Health and Safety Manager

SRK Consulting
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Closing date
Feb 14, 2022

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Health and Safety Manager - Vancouver, BC, Canada

SRK Consulting is an independent, international consulting practice, providing globally integrated consulting services to the international mining and metals sector.

We are seeking a Health and Safety Manager.

Description of Responsibilities:

This position will be part of the SRK North American group. The Health and Safety Manager will help ensure the safety, health, and security of SRK employees by developing, implementing, and supporting health and safety initiatives. They will be committed to communicating safety policies and serving as a resource for employees.

Job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Lead the development of health and safety (H&S) standards throughout SRK North America and ensure all business units have access to resources to implement those standards.
  • Foster an environment of collaboration and active participation in H&S where employees understand and identify risks to make the best decisions.
  • Maintain and update written H&S plans.
  • Manage H&S training programs, including new hire orientation.
  • Develop strategies in conjunction with Legal and HR to ensure compliance with all H&S regulations in Canada and the U.S., including MSHA, OSHA, or other regulatory bodies.
  • Monitor regulatory developments in H&S for new and/or revised compliance obligations.
  • Contribute to SRK strategic planning and budgeting efforts for H&S programs.
  • Promote H&S awareness through internal company communications.
  • Investigate accidents and near-miss incidents. Determine causes, implement corrective measures as needed, evaluate trends in incidents, and make recommendations for prevention.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and other control measures that mitigate risks to employees.
  • Coach and counsel project managers about various safety-related topics.
  • Conduct periodic office and site visits/audits/surveys to assure H&S best practices.

Essential Requirements:

We are looking for someone with a strong understanding of what it takes to create a positive health and safety culture. The ideal candidate will have a combination of some of the following:
  • 5- 8 years of experience
  • Tertiary qualification in H&S or related discipline
  • Experience working in heavy industry, mining, engineering and/or major EPC/EPCM projects
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of relevant HSE legislation and standards in Canada and the U.S.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in providing health, safety and security advice

In return for considering a future with us, we offer:
  • An attractive compensation package.
  • Diversity of projects and clients within a non-hierarchical consultancy environment.
  • Opportunity to purchase shares in the company; the SRK Group is an independent group, owned by its employees.

Applicants should respond by submitting their CV online by clicking the button below. The candidates under consideration will be contacted directly, no phone calls please.

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