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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Location:Burlington, ON (Canada)
Salary Range:DOE
Employment Type:Full Time

The position of Environmental Health & Safety Manager will assist the Director of EHS with the responsibility of the development, oversight, training, and operational administration of safety policies, procedures, and work practices of the Landmark EHS Management System.


Essential Functions:

  • Support development activities, and the implementation of the EHS Management System
  • Assess the Landmark EHS Management System, reviewing and analyzing the effectiveness of the respective policies and procedures
  • Ensure that safety and health issues are routinely discussed by all levels of management
  • Prepare all reports required by the company or by law
  • Conduct audits to ensure compliance with the Landmark EHS Management System
  • Provide program administration to ensure that a safe, healthy, and secure work environment exists for employees and the public, including persons with disabilities, and that the public is protected from harm in connection with operation of the project
  • Perform safety orientations for employees and subcontractors
  • Foster a safe and secure work environment that has zero tolerance for violence, threats, harassment, and intimidation in the workplace
  • Conduct periodic safety inspections of worksites to identify and correct unsafe conditions and unsafe acts, and document the results
  • Investigate and document all occupational injuries
  • Ensure that hazard assessments are completed for each task, and, as a result of the assessment, crew-members are provided with the necessary equipment and training to safely perform job functions
  • Maintain knowledge of up-to-date industry safety issues, trends, regulatory changes, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise/manage/direct the selection, training, development, appraisal, and work assignments of personnel.
  • General Direction: receive very general guidance with respect to overall objectives; work is usually quite independent of others; operate within division or department policy guidelines using independent judgment in achieving assigned objectives.

Equipment Operation:

  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Understanding of, and ability to, properly operate safety equipment


Landmark Structures is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelorís degree from a four-year college or university in a field related to the essential functions of this position

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience of progressive responsibility in similar positions
  • Experience in the development of a safety program in a construction or related environment
  • Exposure to construction and/or manufacturing production environments from a safety aspect
  • Professional certification and training in an industry affiliated organization Ė Preferred

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job.

  • Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature.

Mental Requirements:

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematic Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Field Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to heights
  • The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock
  • There is machinery, moving equipment (cranes, bulldozers, and other moving equipment) and electrical hand tools at the jobsite
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
Office/Administrative Work Environment:
  • Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation
  • Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office/shop environment with adequate ventilation
  • Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Competencies: To perform the job successfully an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

  • Problem solving and innovation: Works well alone and in groups to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; meets challenges with resourcefulness and generates suggestions for improving work; exhibits sound and accurate judgment
  • Organizational support: Follows all policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time
  • Planning/organizing: Uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans; completes administrative duties to facilitate accounting, payroll, and HR departments; collaborates with Company management on special projects involving construction methods and processes to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of the organization; efficiently delegates, organizes or schedules crew and their tasks
  • Communication: Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings and demonstrates group discussion skills; writes clearly and informatively; reads and interprets written information effectively; presents numerical data effectively
  • Self management: Assess own strengths and weaknesses; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; seeks increased responsibilities and volunteers readily; shares expertise with others; asks for and offers help when needed
  • Attendance/dependability/flexibility: Consistently at work and meetings on time; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; follows managerís directions; keeps commitments and completes tasks on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; deals effectively with frequent delays, unexpected events and changes in/or approaches/methods to best fit the situation
  • Quality/cost management: Meets productivity standards and completes work in timely manner; looks for ways to improve and promote safety and quality; monitors own work to ensure quality, accuracy and thoroughness; conserves organizational resources
  • Personnel management: Directs two to ten crewmembers; supports Company core values, policies, and procedures; provides day to day coaching and positive motivation; provides skills training to foster growth; conducts crewmember evaluations by identifying individual contributions, improvement opportunities, setting goals, and reinforcing Company expectations; proactive in preventing and resolving crewmember issues
  • Leadership: Fosters and upholds Company values, quality, integrity, and ethics; exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; gives appropriate recognition to others; sets and achieves goals; provides regular performance feedback and supports crewmembers efforts to succeed
  • Interpersonal skills/professionalism: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; keeps emotions under control; reacts well under pressure; interacts with managers and peers in a professional manner
  • Teamwork: Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; treats fellow employees with respect; contributes to building a positive team spirit; shows respect and sensitivity for others; includes employees in planning, decision making, and process improvement

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