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About Us

With a solid history dating back to 1958, PreCon Precast Limited (now a member of the OSCO Construction Group) is known as a leading provider of architectural and structural precast concrete solutions with locations in Brampton and Woodstock. Across Ontario, you will find PreCon precast products and systems used in a variety of construction segments. Our value creation is cultivated by our workforce; a strong team built of Technical Sales, Engineering, Project Management, Production and Field Services. We pride ourselves in being leaders in precast concrete innovation; building more energy efficient, sustainable and safe structures.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing safety leadership to management and employees through communication and guidance. To ensure success, the Safety Coordinator will effectively educate the work site, ensuring a reduction in the number of work site accidents. The candidate needs to assess risk, and design strategies to reduce potential hazards within an assigned work site or geographic area.

An ideal candidate must be able to brief employees on the day-to-day risks of the job, conduct orientations and discuss hazards and preventative measures with supervisors and management. Effective and persuasive communication skills are essential for success, as the Safety Coordinator needs to invest time to understand the trades and type of work conducted within different work sites in our lines of business. In general, this is a position where guidelines, structure, and established policies must be followed closely with necessary corrections being made in a constructive, supportive manner.

Responsibilities

Conduct new employee safety orientations and arranging additional training as necessary
Maintain records of training and monitor/plan for future training requirements
Assist with the supervision of Hazard Assessments and Job Safety Analysis (JSA) (Hazard assessment, analysis, and control)
Conduct monthly Health & Safety audits to assess the effectiveness of the Company Safety Program while identifying any areas for improvement
Recommend corrective actions and follow up to ensure resolution of identified issues
Make daily work site inspections to identify unsafe actions and/or conditions
Investigate and provide timely reports of all incidents/accidents (personal injury, property damage, near misses, etc.)
Organize and facilitate regular toolbox talks
Participate in monthly Joint Health & Safety meetings and effective communication of safety information to division managers
Create/update the health and safety manual, policies, and procedures
Create/update Safe work practices and Safe work procedures
Establish preventative maintenance policy and procedure for overdue/defective PPE, tools, equipment, vehicles
Organize emergency preparedness policy and procedure (emergency prevention, preparedness, and response)
Maintain statistics and records to measure OHS performance
Be familiar with applicable legislation, regulations, and standards to maintain compliance.
Review the effectiveness of the health and safety management system and suggestions for continual improvement
Manage/assist in managing employee’s return to work program on site to ensure employee recovery and return to work
Travel may be required
Additional duties as assigned

Technical Requirements

Three to five years of relevant safety experience in an industrial/unionized environment ideally within the Construction Industry
Professional Safety designation (CSS, CSO, NCSO, CRSP) would be considered an asset

Business Requirements

Strong knowledge of legislated requirements in applicable jurisdictions
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs
Travel to and from Brampton and Woodstock

Social Requirements

A detail-oriented focus with strong analytical expertise
Exceptional time management and organizational skills coupled with proven ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Effective communication with all levels of management

As a member of the OSCO Construction Group, PreCon offers a comprehensive compensation package including health and dental coverage, life insurance, RRSP and tax-free savings account options. Additionally, we offer educational scholarships to dependents of employees, health & wellness programming and team celebratory events.

For more information, please visit Booth 24 at the Hire Canada Job Fair & Training Expo on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 between 11AM – 3PM at the Mississauga Convention Centre, to speak directly with this recruiter.

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