Cornwall is a beautiful, safe and friendly growing community and is located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario, and has everything you need to enjoy an exceptional quality of life. Cornwall has a small town feel, businesses and waterfront minutes away from your front door along with new opportunities awaiting around every corner. Situated along Highway 401, located near Kingston and the picturesque 1000 Islands -- plus only an hour drive to Ottawa or Montreal. Cornwall is an affordable place to live and a wonderful region to raise a family. Cornwall Electric is currently recruiting for a:
HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISOR/
Reporting to the Manager, Health, Safety & Environment - Corporate and working closely with the Cornwall Electric operations staff, the Health, Safety & Environmental Advisor (“HSEA”) will provide leadership, support and expertise to establish, manage, assist and monitor functions associated with HSE at a regional and corporate level. The incumbent will also be responsible to assist in the operations of the line department through participation on stand-by and act in a Supervisory capacity as required.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the resolution of HSE concerns and issues that arise through incident investigations, employee concerns, work observations, workplace inspections, audits and the HSE Management System (“HSEMS”) program at all designated locations. This position will take a supportive role in the development of new and revision(s) of existing HSE programs; prepare and maintenance of policies, procedures, programs and initiatives; ensure documents with respect to the HSEMS is maintained and consistent with ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 standards.
The HSEA will promote a strong culture of safety compliance and awareness at all levels of the organization will provide or facilitate on-going training and communications pertaining to all HSE information and any legislative changes that may affect FortisOntario. Develop, maintain and communicate with all internal and external legislative parties, such as but not limited to, the Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks, Infrastructure Health & Safety Association, Electricity Distributors Association, health and safety committee members and all HSE staff from other FortisOntario subsidiaries.
In order to be successful in this position the candidate will require a combination problem solving capabilities, willingness/desire to learn and the ability to develop/maintain relationships with all levels of the organization. If you happen to be seeking a rewarding career, opportunity to work both independently, be part of a collaborative and dynamic team with an attractive compensation package and more - we encourage you to apply!
Preference will be for a candidate that meets the following minimum attributes, skills and qualifications:
We thank all respondents but we will only contact those selected for an interview. FortisOntario is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities and will provide accommodation(s) when requested.
August 21, 2020