Health and Safety Supervisor

Environmental / Environmental Remediation Toronto, Canada


ECC is seeking a Health and Safety Supervisor in Port Hope, Canada. This field position is primarily responsible for coordinating compliance with health and safety requirements on construction and environmental projects as defined by Company standards, governmental regulations, and contractual obligations. This position may oversee loss prevention in concurrent projects or projects of a complex nature. In this position, you will:

  • Coordinate the implementation of Accident Prevention Plans (APP)
  • Actively promote and support the health and safety programs at project sites
  • Oversee the completion of Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) preparation and acceptance
  • As directed, lead health and safety training for Company staff, subcontractors, and any parties required to participate to ensure achievement of exceptional health & safety standards including participating in developing training content
  • Author health and safety related documentation (reports, logs, and records), completing required information for daily reports and client communications in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure that all documentation is organized and uploaded to the project portal
  • Provide guidance to subcontractors, clients, and project team members to ensure that project activities are completed according to applicable health and safety plan(s)
  • Conduct regular inspections to assess health and safety plan adherence as well as identify potential loss and risk
  • Take appropriate actions to prevent loss and mitigate risk in accordance to Company standards and practices
  • Ensure that deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner and to acceptable measures
  • Represent the Company in a positive and professional manner in client and regulatory agency interactions.
  • Report health and safety incidents to the Company Incident Database
  • Conduct related investigations thoroughly, completing associated documentation accurately.
  • Communicate and document corrective actions
  • Verify implementation of corrective action, track and analyze corrective action, and close-out corrective action documentation upon acceptable completion
  • Supervisor and mentor Health & Safety Technicians
  • Review of qualifications of subcontractors
  • Collaborate with Quality Control counterparts to ensure coordination between areas of responsibility
  • In addition to the accountabilities above, other responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables may be assigned to the incumbent of this position


  • The ability to communicate in written and oral formats with diplomacy and tact
  • An aptitude for exercising independent thinking and reasoning
  • Demonstrated success in teaching others health and safety concepts and requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contract compliance in government construction or environmental projects (NAVFAC, USACE, AFCEE as well as federal regulations)
  • Successful track record in effectively engaging with subcontractors
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office products, email systems, and Windows
  • Three years of progressive work experience in a position directly related to health and safety
  • Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Health & Safety or related field is required. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of US Army Corps of Engineers EM 385 1-1
  • Previous success in working effectively in a dotted line reporting structure
  • Hands-on experience in industrial hygiene monitoring and use of hazardous work permits
  • Experience on environmental remediation projects
  • Experience with radiation
  • Occupational Health & Safety Technologist (OHST) or Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) designation
  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Certification
  • HAZWOPER 40 Hour Certification and 8 Hour Refresher Certification
  • HAZWOPER Supervisor Certification

ECC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact TeleSign HR at [email protected] This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not email about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.