HSE Advisor

  • Servco Canada
  • Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 31, 2022

Job Description

The HSE Advisor's role is to assist superintendents and foremen in carrying out daily work operations in a safe, healthy, and environmentally sound manner that aligns and complies with the HSE Management System, the site-specific Safety Plan, and government legislation. HSE advisors act as a mentor, and coach personnel to safely carry out daily work activities. HSE advisors are responsible and accountable to:

  • Prioritize Safety of self and others in all aspects of the job
  • Lead with strong safety leadership through desirable behaviours, attitudes, and mindset to further develop our culture of safety
  • Provide guidance and coaching to management to exhibit high levels of safety leadership and continuously improve safety performance
  • Facilitate the implementation and administration of corporate HSE policies, processes and systems and monitor compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations
  • Provide consultation and assist in the management of risk through formal risk assessments, job hazard analysis, and project planning
  • Conduct regular HSE audits, inspections, and observations to support safe work behaviours and provide recommendations to management
  • Support the performance and effectiveness of Occupational Health and Hygiene program through industrial hygiene monitoring and exposure control plans
  • Lead the incident management program including the management of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • Act as a liaison between the company and external stakeholders or industry regulators
  • Facilitate new employee orientations as per company procedure.
  • Assist site supervision in resolving any health, safety and environment issues that may occur.
  • Participate in the updating of the JHA in the event of a change.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with employees.
  • Post safety documentation and work permits.
  • Participate in foreman and client HSE meetings.
  • Conduct formal and informal worksite inspections.
  • Assist in all incident investigations.
  • Participate in safety meetings and deliver safety information.


Experience:
  • Post-Secondary education in the field of Occupational Health & Safety or Environmental Sciences.
  • 5-7 years of experience in a health and safety position.
  • NCSO or CRSP/CRST designation is preferred.
  • Experience in developing and managing programs that will lead certification (OHSAS, IS, WorkSafeBC Certificate of Recognition)
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations
  • Knowledge of Provincial, Federal laws and regulations
  • Team player who can effectively work with all levels of employees and influence to continually improve the safety culture.
  • Ability to set, commit to and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing business needs
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Mature, professional, and optimistic
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information and records
  • Keen desire to work in the field
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Work indoors and outdoors
  • Site visits mandatory
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, MS Project, etc.)
  • Holds a valid driver's license and clean abstract
  • Will be required to participate in Drug & Alcohol testing