Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Advisor (14-Month Contract)

Clark Builders, Abbotsford, BC
$57,000.00 - $85,000.00 / Salary - Annual

Job Description

Reporting to the HSE Manager and accountable to the Project Manager and Project Superintendent, the HSE Advisor is responsible for providing support to the Project Management Team on the actions necessary to maintain compliance with legislation, the Clark Builders HSEMS and/or client rules and requirements. This role will be a 14-month contract for the University of Fraser Valley project, with the possibility of extension.

Please note that the application deadline is June 28th, 2024. We encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible here:


  • Have a working knowledge of Clark Builders’ Health Safety & Environment Management System (HSEMS) as well as WorkSafe BC legislation

  • Advise and collaborate with the Project Management Team and Trade Partners

  • Provide information and help implement applicable Occupational Health and Safety, and Environmental Legislation and Regulations to all stakeholders

  • Verify the project is following the Project Specific HSE Plan through auditing and observation

  • Conduct PTP reviews for accuracy and relevance to the work being performed

  • Complete HSE training and orientations for project personnel

  • Monitor Trade Partner safety performance and verify correction and redirection as needed

  • Perform audits and additional inspections as directed by Project Management

  • Assist in preparing trending reports for leading and lagging indicators and following up on any noted deficiencies

  • Prepare monthly HSE performance statistics and circulate to Project Management and as otherwise directed

  • Provide support and recommendations with the incident investigation process

  • Assist with the implementation, communication and review of the Project Specific Emergency Response Plan

  • Assist with permitting requirements as defined by the client and Clark Builders’ Health Safety & Environment Management System

  • Maintain HSEMS documentation (Inspections, Hazard Assessments, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Toolbox and HSE Meetings, etc.)

  • Maintain positive and professional working relationships while interacting and communicating with all levels of management, clients, consultants and visitors to promote safety

  • Collaborate with the WorkSafe Claims Coordinator on the management of occupational injuries, illnesses, and Modified Work Plans

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Management

Preferred Qualifications

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Must have commercial construction industry field experience

  • Must be a leader of safety excellence, resourceful, organized and understand the principles of Health and Safety Management

  • Ability to confidently speak to groups regarding safety at orientations and large meetings

  • Strong attention to detail, effective communication skills; confident interacting with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form

  • Must display a high level of autonomy in order to prioritize work tasks and deliver results

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated willingness to contribute actively to team activities, sharing experiences and ideas

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments with tight timelines and work in a team environment

  • Positive attitude, strong client focus and results driven

  • Excellent organizational skills that demonstrate the ability to resolve conflicting priorities

  • Ability to identify problems/issues, generate solutions, resolve conflict, and make sound decisions

  • Must have a good understanding of workplace health principles, industry best practices and standards, WorkSafe Claims Management, Environmental and Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Legislation

  • Must have the ability to maintain confidential information

  • Able to influence and effectively communicate with others

  • Previous construction experience and knowledge of construction processes is required

  • Must have a valid drivers’ license

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in field HSE and/or construction positions

  • Professional designation required such as (CRSP, CSP, ASP, CSO, etc.)

  • First aid Level 2 / Emergency Medical Responder is preferred

  • Proficient/intermediate Microsoft Office Suite

  • Exposure or understanding of principles of LEAN thinking

  • Experience with coaching teams in collaborative planning

  • Experience with continuous improvement

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive vacation time and four personal days

  • Salary range: $57,000-$85,000 annually

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • "Summer Fridays" during July and August; all sites and offices close early

  • Performance program, annual salary reviews and bonus opportunities

  • Robust Employee Recognition Program "CLARK STARS" - an assortment of initiatives and rewards designed to highlight and celebrate our people's talent, efforts, and contributions to living Our Purpose

  • Community involvement initiatives through the “Give Back” program, including donation matching, corporate donations and sponsorship, and support of employee volunteering

  • Comprehensive health and benefits plan available from the first day of employment provided by Manulife - i.e. $750 per paramedical annual coverage limits

  • Access to Manulife Vitality Group Benefits

  • A Flexible Spending Account 100% funded by Clark Builders with an annual allocation amount of $500 which employees can allocate into Health Spending, Lifestyle Spending, or both.

  • Ability to select from two benefit plan options (Core or Enhanced) through Manulife

  • Holistic Wellness Benefits Program including six sick days, as well as access to Inkblot Therapy, a virtual mental health platform. Care is provided by highly experienced professionals across Canada through secure video or phone counseling offered at half the cost

  • Employer RRSP matching up to 4% annually (max $4,000)

  • Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP) with 24/7 short term counselling services and wellness services, accessible through Inkblot. No cost to employee, with access by phone, web or mobile app

  • Professional Development program; Clark Builders will pay 50% of approved training at enrollment and remaining balance after completion

  • On-demand courses for Professional Development available on our Clark Builders University and Turner University platforms

  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that foster a diverse and inclusive workplace – i.e. Mosaic ERG, Women's ERG, and Indigenous ERG

  • Opportunity to connect with coworkers during events like BBQ's, site lunches, family ski night, etc.

  • Employee Referral Program - earn a cash bonus if the candidate you refer passes 90-day probationary period

Details Apply Now

Date Posted: 06/24/2024
Start Date: August 2024
Classification: Exempt
Level: Intermediate
Job Type: Full-time
Wage: Salary - Annual
Wage From: $57,000.00
Wage To: $85,000.00
Number of Employees: 1

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