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Safety Specialist - Ganotec District


Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 130645 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Safety 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

At Ganotec, one of our guiding principles on every project and in every office is, “Nobody Gets Hurt” and we’re currently looking for a Safety Specialist who will support our safety programs and reinforce our commitment to safety on construction projects.

As a Safety Specialist, you will report to the District Safety Manager. You will assist in the application of the contract, client safety expectations, the Corporate Safety Manual, District Standards, and all laws governing the work. You will provide administrative and clerical safety support as needed. You will assist in problem-solving with operations and craft, assist with corrective measures, and provide resources to correct and maintain solutions.

District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the industrial sector across Canada. Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical / instrumentation and controls. We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages. We have always been a strong proponent of “partnering”, working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers and engineers at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost-effective execution strategy for the project. Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful.


This position is based in Montreal, QC. The successful candidate will be open to travelling nationally as needed.


  • Generate statistics, build graphs, PowerPoints, write procedures, review internal policies, write memos/communications, pull up incident alerts, identify trends 
  • Assist in ensuring adherence to company policies, regulations, work plans, work packs, and detailed work plans
  • Encourage, support, inspire, and advise staff and craft employees to execute the SSSP
  • Assist with maintaining project files in compliance with regulations and in compliance with our policies including accident/injury files
  • Assist with KieTrac entry, incident investigations, and implementation of effective solution
  • Assist and provide safety training on policies, procedures, orientation, and client-specific requirements


•    0-2 years of construction safety experience 
•    The ability to travel and / or relocate as required
•    Degree in Human Resources with a background in Health & Safety, Health & Safety Administration, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study is preferred
•    Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements preferred
•    Strong computer skills including Microsoft Suite required
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
•    The ability to work independently as well as part of a team


Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

As a full-service, heavy industrial contractor, we’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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