Construction Safety Officer

Job No: UNI213
Location: Squamish, BC

We are looking for a hardworking, committed individual who is interested in taking on a Health and Safety role on our site in Squamish.

We are looking for someone who has their First Aid Level 2

ABOUT US:

Unitech Construction Management is committed to creating the ideal client experience and providing a fun and inclusive work environment for our employees. We have been in the construction management industry for 33 years and are experiencing extensive growth. We are looking for hardworking, committed individuals who add value to our client projects

COMPENSATION

Unitech offers a generous compensation package: 

  • $25 - $32 per hour depending on experience 
  • Full benefits including Health Spending Account (Visa), LTD and Life Insurance 
  • 100% Tuition Reimbursement through our Skills Development and Training Program 

*This is a full-time role. Unitech fosters growth and career development and provides the opportunity and education for employees to succeed*

 DUTIES:

  • You will be allocated to a site and completing all safety related tasks, including field level hazard assessments and ensuring all workers on site are following proper procedures
  • Providing medical aid to those injured workers on site
  • Oversee any health and safety investigations on site/toolbox talks
  • Potentially participate in the Joint Occupational Health and Safety committee
  • Train new and young workers/trades on current safety practices
  • Other duties if necessary

*As the safety portion of this work is not full time you will be assisting doing “on the tools” work on the construction site including site housekeeping, moving materials, framing and other tasks depending on experience and capabilities*

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Level 2 First Aid
  • Understanding of safety code rules and regulations
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work efficiently with a service-oriented attitude, courtesy, tact, and diplomacy under stressful situations with constant interruption.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to effectively manage time, responsibilities, and priorities.

Assets:

  • Previous first aid experience in the construction industry an asset
  • Certificate in traffic control (Flagging) is an asset
  • A technical understanding of the construction industry preferred

 

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age.

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About Us

We’re passionate about mitigating our clients risk, maximizing our clients value and exceeding our clients expectations More than windows and walls, your project is to be an environment that enhances the lives of people, whether it's where they work, learn, live or play. You need a construction manager that shares your vision and enthusiasm for bringing it to life.

Unitech is passionate about collaborative construction and we incorporate it into every facet of every project each and every day. Our first priority on every project is to understand and adopt our client’s project specific goals and priorities and then factor those goals and priorities into every recommendation we make going forward. We don’t just work with our clients, we are their construction division, delivering their projects in accordance with their goals and in collaboration with their staff. Our systems and procedures were designed to respond to the owner’s project goals and priorities while at the same time minimizing the administrative load on their staff and maintaining complete budget and schedule transparency throughout. These systems and procedures provide the clear, concise information the owner needs to stay fully informed and in control of their project while we manage all the details.

As one of the most progressive construction companies in Western Canada, Unitech is dedicated to partnering with our clients to create high quality environments that put people first. From the outset of a project through to completion, we work as a focused part of our client's team. We ensure you are heard, understood and informed every step of the way. We treat our client's money as if it was our own, only allocating funds to the areas that are critical to achieving our client's goals and priorities. It is the foundation of our corporate values and our entire organization lives and breathes it everyday.