OHS Generalist (EOI)

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #127
Friday, October 20, 2023
RAM is a technical consultancy providing Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering and Advisory services across Canada. RAM is searching for a motivated and experienced individual in Vancouver, BC. The successful candidate will be an individual that enjoys a challenging, professional, and dynamic workplace and contributing to the success of a hardworking team.

Corporate:

  • Support the Lead, Corporate HSE with the implementation and maintenance of the Corporate Safety Program
  • Review incident reports to detect problem areas related to employee safety. Gather evidence and prepare reports on violations, complaints and incidents/injuries.
  • Provide mentorship to new and young workers. Work directly with RAM's employees, consultants, contractors, and others to facilitate the understanding of Health and Safety initiatives;
  • Support development of proposals and marketing for Safety Management services; and
  • Other duties as required

Projects:

  • Develop client specific HSE Programs, Plans and Procedures;
  • Ensure Project Specific Health and Safety Management Plans are prepared, reviewed and implemented;
  • Review contractor and/or subcontractor HSE plans and procedures, ensuring all contractors and subcontractors are in compliance with current OHS regulation, legislation, and project safety requirements;
  • Provide on-site support to projects as required, providing:
    • Facilitation and/ or lead near miss and/or incident investigations, including elaboration and follow up of corrective and preventative actions and reports;
    • Ensure contractors and subcontractors are following their approved site-specific Safety Management plan and approved Safe Work Practices;
    • Lead and participate in project Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee meetings, as applicable; and
    • Attend other project meetings, as required.
  • Ensure detailed reports on project safety and environmental performance are prepared and submitted for management review, including Monthly Safety and Environmental Reports for Major Projects;
  • Be responsible for implementing RAM's safety culture and objective of zero incidents across projects; and
  • In conjunction with others, ensure RAM is in compliance with the duties and obligations of Prime Contractor as defined by WorkSafe BC, where applicable.
Ideal Candidate Requirements:
  • Occupational Health & Safety Diploma with 5+ years experience in the field.
  • Develop, review, and update health and safety policies/procedures/practices to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry best practices.
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC), Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), or equivalent would be highly beneficial.
  • Strong familiarity with provincial and federal health and safety regulations in British Columbia, including knowledge of WorkSafeBC and other relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Prior experience in the Engineering/Construction industry, preferably in a safety-related role.
  • Proficiency in conducting risk assessments and developing strategies to mitigate potential hazards. This may include knowledge of Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and hazard identification.
  • Experience in designing and delivering safety training programs for employees at all levels. This could include orientation for new hires, ongoing training, and specialized training for high-risk tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and conduct thorough incident investigations, including near misses and accidents. This includes root cause analysis and development of corrective actions.
  • Experience in conducting regular site inspections and audits to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations. This includes familiarity with creating and maintaining safety inspection checklists.
  • Proficiency in developing and implementing emergency response plans, including evacuation procedures, first aid protocols, and coordination with local emergency services.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are crucial for creating and disseminating safety policies, procedures, and reports. 
  • Familiarity with safety management software and tools for data tracking, reporting, and analysis. 
  • The ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders, including engineers, project managers, contractors, and regulatory agencies.
  • The capacity to adapt to changing situations and proactively identify and resolve safety-related challenges.
  • A commitment to upholding the highest ethical standards in health, safety, and environmental practices.
Why You Should Join RAM 
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Career Planning
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • RAM Intramural teams
  • Office Social Hours
  • Business Casual Environment
  • Quarterly Office Events
  • Office Potlucks
  • Community Involvement Days
  • Quarterly Goal Setting
  • Annual Performance and Salary Reviews

For five consecutive years, RAM has made Canadian Business and Maclean’s Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses.


Interested?
We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your professional career, please send your resume in confidence to careers@ramconsulting.com. RAM is committed to employment equity and hires based on merit. 

 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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  • Job Family RAM
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Vancouver, BC, Canada