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HSE Advisor

Job Summary

Coordinate and support health, safety & environment (HSE) issues and initiatives as required by our operations departments throughout Canada.  The position will be based in Burnaby/Vancouver with some travel required.  Operating departments include overhead distribution and transmission construction and maintenance, underground distribution construction and maintenance, high voltage cable splicing, substation construction, distribution and transmission gas installation and related construction activities.

Location: Burnaby

Job Type: Full-Time


  • Providing day to day support to various operations departments regarding HSE guidance and assistance.
  • Compile and develop site and project specific HSE documentation for awarded work scopes.
  • Assist as required in the identification and development of HSE related task specific safety documentation.
  • Lead investigative teams in incident investigations including, near miss, damage events.
  • Make necessary revisions to the safety and health process to address changes in the work environment.
  • Work with operations departments, including project managers, fleet and stores in the assistance and administration of various safety initiatives and programs.
  • Attend and provide support for HSE related meetings including client facilitated meetings, project kick off meetings, safety meetings, weekly coordination meetings, etc.
  • Assist with developing and conducting internal training courses including but not limited to mobile equipment, WHMIS, Certificate of Recognition (COR), Environmental, Confined space, Fall Protection, WCB Regulations, and various related training.
  • Perform workplace HSE inspections and audits.
  • Stop work when there is an imminent danger to life and/or the possibility exists for a loss/damage to equipment and/or other facilities.
  • Field level supervision of WCB claim files, disputes, and return to work programs to facilitate injured workers back to their regular duties through a graduated work process.
  • Promoting employee health and safety awareness, mental health, and facilitating a variety of employee safety resources.

Skills & Abilities

  • Have the ability to quickly comprehend situations and the ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced industry with changing priority and schedules
  • Desire to gain knowledge and continuous improvement for personal development
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills are essential
  • Knowledge of provincial safety regulations and standards (WCB, CSA, ANSI, etc.)
  • Strong computer/software skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook
  • Ability to prepare concise, consistent, and timely reports, graphs, and general communications
  • Ability to frequently travel out of town and occasionally out of country (Valid passport and clear criminal record)
  • Excellent team building, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Motivated and driven self-starter able to quickly understand and foresee requirements and take a proactive approach to various situations

Education, Training & Experience

  • 3 – 5 years related experience in an industrialized setting (Utility experience considered an asset)
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST), working towards CRSP, considered an asset
  • Supplementary safety training courses for the related disciplines
  • Training skills in the delivery of comprehensive HSE training programs

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