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Job title: Advisor, Field Health & Safety
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Position: Advisor, Field Health & Safety (12 Month Term)
Division: Health & Safety
Location: Grande Prairie, AB
ATCO is committed to providing and maintaining a safe environment for our employees, contractors, partners, and customers. As part of this unwavering commitment to safety, all ATCO employees and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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This position primarily supports the Operations, Projects & Construction function and contractor safety management program. The Advisor, Field Health & Safety is responsible to provide support, coaching, guidance and mentoring to supervisors and field employees, including contractors and visitors, with respect to Electricity’s safety culture and requirements. The position supports compliance with and the quality control of health and safety related policies, processes and procedures. The position will also be responsible for providing support and guidance in the implementation, maintenance and improvement of the Health & Safety Management system. Additional responsibilities of the role include, conducting site visits, supporting incident investigation, driving continual safety performance improvement, conducting inspections and audits, reporting findings and monitoring completion of the identified improvement opportunities. Demonstrating ATCO values and displaying a positive safety attitude is an expectation of this position.
We’re looking for someone who cares about their work and strives for more each day. Someone who challenges the status quo, embraces change, and thrives in a collaborative work environment. If you are someone who approaches work with passion, curiosity and the courage to innovate, then this role is for you.
What You Get To Do:
- Complying with and working on the approved Safety Leadership Plan accountabilities for field Health and Safety Advisor.
- Demonstrate an understanding and comply with all corporate policies, procedures and Health Safety Management Systems.
- Improving and sustaining the contractor safety management program
- Ability to identify health, safety and environmental hazards associated with the work being performed in order to develop and implement safety plans that eliminate and/or mitigate hazards.
- Support the coaching and mentoring of employees and contractors on Electricity safety standards, work observations, safety codes, OHS legislation, and the Health & Safety Management System as it applies to the area of responsibility (e.g. Alberta, Yukon Territories, and Northwest Territories).
- Support auditing compliance and complete audits as assigned.
- Assist with contractor orientation, site safety orientations, and 7 Steps to Electrical Safety/Power Line Awareness training.
- Conduct worksite observations and formal planned inspections to identify areas of improvements and provide feedback.
- Participate in on-site project startup meetings with crews and provide assistance with project hazard assessments, project execution plans and project emergency response plans.
- Deliver training related to health and safety topics and act as the subject matter expert on OHS regulations within assigned area (e.g. Alberta, Yukon Territories, Northwest Territories)
- Support Worksite Joint Health, Safety and Environment Committees (JHSEC).
- Monitor and provide feedback to employees to ensure compliance with safety standards and OHS legislation.
- Attend safety meetings for area of responsibility to provide input into safety meeting agenda items, support delivering key messages and presenting on health and safety related topics.
- Support and attend public safety committees and deliver presentations when required.
- Attend and participate in scheduled mandatory training, non-technical training and health safety training.
- Conduct respirator fit testing and support respirator program.
- Support noise management and hearing conservation program.
- Participate in incident investigations. Act as the lead investigator or root cause analysis facilitator, as required.
- Conduct Intelex reviews of all incidents and red near misses for quality and completeness.
- Document and record improvement opportunities and follow up actions during investigations.
- Monitor improvement opportunities identified from investigations to ensure they are being implemented and complied with.
- Participate in updating Health & Safety Management System documents.
- Work with the Health Safety Environment Quality Group & Electricity Operations Group in the development of Health & Safety programs as required.
- Support the development and review of health and safety requirements.
- Coordinate and conduct performance audits on projects and operations work.
- Assist and support completion of Safety Alerts.
- Create presentations for group meetings or training.
- Perform standby duties for Health & Safety support.
- Safely drive to worksites in a company vehicle.
- Overnight stays are required.
- Diploma in a related field, Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety from a recognized university or technical institute, or Trade Certificate relating to the electrical field utility work.
- Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) or Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation preferred, or working towards certification.
- 3-5 years experience in health and safety or in an electrical utility trade, or a combination of both.
- Valid Alberta driver’s license (Class 5).
- Knowledge of health and safety management system principles.
- Knowledge of safe construction techniques and processes.
- Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of computer applications.
- Ability to learn and apply internal processes.
- Working knowledge of Alberta OHS legislations.
- Excellent interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills.
- Proven ability to establish strong collaborative working relationships in a lead and a team member role.
- Ability to influence and collaborate with management, staff and contractors to achieve improved safety behaviors in a non-confrontational manner.
- Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
- Strong understanding of root cause and the ability to offer creative solutions.
We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
ATCO Common Groups is part of ATCO Ltd. With approximately 6,000 employees and assets of $23 billion, ATCO is a diversified global holding corporation with investments in Structures & Logistics (workforce housing, innovative modular facilities, construction, site support services, and logistics and operations management), Energy Infrastructure (electricity generation, transmission and distribution; natural gas transmission, distribution and infrastructure development; energy storage and industrial water solutions; and electricity and natural gas retail sales), Transportation (ports and transportation logistics) and Commercial Real Estate. More information can be found at . ATCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
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