HSE Coordinator

HSE Coordinator

SunGrid Solutions Inc. is one of the world’s leading Battery Energy Storage & Renewable Power Solutions provider. The excellence we bring to our work has made SunGrid globally recognized as a premier value adding EPC firm. We are currently seeking a Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Coordinator to join our Cambridge, Ontario based team.  This position will be responsible to provide HSE oversight and administration support to both office and field personnel and some travel to project locations will be required.


  • Develop, monitor, and support all aspects of SunGrid’s Health Safety and Management System (HSMS) to ensure compliance with applicable provincial and other regulatory requirements.  This may include the following:
    • Lock-out/Tag-out, Industrial Hygiene Monitoring, PPE, Hazard Analysis and Communication, Emergency Action Planning, Hot Work, Confined Entry, Respiratory Protection, and all HSE matters related to projects or field activities
  • Champion the implementation and maintenance of Health, Safety, Environment programs to meet Ontario Certificate of Recognition (COR), as well as mandated customer / project requirements.
  • Acts as the first point-of-contact for health, safety and environmental inquiries and incident reports.
  • Provides guidance to team members on health, safety, and environmental matters, and escalates inquiries, where appropriate
  • Coordinates health, safety and environmental activities including but not limited to attending JHSC committee meetings
  • Develop emergency response procedures and business continuity planning activities
  • Research environmental, health and safety matters; provide findings and recommendations.
  • Maintains and assists with the creation of environmental, health and safety documentation including but not limited to plans, processes, forms, logbooks, and procedures.
  • Support construction activity teams (Projects and O&M) by creating, distributing, verifying, and maintaining documentation such as work instructions, checklists, training materials
  • Assists in the identification and analysis of trends. Communicates observations and provides suggestions for incident reduction measures
  • Support various aspects of new initiatives rolled out within SunGrid’s HSMS to meet company objectives.
  • Develop specialized project safety plans, policies, job safety analysis, safe work practices, conduct hazard / risk assessments, incident investigation as required.
  • Provide support and ensure all employees and contractors comply with established HSE policies and programs.
  • Travel to the various customer/project sites for project meetings, audits, and incident management as required.
  • Liaise with Canada and USA’s HSE Teams and provide support on ongoing company initiatives.
  • Ability to learn and work in a constantly changing work environment
  • Conduct risk assessments and consequently ensure that preventive/corrective measures are implemented and enforced by local management.
  • Assist with the development and preparation of safety communications (e.g., bulletins, safety advisory memo)
  • Coordinate and conduct all HSE training where applicable, including the development of training materials as required
  • Conduct and maintain documentation for HSE Audits, as well as participate in all HSE Audits conducted by internal and external auditors. (i.e., corporate, client/customer, and government agencies)
  • Maintain, update, and develop Job Hazard Analysis (JHA/JSA)
  • Lead and participate in Incident Investigation / Root Cause Analysis including reporting and management of all documents
  • Attend all HSE meetings as stipulated and scheduled with clients / customers, contractors, vendors, and site crews as applicable
  • Maintain positive and proactive relations with all company and contract personnel, clients, and regulatory agencies

Qualification, Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a safety advisor/coordinator with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Driver’s License, mandatory.
  • A professional designation such as (NCSO, CRST, CRSP or CHSC) would be an asset.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat are essential.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to influence stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the OH&S Act, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Experience in implementing Ontario Certificate of Recognition (COR) program requirements would be an asset
  • Knowledge and understanding of WSIB legislation would be an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to train, coach, evaluate, and improve others
  • Degree, diploma or certificate program from a post-secondary and accredited institution in environment, health, and safety would be an asset
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate options, solutions, and exercise judgment in making sound decisions.
  • Experience in incident investigations, root cause analysis, workplace inspections, hazard analysis, risk assessment, safe work and best preventative practices or job safety analysis development.
  • Self-driven, discrete, diligent with great attention to detail
  • Be a change agent leading by example.
  • Proactively identifies improvement needs and propose solutions for better outcomes.
  • Flexible and adaptable by being continuously change ready and adjusting approach and demeanor to match the shifting demands of different situations.
  • Accountable, transparent, and acts with integrity.
  • Ability to work independently but provides strong support to the team as and when requested

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