Health & Safety Specialist (Vancouver)

 

About Us

BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences. We work together as one team, with coordination and integration of all offices and disciplines. Currently there are over 450 employees, consisting of professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians, software developers, administrators, accountants, health & safety and human resources professionals. BGC has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, as well as Colorado, US and Santiago, Chile.

Our flat management structure and unique culture create a work environment where employees can grow professionally, work with fantastic teams and enjoy perks such as lunch time yoga, companywide clubs and mentoring opportunities.

The Role

BGC is looking for a Health & Safety Specialist to support a dynamic group of earth science engineers and create a safe work environment for all employees and contractors. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape BGC’s Health & Safety (H&S) Management System by developing new programs and procedures to align with regulatory and client requirements.

Reporting to the Senior H&S Coordinator, and working out of our Vancouver Head Office, the successful candidate will provide their safety expertise and guidance while practicing our values of One Team, Excellence, Curiosity, Common Sense, and Clarity

Responsibilities

  • Update existing and develop new H&S policies, procedures and programs in accordance with client requirements, legislation and industry best practices
  • Support the Vancouver Head-office team with H&S advise, processes, programs and tools
  • Collaborate with the Vancouver H&S committee members in facilitating monthly H&S meetings
  • Key member of the company-wide H&S committee
  • Maintain safety statistics and generate reports and presentations
  • Maintain WCB/WSIB claims and clearance letters
  • Maintain compliance websites such as ISNetworld, ComplyWorks, Cognibox and Avetta
  • Support improvements to BGC’s Contractor Management Program
  • Travel requirements to other offices and field visits less than 20%
  • Additional duties as required

Requirements

  • Certificate, Diploma, or Bachelor Degree in the Occupational Health Safety or Hygiene (or related) field
  • 8+ years of experience with successful, hands-on development of H&S programs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SharePoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Working knowledge of provincial and other relevant WCB and OH&S legislation
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify deficiencies and offer creative solutions
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Develop strong relationships with employees to help define and achieve our H&S goals
  • US or international H&S program and legislation experience is an asset

BGC pays competitive salaries, provides a comprehensive benefits package, and maintains a casual but professional work environment. If you are qualified and interested in a career with BGC, please send your resume and a cover letter in confidence to: careers@bgcengineering.ca

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity & inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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