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Lehigh Hanson Safety and Health Professional - Delta Cement in Vancouver, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 12398BR

Line Of Business: Regional Administration

Department: Health, Safety and Environment

Primary Location: Vancouver-BC

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

We are looking for a Safety and Health Coordinator to be based in Delta, BC. Reporting to the Director of Health & Safety, the ideal candidate will have a strong WorkSafeBC background in heavy manufacturing, building materials or construction. The person selected will have an opportunity to make an impact on the business every day on the job. If you can lead by example in this very important area of our company, we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll get to do:

  • Implement and support all Safety and Health programs including the Lehigh Hanson Safety/Health Management System

  • Provides ongoing safety and health support and guidance to the Delta Cement plant operational management and employees

  • Continuous interpretation and compliance planning for current and emerging safety regulatory requirements at all levels affecting the assigned facilities including Federal, Provincial, and local

  • Monitor and proactively report facility Safety and Health performance

  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Group guidelines, completion of required training, and monitoring compliance

  • Proactively manage safety and health of employees to continuously improve the company’s safety and health performance

Who we are looking for:

  • Post-Secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant safety experience

  • Holds or is pursuing a CRSP designation

  • Experience and competence in developing and implementing safety programs

  • Strong management, interpersonal, and influencing skills at all levels from senior operations to plant level employees

  • Strong claims management experience

  • Proven coaching and teaching abilities

  • Ability to form, facilitate, and maintain internal and cross functional teams

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

Work Environment:

Role operates primarily at manufacturing location where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, and elevated noise levels.

What we have to offer:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • Pension plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions and RRSP options

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace

Our pre-employment process includes: reference checks, a medical including drug & alcohol testing, and a criminal record and drivers abstract check may be required.