Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Co-op - SUMMER 2020
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
Oakville, ON, Canada
13h ago

Title : Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Co-op

Work Term : Summer 2020

Length of Term : 4 months

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Purpose

The Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator will have the mandate for day-to-day project and support of our companies Environmental Health and Safety program including coordination of our Environmental Health and Safety projects and initiatives.

Accountabilities

  • Assist in coordinating EHS information form Liberty Utilities and Liberty Power operating divisions and recording data in Gensuite and SharePoint.
  • Assist in developing accurate, informative and eye-catching EHS communications i.e. monthly safety messages, best management practices, back-to-basics bulletins, and maintaining the EHS intranet SharePoint portal.
  • Assist in creation of reports outlining incident metrics related to reported incidents as required.
  • The tracking of training records for EHS training and maintenance of EHS curriculums in collaboration with the Learning & Development group.
  • Act as the business level support for management of Environmental, Health and Safety Management System including document control of the framework.
  • Support Gensuite data entry when needed.
  • Assist with oversight and management of fleet safety metrics and statistical analysis.
  • Support the updating of all EHS standards, policies and procedures.
  • Support the various workplace EHS committees within our organization.
  • Support field audit programs and EHS team initiatives in general. Track, maintain and report audit findings in the Gensuite data base.
  • Attend field audits where needed.

    Education and Experience

  • 2nd to 4th year Business or Environmental Science student currently attending College or University with a focus in Environmental Health and Safety or equivalent
  • Knowledgeable in Incident Investigation, Behavior Based Safety, Lock Out Tag Out, Electrical Safety, Confined Space Entry, Workplace Inspections, Safety meetings, Procedure Compilation, etc. is an asset.
  • Good understanding of EHS Regulations in both Canada and US would be an asset
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Office Programs : Outlook, Word, Publisher and Excel as well as Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with Gensuite would be an asset
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent follow up skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets.

    APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

    The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States.

    The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

    The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.

    5+ GW of installed capacity.

    What we offer

    Within walking distance to the Go Train station

    Free parking, including free electrical charging

    Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

    Challenging work

    We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents.

    Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success.

    We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

    As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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