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Health & Safety Specialist

Flynn Group of Companies

This is a Contract position in Peel region, ON posted September 8, 2017.

Job DescriptionAs a construction contractor, Flynn Group of Companies is renowned for the expertise and care we bring to each project. Working with some of the world’s best architects and designers, we have produced award-winning building envelope solutions. Founded in 1978, we have since become North America’s leading building envelope contractor by serving our customers and supporting our employees. Experience the "Flynn Way" in a rewarding environment with room to grow. At Flynn, it’s not just a job; it’s a career. Duties and Responsibilities * Manage the safety requirements of operational construction sites and equipment * Conduct safety evaluations of Flynn project sites using documentation and standardized processes * Ensure that sub-contractors adhere to required safety standards in keeping with Flynn policy/legislation * Identifying potential risks and safety hazards during a project through involvement throughout the job life cycle (estimate, pre-mobilization, construction and autopsy.) * Performing accident and incident investigations as per the company’s health and safety programs. * Maintain a conducive working relationship with all management, superintendents, project managers through education and giving practical on site application options * Assisting with the communication and implementation of the company’s claims management and return to work programs. * Be proactive in recommending changes to improve the safety programs * Participate in the development and implementation of safety training programs * Conducting new worker safety orientations and other required training programs as needed * Report writing and maintaining of all required documentation * Attending and facilitate monthly safety committee meetings as required Qualifications * Formal education and/or training in Environmental * Health and Safety, CSO or equivalent experience * Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a safety role within a construction environment * Knowledge of OHSA * Experience in metal architectural panels, curtain walls and roofing is an asset * Valid driver’s license required Skills / Knowledge * Safety knowledge in Fall Protection, Fire Protection and WHMIS * Knowledge and practical experience in accident investigation * Strong administrative and organizational skills * Computer literate in Windows applications; Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) * Presentation skills are an asset * Ability to work with minimal supervision * Team attitude with a willingness to learn * Construction Experiences is an asset * Experience working for a General Contractor Additional Role Info: * This is a 2 year contract role with possibility of extension * Must be available to work a shift rotation * The Health and Safety Specialist will be located at our Downtown Toronto Site We are also highly active and committed to creating an environment which is accessible to all of our customers, employees and applicants. Reasonable accommodations in the hiring process will be provided to people with disabilities upon request. Flynn Group of Companies is an affiliated contractor with the Helmets to Hardhats Program. For more information about Flynn please visit www.flynncompanies.com