Health and Safety Coordinator

Construction demathieu & bard (CDB) inc.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Health & Safety Manager, the H&S Coordinator is responsible for the application of the site-specific H&S Plan and monitoring operational performance to ensure client and regulatory compliance objectives are successfully achieved. As one of the primary contacts for employees and supervisors, the H&S Coordinator, will provide resources and information to the project including, but not limited to; hazard analysis and risk management, industrial hygiene, compliance auditing, emergency response, inspection, incident investigation, first aid, training, document control, data collection and any other duties assigned.

This is a contract position for the duration of the project (anticipated completion date of September, 2028) for Construction Demathieu & Bard’s joint venture (referred to as Leaside Valley Builders) with EBC on the Don Valley Crossings project.

Work Conditions
The work must be performed in person at various project sites located within the East York region of Toronto for the completion of two multi-span bridges, slope stabilization, underpass rehabilitation and all other associated works (temporary roads, bridges, traffic control, etc.) You may also need to periodically visit to CDB’s head office in Peterborough for events and training.


Overseeing safety orientation, job site inspections, onsite first aid assessment/treatment and accident/injury reports

Monitoring employees and subcontractors on site to ensure compliance to safety procedures and escalate issues to resolution

Proactively identifying and preventing hazardous situations and take necessary measures for correction

Reviewing of Subcontractors’ Pre-Construction safety submittals

Reviewing and filing Constructor and Subcontractors’ weekly safety submittals

Organizing and conducting training programs as required including but not limited to: WHMIS, Fall Protection, Personal Protection Equipment, CPR/First Aid

Effectively compiling weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual project health and safety statistics

Creating, maintaining, and educating all site staff on a ‘safety first’ culture

Promoting a safe work environment for co-workers and clients through a personal commitment to work safe

Understanding, embracing, and integrating HSE values into everyday duties and responsibilities

Conducting weekly inspections of project work and areas and facilities

Accompanying the client and their representatives on twice weekly site inspection

Delivering quarterly Safety Stand-down meeting information to constructor and subcontractor personnel

Performing any other related duties as assigned by the H&S Manager

Education/ certifications

National Construction Safety Officer certificate is required

A Construction Safety Coordinator Gold Seal certification or CSRP Designation would be considered an asset

Experience ISO 45001 – Health and Safety or certificate of Recognition (COR) programs would be considered an asset

Experience and Technical Knowledge

Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the civil construction sector or other heavy industrial environment

Experience in incident investigation and causal analysis

Experience in delivering employee training using multiple delivery methods and media

Can delegate and influence others to follow safety rules and regulations

Knowledge of the principles and practices of occupational safety and health including industrial hygiene and environmental protection programs; as well as proven ability to implement these practices and programs

Knowledge of and proven ability to interpret and effectively communicate technical documents such as Job Safety Analysis to workers, visitors, and any other appropriate personnel

Understand of OSHA general industry and/or construction standards, EPA regulations and related state statutes/regulations or local ordinances

Core Competencies

Excellent communication skills


Ability to establish relationship and work within a team

Job Related Competencies

Interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy

Ability to Identify and appropriately complete tasks

Ability to effectively communicate HSE requirements and values to all levels of employees and client representatives

Ability to act with discretion, and maintain and manage confidential information

Thoroughness and rigor

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work

Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communication to individuals and groups of various sizes who possess a wide range of language skills

Ability to interact effectively with individuals in a wide range of situations, circumstances, and settings as well as the ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce to achieve HSE objectives

Ability to act appropriately in emergency situations

Computer Skills

•       Excellent command of Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook applications

Notice regarding the use of AI

As per Part III.1 of the ESA, 2000, section 8.4(1), CDB does not use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to screen, assess or select applicants.