Bilingual Health and Safety Specialist

Roofmart - Brampton, ON (17 months ago)

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Fantastic Opportunity to Be Part of a Great Team!

Roofmart, a major Canadian distributor of residential, commercial Roofing and Siding products, requires a Bilingual Health and Safety Specialist (English & French) to join our organization. With over 50 Roofmart locations across Canada, we are strategically positioned to handle all our customer needs.

We are looking for Enthusiastic, Driven, Outside of the Box Thinkers to help us grow our business. In the specialized role of Bilingual Health and Safety Specialist you will be a valuable and key member of our Roofmart team.

Your role will be to facilitate all aspects of Health and safety ensuring proper policies and procedures are implemented and followed through. You will monitor operations to eliminate or minimize workplace hazards. You will report to the National Health and Safety Manager and will work closely with key members of the business.

You role will comprise of the following responsibilities:
Follow corporate policies and procedures to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations at company facilities and jobsites
Partner with National Health and Safety Manager to provide expertise and coaching aligned with Business Strategies
Assist in developing, implementing, maintaining and improving Health and Safety programs to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.
Ensure hazards assessment program is being followed and maintained
Conduct hazard assessments and workplace inspections; Recommend and/or implement corrective action
Work with all branch teams to eliminate or reduce workplace hazards
Conduct frequent visits to company facilities and jobsites
Participate in incident investigations, ensure they are reported to appropriate authorities and corrective actions are taken in a timely manner to prevent recurrence.
Liaise with third party claims management services provider to ensure claims are being properly managed.
Respond to Health and Safety related queries
Ensure Health and Safety related documentation is collected and maintained.
Collect Health and Safety performance metrics and prepare reports as required
Ensure Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are available and maintained
Ensure provision of Health and Safety Orientation to all new employees.
Update Training Matrix and ensure its maintained
Assist in the preparation and updating of training materials for all new programs that meet established standards
Understand Preventive Maintenance, Emergency preparedness / responsiveness, contractor programs.
Assist in COR certification and maintain ongoing certification

You are different from your peers . You have a strong work ethic and can act quickly in difficult situations. Your passion for health and safety in the workplace is evident in your decisions and actions. You are energetic, organized, confident and positive. You are detail-oriented, a critical thinker, and a strong problem solver.

You will possess the following skills and qualifications:
Must be Bilingual (English and French)
Post-Secondary Education in Health and Safety Management or related field
3-5 years of Health and Safety experience in distribution or construction environment
Comprehensive knowledge of relevant Occupational Health and Safety legislation
Ability and willingness to travel at least 50% of the time
Proficiency in Excel, Outlook, Word, and Windows Applications
Strong communication skills and a team player
Valid and clean Class G / 5 Driver’s License
COR Internal Auditor qualification/working knowledge of COR is an asset

Roofmart is a growing company; you will have opportunities for growth and development. Working at Roofmart opens the door to many opportunities.


Our company offers competitive incentive programs including bonuses, education, RRSP, and an attractive benefit package.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: Roofmart is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. Roofmart encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.