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Safety Specialist
AltaLink - Calgary, AB

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AltaLink is committed to ensure our employees and our contractor employees work in a safe environment.

The Safety Specialist will work with the Manager of Safety to assist in the day-to-day organization and guidance of the AltaLink Safety Advisors. The Safety Specialist will also work with our employees and contractor community to ensure effective safety systems and processes are in place. This position will lead and/or participate in incident investigations and audits, guide and support line managers and safety advisors on safety issues related to the AltaLink Safety Management System. As well, they will review and make recommendations on standards, procedures, work planning documents and maintain accurate up to date records.


Day to Day activities will include:
day-to-day organization and guidance to a team of safety professionals

lead by demonstrating the required behaviors, attitudes, and mindset to further develop a strong corporate safety culture

provide guidance to line management and workers on safety issues related to the AltaLink safety management systems

assist in the development of written standards, procedures, presentations, and training

perform assessments of reports, work planning documents, and other written material and provide feedback

assist line management leadership in the development and/or review of safe work planning documentation

lead or participate in incident investigations using AltaLink standards and investigation protocols

perform formal periodic audits and observations of project and operational safety systems, processes, and subsequent field execution

work with the contractor community to assist with the creation of effective safety systems

combine and maintain records associated with the responsibility of the position


Related technologist diploma, and a combination of relevant education and experience.

Occupational Health and Safety Certificate or diploma from an accredited university

Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation considered and asset

National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) designation considered an asset

Minimum of 5 years experience in a safety role

Experience organizing and leading a large group in a team environment

Experience in the electrical transmission industry would be an asset

Experience in providing oversight to EPC organizations and contractor organizations as an owner representative

Experience with safety systems and field activity audits

Experience in public speaking, presentation creation, presenting, and meeting facilitation

Experience coaching, mentoring, and development of staff

Knowledge of the OH&S Act, Regulations, and Safety Codes Act

Knowledge o f safety management systems and their business application

Ability to research complex subject matter and summarize the information

Strong problem solving and conflict resolution abilities

Good communication skills, written and verbal

Ability to work collaboratively with individuals and large work groups

Proven track record of good attendance and performance.

Only the candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

AltaLink - 3 years ago

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