HEALTH & SAFETY SPECIALIST

HEALTH & SAFETY SPECIALIST

Position Reference #: 82021

Company (Client) Overview: 

Our client ( Torcon Canada Limited), based in Mississauga, builds and constructs unique environments in collaboration with diverse and high-profile designers and architects. Their portfolio consists of small to large-scale construction, repair and renovation projects entailing all contract types recognized by the Canadian Construction Association. 

Job Title:

Health & Safety Specialist 

Employment Type:

Full-Time Permanent 

Compensation: 

Base salary: $60,000 plus + annual performance bonus + vehicle allowance 

Job Summary: 

Reporting to the Senior Management Team, this standalone position supports and delivers service to the  Health & Safety function. This position is hands-on/operational and strategic in nature. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Lead H&S Special Projects 
  • Annual review and maintain all H&S documentation as required 
  • Subcontractor H&S Management: Manage subcontractor H&S pre-qualification and acknowledgments prior to project start, insurance, WSIB Clearance, etc. 
  • Manage Return to Work Program  
  • Visit construction job sites to ensure H&S procedures are implemented by TORCON Site  Supervisors, Project Managers, and TORCON subcontractors and workers. 
  • Conduct regular job site inspections, ensuring all OH&S compliance  
  • Maintain the COR program/ COR Internal Auditor’s responsibilities 
  • Provide H&S input to Pre-Qualifications and Proposals as required 
  • Manage JHSC/H&S Representatives, including committee election, meetings, etc And more as directed.

To be considered for this role, the health and safety specialist must have the following qualification: 

  • Post-secondary education in Occupational Health & Safety or related field required Recognized Ontario H&S training/certification preferred (i.e., JHSC Part 1 & 2, Working at  Heights, First Aid & CPR) 
  • Knowledge of the Ontario H&S Act and Construction Regulation required 
  • COR training required 
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in construction H&S or similar role is required Strong leadership skills 
  • Strong organizational and planning skills 

How to apply? 

You can apply by emailing your resume and cover letter directly to info@qeosh.ca or online on our website. Please indicate the position reference number in your email subject line. 

QEOSH Staffing & Recruitment Inc. is Canada’s Exclusive Health & Safety Staffing & Recruitment. We are dedicated to employment equity and encourage applications from people of all genders, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities, and indigenous peoples. At QEOSH, we are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).