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Safety Coordinator - Eastern Canada District


Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 113982 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Safety 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you passionate about safety and ensuring everyone is working in a safe condition and environment?  How about doing so while working for one of the largest contractors in North America, with an opportunity to become a shareholder in the company?  At Kiewit, one of our guiding principles on infrastructure projects and in every office is, “Nobody Gets Hurt”. As a Safety Coordinator, you’ll be part of a team implementing and overseeing the Project Safety Program including the development of site safety policies and procedures. You’ll assist in monitoring the activities of infrastructure projects, ensuring the site's compliance with pertinent governmental regulations, company policies and procedures.

District Overview

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. The serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada.


This is a camp rotational position located at our Little Long project in Ontario.


  • Supporting the company environmental health and safety program for a project and driving a safety-oriented approach to work. 
  • Compiling, analyzing, and interpreting occupational illness and accident statistical data; recommending process and product safety features that will reduce employee exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
  • Routinely inspecting the facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Routinely monitoring the workforce for unsafe behaviors and coach employees on the correct behaviors when observed
  • Supporting the development of environmental health and safety training materials to include manuals, brochures, PowerPoint presentations etc.
  • Developing a paperwork management system to track training records to track all safety training initiatives conducted personally or by outside consultants/vendors.
  • Interpreting safety regulations for our major infrastructure projects
  • Coordinating and presenting safety training to support client requirements including new hire orientation, fall protection, confined space, lockout/tagout and repertory.
  • Interfacing with Occupational Safety and Health (Provincial or federal) officials/inspectors in the event or a site visit.


  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study
  • 2 – 5 years of experience in the construction on large infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and hazard recognition, record keeping and injury management skills
  • Ability to speak French & English an asset
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
  • Ability to travel and relocate as business requires
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

Other common names for this role: Safety Supervisor, Safety Officer, Safety Advisor

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

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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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