Site Safety Officer

Operations Richmond, BC


The Site Safety Officer will be responsible for assisting the Site Superintendent with accurate compliance to OH&S legislation and providing support in promoting a culture of safety on WM work sites.  You will also be responsible for assisting the Site Superintendent with compliance to the corporate ‘Occupational Health and Safety Program’.

  • Support and promote WM Occupational Health & Safety Program, COR Program
  • Assist site operations with compliance to current Occupational Health & Safety Legislation and WM safety rules
  • Liaise with Site Superintendents on a regular basis relating to health and safety-related matters
  • Educate and guide Site Superintendents on safety best practices, OHS legislation and site-specific safety related matters/requirements
  • Train, Coach and guide site superintendents, employees and sub-contractors to ensure unsafe conditions/acts are corrected and sate work practices are followed
  • Assist Site Superintendents with the completion of all required paperwork in a timely fashion
  • Maintain subcontractor and MSDS documentation
  • Be up to date on all activities at site operations; provide a positive safety role model and support
  • Maintain safety standards with minimal interruption to site operations
  • Facilitate and participate in site inspections and implement corrective action as required
  • Ensure all safe work procedures are available for workers to review
  • Conduct follow-up with injured workers as necessary – including up to date documentation, action items and return to work programs
  • Assist with other duties as assigned upon completion of required site safety duties
  • Maintain up to date and accurate documentation and records for all injuries/illnesses in the First Aid Record Book
  • Maintain up to date documentation for site safety records on the site (investigations, near misses, incidents)
  • Forward all paperwork relating to safety infractions, incident/investigation reports, site JOSH minutes, WorkSafe Inspection Reports to the Project Manager and the OHS Manager in a timely manner


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in industrial construction/site safety (on-site safety support)
  • Valid Occupational First Aid Level 2 (OFA 2)
  • Solid knowledge of construction processes and site safety
  • The ability to handle high-pressure situations in a professional manner; take an educational approach to provide safety support to Site Superintendent and site workers
  • Valid BC Driver’s License (Note position requires travel to various WM site operations)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety legislation
  • Construction Safety Officer (CSO)certification is preferred
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Proven ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated aptitude for report and documentation writing with a focus on providing clarity and accuracy
  • Excellent written and oral/interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment