OWS Railroad Construction & Maintenance

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Job Position: Health, Safety and Environment Advisor- ON.

  • Application Deadline: 31st October 2021
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Toronto
  • Compensation: $75,000.00 to $90,000.00 per year
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to apeters@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

• A diploma/certificate in Health and Safety, or equivalent training and experience
• Understanding of health and safety practices
• Railroad and/or construction experience
• Injury management experience
• Field safety auditing and investigation experience
• Bilingual in French and English, is an asset
• Ability to travel. This position will be based out of Ontario with the potential of
travel anywhere in North America

• Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
• Computer skills are required with proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Outlook)
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Demonstrate ability to perform maturely and professionally ensuring complete
confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information
• Demonstrate the ability to think critically, act logically to evaluate situations, solve
problems, and make decisions
• Sense of urgency and delivery
• Attention to detail
• Coaching and training skills
• Knowledge of health and safety applicable to our industry (rail, construction)
• Knowledge of provincial safety and worker’s compensation legislation

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide advice and consultation for programs in support of our corporate strategy for
strong safety performance and continuous improvement
• Investigate processes; support management with the collection and tracking of all
safety related metrics
• Timely provision of advice and documentation to facilitate investigations
• Management of injury claims and regulatory reporting associated with those claims
• Assistance with providing safety-related training
• Coordinate and prepare HSE documentation that is commonly used by the business
• Design and create a site or project specific safety plans if required by management
• Assist with creation of strategic initiatives to help with client interface
• Analyze safety conditions (primarily field-based) and recommend changes to
continuously improve operational safety performance
• Assist with the maintenance of records as necessary to comply with relevant laws
and regulations
• Prepare and submit reports to document both compliance and non-compliance
• Assist supervisors with their audits and inspections of operational activates
• Review existing safety systems and make recommendation for improvement as
• Proactively identify plans to reduce hazards to reduce the risk to the organization
• Provide advice on safety systems, trends, response actions, investigation, and
interpretation of health and safety regulations
• Assist with various programs and initiatives to build and sustain a safety culture that
becomes a “way of life” for employees and contractors
• Take an active role in ensuring that all employees understand and comply with
company policies and procedures
• Other duties as required

Additional Details:

We are looking for a Health, Safety & Environmental Advisor for Ontario with the potential to grow and travel/work in North America.
Reporting to the Manager – HSE, the HSE Advisor is responsible for providing leadership
and support for our HSE management system. This includes providing advice and
consultation; coaching and facilitation; incident investigation and injury management, and any
necessary reporting and record-keeping. This is primarily a field-based position with the
potential of travel.

About Our Company:

At OWS Railroad Construction & Maintenance Ltd, our work is getting and keeping Canada’s railway operators in motion – safely and sustainably! We work coast-to-coast, in every railway sector, and on any size project. Our commitment is service excellence and offering our clients exceptional value. Within our team, we call this Doing It Right!