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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.