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Job: Health and Safety Coordinator - Construction

Active since 13-09-2018 Job category Construction - Work preparation...
Location Southwestern Ontario (cur... Level Manager
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Our Client is a progressive developer/ builder with a proven track record of success and a substantial future ahead. Current projects located in Southwestern Ontario include residential high rise, midrise and mixed use buildings.

We are seeking an energetic and motivated

Health and Safety Coordinator - Construction

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well established and thriving company in Waterloo! You will work with a group of hard working individuals dedicated to providing quality work! This position reports to the General Manager or the Construction Site and have a permanent interaction with the Senior Project Managers, Superintendents and Coordinators.


• Assess the company’s Construction’s compliance with Health and Safety legislation in order to promote the well-being of workers in the workplace, avoid exposure to risk and reduce risks related to workplace injuries and/or non-compliance fines and penalties.
• Be present during any Ministry of Labour or government jobsite inspections and ensure required documentation is posted as per OHSA.
• Conduct daily / weekly jobsite inspections to minimize or alleviate unsafe work conditions and prevent workplace accidents; problem solving and providing recommendations related to workplace practices / conditions and accident investigations.
• Prepare inspection / closure reports outlining the results of all jobsite inspections. Report findings to Project Team and applicable Subcontractors.
• Contribute to the development of the emergency response plan.
• Lead the rescue/first aid crews and oversee the first aid facilities
• Responsible for accident investigations and reports.
• Lead safety meetings and new worker’s safety orientation and training
• Coordinate all legal training and necessary re-certification; maintain training records.
• Attend bi-monthly Joint Health and Safety Committee meeting and record minutes; be prepared with list of past safety issues along with management recommendations for discussion.
• Maintain all health and safety records in an audit ready format.


• College Diploma/ University degree in related field is preferred
• Solid understanding of construction and 2+ experience in Health and Safety Coordination in this environment
• Must be well versed in Microsoft Project and Excel
• Stellar time management and organization
• Self motivated
• ICI experience is preferred

The successful candidate will be part of a vision that continuously raises the bar when it comes to quality, customer service and workplace culture! Our client truly believes that they can make a positive impact in their homeowners’ lives and they back it up by building a quality product that goes above and beyond standard building practices.

Our client builds communities – not houses. You will gain such a sense of pride and accomplishment when you become part of their team!

If you have the experience and are excited about this opportunity, please send us your resume with a covering letter.

Our client is strongly committed to employment equity and they support diversity. If you require accommodation during the application process, please advise in your cover letter.

By applying to this position, you are confirming you are legally entitled to work in Canada.

We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted for follow-up.


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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Construction - Work preparation / Engineering
Industry / Industries Construction
Region Canada
Keywords health and safety, health and safety coordinator, construction, health and safety construction

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Name Christie Ferguson