Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist

Health & Safety / Santé et sécurité Edmonton, Alberta Fort McMurray,, Alberta


Position at ESC Automation

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the ESC Automation team today.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Regional EHS Director of Western Canada/US, the HSE Specialist will be responsible for directly ensuring their assigned Business Units (BU) implement and maintain all provincial and company mandated HSE programs, through collaborative project management and ongoing training and development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and maintain regional HSE-Management Systems (MS) developed by Ainsworth HSE. Feedback to HSE Manager regarding status of HSE-MS program activities and opportunities for improvement.
  • Facilitate regional HSE and COR activities to pass COR audit, conduct and submit internal COR audit, and complete field HSE Specialist scorecard 
  • Support environmental program requirements and region activities to manage waste, pollution, spills, unplanned releases, and meet environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by and in accordance with all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental company policies and government legislation/regulations
  • Backup for other HSE Specialists as directed by EHS Director.
  • Attend toolbox talks, project/service management  meetings, and projects meetings to provide HSE support.
  • Immediately respond to incident notification, escalate incident notification to HSE Supervisor, and assist the region with case management during regular business hours and non-business hours.
  • Provide required information for regional specific RFQs ensuring it is accurate and timely.
  • Coordinate inspection audits of facility and equipment to identify health and safety hazards and follow-up corrective actions.
  • Maintain records and coordinate investigation of and maintain records for work related accidents, injuries, illnesses and incidents and make recommendations to reduce or eliminate root causes.
  • Manage in conjunction with Claims management the Return To Work Programs as well as activities to promote general health and safety issues.
  • Coordinate and monitor environmental control activities in addition to be responsible for waste minimization, recycling, reduction of hazardous chemicals, pollution control, and health/safety/environmental regulatory requirements.


  • Minimum five years of proven working experience in the HSE field within the construction environment, union and non-union. Established resilience with heavy workload working within tight deadlines.
  • Detailed working knowledge of provincial Occupational Health & Safety Acts and Regulations, WSIB/WCB  legislation, fire and electrical codes for assigned business unit territories.
  • A recognized post-secondary education in Health and Safety and Environmental field or equivalent experience. Must have CRSP designation or actively engaged in working towards this certification.
  • Proven facilitation, verbal and written communication skills (English) along with superior interpersonal and organizational skills required to deliver training and coaching to teams and individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Previous experience with HSE systems that meet COR, and familiar with ISO9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001and ISO 9001 standards, and applicable HSE standards. 

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

ESC Automation Inc. is the largest Delta Controls partner in North America, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, New York, Seattle, Portland, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Toronto. For more than 3 decades, ESC Automation Inc. has offered dependable and user-friendly building control solutions to commercial, healthcare, education, and leisure buildings vertical markets. As industry leaders, our track record includes delivering the world’s first fully integrated native BACnet building solution encompassing HVAC, Lighting and Access products.

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