Kiewit Corporation Safety Manager - Multiple Projects in Oakville, Ontario

Date: Feb 19, 2018

Location: Oakville, ON, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 72681

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row

• Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between

• RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

The safety manager wears a lot of hats on our construction jobsites: they are trainers, communicators, enforcers, investigators, auditors, motivators, leaders and mentors. However, the presence of the safety professional(s) on a jobsite does not relieve the project team of any of its safety related duties. Safety personnel supplement the job staff by assisting with the above various roles, and others.

Key Responsabilities in multiple projects

• Ensure compliance with governmental, local & federal, owner, corporate, district and jobsite rules and regulations ;

• Training of employees in proper application and use of safety related equipment ;

• Conduct audits of the jobsite and assist in the formulation of mitigation methods ;

• Communicate issues concerning the job to the H&S management team, whether positive or negative, so the experience can be used as a learning tool;

• Be a positive leader by displaying a positive can do demeanor ;

• Investigate all job incidents in projects to discover root cause and prevention methods ;

• Promote the safety program in each projects. Ensure that there is more than adequate safety signs and safety program information around the site. Employees should not be able to walk anywhere on the site without being bombarded with safety signage. Talk about incentives whenever they talk to crew members on the site.


• Attend weekly Safety staff meeting ;

• Prepare safety reports for and attend owners meeting ;

• Attend weekly schedule meeting to give input as necessary and to understand the high risk activities for the upcoming week. Ensure hazard analyses have been reviewed for upcoming activities ;

• Review JHA’s as required ;

• Review Toolbox meeting, permits and logs for completeness then file accordingly ;

• Distribute safety literature for review by crews. Literature from corporate, district and owners ;

• Conduct at least one field tour with the assigned Safety Tour for the Week. Preferably early in the week to set expectations and goals of the safety tour ;

• Review and summarize the Safety Tour findings and discussions for the Foreman’s Safety Meeting ;

• Review, log and update Leading Indicators that were turned in. Post on the Leading Indicator Board and summarize for the Foreman’s Safety Meeting ;

• Prepare information for and attend weekly superintandant’s meeting ;

• Complete weekly summary report and send to District Safety Manager ;

• Perform accident investigation, as required, to discover root cause(s) and complete proper reports in a timely manner ;

• Order PPE or incentives as needed ;

• Have a meeting with the Project Manager to discuss pertinent information.


• Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements ;

• Minimum 8 years of experience as H&S Manager in construction site ;

• Certification of Professional or Emergency Medical Technician is also desired ;

• Certification as a Construction Safety Officer (CSO), or equivalent ;

• Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, good interpersonal skills; demonstrate good organizational and communications skills ;

• Candidates must be able to act independently with little or no supervision and as a team player ;

• Must be able to operate a standard personal computer ;

• Ability to carry out duties in varying environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain ;

• Ability to travel (50%) and relocate if necessary is a must.

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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