Safety Specialist

Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Power, Power Generation
Type:
Full-time
Location:
,
Job ID:
#167597

Job Tasks and Responsibilities 

• Provides input to tender documents as they relate to Safety

• Prepares Safety plan for project as required

• Prepares Inspection for work performed by NB Power personnel

• Reviews and accepts Inspection submitted by external contractors and coordinates input from others as appropriate

• Reviews contractor Safety manuals

• Performs field surveillance to monitor Safety of ongoing construction and commissioning activities

• Performs Field Inspection walkdowns with contract supervisors, construction and Management personnel 

• Reports non-conformances and assists with development and implementation of dispositions

• Assists contractors with clarifications on Safety-related matters

• Conduct safety audits

• Audit contractor tailboards

• Audit contractor employees qualifications and training

• Attend Weekly Site Coordination Meetings with the contractor

• Review Contractor’s weekly site report and health and safety statistics

• Participate in incident / accident investigations to support the determination of cause and to identify possible improvements in work methods. Communicate results if investigation to prevent recurrence. Monitor and follow up as required 

• Promote open discussion on safety concerns / issues, and best practices

• Provide weekly safety report 

Mandatory Requirements 

• Post-Secondary education in a certified Occupational Health & Safety program, in related discipline. 

• Minimum of four (4) years’ work experience related to Safety program implementation in an industrial or construction environment. 

• Possession of a valid driver’s license is mandatory. 

Education 

• Experience in excess of four (4) years’ work experience related to Safety program implementation in an industrial or construction environment. 

• Comprehensive knowledge of Safety procedures, standards, i.e. NB Occupational Act & Regulations

• Work experience and/or accreditation in the areas of Safety inspection 

• NB Power experience in safety field will be considered an asset