internal lead for other safety initiatives as put forward by your direct supervisor and/or Soletanche Bachy’s HSE Global Coordinator.
- Maintain and distribute for implementation all HSE program documents, as required, to ensure continuous improvement of the program and to meet program requirements;
- Organize, develop and deliver and review training seminars, workshops, and presentations to management and employees on health and safety issues;
- Inspect, investigate, and assess the workplace to ensure compliance with relevant legislation or in response to concerns from all levels of employee;
- Manage safety websites, records and documentation related to safety, including current safety registries such as ISNetworld, PICs, ComplyWorks, etc.;
- Maintain the global tool for HSE statistics for Soletanche Freyssinet
- Ensure SBC Subcontractors are prequalified and conduct assessments as required to validate the subcontractor is being held to all SBC safety standards
- Follow up on corrective actions from high potential incident investigations;
- Develop or review site and client HSE documents to ensure compliance with client requirements; and
- Perform common administrative tasks associated with the role.
OPERATIONAL / TECHNICAL APPLICATION
- Review, create and provide recommendations for improvements to SB Canada’s HSE Management Program;
- Travel and visit sites as required for employee engagement, auditing and validating HSE program implementation;
- Develop, coordinate, conduct and review effective safety training programs;
- Provide written monthly and quarterly reports on statistics, trending analysis, and other necessary information;
- Keeping records of incidents, compiling, analyzing and producing monthly statistics;
- Completing audits, reviewing findings and working toward implementing changes;
- Monitor key safety performance indicators on various active job sites and generate respective reports;
- Provide assistance in all pre-contract, tender assessment and contract administration for projects in relation HSE requirements and expectations;
- Support the company safety culture through risk assessments and recommendations;
- Investigate incidents and or assist with investigations and provide and collect incident reports;
- Review, evaluate and recommend corrective action for incidents as well as any health and safety deficiencies;
- Manage SB Canada’s WCB accounts and provide leadership on all WCB related issues;
- Ensure compliance of SBC Health, Safety and Environmental Management System with all federal and provincial Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
- Maintain knowledge of relevant OH&S Acts, Regulations, industry best practices and other applicable legislation
- Accountable for the site level implementation and management of SB CANADA’s HSE program to ensure a safe working environment.
- Work closely with SBC’s Senior Construction Health and Safety Specialist to drive continuous improvements to SBC’s HSE Program.
- Display a commitment to SBC’s incident-free vision, values, and culture and lead corporate safety initiatives by positive example
- Provide guidance, direction, and support to all operational teams and Supervisory-level employees to ensure SBC’s Health, Safety and Environmental Management System is fully implemented and maintained;
- Manage relationships with clients, contractors, suppliers and all operational teams to communicate the safety performance on site;
- Represent SB CANADA at meetings with clients, general contractors and association meetings
- Work directly with clients to identify and control site-specific hazards;
- Attend or chair site specific kick off or progress meetings as required;
- Conduct daily audits to Inspect, investigate, and assess hazards in the workplace to ensure compliance with relevant legislation;
- Monitor the performance of all subcontractors and ensure that all are prequalified through SBC’s program;
- Immediately intervene whenever at-risk behaviors or hazards are identified;
- Communicate audit findings with operational teams to ensure hazards are mitigated in a timely manner;
- Investigate all incidents, perform root cause analysis, recommend and aid in the implementation of corrective actions;
- Complete incident reports and relevant data input into Health and Safety Management Systems
- Communicate incidents, injuries and safety concerns to all operational and safety teams as required;
- Follow up on corrective actions from all incident investigations to ensure timely implementation;
- Administer all occupational injuries by reporting within required timeframes and by utilizing SBC’s modified work program
- Provide orientation to general staff, field staff and subcontractors as well as collection and compilation of training records;
- Organize, develop, deliver and implement Toolbox Talks, Safe Work Procedures, Job Hazard Analysis, emergency response plans, training seminars, and other workshops, and presentations on health, safety and environmental topics to operational teams including supervisors and employees;
- Prepare of contract-specific Hazard Assessments and safety execution plans in compliance with client requirements;
- Coordinate, collect and input of required safety documentation and perform other common administrative tasks associated with the role;
- Utilize Health and Safety Management Systems and applications daily to perform administrative tasks
- Collect, organize and submit weekly deliverables to clients;
- Monitor and assist in maintaining PPE inventory;
- Understand ethical behavior and safety practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
- A minimum of 5+ years of experience in a full time HSE role that involved managing, planning and implementation of HSE requirements;
- Strong working knowledge of relevant OH&S Acts, Regulations, industry best practices and other applicable legislation;
- Proven track record of promoting safety on job sites and throughout the organization;
- Must be capable of working in a team environment, and promoting group cohesion;
- Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness;
- Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the project and organization;
- Be coachable and enthusiastic about coaching others.
- Well-developed interpersonal customer service and relationship building skills;
- Good oral and written English-language skills; French would be an asset;
- Strong organizational and time management skills;
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail;
- Self-motivated, energetic and reliable with a positive disposition;
- The ability to prioritize effectively, make decisions quickly and work under pressure;
- Solid knowledge of investigation techniques;
- Familiar with auditing techniques (i.e. COR / ISO);
- Experienced with WSIB reporting and IHSA COR requirements;
- NCSO certification is a asset
- Degree in occupational health and safety or equivalent would be an asset.
- Experience in Heavy Civil construction – Deep Foundation construction experience would be an asset;
- Proficient in Microsoft applications.
Travel may be necessary within the assigned region so a valid driver’s license is also required.
By joining our team, you will become part of a growing Canadian company, but also part of the largest multinational construction company in the world. You will have opportunities to build relationships with industry leaders from around the globe with an employer that is committed to career development. A competitive compensation and benefits package is another reason why SB CANADA is a great place to work.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply by email to [email protected] “Health Safety and Environment Manager” in the subject line.
Only candidates being considered for this position will be contacted. SB CANADA is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $100,000.00-$105,000.00 per year
- Automobile allowance
- Commuter benefits
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee stock purchase plan
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Store discount
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision care
- Wellness program
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Night shift
- Weekends as needed
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Hamilton, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- construction: 5 years (preferred)
- Health and Safety: 5 years (preferred)
- Management: 5 years (preferred)
- Driving Licence (preferred)
- NCSO Certification (preferred)
Willingness to travel:
Work Location: In person