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Vacancy: Construction HSE Advisor, Fort McMurray, AB, Canada

Vacancy: Construction HSE Advisor, Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
Posted on: Oct.07.2021

Location: Suncor Base Plant / AB
Position: Project based/full-time/local resident or camp based
Work Schedule: Day Shift / Night Shift / 6 on and 1 off
Positions Available: 1
Reporting to: Director, HSE

Waiward is a respected construction and maintenance service provider that operates one of Canada’s largest fabrication shops based out of Edmonton, Alberta. Our mission is To Be Your Trusted Partner which ensures we act with integrity in all that we do. Through planned growth and development, we have kept our commitment to provide our customers with an unsurpassed level of service. Waiward’s historical and future success is grounded in our collective commitment to our core values.

At Waiward, we believe a diverse and inclusive workplace is the key to unlocking the full potential of our people. It is essential to build a team that represents the communities and clients we are serving. We attract, hire, and develop people of all backgrounds and ensure fairness and inclusion within our hiring processes. We believe in investing in people based on their expertise, capabilities, aspirations, and performance despite their race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, and beliefs.
As a leader in our industry, we believe diversity and inclusion strengthen our team and are committed to making sustainable progress in our company and the communities and clients we serve. With the support of our leadership team and peers, our people are encouraged to share their perspectives.

Job Purpose

The Construction HSE Advisor is responsible for ensuring that all site leadership and workers are aware of their responsibilities and obligations under the OH&S Act and regulations. Construction HSE Advisors shall also be the competency champions for the company ensuring that all site leadership is performing their role when it comes to the competency program.


• Displays a commitment to Waiward’s incident-free vision, values, and culture.
• Knows, understands, communicates and ensures compliance with safety regulations (Occupational Health and Safety Act) and safety policies and procedures of both company and client.
• Facilitates a safe work culture and work with supervision to ensure the team is working to current safety policies and regulations.
• Understands the legal liability of the role; ensuring site leadership apply the standards for safe working conditions and that employees are fit for work each day while reporting when employees are not compliant.
• Identifies needs and provides/facilitates or arranges for crew safety training.

• Participates / coaches leaders in daily “tool box” talks and weekly safety meetings.
• Leads safety/incident investigations and reviews.
• Documents all incidents and other required safety reports.
• Participates in and leads documented site general planned inspections.
• Encourages and participates in “Near Miss Reporting”.
• Works with supervision on assessing competency and capability of tradespersons.
• Coaches leadership to ensure that workers have required certifications and training to meet our company, the client, and OH&S policies and standards.
• Conducts site safety orientation for new hires on all projects and submit necessary documentation internally.
• Assists supervisors in completing safe work plans, hazardous work permits, and other permits as described in the procedural letters.

• Demonstrates and coaches leadership on inclusive culture to ensure a respectful and inclusive work environment.
• Coaches leadership on modified/restricted duties for employees.
• Conducts site assessments with Site Supervision to determine hazards and assists in selection and implementation of appropriate controls.
• Establishes inspection schedules and participates and or leads all job site inspections, assigning corrective action and reporting back to workers on inspection findings.
• Leads all investigations and recommends to leadership what corrective actions may be taken, once leadership decides on the corrective actions to be taken records them in the investigation report.


• OH&S diploma or equivalent, CRSP would be considered an asset with at least three (3) years construction experience.
• Minimum five (5) years as NCSO with relevant construction experience.
• CSTS-09/CSTS 2020 & OSSA Regional/BSO/CSO
• Certifications required for the work being performed (Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry & Monitor, EWP, etc.)
• Clear and current Class 5 Driver's Licence/Driver's Abstract is required
• Pre-access Alcohol & Drug Testing is mandatory
• Solid knowledge of investigation techniques (i.e. TapRoot)
• Basic auditing techniques (i.e. Core / ISO)
• Effective oral and written communication skills and good comprehension.

Working Conditions

The incumbent will spend most of their time in the field and HSE offices where position is located.

Physical Requirements

The incumbent is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing a computer terminal for extended periods of time; and extensive reading. The incumbent is also required to stand and sit for extended periods of time and will require good physical attributes for walking on uneven ground, climbing, confined space entry, limited lifting, and sitting.

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