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Health and Safety Coordinator

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Support & transversal

Montreal, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  02-05 years
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About SYSTRA Canada


SYSTRA Canada is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures. SYSTRA Canada is an engineering and consulting firm who is dedicated to transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods.


Imagining and implementing the safest, most efficient, and economical tailor-made transport solutions: this is what guides us daily. Thanks to the know-how of our 7500 experts, we are involved in all phases of transport projects: Preliminary and design studies, construction phases, test and commissioning, operation, and maintenance.


Our engineers work with passion to provide people around the world with the opportunity to move freely every day. They are men and women who put all their business expertise and human qualities to work to transform the world through innovative means of transport. Join them and let's invent tomorrow's public transport together.


SYSTRA's ambition is to be the benchmark for transport solutions and an opinion leader in mobility.


Role and responsibilities

  • Prepare project site specific Health & Safety Plan as per contract requirements
  • Perform Health & Safety project site specific risk assessment as per SYSTRA project scope of work
  • Support and monitor compliance with SYSTRA Health & Safety management system, client Health & Safety project specific requirements, as well as applicable Health & Safety laws and regulations
  • Oversee the implementation of SYSTRA Project site specific Health & Safety Plan by SYSTRA and contractors’ personnel
  • Perform site Health & Safety training including site indoctrination of SYSTRA and contractors’ personnel
  • Perform and document Safety Observation Tours (SOT) and site inspections
  • Report in a timely manner any incident occurring on-site as per SYSTRA’s incident reporting and investigation protocol
  • Perform incident investigations, and ensure recommendations and remedial actions are appropriate and implemented as per established timelines
  • Assist in the development and implementation of site emergency response plan
  • Serve as a resource and provide insight on appropriate equipment, facilities, and work practices for protecting workers and the environment
  • Coordinate site Health & Safety committee and meetings
  • Prepare and submit monthly Health & Safety Key Performance Indicators
  • Maintain site Health & Safety logbook for incidents, hazardous situations, near-misses, safety observation tours and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)



Education: Post-secondary studies in Health and Safely or equivalent


Years of experience: Minimum of 3 years of field experience in the railway and/or construction industries


Technical competencies:

  • Solid experience in Health & Safety audit
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial Health & Safety legislation
  • Knowledge of ISO 45001 and COR
  • Good computer skills of various software (Excel, Word, Visio, Teams, SharePoint, …)
  • Fluency in French (spoken, read and written)
  • Fluency in English (spoken, read and written), as the successful candidate will be working with colleagues and clients in Ontario and internationally


Personal & soft skills:   

  • Be a good communicator and have good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work in a team in a multidisciplinary environment


Employment terms and conditions

Contract nature: Permanent

Location: Montreal – Quebec – Canada

Division: 3S Health, Safety & Security

Reports to: 3S Regional Director – North America

Remuneration: Depending on the profile



This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties will apply as required.

In this description, the masculine gender is used for easy reading purposes and includes the feminine.

SYSTRA Canada is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values applications from all and offers employment equity based on the merits and abilities of candidates and personnel.