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Vancouver Careers: Safety Supervisor – Ledcor

Job Description

We construct amazing things from the ground up — commercial, institutional, industrial and residential projects all over North America — and we are looking for some equally amazing people to provide the skills and talent required to make these amazing things happen.

We are seeking an experienced Safety Supervisor for a future project location, in the South Vancouver area. The idea candidate will be an experienced and fully competent safety professional, with recent experience working on large scale commercial development projects.  This person will assume a leadership role by providing guidance to project staff and is responsible for the smooth functioning of day to day operations by influencing, developing and implementing agreed upon project plans ensuring that the corporate goal of zero incidents is achieved.

Responsibilities

  • Provides clear direction to team members and distributes workload to capitalize on individual and group strengths while ensuring balanced exposure to work experience and development opportunities
  • Provides supervision to safety employees and leads the delivery of services and advice on safety, health and environment issues
  • Conducts site safety orientation for new employees along with other training initiatives
  • Applies knowledge and skills through the handling of complex problems and shares expertise with the project leadership and other Project Safety Coordinators
  • Verifies that work instructions (safe work procedures, job hazard analysis) are current and updated as the scope changes
  • Implements a “look ahead” mentality to eliminate risks
  • Assists in the investigation of incidents for cause identification and recommended corrective action
  • Engages fully in a lessons learned- continuous improvement process
  • Administers first aid services to all persons on the worksite, as necessary
  • Monitors and reports on the overall effectiveness of the safety program
  • Responsible for management of own time and that of others and develops plans for work activities over the medium and long term
  • May perform other related duties as assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Have worked as a Construction Safety Supervisor (or similar role) in the commercial Construction sector for more than years
  • NCSO designation required
  • Proven ability to lead a team of safety professionals on a large scale project
  • Must have current First Aid and CPR tickets
  • Have demonstrated technical knowledge of common construction practices, techniques and equipment related to commercial construction projects
  • Familiarity with select Microsoft Office productivity computer programs
  • Ability to physically traverse uneven ground, climb ladders and stairs, and stand for extended periods of time
  • Excellent interpersonal and written / verbal communication skills
  • Possess good problem solving and organizational skills
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality in all personnel and Ledcor business matters
  • A self-starter and have the ability to work with minimal supervision

How To Apply

Please apply online at www.ledcor.com/careers

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