ERM OSH Specialist - Construction
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Chalk River, Ontario, Canada
3d ago

DUTIES

  • OSH SME of the Integrated Work Control team for construction related projects.
  • Support contractor safety program by providing OSH expertise in areas such as the development of Scope of Work and field oversight.
  • Provides construction safety assurance by reviewing and assessing the Contractor’s Safety Plans and Procedures.
  • Provide field oversight for construction related activities.
  • Participate in internal and external training courses as required in the ERM OSH SME Training Plan.
  • Develop hazard assessments and control plans for complex project work scopes.
  • With a focus on customers needs, provide timely response to OSM SME field requests.
  • Ensure systematic oversight, support, and advice to ERM projects and operations.
  • Conduct inspections (equipment, structure, material or process) and inform management on areas identified which may cause problems / errors / defects or are not in compliance with laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals.
  • Liaise with members of the Site Safety and Health Committee and mentor members on OSH elements.
  • Participate or lead OSH related audits.
  • Perform incident investigations to identify causes and to recommend corrective action plans to prevent reoccurence. Work may require use of different methodologies (e.
  • g. TapRoot) to complete Fact Finiding, Apparent Cause Analysis (ACA) or Root Cause Analysis.Investigate regional trends, prepare reports and draft communications (ACA, RCA).

  • Prepare detailed reports that include incident reports, test results, observations, potential safety concerns, corrective actions and plans to resolve concerns.
  • As appropriate, provide input to governing OSH policies, standards, procedures and training material.
  • Communicate and provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates and support the development of internal communications (e.
  • g OPEX, MyCNL bulletin);
  • Conduct OSH training sessions related to OSH elements (e.g Hazardous Energy Control, Working at Heights).
  • Conduct research as assigned.
  • Collaborate effectively with other OSH and HSSE personnel.
  • May be assigned by management to support projects outside of ERM.
  • Experience and Education :

  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate / Degree along with Candian Resigstered Safety Professional (CRSP), Canadian Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC), Gold Seal Certificate (GSC) for Construction Safety Co-ordinator (CSC), National Safety Officer (NSO) is desired.
  • If no designation, then must be capable and willing to obtain within a reasonable period of time.

  • Will be required to take CNL Radiation Protection Group 3 training.
  • Four years of safety related and relevant experience in either industrial establishments or construction.
  • Abilities :

  • Must be able to successfully complete ERM OSH Specialist Training Plan.
  • Must be able to function as a member of Integrated Work Control team that brings together subject matter experts to create workplans for various projects.
  • Demonstrates safety first attitude and ensures that activities are conducted with CNL, public and employee safety foremost in mind.
  • Ability to maintain and grow safety knowledge including industry best practices and pending changes in legislation.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal, communication (active listening, oral expression / comprehension), training and presentation skills.
  • Must be physically fit and able to be physically active (standing / walking) for up to 10 hrs a day.Must also be able to manage stairs, ladders and other egress equipment to enter all site and building areas including confined spaces.
  • Must be able to use personal protective equipment including a respirator;
  • Coordination and planning skills.
  • Knowledge Of :

  • Must have extensive working knowledge of specific federal (CLC) and provincial legislation (Ontario) that affects occupational health and safety within CNL.
  • Must understand the relationship between Owner, Contructor and contractor in a federal regulated site.
  • Must possess a working level knowledge of occupational health & safety legislation relating to general operational system, waste operations, environment remediation and demolition environments.
  • Knowledge of the CNL OSH Program would be considered an asset.
  • A working knowledge of radiation protection principles would be an asset.
  • Must be willing to undertake and successfully complete formal and on-the-job CNL Radiation Protection training relevant to this position.
  • A working knowledge of Industrial Hygiene elements.
  • Investigation skills including effective interviewing techniques.
  • Principles and practices of customer service.
  • Familiarity of office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
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