Health & Safety Manager, Civil / Infrastructure | General Contractor

  • Vancouver
  • Posted 3 days ago
  • Salary: $120,000+

General Contractor

Leading Canadian infrastructure contractor

Our client, a leading civil and infrastructure contractor has an opening for a Health & Safety Manager with infrastructure or civils experience to join their project team.

Compensation: Competitive salary, great benefits package, 4 weeks’ vacation, fitness membership, training opportunities, summer hours and more.

The Opportunity:

With a strong track record of providing health and safety support to project teams, your proactive drive for the wellbeing of others is exceptional.  As a Health and Safety Advisor, your passion for implementation of required safety standards and compliance of company-wide objectives and practices is inspiring.  You are a committed ambassador and effectively challenge the standard with every member of our team throughout our journey towards health and safety excellence.

The Health & Safety Manager

  • Put your knowledge of Health and Safety programs to work through advisement, mentorship and assistance with project teams to ensure companywide compliance;
  • Demonstrate leadership in Health & Safety on the project.  Effectively apply the requirements of the project specific safety standards to promote H&S standards, applicable OH&S Acts, Regulations and Codes with all employees and trade partners on the project;
  • Jump right in from project start-up to assist with the development of construction plans, kick-off meetings and hazard identification;
  • Get active and out on our construction sites to conduct regular site inspections;
  • Be the lead of incident investigations by taking a closer look at the investigation requirements and associated high risk elements while keeping the lines of communication open with your Regional Manager of Health and Safety;
  • Promote the idea of thinking ahead and utilizing our prevention program;
  • Take pride in monitoring, auditing and support to ensure Project Safety Plan compliance while always looking for opportunities to improve safety performance;
  • Confidently order work stoppages as required alongside the creation of a plan of correction;
  • Share your knowledge and be a role model by providing Health and Safety training and coaching opportunities;
  • Utilize and support emergency response for projects;
  • Effectively compile project Health and Safety statistics monthly;
  • Celebrate project success and completion and be a key member of the project wrap-up process.


  • 5+ years’ experience in the construction industry and health and safety management on construction projects;
  • A University Degree or College Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and/or Risk Management or a combination of education and industry experience;
  • A minimum of NCSO designation would be considered an asset;
  • Experience with Certificate of Recognition (COR) and Safety Group (IHSA);
  • Outstanding leadership, coaching and interpersonal skills are essential;
  • A dynamic and creative approach with a flair for being proactive and applying good judgement techniques in all situations;
  • Strong communications skills, both verbal and written;
  • Good computer skills are a must;

Ideal Candidate:

• Candidates with valid work permit only.

Please clearly highlight relevant work experience, project overviews and project scale ($) in your resume.



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