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Job Position: Systems Coordinator

  • Application Deadline: 31st October 2021
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Toronto
  • Compensation: per hour
    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:

• Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working with online databases
• Post-secondary education
• A natural grasp and interest in IT concepts and processes
• Good understanding of HSE terms and concepts, and how HSE results can affect business
• Understanding of management systems, like OHSAS18001 and ISO14001, an asset
• Bilingual in French and English, is an asset

• Customization of commercial off-the-shelf HSE software
• Identify configuration expectations vs system limitations and communicate gaps to project team
• Ability to develop necessary training guides
• Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
• Computer skills with proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Demonstrate the ability to think critically, act logically to evaluate situations, solve problems,
and make decisions
• Sense of urgency and delivery
• High attention to detail and good organizational skills. Must be able to manage multiple tasks
and prioritize effectively
• Coaching and training skills
• Proven ability to quickly learn new solutions and technology

Key Responsibilities:

• Serve as the subject matter expert on DATS
• Provide support by answering basic inquiries pertaining to company services and/or
referring questions to the appropriate staff
• Maintain proactive collaboration with the business leaders and HSE experts in order to get all
relevant functional and user requirements onboard in the process
• Using the tools available within DATS, create electronic forms and workflows to replace (and
improve upon) manual processes
• Working with stakeholders, identify issues and opportunities for the use of DATS within the
• Monitor and report on DATS usage, progress, issues and opportunities
• Provide training and guidance for end users through webinars, presentations, and
documentation and assure that HSE related training materials including user guides, workflows
etc. are communicated properly
• Resolve or escalate any issues
• Identify and propose potential solutions relating to DATS issues and opportunities
• Assist in adding, modifying and granting access to DATS
• Develop and run reports; provide analysis and presentations using tools such as Excel, Word and
PowerPoint, when required
• Other duties as required

Additional Details:

Reporting to the Manager – HSE, the Systems Coordinator will have an opportunity to lead the
customization, implementation and adoption of an off-the-shelf, cloud-based HSE software (DATS),
throughout the company. If you are up for the challenge, we have been looking for someone just like

• Competitive Pay
• An industry leading comprehensive benefits program
• The opportunity to work with a great team where Safety is an integral part of our culture

About Our Company:

Universal Rail Systems – a Canadian railway service and project solutions company
At Universal Rail Systems, 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 full range of solutions include:

Track Construction
Switching and Short Lines
Flagging and Track Protection
Inspection Services
Signals and Communications
Materials and Supply
Operations Support
Certified Car Inspection and Railcar Repair
Our commitment is service excellence and offering our clients exceptional value. We Do It Right. It’s a simple statement that conveys so much of who we are:

Committed to building Canada’s future and honoring those who delivered our more than 49,000 kilometer, coast-to-coast, railway transportation network;
Offering innovative railway solutions by providing integrated, seamless services and project delivery;
Carefully and deliberately building an unparalleled team of experienced railway professionals, each averaging more than 20 years in the industry;
Achieving predicable, reliable performance to bring even large-scale, highly complex projects in on-time and on-budget; and
Exceeding client expectations, so you go home each night confident in your forthcoming or existing track operations and with peace of mind.
We proudly operate a family of Universal companies under the banner of Universal Rail Systems. Each company features a unique specialization, a cross-Canada presence, and a commitment to living and reflecting our overall company values and service-focused philosophy.