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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 Industrial provides high-performance construction services to a broad array of industrial clients across the country, and offers single-source solutions for multi-trade industrial construction and fabrication projects.
Business Unit Overview Lockerbie & Hole Eastern is a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc., and is one of Canada’s oldest heavy industrial multi-trade construction firms. The company serves the, Mining, Petro Chemical, Automotive, Steel, Food & Beverage and Pulp & Paper Industries and offers piping, electrical, ironworking, millwrighting, instrumentation, mechanical, fabrication and industrial shutdown services. With a staff of experienced construction professionals, Lockerbie & Hole Eastern's expertise includes the ability to plan and manage projects of any size, complexity and location, including remote sites.  Complimenting our field construction team is our Fabrication facilities which are located on a seven-acre site in Brantford, Ontario, consisting of four separate craned bays, allowing for the segregation of work by project and material type. 
Division Energy
Business Unit Aecon Mining Construction Services
City Various Locations
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
City Westover
Title Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Advisor
Position Overview This is a great opportunity to join one of Canada's Best Employers.  If you have construction experience as an on-site EHS Advisor this could be the perfect role for you!  We expect all of our EHS Advisors to proactively promote an environmental health and safety culture that is second to none.  Your job is to promote and enforce the policies and procedures within Aecon’s Environmental Health & Safety Manual to all levels of employees with the purpose of ensuring a safe and healthy work environment.
Key Responsibilities

  • Point of contact for all EHS requirements for the Westover, ON site (near Hamilton)
  • Employee Health and Safety Orientations
  • Site specific safety orientation to workers, owners and clients
  • Supply Personal Protective Equipment as required (PPE)
  • Coordinate any required training
  • Conduct workplace inspections and audits 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
  • Inspects project facilities and recommends corrective actions
  • Working with the EHS Team Lead to assist with workers compensation claims and associated activities
  • Support and assist in the development of return to work and modified work programs
  • Accident/Incident investigations
  • Mediate health and safety issues for resolution
  • Liaise with Government agencies (site), subcontrators and client representatives
  • Prepare and assist with external safety audits
  • Coordination of environmental issues


Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Onsite construction experience in the Health and Safety field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in construction Health and Safety
  • The ability to work with limited supervision and to be proactive
  • Familiar with construction terminology
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and safety Act
  • Working knowledge of the Regulations for Construction Project
  • Working knowledge of the Regulations for Industrial Establishments
  • Working knowledge of the Regulations for Pipelines
  • Working knowledge of other Regulations, e.g. WHMIS, Asbestos in Construction, Designated Substances, Smoking in the Workplace
  • Good communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
Employment Status Contract
Date Req Created 3/17/2013
Competition Closing Date 3/29/2013
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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