HSE Advisor - Civil Management

Employment type: Full-time
City: Sherwood Park
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29


At A&B Rail Services sincerity, integrity and quality customer service has been the foundation of our business. Founded in 1965 with just a few employees, A&B has grown to a full service railroad company of over 500 capable, experienced employees who are able to deliver a project of any size anywhere in Canada.

Our core values are quality workmanship, employee and environmental awareness. This enables A&B to become your first choice for new track construction, railway maintenance, rehabilitation and emergency services on main line or secondary track anywhere in Canada.

Specialized track work, Light Rail Transit construction or maintenance, signals and communication we have the experience, qualified people and specialized resources to complete your project in a timely manner.

All applicants are subject to Drug & Alcohol Testing and a Criminal Record Check.

HSE Advisor - Civil Management


Reporting to the Director of HSE & Risk Management, the HSE Advisor- Civil Management is responsible for providing advice and consultation to all personnel of Frontline Civil Management, a subsidiary of A&B Rail Services as well as guidance in compliance with the core program that drives corporate strategy for strong safety performance and continuous improvement. The position is accountable for the coordination and preparation of all HSE documentation that is commonly used by our business units as well as assistance with the creation of strategic initiatives to help with client interface.


Provide advice and consultation to all personnel for programs that drives corporate strategy for strong safety performance and continuous improvement

Investigate processes; support to management for the collection and tracking of all safety related metrics

Timely provision of advice and documentation to facilitate higher level incident investigations; a regular liaison with the HSE specialist/ WCB claims advisor; the support to management to plan, and assist with or deliver HSE education.

Create and execute development plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements

Facilitator for all forms of Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

Coordinate and prepare of all HSE documentation that is commonly used by the business units

Assist with creation of strategic initiatives to help with client interface

Design and create a site or project specific safety plans if required by management

Help with identifying training for employees for accident prevention to maintain safety awareness

Analyze safety conditions and recommend changes to continuously improve operational safety performance

Assist with the maintenance of records as necessary to comply with relevant laws and regulations

Prepare and submit reports to document compliance and incidences

Assist with audits and inspections of operational activates

Review existing safety systems and make recommendation for improvement as required

Proactively identify plans to reduce hazards to reduce the risk to the organization

Provide advice on safety systems, trends, response actions, investigation, and interpretation of health and safety regulations

Assist with various programs and initiatives to build and sustain a safety culture that becomes a “way of life” for employees and contractors

Take an active role in ensuring that all employees understand and comply with company policies and procedures.

Other duties as required.


Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills

Strong computer skills are required with proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Demonstrated customer service focus

Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment

Effective and proven organizational skills to meet multiple deadlines and handle multiple tasks in a high pressure and demanding work environment

Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Demonstrate ability to perform maturely and professionally ensuring complete confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information

Demonstrate the ability to think critically, act logically to evaluate situations, solve problems, and make decisions

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, including potential competitive and conflicting priorities and time pressures;

Sense of urgency and delivery.


A diploma/certificate in Health & Safety/Environment, or equivalent discipline;

General understanding of HSE Management Systems, familiarity with the construction sectors certifying partner’s safety standard(s) is required

Civil/Earthworks HSE field experience;

General Knowledge in the operation of Heavy Equipment

An understanding of mining rules is considered an asset

Please send your resume and a cover letter quoting “HSE Advisor – Civil Management ” in the subject line to:

Sarah Khan – Human Resources Generalist

 We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Energy , Oil and Utilities

Job Function: Skilled Trades and Labour

Website: http://www.abrail.com