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EHS Specialist 

Posted on November 28, 2023

The EHS Specialist will work closely with the EHS communication, training, compliance, and claims team. They will be assisting with Sub-Contractor Management, Statistics/Analytics, Program Development, and other administrative duties. This is an office-based role and will be based in our Head Off in Vaughn and may involve some travel to satellite office/yard locations within Ontario.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assisting with the execution of the safety training program which includes the establishment of annual training objectives, annual training process, maintenance of training matrix and training records, training performance metrics.
  • Providing support to limit risks and reduce incidents.
  • Assist with internal claim management efforts (workers compensation, general liability, automobile liability)
  • Track and data input of EHSQ performance metrics and company communication on overall safety and risk performance.
  • Assist with the preparation of claims analysis and report using industry standards and procedures.
  • Assist with monitoring of legislation and corporate procedures/policies to ensure compliance within the organization.
  • Assist with developing communication strategies to be delivered effectively to the work force. Assist with monitoring the effectiveness of communications and initiatives.
  • Administering the EHSQ Communication strategy including toolbox talk topic development, program updates, scheduling regular updates with operations’ management to ensure alignment on upcoming initiatives, programs, training.
  • Monitor metrics (including incident rates) and provide feedback.

Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science/Engineering, Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Construction Management, Risk Management or Human Resources.
  • Ability to multi-task and function in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn and be a team player in a well-established industry leading EHSQ & Risk team.
  • Effective computer skills i.e., Excel, Word, Publisher, Power Point, and other software systems
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; the ability to convey concepts and information in business writing; and the ability to plan and deliver communications/presentations that impact and/or persuade.
  • Relationship builder — able to build and foster collaborative relationships by developing, maintaining, and strengthening partnerships inside and outside the organization.
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