Field Safety Supervisor

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Construction

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Supports the Safety Manager and site/office operations in implementing the Beedie Health and Safety Program and ensuring compliance with local provincial acts, regulations, codes and guidelines regarding workplace health and safety in British Columbia and Alberta. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Safety Manager with updating, maintaining and implementing the Beedie Health and Safety Program
  • Assist in the development of project specific safety programs, procedures and related documentation for ongoing and new projects
  • Participate in pre-construction safety meetings and pre-job hazard assessments
  • Conduct ongoing formal worksite safety inspections. Ensure any/all corrective actions arising from the inspections have been completed within a timely manner
  • Assist the Safety Manager and project site personnel in conducting worksite incident/accident investigations.
  • Communicate regularly with Superintendents and Site Safety Personnel in determining site safety needs and to act as a technical safety resource
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities at the site level to promote safety and assist to resolve any issues of non-compliance
  • Ensure appropriate levels of safety supplies and appropriate PPE are available on site at all times
  • Provide input on the performance and professional development of incumbent safety personnel
  • Provide assistance with the management of injured workers claims and return-to-work programs
  • Coordinate Beedie’s Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Assist the Safety Manager with obtaining and maintaining all appropriate safety certifications, such as the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program.
  • Work with the Safety Manager to develop location specific H&S programs and procedures and conduct education and training for Beedie employees in relation to health and safety topics
  • Monitor and track HSE compliance, performance, efficiency and trends in order to make recommendations based on findings to senior management
  • Collect all HSE statistical information required to meet Beedie’s monthly, quarterly or annual reporting requirements
  • Ensure project safety files have been completed, filed and archived as per Beedie’s project filing and archiving process

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Construction Safety Officer (CSO) or National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO)
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of common construction practices, techniques and equipment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all personnel and Beedie business matters
  • Proficient with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Demonstrated problem solving and organizational skills
  • Proven self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel throughout the Lower Mainland of BC and Southern Alberta as required
  • Ability to physically traverse uneven ground, climb ladders and stairs, and stand for extended periods of time
  • Must have valid driver’s license
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