HSE Officer Co-op Student (Winnipeg, MB)

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North America Construction (1993) Ltd., - NAC Constructors Ltd. (NAC) is Canada’s leading multi-trade builder and provides true Master Builder services to the civil, municipal and energy biofuel marketplaces. The depth of our resources is evident in the variety of projects we construct. From water filtration to wastewater treatment; dams to ethanol; we build it all…and more! The contagious energy and excitement within NAC creates a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities for individuals to achieve their goals.

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HSE Officer Co-op Student (Winnipeg, MB)

NAC is currently seeking a HSE Officer Co-op student to join our Safety team in Winnipeg, MB.
Location: 
Winnipeg, MB

Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Corporate HSE Officer, the HSE Co-op student's role is to work in cooperation with the project management and safety team to achieve safety related goals & objectives and ensure a safe working environment.  Assist in fulfilling safety related responsibilities, inclusive of administration duties. Support the project safety plan. 

Job Description:

  • Liaise with Project Management on a daily basis so as to foster, promote and develop a positive safety culture within NAC.
  • Monitor and assist in enforcing safety adherence to company HSE Management System by all employees as well as subcontractors.
  • Assist in providing safety training as required.
  • Maintain a high level of safety awareness and performance at work sites.
  • Assist with investigating all incidents and near misses.
  • Liaise with Health Claims Coordinator to facilitate Return to Work Program when required.
  • Assist in the ongoing review of risk assessments and safe working practices.
  • Facilitate the provision of and maintenance of records in relation to all Project HSE training including WHMIS, toolbox talks, orientations
  • Assist in completing all daily, weekly HSE documentation /record keeping requirements as directed within the HSE Management system, including maintaining computerized program.
  • Other duties as required.
  • This position will involve office and field work.

Requirements:

  • Registered Co-op in an Occupational Health and Safety program
  • 1 year experience in a safety role and some experience working in the construction industry
  • some knowledge of Provincial Health & Safety legislation and standards
  • Work respectfully and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external partners; being inclusive, encouraging participation of all members
  • Proficient computer software skills
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of individuals
  • Requires effective written and oral communication skills
  • Valid WHMIS, First Aid, Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and/or Supervisors certificates are required.

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