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Health & Safety Specialist

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Specialist include:

  • Manage the safety requirements of operational construction sites and equipment
  • Conduct safety evaluations of Flynn project sites using documentation and standardized processes
  • Ensure that sub-contractors adhere to required safety standards in keeping with Flynn policy/legislation
  • Identifying potential risks and safety hazards during a project through involvement throughout the job life cycle (estimate,
  • pre-mobilization, construction and autopsy)
  • Performing accident and incident investigations as per the company’s health and safety programs
  • Maintain a conducive working relationship with all management, superintendents, project managers through education and giving practical on site application options
  • Assisting with the communication and implementation of the company’s claims management and return to work programs
  • Be proactive in recommending changes to improve the safety programs
  • Participate in the development and implementation of safety training programs
  • Conducting new worker safety orientations and other required training programs as needed
  • Report writing and maintaining of all required documentation
  • Attending and facilitating monthly safety committee meetings as required
  • Frequent visits to job sites and branches in the Lower Mainland and surrounding areas, possible travel to Kelowna and Victoria when required.

Desired Qualifications

Skills/Qualifications of the Health and Safety Specialist include:

  • Formal education and/or training in Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety, NCSO or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a safety role within a construction environment
  • Experience working in the ICI construction industry, specifically dealing with flat roofs and architectural metal products is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the COR process is considered a strong asset
  • Safety knowledge in Working at Heights, Fall Protection, Fire Protection and WHMIS
  • Knowledge and practical experience in accident investigation
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Computer literate in Windows applications; Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Presentation skills are an asset
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Team attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Valid driver’s license required

Keywords: Vancouver, Health & Safety, H&S, Surrey, Construction, Commercial

 

Flynn Group of Companies is the leading trade contractor in North America that works on virtually every aspect of a building’s outer layer, including roofing, glazing, waterproofing, and architectural metals. The foundation of our award winning success is having the right people on our team. 

 

Thanks to the contributions of the most talented team in the market and a collaborative, supportive culture, Flynn has steadily grown since 1978, and continues to do so. We understand the importance of and prioritize the growth of our people too, offering many learning & development and career opportunities.

To apply to any of our current roles, please visit https://jobs.flynncompanies.com.

For more information about the Flynn Family, Flynn University and career opportunities, please visit www.flynncompanies.com. 

 

At Flynn, it's not just a job, it's a career. 

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