Senior Safety Manager - Heavy Industrial Consrtuction

Location: 

Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 172467 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Ganotec District 

Department: Safety 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

At Ganotec, Senior Safety Managers play a vital role in ensuring that "nobody gets hurt". We recruit people with a passion for health and safety who will create, support and audit our program to reinforce our commitment. Working closely with project teams, Sr. Safety Managers develop and implement protocols, deliver training programs and monitor compliance with regulations and company policies. This position will be based on a construction project and will be involved in both H&S management and site supervision to ensure the safety of management and trades personnel, subcontractors and consultants supporting the project. 

District Overview & Location

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 firms 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.
 

Responsibilities

 

Safety Planning and Implementation:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive safety plans and procedures specific to industrial construction projects.
  • Ensure that safety protocols are aligned with regulatory requirements, industry best practices, and Ganotec's safety standards.
  • Conduct regular site inspections to identify potential hazards and assess safety risks.

Training and Education:

  • Develop and deliver safety training programs for employees and subcontractors.
  • Provide guidance on safety-related certifications and qualifications required for specific job roles.
  • Promote a culture of safety awareness and accountability across all levels of the organization.

Incident Management and Investigation:

  • Lead investigations into safety incidents, near misses, and accidents.
  • Analyze root causes of incidents and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Ensure timely reporting of all safety incidents in accordance with company policies and regulatory requirements.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Stay informed about changes in safety regulations and standards applicable to bridge and marine construction.
  • Coordinate with regulatory authorities during inspections and audits.

Safety Performance Monitoring:

  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure safety performance on projects.
  • Conduct regular assessments and audits to evaluate adherence to safety standards and identify areas for improvement.
  • Provide timely and accurate safety reports to project management and senior leadership.

Qualifications

 

  • Education in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, Engineering, or related field. Years of experience will be considered in lieu. 
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in construction safety management, ideally with a focus on industrial projects. Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of a safety program on projects of increasing complexity.
  • Professional certification in safety management (ie. CNESST) preferred.
  • CPR/First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification and OSHA/MSHA instructor certifications are preferred. 
  • In-depth knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety, Quebec regulations and other relevant safety standards.
  • Strong communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.
  • 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.
  • Willingness to travel and relocate to project sites as needed.  
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Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

 

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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
 


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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