ABOUT THE COMPANY
The company seeks to advance Canada's energy industry and economy while reducing society's environmental impact through solar power and renewable technology. It is headquartered in Edmonton, AB with locally operated offices in Calgary, AB and Kamloops, BC.
They focus on the design and installation of residential and commercial solar projects, energy storage, Tesla Powerwall installation, electric vehicle (EV) chargers, off-grid solar, as well as general electrical services.
One of the company’s founders was recognized by Edify Magazine in 2022’s Top 40 under 40 for not only being career oriented but also being heavily engaged in the community, and “taking solar power into its own hands”.
ABOUT THE JOB
The company is looking for a Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Advisor to join their dynamic team with the home base being either in Edmonton or Calgary.
As a HSE Advisor, you will play a vital role in implementing and maintaining a comprehensive Health, Safety, and Environment program within our organization. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations, promoting a culture of safety, and driving continuous improvement in HSE performance. The ideal candidate will have experience in Health, Safety and Environmental management, excellent communication skills, and a passion for creating a safe and sustainable work environment.
- Develop, implement, and maintain HSE policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Conduct regular risk assessments and inspections to identify potential hazards and recommend corrective actions to eliminate or mitigate risks.
- Provide expert advice and guidance to management and employees on HSE matters, promoting a proactive safety culture.
- Lead incident investigations, root cause analysis, and develop effective corrective action plans to prevent recurrence.
- Develop and deliver HSE training programs to enhance employee awareness and ensure compliance with safety protocols.
- Monitor and analyze HSE performance metrics to identify trends, areas for improvement, and develop action plans.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate HSE considerations into business processes and projects.
- Stay updated with industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes to ensure continuous improvement in HSE practices.
- Establish and maintain relationships with relevant regulatory agencies, industry groups, and stakeholders.
- Conduct audits and inspections to assess HSE compliance and recommend improvements as necessary.
- Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field (advanced degree preferred but not needed). Or Equivalent experience.
- NCSO (preferred but not compulsory).
- Proven experience (2 years) working as an HSE Professional in a similar industry or environment (preferred Electrical Industry).
- In-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal HSE regulations and best practices.
- Strong understanding of risk management principles and the ability to implement effective control measures.
- Demonstrated experience in incident investigation, root cause analysis, and developing corrective action plans.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
- Professional certifications such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or equivalent are highly desirable.
- Proficient in using HSE management software and tools.
Edmonton, AB or Calgary, Alberta
THIS IS A TRAINING POSITION
This position is posted by Iron and Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, if eligible.
The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers and their communities to diversify their skills into a net-zero sector. NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities.
Week 1: Employability skills training and overview of renewable energy sector. NZP is a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector.
Weeks 2-7: Hands-on job training. We will assist in placing you in a paid on-the-job training for 6 weeks with an employer in the renewable energy industry.
HOW TO APPLY
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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.