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Organization Overview Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.
Divisional Overview

Aecon Energy provides high-performance construction services to a broad array of clients across the country, and offers single-source solutions for multi-trade industrial construction and fabrication projects.

 

Business Unit Overview Aecon Atlantic provides fabrication and construction services for the marine, petrochemical and industrial sectors.
Division Energy
Business Unit Aecon Atlantic
City Dartmouth
Province/State Nova Scotia [NS]
Title EHS Advisor
Position Overview The main focus of the EHS Advisor is to actively promote a health, safety and environmental culture to all levels within the organization and ensure implementation and adherence to the Aecon Environmental, Health and Safety Management System.  The is a permanent full-time salaried position working for one of Canada's 50 Best Employers. 
Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct Employee health and safety orientation for new employees, owners and clients
  • Training supervisors and staff on Aecon Health, Safety and Environmental Manual
  • Coordinate training such as WHMIS, First Aid, Fork lift, Propane etc.
  • Source skilled trades to meet the requirements of the operations groups – Trade administration
  • Maintain the qualifications database and coordinate training as required
  • Conduct workplace inspections and audits.
  • Facilitate behavioral observation in the workplace
  • Update Material Safety Data Sheets as required.
  • Develop workplace plans – such as emergency evacuations, fire emergency, traffic controls, fall protection
  • Post and maintain Safety bulletins, posters, distribution of safety material, supplies and equipment
  • Safety presentations to workers, sub-contractors and clients
  • Participate as a management member of Joint Health and Safety Committees.
  • Conduct Accident/Incident/Near Miss investigations
  • Provide input for studies and analysis of accident trends.
  • Inspects project facilities and recommends corrective actions.
  • Working with the WCB Claims Manager to assist with workers compensation claims and associated activities.
  • Support and assist in the development of return to work and modified work programs
  • Mediate health and safety issues for resolution
  • Liaise with Government agencies (site)
  • Prepare and assist with external safety audits
  • Coordination of environmental issues
  • Gather and provide statistical information to estimating for tender packages
 
Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Experience in the Health and Safety field
  • Minimum 2 years experience in construction Health and Safety an asset
  • The ability to work with limited supervision and be proactive
  • Familiar with construction/manufacturing  terminology
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Valid driver’s license
Date Req Created 10/28/2013
Employment Status Permanent
Competition Closing Date 11/15/2013
Compensation & Benefits Overview Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
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