Safety Coordinator - Building Construction

Ledcor Group of Companies   •  

Ottawa, ON

5 - 7 years

Posted 243 days ago

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Job Summary

You are an accomplished Safety Coordinator with 6+ years' experience on ICI commercial construction and/or mid to high rise residential construction projects. You excel in partnering with front line supervisors and operations staff to meet and exceed Ledcor's safety standards on project sites. You are looking to diversify your experience with a company that has a strong safety culture that goes above and beyond regulatory standards to be an industry leader. You can expect to work on challenging projects with diverse and collaborative teams to meet and exceed Ledcor's safety standards.

Join Ledcor's Building team in Ottawa, ON.


  • Implements and maintains Ledcor systems and procedures including: maintaining inventory of hazardous products, first aid and personal protective equipment on site; and maintaining, filing project records
  • Ensures all sub-contractor documentation is on site and follow-up on missing documents
  • Books, organizes and conducts safety training, prepares materials, and conducts Ledcor site specific health and safety orientations for new site employees and sub-contractors
  • Supports the project team in applying defined criteria to review sub-contractors' safety programs and provide ongoing assistance to site team and sub-contractors
  • Attends Foreman's meetings and Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) meetings
  • Provides assistance and acts as a resource to project site and management personnel
  • Maintains all site health and safety documentation including sub-contractor documentation, health and safety inspections, audits, daily hazard assessments, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), toolbox talks, job hazard analysis, engineer drawings and safe work procedures
  • Identifies corrective action to be taken when unsafe acts are identified during an inspection process; assists in resolving any issues of non-compliance; and provides education to supervisors, sub-contractors, and project site personnel in matters of health and safety
  • Maintains a working knowledge of, and provides consultative advice to project site personnel on, the interpretation of the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) act and regulations, (MOL, MOE, TSSA, WHMIS regulations) as they relate to both public and work-site safety
  • Maintains positive and professional working relationships while interfacing and communicating with regulatory authorities, all levels of management, clients, consultants, contacts and visitors to promote safety
  • Assists with COR audit on the project
  • Administers first aid services to all personnel on the work-site as necessary
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director, Construction


  • 6+ years of health & safety experience on ICI construction, commercial and/or mid to high rise residential construction project experience is required
  • Must have NCSO or equivalent designation, and/or post-secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S)
  • Proven experienceapplying OH&S act and regulations, workplace hazard identification / elimination and health promotion activities on the project
  • Standard first aid is required, advanced first aid is strongly preferred
  • Strong attention to detail, communication and writing skills; confident interacting with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form
  • Ability to identify problems/issues, generate solutions, dissolve conflict, and make sound decisions using standard procedures
  • Proven skills in probing and listening carefully and presenting information clearly in an appropriate style
  • Demonstrated willingness to contribute actively in team activities, sharingexperiences and ideas. Team work is essential in this role
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all personnel and Ledcor business matters
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must have and maintain a valid provincial driver's license
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements

Work Conditions

  • Site based position
  • Working outdoors and indoors depending on project requirements is required

Ledcor Building offers full-service construction for commercial, residential, institutional, and light industrial projects, along with expertise in green building. Our depth of knowledge and expertise come from building hundreds of projects - of all sizes - across North America each year.

Job ID: 15829