Safety Coordinator - Kiewit Energy Canada District

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Date: Jan 15, 2019

Location: Edmonton, AB, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 75003  

As the Safety Coordinator you will report to the Safety Manager and you will be responsible for applying the professional practices required of Health & Safety to achieve the goal of zero incidents and Nobody Gets Hurt.

As a Safety Coordinator your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Implementing and overseeing the Project Safety Program including the development of site safety policies and procedures
• Effectively monitoring the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work and compliance with pertinent government regulations, company policies and procedures
• Routinely monitoring the workforce for unsafe behaviors and coaching employees on the correct behaviors when observed; developing and monitoring safety recognition programs,
• Provide mentorship and coaching to the craft and support Kiewit’s craft engagement programs, all with the end goal of a strong safety culture on the project
• Continually inspecting the facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety policy/regulation compliance
• Assisting supervision with root cause investigations, lessons learned and the development of solutions and training material to resolve safety issues and ensure timeliness of corrective actions
• Recommending process and product safety features that will reduce employee exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards
• Assisting in testing of air quality, noise, etc. levels to verify compliance with environmental health and safety regulations
• Serving as the head of the safety committee and direct weekly and monthly meetings in the absence of Project HSE EHS Manager
• Proposing, organizing and facilitating relevant safety trainings for all employees including task planning and craft engagement events.

• Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study;
• 3 – 7 years of experience managing construction projects in a safety related area;
• Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of a safety program on projects of increasing complexity;
• Knowledge of  OH&S act, regulations and code along with hazard recognition, record keeping and injury management skills
• Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel;
• 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;
• Able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively;
• CPR/First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification and OSHA/MSHA instructor certifications are preferred;
• Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment;
• Regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds;
• Must be willing to relocate and go where the work is.

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built in to every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row 
•    Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between 
•    RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages 
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines 
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs 

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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