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Health and Safety Advisor

Date: Apr 15, 2019

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you looking for a rare opportunity to directly influence the safety culture and are you committed to supporting our Journey to Zero safety initiative? Reporting to the Health and Safety Manager, you will be responsible for acting as a subject matter expert and provide support in the interpretation and application of work scope, specific to health and safety (H&S) legal and regulatory requirements, incident investigation, root cause analysis, audits and assessments and interact with H&S regulators.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Assist and improve the implementation of the H&S project execution plan
  • Contribute and participate in the contractor management process to perform H&S responsibilities
  • Collaborate with site leaders to support the implementation and sustainment of Turnaround, H&S programs, regional standards, safe work practices, orientations, and campaigns
  • Provide generalist support while coaching and mentoring during the pre-planning, execution, and post-execution portion of Suncor’s Turnarounds
  • Perform hazard assessments and audit contractor safety management systems / scope specific Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) plans
  • Interpret, apply and monitor compliance of H&S regulations that govern the projects specific work scope to assist leaders in reflecting due diligence in decision-making
  • Conduct incident investigations (as requested) and inform and coach incident owners and leaders in root cause analysis and assignment of corrective action
  • Perform audits and coach and mentor leaders in processes such as serious injury fatality (SIF) control verifications, field level hazard assessment audits, safety observations, and inspections

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of safety-related and/or turnaround-related field experience with relevant education combined with at least one recognized safety designation (NCSO, CRSP, OHS)
  • A licenced investigator certification or you are working towards completion for Alberta-based projects
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Knowledge of large scale construction hazards and controls in the context of the applicable H&S legislation
  • Dedication to perform an incident investigation, root cause analysis, hazard assessment, audits, field H&S assessments and interact with regulators, as required
  • Training in TapRooT or an equivalent method of root cause analysis
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to influence others without authority
  • Excellent organizational skills with computer knowledge in SAP and Microsoft Office applications
  • A self-starter who is results-oriented who is able to work with limited supervision and take the lead as required
  • Exceptional interpersonal, customer service, analytical, presentation and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work independently while handling multiple assignments at a time, establish priorities and meet schedules
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Oil and gas experience

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory. Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Energy

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