Construction Safety Coordinator

Wage Negotiable based on experience; Medical Benefits; Deferred Profit Sharing, Other Benefits
Location Hamilton (Ontario, Canada)
Type Full-Time
Wage Negotiable based on experience; Medical Benefits; Deferred Profit Sharing, Other Benefits
Location Hamilton (Ontario, Canada)
Type Full-Time

Why Walters?

  • Profit Sharing and Group Retirement Savings Plan
  • Certified as Great Place to Work Canada 2019 and 2020
  • Named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
  • Employee Family Scholarship program
  • Flexible health benefits that work for you and your family
  • Great culture, Family-orientated and community involvement initiatives

Job Description

Reporting to the Health and Safety Manager – Field Services, the Walters Site Safety Coordinator will support the implementation of project-specific health and safety execution plan. The Site Safety Coordinator will work with Health and Safety Manager – Field Services to ensure that all safety measures are executed on a daily basis, all with the goal of enhancing site safety culture within tight and shifting deadlines.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of site-specific health and safety policies, procedures/practices and programs to prevent injury and enhance site safety culture.
  • Conduct safety training, inspections, toolbox talks and full health and safety orientation for new site team members (including subcontractors).
  • Conduct detailed incident investigations, assist with the implementation of identified corrective actions and facilitate all incident close out meetings with client.
  • Facilitate our Early and Safe Return to Work process.
  • Ensure compliance with legislative standards, Walters Field Services policies and procedures as well as client requirements for all workers on site including subcontractors.
  • Participate in the site JHSC and ensure our crew has a worker member; attend Site Safety Meetings with client.
  • Participate in third-party inspections/investigations such as with The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

Desired Skills and Experience

Required

  • Post-secondary education in Management or Occupational Health & Safety (or related)
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience in managing health and safety within the construction industry/unionized environment with a structural steel focus
  • Valid drivers' license
  • Ability to travel to Project Sites on a regular basis

Skills, Knowledge and Competency Requirements

  • A team player; one who can communicate and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, yet demanding, work environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Programs such as Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent Problem Solving Skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent meeting and training facilitation

Working Conditions

  • Able to climb stairs and ladders and lift up to 50lbs

Walters Group is committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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