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Safety Manager - Eastern Canada District


Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 117899 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Safety 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Safety is Kiewit's priority. Nobody gets hurt isn't just a slogan. It is our safety culture. As a Safety Manager, you will be part of a team implementing and overseeing the Project Safety Program, including developing site safety policies and procedures. You will assist in monitoring the activities of construction projects, ensuring the facility's compliance with government regulations, company policies and procedures. You will lead a team of safety professionals to help ensure the health and safety requirements are being followed according to local legislation and the world-class Kiewit health and safety management plan.

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. 


We have multiple positions in Safety open in Toronto, Oakville, Kingston and Ottawa. Candidates must be willing to relocate and go where the work is.


● Manage the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work
● Compile, analyze, and interpret occupational illness and accident statistical data at the project level; recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employee exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards
● Provide corrective action recommendations and assist in implementing metrics for tracking and reporting on performance issues will also fall within your responsibilities
● Review project work plans for accuracy in conformance with the project standards
● Routinely inspect the facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance
● Routinely monitor the workforce for unsafe behaviors and coach employees on the correct behaviors when observed
● Develop environmental health and safety training materials to include manuals, brochures, PowerPoint presentations etc.
● Develop a paperwork management system to track training records to track all safety training initiatives conducted personally or by outside consultants/vendors
● Interpret safety regulations for the project
● Coordinate and present safety training to support client requirements including new hire orientation, fall protection, confined space, lockout/tagout, etc


● 10 years of related experience with a degree in environmental health, safety or related area
● Must have a valid auditor certification
● Must be familiar with construction terminology
● Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Legislation
● Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
● Willingness to work in a variety of locations across Canada, isolated areas requiring travel and camp accommodations
● Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for safety excellence and taking initiative
● Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
● Team player with the ability to work independently
● Abilities to work under pressure: respect deadline, high expectations
● Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
● Ability to travel and relocate as business requires

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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