Job Description

Director - Health and Safety

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$150,000 - $175,000 per annum

Director, Safety (Civil & Rail) | Toronto, Canada

c.$150/175k+ & Profit Share, Car, Pension, Bonus, Executive Benefits

Our client is the partner of choice for end-to-end delivery of integrated Urban Transportation Solutions including Light Rail Transit (LRT), subways & commuter rail systems across the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). You will play a key role in driving EHS excellence across this growing sector while reporting to the VP.

Key Responsibilities

  • Member of the Safety Senior Management Team accountable for contributing to the development of EHS strategy at the organizational level.
  • Actively participate in operational Senior Management team meetings and engage senior leaders on EHS related issues and opportunities with a focus on action.
  • Build strong relationships with EHS counterparts on JVs to ensure ongoing collaboration, communication, and support.
  • Inspects and audits project facilities and recommends corrective and or preventative measures.
  • Collaborates with EHS Claims team on workers’ compensation and claims management processes.
  • Supervise/conduct accident investigations, analyze trends and ensure corrective actions are addressed.
  • Develop EHS proposals and assists in marketing strategies and presentations.
  • Assist sector with marketing strategies, prequalification’s, bids, and proposals. 
  • Prepares quarterly status reports for the VP of Safety.

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification.
  • Several years’ experience in a senior Safety role in the Construction/Civil industry.
  • Knowledge of change management principles – ability to drive, lead and support change in the Group.
  • Experience with carrying out major incident investigations. 
  • Ability to research and prepare high level reports on EHS and improvement strategies at the sector level.
  • Ability to influence the strategic direction of the business at a sector level. 

Search & contact Barry Kelly on LinkedIn 086-232-5706 for a confidential discussion.


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