Safety Advisor

Pinnacle Renewable Energy - Entwistle, AB (30+ days ago)

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Application deadline: June 30, 2020

The OSA must embody Pinnacle’s Core Values, focusing on meaningful engagement at all levels. Create and sustain strong relationships with key stakeholders (Plant Teams, Central Operations, Corporate, etc.).

Operational Safety Support – 70% -

Enthusiastically support Pinnacle’s Alberta operations in promoting our Owning Safety culture.
Champion the implementation and use of effective safety resources to reduce risk through the positive communication of Pinnacle safety processes, policies, procedures & practices.
Communicate accurate information on standards supporting the safe production of quality pellets.
Provide on-the-job training with new and young workers, both in Pinnacle standards and procedures, as well as various certificate training courses (as qualified).
Engage team members in Owning Safety conversations; and “catching each other doing things right.”
Review and analyze DATS (Digital Action Tracking System) safety information to identify opportunities for both “kudos” and improvement. Report regularly to plant & senior management.
Support Pinnacle teams to help drive meaningful change through quality incident investigations.
Advise & support operations teams in Owning Safety during regular operations and plant shutdowns.

DATS Learning Management System (LMS) & On-The-Job (OJT) Training Development–15%

Play a critical role in ensuring our operations teammates are awesome and safe at what they do.
Support the development of DATS-based training courses supporting Pinnacle and operating site policies and procedures – assist in creating new learning content.
Work with plant management to identify new DATS safety system applications and opportunities
Work with plant management to identify and deliver required safety training materials
Support development of “micro-learning” modules to support existing training efforts
Support and participate in Pinnacle’s “Safety Champion Academy” training sessions

Other Safety Support – 15%

Support safety and operations teams on various safety initiatives and projects, at operating locations across all Pinnacle operations.
Advise & support Pinnacle Teams on capital construction projects.
Provide additional safety systems advice and support for the Director of Health & Safety.

Minimum Requirements (Experience, Education, Qualifications, Skills, Abilities)

Proven commitment to Owning Safety, both personally, and through influence on all stakeholders
Progressive operational safety leadership experience; ideally in Wood Products Manufacturing
Preference given to holder of recognized safety designation or certification, e.g. CRSP. Will consider providing additional training to applicants with strong wood products operational experience and proven safety commitment.
Strong working familiarity with regulatory environments and requirements (Alberta).
Familiarity with Alberta COR program; auditor qualifications an asset.
Ability to conduct formal and informal hazard assessments to reduce risk across operations; process safety knowledge an asset.
Training/coaching/mentoring skills are important.
Effective communication and leadership-influencing skills.
Writing and document production skills vital: ability to research and develop safety documents; including policies, procedures, crew talks, and newsletters.
Systems thinker; ability to identify improvement opportunities and drive change.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at one time.
Proficient with personal computers and business applications.