Are you looking for a role that will challenge you? Would you like to be in a role where you can help develop, monitor, promote, enhance and support implementation programs, policies, practices, and a culture of safety? Can you see yourself supporting continuous safety and process improvement initiatives? If you answered yes, then this may be the job for you! O ur Chalk river location is looking for an Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) Program Co-ordinator to promote and enable safety and operational excellence .
- Providing support and assistance in the development, implementation and monitoring of OHS programs, plans, policies, and procedures.
- Completing monitoring and updating of OHS programs to ensure OHS legislative and license requirements are continuously met.
- Completing monitoring of ERM, or assigned mission specific, OHS performance through helping maintain OHS and contractor assurance scorecard, ISN and other available tasks specific performance data.
- Supporting continuous safety and process improvement initiatives by completing program and legislative gap assessments, internal compliance gap assessments, process reviews, identifying practical solutions to close gaps, creating change plans and working collaboratively with CNL and contractor personnel to implement improvement actions.
- Developing and coordinating program roll-out plans for new and updated corporate programs.
- Supporting Joint Health & Safety Committees and creating a collaborative environment with project personnel to promote optimal OHS workplace culture.
- Collecting, analyzing and communicating process and safety program and management performance through various reports and scorecards to capture leading and lagging indicator program and project performance.
- Supporting and coordinating project wide safety and process improvement related communications and implementation of applicable best-practices, OPEX, or ImpAct actions based on shared incident lessons learned.
- Collaboratively interacting with colleagues and project personnel team members to help identify OHS program improvement opportunities.
- Collecting records, completing trends reviews, and as needed helping investigate and follow up on non-compliance observations, and loss or no-loss incidents.
- Preparing detailed reports and following up on program performance matters through data analytics & visualization.
- Assisting in the completion of risk assessments and job hazard assessments in support of CNL Integrated Work Control program and Engineering Change Control programs.
- Documenting and recording safety and process data pertaining to project oversight activity including entering/transcribing oversights information and follow through on various internal CNL information recordkeeping established procedures.
- Supporting and when assigned leading the planning and implementation of process improvement initiatives throughout assigned missions.
- Preparing and delivering training and communications on programs, processes, tools, initiatives and standards.
- Supporting the Performance Assurance specialist with Impact processing and data Management activities where required.
- Monitoring, analyzing, assessing and facilitating the implementation corrective actions.
- Conducting trend analyses and identifying conditions adverse to quality or safety.
- Sharing relevant internal and external operational experience and lessons learned with the team.
- Proactively recognizing and encouraging process improvement principals and safety related practices and compliance to program and legislative requirements by project delivery personnel and contractors.
- Fostering and promoting a culture of continual improvement.
- Providing timely customer service with credible and expert response to support requests.
- Investigating and following up on non-compliance observations, loss or no-loss incidents, or other gaps identified associated with their assigned work-scope, projects, or activities they help oversee.
- Preparing detailed reports and following up on recommended corrective actions associated with completed compliance & oversight reports, incident reports, observations, and root-cause analysis recommendations when required.
- Entering/transcribing oversight information in CNL’s various recordkeeping and safety management systems information according to set, and or, stablished requirements.
- Following CNL’s Information Protection policy and maintain discretion and confidentiality when applicable.
- Other duties as assigned by your manager.
What we are looking for :
- Abilities and Skills:
- Foundational knowledge about maintaining program details, tracking and monitoring compliance metrics, and developing program compliance tracking documentation
- Ability to develop program assessment checklists and auditing documents referencing and utilizing existing programs and standards
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills – written and oral - and proven ability to maintain successful working relations at all levels within the organization.
- Outstanding organizational skills, with high attention to detail and ability to tailor communications to mixed audiences.
- Outstanding relationship management, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
- Exceptional ability to solve problems through soft and hard analytical skills.
- Ability to work with and learn various software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
- Willingness to adapt to a changing environment and respond with initiative.
- Ability to provide prompt, clear and concise guidance as required. The candidate must be tactful and diplomatic, able to work effectively with employees, contractors and line management.
- Able to present recommendations, complete regulatory reporting and technical writing in a clear and effective manner.
- Able to effectively handle and diffuse difficult situations real time with internal and external clients.
- Understanding of core Human Performance principles
- Highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision, punctual and dependable
- Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple deliverable task pressures.
- Ability to adapt to a changing environment and respond with initiative
- At least 1-3 years of experience working and interacting within the OHS profession in an equivalent or similar role within a nuclear, research & technology, construction , manufacturing, industrial processing, mining, oil & gas, or industrial industry. Experience within a radiation safety and/or protection setting is an asset but not required.
- Experience showcasing exposure and familiarity with the various role specific General Knowledge and Skill areas.
- Foundational knowledge about OHS principals, practices, management system, leading and lagging indicator data.
- Possesses knowledge and familiarity with supporting the development of OHS programs and procedures.
- Familiarity with Canadian provincial and federal OHS legislative requirements, compliance frameworks, standards and industry best practices.
- Ability to develop and maintain an OHS risk register, help complete hazard assessments, JHA/JSA, and a working knowledge of human performance principals.
- Ability to maintain and grow safety knowledge including industry best practices and pending changes in legislation.
- College or university education in a recognized science, applied science, social science, or related field. Alternatively a mix of various courses, program certificates, or other forms of education, coursework, or training that can showcase the necessary baseline understanding, familiarization and knowledge to help demonstrate skillsets related to role responsibilities.
- Possess or as has ability to pursue possessing the Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) designation is preferred.
- Security clearance eligibility required : Reliability Status with Site Access Security Clearance (SASC), which has a minimum requirement of 3 years of verifiable history in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United States and/or the United Kingdom.
- Ability to work extended hours and off normal work shifts to support project needs.
- Field presence may be required in all weather conditions with flexible time availability to work extended hours when required
- Ability to be physically active (standing, walking) for up to 12 hrs a day. Able to manage stairs, ladders and other egress equipment to enter all site and building areas including confined space.
- Able and willing to use personal protective equipment including a respirator and other PPE&C as required.
- Extensive walking on uneven terrain in all weather conditions.
- Combination of office based and field level work, including work outdoors in inclement weather and temperatures ranging from +30C to -40C.
- Prolonged periods of sedentary office work when preparing reports and other documents.
- Operational and decommissioning environments - i.e.; laboratories, workshops, confined spaces, heights, etc., laboratory settings, offices, construction sites, open fields, and possible wildlife exposure.
- May be required to perform overtime.
- Work in both radiologically active and non-active environments.
Does working with a team across Canada to advance nuclear science and technology for a clean and secure world speak to you? We're reinventing ourselves to be the pace setters, so we can lead the charge in solving the problems that matter, like building the next generation of clean nuclear and hydrogen energy solutions, developing new and better-targeted cancer treatments, and continuing to lead the world in environmental remediation.
We offer a complete total rewards package :
- paid time off (vacation, sick, floater & personal) ;
- benefits effective day one , that’s right, no waiting period;
- tuition support
- and a pension!
Do Our Priorities Resonate with You?
- Clean energy for today and tomorrow.
- Restore and protect the Environment.
- Contribute to the health of Canadians.
CNL’s Chalk River laboratory is nestled in the Ottawa Valley and affords our employees an area that is environmentally pristine with extensive forests, hills and numerous small lakes, all of which support a variety of wildlife typical to the southern edge of the Canadian Shield . Many surrounding towns, such as Pembroke, Petawawa and Deep River, provide you with unparalleled outdoor adventures at your doorstep ! In fact, Deep River was named the fourth best place to live in Canada in a recent ranking by movingwaldo.com .
CNL works with employees across our Canadian locations to enable a hybrid workforce where possible . Our Hybrid employees work with their manager to establish expectations for when they will be on-site vs when they are working from home.
CNL is committed to providing an atmosphere free from barriers that promotes equity, diversity and inclusion in achieving our mission . CNL welcomes and celebrates employees, stakeholders and partners of all racial, cultural, and ethnic identities.
CNL also supports a workplace environment and a corporate culture that is built on our Core Values: Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Safety, Integrity and Excellence which encourage equitable employment practices and career prospects inclusive of accommodations for all employees.
CNL is committed to being an equal-opportunity employer. If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please indicate via our ATS when applying. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.
Chalk River Laboratories / Ottawa ONTARIO
The Chalk River Laboratories site is located on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe people. As an organization, CNL recognizes and appreciates their historic connection to this place. CNL also recognizes the contributions that First Nations, Métis, Inuit and other Indigenous Peoples have made, both in shaping and strengthening this community in particular, and this province and country as a whole .