Health and Safety Specialist
Posted: Aug 21, 2019
Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you genuinely believe that safety is the greatest thing within a company? As a member of Spark Power Corp’s super dynamic Health and Safety team, you’ll help influence and protect our most important resource; our people. Together, we’ll work with every single employee to envelop them into the safety culture that is always growing. All the while, your efforts will maintain Spark Power Corp as the most innovative company in the electrical and renewable energy industry while striving to make us the most diverse organization in the field. Join the team and help build and keep our extraordinarily talented staff safe so they can keep coming back to do what it takes to make them extraordinary in the industry.
We’re seeking an experienced Health and Safety Specialist to join our Corporate Health and Safety team. This position is based in Fremont California for a specific project approximately 6 months. You will have the opportunity to join an amazing, robust, and agile team responsible for influencing change and being part of not only doing what is right but achieving our goal of Only Zero is Acceptable.
As part of the larger people organization, the Health and Safety team acts as the trusted advisors for the safety of Spark Power Corp’s culture by providing an extraordinary experience to both our internal business partners and customers alike. Spark Power Corp has an exciting, inspiring culture. If you are results-driven, a self-starter, a team-player, and ready to be part of a Leading Edge Safety program, join us.
- Knowledge of all applicable OSHA and California Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations and the demonstrated ability to interpret and apply the legislation.
- CSP Designation an asset, or willing to work towards certification.
- Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to deal with multiple and conflicting demands.
- Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to successfully perform independent in-depth analysis.
- Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively with all levels of the organization.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse workgroup.
- Demonstrated ability to work well on your own.
- Working knowledge of several software applications including Microsoft Office Suite and additional software solutions.
You will engage with the functional business leaders in throughout the organization as their health and safety resource partner. You will be responsible for occupational health and safety, injury prevention, and wellness programs, to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, corporate policies and procedures, to reduce related risks and achieve zero accidents/injuries.
This would include assisting in the management of WCB Claims and Return to Work programs. Assisting with the implementation and development of Health and Safety Policies, Safe Work Procedures, Job Hazard Analysis, Safe Operating Procedures, Physical Demands Analysis/Physical Demands Descriptions, obtaining/maintaining COR Certification, and Training Programs.
Our customers are key. You will regularly be attending customer locations where Spark Power Corp employees are working, maintaining contact with customers and meeting and exceeding their health and safety program requirements, conducting site safety audits and inspections on a regular basis.
As the health and safety subject matter expert, you are someone who continually demonstrates creative sourcing strategies and ensures an outstanding employee experience.
You are able to navigate and overcome any health and safety roadblocks for our employee in the process through the effective use of time and resources. Ideally, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the business functions and provide proactive solutions to ensure the health and safety goals and deadlines are met. You’ll build and maintain networks both internally and externally in the organization to identify health and safety needs and improvements.
You’ll be a strong partner to the employees at all levels within the organization. Maintain responsibility for entry, maintenance, and integrity of data using Spark Power Corp’s internal systems. Provide analysis of health and safety stats and activities to business partners on a regular basis. Communicate tactfully, professionally, diplomatically and confidentially at all times, providing detailed updates regularly. Have a strong “can do” attitude with genuine commitment.
Post-Secondary Education preferably majoring in Occupational Health and Safety with a minimum of 4-6 years related health and safety, construction, or electrical work experience.
Spark Power Corporation is committed to fair and equitable recruiting practices in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA). Persons with disabilities are encouraged to come forward at any stage of the recruitment process to request accommodations if needed.