Safety Coordinator - Union Station


Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 172697 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Eastern Canada District 

Department: Safety 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

Kiewit has an opportunity for a Safety Coordinator to join our Union Station project in downtown Toronto. 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?  At Kiewit, our guiding principles on infrastructure projects and in every office is, “Nobody Gets Hurt” and we’re currently looking for a safety coordinator who, supports, and will audit our program which reinforces our commitment to safety.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Eastern Canada District serves the construction and mining industries, operating across the eastern region of Canada. We specialize in highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development and open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind power, dams and industrial projects. 


This position will be based at our Union Station project in downtown Toronto. 


As a Safety Coordinator your responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Participating in the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work.  
  • Compiling, analyzing, and interpreting occupational illness and accident statistical data at the project level; 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
  • Developing environmental health and safety training materials to include manuals, brochures, PowerPoint presentations etc. 
  • Administering a management system to track training records to track all safety training initiatives conducted personally or by outside consultants/vendors. 
  • Interpreting safety regulations for the project.
  • 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 (OSHA) (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.  Years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of a safety program on projects of increasing complexity
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and 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.

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 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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.