Health and Safety Manager

The Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for providing oversight to our 3 office locations, (Vancouver & Victoria), multiple construction sites and sales centres across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. Responsible for implementing and monitoring the Corporate Safety Program.

The Role:

Specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Performing safety audits and physically inspecting all work areas, offices, sales centres and job sites to identify possible safety issues
  • Ensure that required safe work practices and safe job procedures are in place across all sites.
  • Confirm required training for work being completed.
  • Issue corrective actions to site safety and confirm completion of actions.
  • Complete audit documentation.
  • Oversee the company’s daily operations and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Review and update risk/hazard assessment as conditions change throughout the length of the project.
  • Ensure necessary training for the tasks is completed and the workers are competent.
  • Incident and Near Miss Investigations
  • Overseeing/reviewing or completing investigations for immediate and root cause of incidents that occur on all Townline Group of Companies’ projects.
  • Issuing corrective actions and ensuring compliance
  • Issuing disciplinary action as required
  • Notifying and reporting to WorkSafeBC as required
  • Educating personnel on incident and preventative measures
  • Providing site personnel with training, emergency protocols and site-specific plans.
  • Providing training and mentoring to all CSO’s to ensure their continued professional development
  • Assisting with preparation and hosting of monthly CSO teams meeting to review an educational topic, company incidents, stats etc.
  • Develop Fall Protection Plans and Exposure Control Plans.
  • Review Site Specific Construction Fire Safety Plans and Traffic Control Plans
  • Building and maintaining working relationships with project managers, trade contractors, consultants, and sub trades.
  • Creating and maintaining positive working relationships with WorkSafeBC
  • Responsible for assisting with administering and promoting a safe work environment for all personnel

The Candidate:

Applicants for the roll must have the following:

  • 3-5 years work experience managing health and safety in the construction industry or a combination of applicable education and work experience
  • Occupational First Aid Level 2 or 3 is required
  • NCSO National Construction Safety Officer is an asset
  • CRSP Canadian Registered Safety Professional is an asset
  • US health and safety experience is an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable safety legislation;
  • Working knowledge of construction processes and terminology;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills;
  • Ability to manage difficult situations regarding site safety
  • A team player who works well in a collaborative environment
  • The ability to handle a substantial workload, multitask, and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • A creative thinker and effective problem solver
  • A strong work ethic, attention to detail and excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • A self-starter and quick learner
  • A positive attitude and a professional image
  • Valid Driver’s license with a clean driving record and a reliable vehicle
  • Flexibility to travel throughout the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island

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