Site Safety Officer

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Certified Industry:Construction

Site Safety Officer – Lower Mainland, B.C Permanent position, hourly rate, excellent benefits.

Our client is looking for Site Safety Officer to join their team in the Lower Mainland.The Client has been operating in Canada for over 4 decades. They provide professional expertise in Construction Management, Design-Build, Tilt-up Construction and other areas, with a strong emphasis on client relationships and the provision of high quality and services. They pride themselves on their sustainable practices and environmental awareness, which is at the forefront of every project. Site Safety Officer is responsible for ensuring site compliance with OH&S legislation, as well as promoting the Occupational Health and Safety program. The Site Safety Officers key role is to promote and nurture a mindset of safety on the work-site. 


  • Provide advice on safety issues in order to ensure compliance with all organisational, client and regulatory requirements.
  • Educate and guide Site Superintendents regularly around health and safety related matters.
  • Training and mentoring of all crews in understanding and implementation of Workplace Health and Safety systems.
  • Carry out regular safety inspections, liaising with the project team to ensure best safe practices are followed.
  • Facilitate and participate in site inspection, taking corrective actions if any safety or non-compliance actions are identified.
  • Regularly update of all documentation and maintenance records, ensuring site employees and sub-contractors are across OHS regulation and legislation.
  • On-going training around, and implementation of safety procedures in line with Occupational Health and Safety programs, and organisational safety rules. 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in industrial construction or site safety
  • Valid Occupational First Aid Level 2 (OFA 2)
  • Sound knowledge of construction processes and general site safety
  • General knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety legislation
  • Low rise concrete project experience with knowledge of deep excavation (underground parking)
  • Construction Safety Officer (CSO)certification is preferred but not essential
  • Demonstrated experience writing and reporting documentation with accuracy
  • Excellent written and oral/interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to drive positive OHS outcomes

What you’ll get in return  This is an opportunity to join a well established general contractor who has an exciting pipeline of work for 2019/2020. Continued growth with emphasis on work culture is what they have to offer. The new HR team has made it their mission to assist the site staff to become a key part of the head office goals, communications and FUN. Compensation is very attractive including benefits and vehicle allowance.

To Apply: Individuals meeting the criteria above are encouraged to submit their resume, to Manpreet Bains by emailing [Click Here to Email Your Resume]


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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