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Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 400 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger. Explore opportunities in  Health, Safety, Security & Environment.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an individual to support and coordinate the implementation of Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) program within the Northeast, USA Region and will be based out of one of our larger offices in the New York State region. Under the direction of the Geographic Health, Safety, Security and Environment Manager, the Regional Health, Safety, Security & Environment Advisor will coordinate the day-to-day operations of the HSSE program within the region.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support operations and office staff to be compliant with Stantec’s HSSE systems including the HSSE program manual and safe work practices, as well as local legislation.
  • Assist with project pre-job planning and hazard assessments.
  • Conduct field assessments, planned job observations and worksite inspections with leadership (which may require overnight travel). 
  • Promote HSSE within the region with a goal of continuous improvement of HSSE culture.
  • Coordinate and provide HSSE advice and direction to Office Safety and Environment Coordinators (OSECs) and operational/office staff.
  • Work with the HSSE Manager to track and manage all incidents and leading indicators.
  • Track incident reports, ensuring follow-up is completed and documented as required.
  • Conduct investigations as required. Assist in the development of lessons learned in conjunction with incident investigations. 
  • Support the subcontractor management program, coordinating, and conducting contractor prequalification assessments as required.
  • Assist with regional ISO 14001 (International Standards Organization) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) audits.
  • Organize events to promote health and safety. This may include North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week, Lunch and Learns, etc.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) required. (Candidates in the process of obtaining a CSP or CIH designation will be considered.)
  • Knowledge of US Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, along with excellent interpersonal and organizational abilities, coupled with an ability to work in a team atmosphere. 
  • Strong leadership skills and the capability to assess priorities and work independently.
  • Computer proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of software.

Education and Experience

A degree in Occupational Health and Safety or a related field.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant field work experience in an HSSE role.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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