Senior Manager, Construction Health & Safety

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Job title: Senior Manager, Construction Health & Safety

Company: Metrolinx

Job description: Job Description:Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.At Metrolinx, equity, diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values of serving with passion, thinking forward and playing as a team.Our Safety, GO Expansion Office is looking for a Senior Manager of Construction Health and Safety to lead, provides oversight, and offer technical expertise in construction health, hygiene, and safety in the development of large construction safety management plans.Reporting to the Director of Safety, you will oversee the entire project life cycle and guide project teams in identifying and mitigating safety risks. Acting as a liaison between the Director of Safety and the Manager of Construction Safety, will be involved in strategic planning and daily operations as well as develop relationships with stakeholders and ensure compliance with safety regulations. Using your extensive knowledge of safety practices, you will develop and implement construction safety standards aligned with regulatory requirements and best practices.What will I be doing?

  • Acts as a technical lead and subject matter expert in the review of reports on technical contractor safety performance in compliance with construction safety standards, legislation, rules and regulations affecting operations and best practices
  • Through expert knowledge and deep experience, lead and enable the implementation of international best practices, standards and methodologies in construction health and safety.
  • Support the broader industry in the monitoring of industry wide construction health and safety risk, ensuring all forms of health and safety information are gathered, analyzed and acted upon, and that parties inside Metrolinx and beyond are aware of the contributors to risk and implement strategies to address and mitigate these risks.
  • Provide technical expertise to the Director, Safety and mainly, but not exclusively, to the construction team in the safe delivery of construction through the company’s health and safety strategy.
  • Under the Direction of the Director, Safety leads the development, establishment and maintenance of sound construction safety management plans for Metrolinx, applicable to a wide variety of procurement models, which will foster and enable the advancement of a positive safety culture and performance.
  • In collaboration with Director, Safety, lead the development and implementation of construction safety leadership and culture transformation program, providing safety leadership for all project and program and directing the behavioral changes required by the Vice President, Safety and wider business.
  • Working with Manager, Construction Health and Safety, responsible for providing leadership, and direction in the development, writing and implementation of new construction standards and existing company construction safety standards to support project teams working within the construction division.
  • Provide technical training and to the Construction Safety Team on how to implement and manage construction safety standards.
  • Ensure Metrolinx safety policies and procedures are incorporated into project agreements.
  • Be a safety ambassador of the company both internally and externally.

What Skills and Qualifications Do I Need?

  • Completion of a degree in Communications, English, Writing, Engineering, Finance, Safety, Occupational Health & Safety, Engineering, or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training, and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in construction safety standards, regulations and/or operations standards, ideally with exposure to the railway and construction sector. Five years’ experience in a management position.
  • One or more of the following designations: Certified Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Fire Protection Specialist, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Construction Health and Safety Technician, Professional Engineer, Project Management Institute, Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation is an asset.
  • Must have or be able to obtain qualifications in Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR)
  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license, to be maintained in good standing, is required
  • Highly developed analytical, problem solving and organizational skills to manage multiple challenges in a diversified business/matrix model environment.
  • Relationship management, partnership building and consultation skills to work effectively and collaboratively, across functions, with various internal/external stakeholders and functional groups in a matrix-oriented environment to facilitate and influence decisions and ensure implementation of action plans to meet and promote business/organizational strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of the interpretation and application of legislative and regulatory requirements including best practices, procedures, and processes governing construction, occupational health and safety, road transportation and/or rail transportation (e.g., Highway Traffic Act, Railway Safety Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act).

Don’t Meet Every Requirement?If you’re excited about working with Metrolinx but your past experience doesn’t quite align with every qualification of this posting, we encourage you to apply. You just might be the right candidate for this or other roles. We are always looking for great talent to join our team.We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from members of equity-deserving communities, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized, women, people with disabilities, and people with diverse gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations.Accommodation:We value the unique skills and experiences each person brings to Metrolinx and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment. We are committed to the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act so if you require accommodation during the hiring process, please let our Recruitment team know by contacting us at: 416-202-5601 or email .Application Process:All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Metrolinx will be using email to communicate with you for all job competitions. It is your responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time-sensitive correspondence, we recommend that you check your email regularly. If no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate.For Internal applicants, with the recent implementation of the Internal Mobility Policy, the internal recruitment process has changed for non-union roles. Candidates must be in their current role for 12 months prior to applying for another role and each applicant must be in good standing (not participating in a Performance Improvement Plan). Please review all provisions of the before submitting your application.Should it be determined that any background information provided is misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.WE ARE AN EQUITABLE AND INCLUSIVE EMPLOYER.#LI-SC1

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Location: Canada

Job date: Sat, 29 Jun 2024 01:05:30 GMT

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