Senior Advisor, Health & Safety

Website Capital Power

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Your Opportunity

One Permanent Full Time Position.

Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment, where learning and career growth are encouraged and supported?

At Capital Power Corporation, we are committed to ensuring the well-being and safety of our employees, and we are seeking a Senior Advisor, Health & Safety, who shares this commitment. In this role, you will be accountable for assisting operating units in the application and implementation of our Health, Safety & Environmental Management System. You will ensure compliance with all applicable health and safety legislation, internal policies, and reporting requirements.

You will contribute to our team by:

  • Acting as a subject matter expert to employees, supervisors and managers to interpret, implement and ensure consistent application of internal safety standards and compliance with Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
  • Leading hazard assessments and documenting site-specific procedures to prevent health and safety incidents.
  • Supporting and guiding the implementation of the contractor prequalification and selection process for capital projects and outages.
  • Providing pre-outage and on-site support for all phases of planned and forced outages.
  • Identifying support needs, including programs/procedures, training requirements and outage/project contracted health and safety support.
  • Providing assistance and support with the development of health and safety improvement plans.
    Supporting the on-going development of a proactive zero injury culture at all levels of the organization.
  • Attending and participating in various team meetings, safety meetings, outage planning meetings and kick off meetings.
  • Providing assistance and support to ensure successful implementation of Corporate Program and Planning initiatives.
  • Developing proactive, cost-effective solutions focused on health and safety processes at the operational level.
  • Pro-actively identifying emerging health and safety issues at the operational level and providing support on resolutions.
  • Actively participating in and providing guidance on the hazard assessment and control processes.
  • Reviewing the site emergency response plans and Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Report (HRVA) and making recommendations for updates or improvements.
    Supporting and responding to incidents in the workplace, completing the investigation process, and implementing the corrective/preventative action.
  • Actively participating in the workplace audit and inspection processes and the implementation of corrective actions to resolve issues identified.
  • Participating in the HSE Risk Profile Summary Report Reviews.
  • Providing health and safety advice, coaching expertise, guidance, leadership, and support to all levels of the organization.
  • Serving as the first point of contact and response for employee and contractor health and safety management.

What you will bring to the role:


  • Completed Occupational Health and Safety Degree, Diploma or CRSP (recognized safety designation such as NCSO or CHSC would be considered an asset).

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years Health and Safety field experience – preference to field experience at operational power generational facilities and / or construction & maintenance.
    Comprehensive understanding of Health & Safety policy, programs and Health and Safety Management Systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding of health and safety regulations and legislation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications.
  • The ability to demonstrate the application of risk assessment to company operations and activities.

Working Conditions:

  • Site based position, with moderate travel throughout Canada and the United States required.
  • Extensive travel in Ontario to support all Ontario sites.  Communication through various office technologies (Microsoft Lync/teleconference/online meetings).
  • Potential for infrequent after hour calls as part of incident or emergency notification process.
  • Position may require working extended hours (beyond 40 hours / week) during planned maintenance outages/turnarounds.

Additional Details:

As this is a safety sensitive position, clearance of a pre-employment drug & alcohol test is required.

In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

The successful candidate for this position will undergo an education verification, reference checks and criminal record check.

We believe that creating a culture that supports employee physical, mental, financial, and social wellbeing is critical to our success. That is why we provide flexible and affordable employee benefits, retirement savings, and paid time off programs. We also provide comprehensive onboarding, training, and programs supporting your career development.

Depending on the posting requirements relocation assistance may be available.

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