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Site Health and Safety Advisor - Roquette

Date: May 2, 2019

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 20452 

Job Category: Construction 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Hatch is currently searching for several Health and Safety Advisors for our Roquette Vegetable Processing Facility Project in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. The Health and Safety Advisor reports to the HSE Manager.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide advice, strategies and problem solving to project personnel on all health and safety issues to achieve the goal of ‘no harm’ during the project

• Promote a culture in where health and safety is a value that will never be compromised

• Together with project and construction management, develop and implement the project health and safety policy, safety management plan and standards. Ensure it is aligned with the Hatch safety management system and delivery approach

• Ensure inclusion of health and safety in preparation of Safety management Plan – Project as documented in the Project Execution Plans, definitions of objectives and project kickoff

• Ensure the delivery and rollout of Working Together Safely (WTS), Values Driven Safety (VDS) Visible Felt Leadership (VFL), and Construction Safety Leadership Program (CSLP) on projects

• Provide assistance in all precontract, tender assessment and contract administration for projects in relation to health and safety requirements and expectations

• Review and approve contractor’s safety management plans and safe operating procedures before work commences

• Manage and ensure the compilation of the project Legal Register

• Define local statutory and regulatory requirements and communicate throughout the project

• Compile project specific health and safety set up documentation aligned with the Hatch corporate health and safety folders

• Lead and facilitate the project hazard analysis and risk assessment process across all project disciplines

• Ensure the implementation and support of behavior based health and safety, Working Together Safely (WTS) and the Hatch safety information management system on the project

• Lead and participate in project incident investigations and reporting

• Measure implementation of corrective actions from incident investigations

• Develop, implement and coordinate the process of health and safety reporting on the project

• Develop, implement and coordinate incident reporting, analysis and statistical returns for the project

• Ensure project health and safety indicators and reviews are planned, implemented and reported

• Coordinate and submit project weekly health and safety leading indicator and information reports

• Prepare, implement and review project emergency response plans

• Implement and manage the project audit program for Hatch and all contractors

• Measure compliance with project rules, safety management plans and health and safety procedures

• Perform duties as stipulated in the Safety management Plan – Project as documented in the Project Execution Plans

• Ensure performance, assessment, training and development for project health and safety staff

• Manage the identification of health and safety training needs for personnel, including project staff and contractors

• Implement a project health and safety training program based on needs analysis

• Provide and assist with application of workplace, health and safety systems support and procedures for use by staff

• Ensure appointment of key project health and safety staff and contractors

• Assign health and safety staff to work and contribute to workforce planning initiatives

• Manage project health and safety staff to achieve project targets

• Recruit and induct project health and safety staff

• Provide workers compensation and rehabilitation support, advice and manage the process.

Qualifications and Essential Experience

• 10 to 15 years’ experience in health and safety, with at least ten years on site experience on major construction projects

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• A high level of computer skills

• A high level of organizational skills

• A passion for continual improvement of project health and safety performance

• Ability to lead and motivate on site project teams in health and safety.


• Member of a recognized health and safety professional organization

• Formal health and safety qualifications


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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