Safety Advisor

Lake Country EHS Services Ltd. - Kelowna, BC (30+ days ago)

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About Lake Country EHS and the Position

  • Progressive small Environmental, Health and Safety consulting firm
  • Offering flexible work schedule
  • Work with a team of knowledgeable professionals
  • Offering contractual work commission bonuses
  • Support in professional development for our employees
  • Employee benefits include mileage reimbursement, personal vehicle and device allowances
  • Ideal candidate is independent, self-motivated, good communicator and problem solver and able to represent themselves as a consultant within our company umbrella

Job Description

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of health and safety programs, policies, job hazard assessments, and safe work procedures
  • Implementing and maintaining Lake Country EHS’s Health and Safety standards, systems, and procedures
  • Conducting and documenting inspections to verify compliance with client corporate policies and health and safety regulations
  • Identifying corrective actions to be taken when unsafe acts are identified during the inspection process; resolving issues of non-compliance; and providing education to supervisors, sub-contractors, and site personnel in matters of health and safety
  • Ensuring all required client H& S documentation (subcontractor documentation, health and safety inspections, audits, daily hazard assessments, toolbox talks, safe work procedures, and meeting minutes) are effectively organized and distributed
  • Reviewing and preparing client incident reports, monthly statistics, and inspection reports
  • Identifying undesirable trends and providing appropriate recommendations to clients
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with management, various project team members, contractors, and regulatory officers
  • Conducting client H&S program audits (COR standards, WorkSafeBC compliance)
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by the Health and Safety Manager

Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years of relevant health and safety experience
  • Possession of a Construction Safety Officer (CSO) or National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) designation
  • Thorough knowledge of provincial health and safety legislation, policies, and practices
  • Working level understanding of basic Health & Safety functions, hazard identification, incident investigations, and ergonomics
  • Strong knowledge of commercial construction practices, techniques, and equipment (industrial construction experience considered an asset)
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to listen carefully, present information effectively, and resolve conflict in a respectful manner
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to health and safety issues, identify problems, generate solutions, and make sound decisions
  • Demonstrated willingness to contribute actively in team activities
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal communications skills
  • Detail oriented with solid organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style

Other Qualifications

  • OFA level 3
  • COR internal auditor training
  • Train-the Trainer (WHMIS, Mobile Equipment, Fall Protection etc.)

Job Types: Contract, Commission

Salary: $25.00 to $28.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Health & Safety: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Preferred)

Location:

  • Kelowna, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Drivers License (Class 5) (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)