Reporting to the Manager SHEQ, the Construction Safety Officer is responsible for evaluating and monitoring health and safety hazards and developing strategies to control risks in the workplace. The CSO undertakes inspections of the workplace to ensure compliance with safety regulations and standards and assists with the implementation and maintenance of the Health and Safety management plan.
Review physical, biological and chemical workplace hazards, undertake risk assessments and develop strategies to mitigate risks associated with the workplace hazards.
- Participate in safety and environmental audits
- Investigate health and safety related concerns, incidents, and any other issues of noncompliance
- Inspect workplaces to ensure that equipment, materials and construction processes do not present a safety or health hazard to employees or the general public
- Develop, implement and evaluate health and safety programs and strategies
- Provide consultation and deliver training programs to employees on issues of workplace safety and environmental protection
- Provide appropriate and timely reporting of safety performance on a regular basis consistent with company objectives and targets
Completion of a recognized CSO program with compulsory courses/proficiencies, and elective courses.
Three to five years of experience in construction project management.
As a minimum the following are the requisite skills to work in this position.
- Job Specific (Technical skills) Knowledge of all project components, including: industry and company safety practices, processes and standards, industrial hygiene, safety technology, risk management and ergonomics.
- General Requirements (People skills) Good communications, problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Systems (Computer skills) Computer literate in a Windows environment. Ability to interpret computerized data essential.
Works under the close supervision of the Manager SHEQ. Technical decisions will be routine in nature, with clearly defined precedent, procedures and guidelines. Work is reviewed for accuracy and conformance with prescribed procedures by the Manager SHEQ.
Works in a field office environment. Required to routinely be out of the office to observe activities, monitor safety, assist in audits and inspections, and will require walking short distances frequently.
Points Athabasca offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and opportunities for training and advancement. As one of the Top 100 companies in Saskatchewan, we take pride in being a leading, equal opportunity employer who places great importance on our employees and their ability to succeed.
While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check our website for positions as they are posted.