Overview

Newalta Operations Safety Officer Full Time in Fort McMurray, AB

Newalta

Branch Fort McMurray AB CA

Position:
Operations Safety Officer
Location:
Fort McMurray, AB

Directly assist the site personnel to implement and complete tasks by ensuring worker involvement in all activities such as hazard assessments, development of…

Position Description

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Operations Safety Officer’s main responsibility is to directly perform health and safety related tasks and activities for the Onsite Groups with a focus on project work and secondly to function as a liaison between customers and the work crews.

Key Accountabilities

  • Acquire and maintain adequate certification as required Work directly with Newalta operators and supervisors, client representatives and EHS Advisors to maintain established controls, procedures and accountability to manage safety and environmental performance and regulatory compliance;
  • Ensure safety hazards and environmental risks are identified and controlled through Newalta’s established programs and site specific safety plans;
  • Identify and assists with prioritizing site safety conditions and recommend solutions for continuous improvement;
  • Coach and mentor site team including Newalta operations personnel, subcontractors, and client representatives of site safety expectations, requirements, and best practices. Assist as a resource for safety related issues and concerns as required;
  • Directly assist the site personnel to implement and complete tasks by ensuring worker involvement in all activities such as hazard assessments, development of procedures, use of hazard ID cards, etc;
  • Consult with Newalta and client EH&S representatives to identify project safety specific issues and client specific requirements;
  • Implement site specific expectations with Newalta operators and supervisors;
  • Lead development of site/project specific EH&S plans prior to commencing on site work;
  • Participate in pre-mobilization meetings to ensure field implementation of site specific work plan;
  • Participate in client initiated site inspections and audits;
  • Attend and participate at joint contractor safety meetings;
  • Ensure Operations group maintains and retains project related safety records.

Experience, Qualifications & Education

  • Field level project management skills
  • Minimum of high school education
  • Preference will be given to those with diploma or certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent years of work experience in the field
  • Professional designation an asset

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Fort McMurray, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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