Co-op Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) Advisor Student

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Co-op Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) Advisor Student

NAC is currently seeking a Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) Advisor Co-op student to join our head office HSE Team in Morriston, ON. This position is based at our head office location and approximately 20% in the field. This position may transition into a full time career opportunity for the qualified student.
21 Queen St., Morriston, ON N0B 2C0

Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Corporate HSE Manager, the HSE Co-op student provides active and on-going support and oversight to the HSE team to achieve safety goals & objectives and ensure a safe working environment. 

Job Description:

  • Address inquiries on HSE risks and opportunities
  • Assist with maintenance and improvement of HSE documentation and ensure timely and accurate HSE record keeping
  • Coordinate preparation for COR re-registration
  • Contribute to HSE training and communication
  • Participate in hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Support personnel in understanding, applying and adhering to Safety Work Practices and Procedures.
  • Participate in HSE inspections and corrective actions (while in the field)
  • Liaise with Health Claims Coordinator to facilitate Return to Work Program, as required
  • Assist with managing HSE incidents and near misses
  • Other duties as assigned by HSE Management


  • Registered Co-op student, currently enrolled in an Occupational Health and Safety program
  • 1+ year(s) experience in a safety role is an asset, as well as some previous construction experience
  • Working knowledge of Provincial Health & Safety legislation and standards
  • Work respectfully and cooperatively with others; establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners
  • Proficient computer software skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of individuals
  • Effective written and oral communication skills required
  • First Aid training preferred

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events