Project Health & Safety Manager

NorLand Limited consists of many specialized businesses working together as one team towards common goals. We have the unique ability to undertake complex, multi-faceted public and private sector projects within a single contract. Our businesses have been making Anything. Possible. for over 65 years!

We are looking for a new team member for the position of Project Health & Safety Manager, for the BEL Contracting division at NorLand Limited. In this position you will work closely with the Infrastructure Health and Safety team, Office and Field Management and site crews to support all areas of health and safety.

Key Accountabilities:

Reporting to the Project Construction Manager and NorLand Infrastructure Health & Safety Manager, the Project Health & Safety Manager’s fundamental role is to uphold NorLand Limited’s stringent safety standards by meticulously monitoring the site-specific safety plan and ensuring full compliance. Beyond compliance, the Project Health & Safety Manager will proactively address any safety concerns that arise and adeptly implement solutions that align with NorLand Limited’s commitment to safety.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Stay abreast of all pertinent occupational health and safety regulations, maintaining up-to-date OHS certifications.
  • Monitor and enhance health & safety standards by tracking issues, maintaining records of incidents, and suggesting improvements.
  • Organize, Schedule and Conduct orientations, training, and safety coordination for workers, and subcontractors.
  • Facilitate and participate in site inspections and implement corrective actions, as required.
  • Develop site specific safety procedures, job hazard assessments and provide guidance on tool and equipment usage.
  • Analyze and identify leading and lagging indicators. Report and present safety statistics to Management.
  • Lead emergency response, investigate incidents, and collaborate on safety record management.
  • Ensure that all necessary safety equipment and first aid resources are consistently available on-site to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Review subcontractor documentation for compliance, ensuring adherence to safety standards.
  • Actively participate in Project meetings, providing valuable insights from a safety standpoint.
  • Engage in and contribute to the creation of content for toolbox talks, fostering a culture of safety awareness among workers.
  • Organize monthly safety meetings to address overarching safety concerns and disseminate important safety information.
  • Organize and facilitate monthly JHSC meetings.
  • Ensure compliance with NorLand’s Injury Management process, follow up with injured workers when required. 
  • Provide direction, support and resource to all site managers, and supervisors.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Completion of a University or College Degree, or equivalent experience, in Occupational Health & Safety or related discipline.
  • 5+ years related experience in a safety position within the construction industry.
  • Mandatory Occupational First Aid Level 2 or 3 certification.
  • Experience as a supervisor or manager is considered an asset.
  • Strong time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills, with a deep understanding of accident prevention and cause analysis. Excellent leadership skills with ability and willingness to face challenges, solve problems, and motivate others, while maintaining effective relationships with customers.
  • Exceptional abilities in presenting and communicating effectively, both verbal and written. .
  • Valid and clean BC Driver’s License.
  • This is an onsite position.

The typical salary range for this position is $90,000 to $120,000 annually. The exact compensation may vary based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, internal equity, and other criterion.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assign or reassign schedules, duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

NorLand Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.