Health and Safety Advisor

Suncor - Sarnia, Canada

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  • Build and implement standards and processes that meet regulatory requirements and are aligned to industry standards, to control or eliminate safety risks
  • Act as a point of contact with Ministry of Labour inspectors for occupational injuries or illnesses
  • Provide mentorship to other safety advisors working on site from various contractor organizations
  • Manage monthly safety stewardship reports of leading and lagging indicators, and actions being taken to address issues or trends
  • Review site statistics, trends, and safety performance, with the intent of deriving actionable items
  • Actively participate in the emergency response incident command team and the Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Lead injury/incident investigations to find root cause and identify actions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Support refinery operations, maintenance, and construction activities, including turnarounds and outages
  • Provide guidance, assistance and coordination in the implementation and maintenance of Toolbox talks and Weekly Safety Meetings

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of related work experience in safety, preferable in a refinery environment
  • An in-progress, or completed education and/or designation in industrial and construction safety (e.g. CSO, NCSO or OHS Certificate in Advanced Safety Management)
  • An in-progress, or completed Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) or Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) certification
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Training and experience in investigations, root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • TapRooT or Kepner-Tregoe experience
  • Extensive professional knowledge of personal safety practices, and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, in both construction and industrial regulations
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values

Preference for:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, consultation and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, coaching and team building skills
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace

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

  • You will work out of our Sarnia refinery in Ontario, located at 1900 St. Clair Parkway
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


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

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Feb 10, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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