Construction Safety Coordinator

ETRO CONSTRUCTION LIMITED - Burnaby, BC (8 months ago)

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THE ROLE

Acting as the key catalyst in bringing ETRO Construction’s health and safety compliance and leadership to life, the Construction Safety Coordinator acts as the primary safety representative across all construction sites. A qualified individual skilled in spotting, controlling and training onsite team members on potential risks, the Safety Coordinator’s primary role is to help create safer construction sites and establish a culture of health and safety stewardship across every ETRO Construction project.

Here’s what you’ll get up to as the Construction Safety Officer:

Involved in engraining safety culture in the company

Support the development of site-specific OHS policies and programs

Conduct work area inspections to ensure equipment, materials, and processes do not present a safety, health or environmental hazard

Conduct site-specific Health & Safety Orientations

Assist site management and employees with safety programs, participations and compliance

Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)

Conduct risk assessments and enforce preventative measures

Review existing policies and measures; update according to legislation

Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)

Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy

Investigate and document injuries to determine root causes and implement controls

Assist in the incident investigation process when necessary; be involved in the preparation of reports and summaries

Maintain and track all recordable statistics, training requirements for project-specific needs

Attend applicable safety meetings including toolbox talks where required

Assist with the development and review of job hazard assessments (JHA), Safe Work Practices (SWP) and Safe Job Procedures (SJP)

WHO YOU ARE

If we were to ask, people would describe you as:
A self-starter able to prioritize effectively; works well either independently or in a group.

A person of integrity, accountability, teamwork, innovation who’s committed to growth.

Motivated to find a solution when confronted by a problem - no matter the size.

One who seeks ways to do things better; eagerly activates and embraces change.

Curious, collaborative, passionate and extremely detail oriented (it’s a passion thing).

A thought leader who thinks ahead of the curve and spots trends.

A steward of your community; committed to giving back and serving others.

Able to work in a fast-paced environment; effectively manages workload to meet deadlines while remaining results oriented and delivering high quality work.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

On top of your passion to work in a growing business full of professionals in the trade, here’s what we’re looking for:

3+ years of general construction experience

5+ years of Health and Safety work experience in the construction industry

Completion of a degree/diploma of an accredited Certificate program in Occupational Health and Safety an asset

A solid understanding of the OH&S regulations for the province of BC

Motivated to obtain or currently working towards NCSO Certification

Current First Aid certificate, Level 2 minimum

Proficiency with computers, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and other common applications

Human relations training (i.e. Conflict Resolution, etc.); confident ability to diffuse challenging situations

Additional training including Fall Protection, Rescue/Confined spaces, Bobcat/mobile equipment operation an asset

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

Our priority is our people; creating an environment where our team members, external contractors and even our clients can thrive. Here’s what we offer to make sure every ETRO team member is taken care of:

Programs and opportunities to continuously develop personally and professionally; dedicated training and development budgets to help evolve your skills

A culture where every individual’s voice is respected, requested, encouraged and heard

Recognition programs to celebrate and congratulate excellence in the workplace

Mentorship in all directions; team members are encouraged to share their insights with individuals at all levels in the business

A team committed to community stewardship and creating opportunities to give back

An environment of deep commitment to quality work, and as deep a commitment to celebration amongst team members

And yes...full time work, comprehensive benefits, and competitive pay, too.

A PARTING NOTE

Thank you for considering us as the next team you elevate. If you couldn’t stop nodding as you read this, if your pulse quickened, or if we’ve hit the nail on the head (pardon the pun) for the career opportunity you’re seeking, we’d love to hear from you. To apply, send your resume and a statement that tell us why you’re the one we’re looking for to careers@etroconstruction.com. Please note: we will only respond to emails from candidates we are interested in pursuing further conversation with.

We so look forward to hearing from you.