Safety Manager - Tlicho (NWT)

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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: ON, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 80724  

Position Overview
Safety is always first at Kiewit. As a Safety Manager, you will be part of a team implementing and overseeing the Project Safety Program, including the development of site safety policies and procedures. You will assist in monitoring the activities of construction projects, insuring the facility's compliance with government regulations, company policies and procedures. This position is on rotation for the Tlicho project in the Northwestern Territories.

● 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

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico 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 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into 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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