Safety Specialist

Parsons Corporation

Job location

Faro, YT

Job details

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Safety Specialist to join our team! In this role you will get to support the SH&E team at the Faro Mine remediation project .

Candidate can be located anywhere in Canada but the role will require travel to Faro, YT on a rotational basis to perform the work.

What You'll Be Doing:
• Supports the projects by evaluating and interfacing with subcontractors to ensure the are conforming to Parsons’ Environmental, Safety, Health, and Risk Program (ESHARP) management system, Parsons’ policies and procedures and Yukon OHS standards and Yukon mine regulations
• Inspects worksites to detect hazards and provides expertise to project or program personnel to eliminate/control the SH&E risks associated with exposure to the hazards. Creates and submits written inspection reports.
• Effectively implements Parsons’ occupational injury and incident reporting and management processes.
• Initiates and conducts thorough incident investigations and root cause analyses using defensible protocols.
• Works collaboratively with the project or program manager, and other project or program personnel to identify effective corrective actions.
• Creates and submits comprehensive investigation reports and lessons learned.
• Performs trends analyses on audit findings, inspection findings, and incident reports. Creates and submits regular analysis reports.
• Represents Parsons during external regulatory or loss control inspections of project worksites.
• Regularly seeks active and personal participation from the project or program manager, craft workers, and other project or program personnel to identify SH&E improvements and to implement the improvements.
• Advises and assists the project or program manager and other project personnel in conforming with Parsons’ Environmental, Safety, Health, and Risk Program (ESHARP) management system, Parsons’ policies and procedures and Yukon OHS standards and Yukon mine regulations
• Assists the project or program manager with new hire orientation.
• Performs regulatory and best practice SH&E training. Creates and maintains SH&E training records.
• Conducts risk assessments for upcoming work and provides SH&E subject matter expertise to work planning processes.interface in a professional manner with co-workers, clients, contractors, and third parties in a manner consistent with contract agreements and the applicable standards of reasonable care.
• Participates in routine safe work briefings.
• Coordinate emergency medical services, inventory control of basic PPE for all visitors, conduct portions of site orientations, and medical monitoring sample collection for all onsite workers.
• Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:
• 4-year degree in occupational safety and health or related field (or equivalent experience) and 5+ years of related work experience in the field of occupational safety and health.
• Current certification or working towards Canadian Certified Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist.
• Current National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO)
• Strong background evaluating and supporting subcontractor management.
• 5+ years of work experience on large-scale mining, civil and/or environmental construction projects.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
• Requires high-level knowledge of federal and territorial SH&E regulations and reporting procedures, high-level knowledge of safety-related national consensus standards (e.g., CSA, ANSI, NFPA), and exceptional oral and written and computer skills.
• Emergency response training is preferred and a proven ability to live and work in northern environment.
• Extensive knowledge of Canadian safety and health regulations, acts and reporting requirements. Specifically working knowledge of Faro mine regulations is an asset.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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