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Safety Management and Personnel Jobs in Canada

SDS – Safety Design Strategies is a growing and progressive company that provides clients with safety personnel, safety training and rescue services that contribute to the success of their construction or industrial projects. Our team of safety professionals all work together to provide outstanding customer service.

Below are positions currently open with our company.



 

Confined Space Rescue Technician - Construction and Industrial

SDS - Safety Design Strategies – Vaughan, ON

Overview

Title: Confined Space Rescue Technician

Reports to: Rescue Team Management

SDS – Safety Design Strategies is a progressive company that provides clients with safety personnel, safety training and confined space rescue services that contribute to the success of their construction or industrial projects. Our team of Safety Managers, Safety Officers and Rescue Technicians all work together to provide outstanding customer service.

SDS is looking for Rescue Technicians who are qualified to perform a variety of confined space rescue procedures. Candidates must be willing to work at a variety of construction and industrial sites in the GTA and surrounding areas. 

Qualifications

Confined Space Rescue Technician, Technical Rope Rescue, Confined Space Entry Training is mandatory.

A valid Standard First Aid / CPR / AED Level C (minimum) and an unrestricted driver’s license are also required. 

Additional Qualifications

  • Have the ability to inspect and perform preventative maintenance on all rescue equipment
  • Proper use of personal protective equipment
  • Emergency response planning
  • Must possess excellent hazard awareness and communication skills
  • Must be able to work within a team environment as well as work without supervision
  • WHMIS 2015 and Working at Heights training will be provided

Hours of work: Regular shift work and weekends. 

Required education: Diploma/Certificate for Confined Space Rescue Technician

Required experience: 2 years Rescue Technician - experience in a construction environment is an asset.

Special Working Conditions: Site to site traveling required. Must be able to work long hours, lift heavy equipment and stand for long periods of time.

To apply for this position or any other position as advertised, please fill out the application below.



 

Health and Safety Administrator

SDS - Safety Design Strategies – Vaughan, ON

Title: Health and Safety Administrator

Reports To: President, Director of Operations

Overview

We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Health and Safety Administrator. A background or experience with construction safety is an asset. The chosen candidate must have excellent communication and up-to-date computer skills. A positive, friendly personality with excellent customer relations skills is a must.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Direct support for President, Director of Operations, Field Safety Personnel, and Training Instructors.
  • Schedule and coordinate safety training programs and classes.
  • Assist managers, site supervisors, and clients with safety documentation and correspondence.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for clients COR certification.
  • Stay current with legislation changes and implement into corporate policies and procedures.
  • Manage staff scheduling and site inspections through client requests.
  • Oversee site inspection reports for multiple clients.
  • Create invoices, sales receipts, and estimates with Quickbooks Online.
  • Data entry for safety courses and site inspections.
  • Coordinate employee schedules and book hotel and travel accommodations accordingly.
  • Update website with training calendars and industry news.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree, diploma, or certificate in occupational health and safety or a related field.
  • Knowledge of OHSA and regulations.
  • Excellent hazard identification, communication, and report writing skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc.), excellent computer and mobile applications.
  • Must be detailed oriented with accurate data entry skills.
  • Must be able to work within a team environment as well as work without supervision, meeting deadlines as required.
  • Must be a self-starter that exhibits a high level of initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Minimum three (3) years related experience (experience working in construction safety environment would be an asset).
  • Strong work ethic; positive, client-focused attitude; superior professionalism; dependability and reliability; demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer service.
  • Excellent time management, organizational and self-planning skills displaying flexibility by adjusting work schedules according to changing priorities, meeting demanding deadlines and producing high quality work.

Work Conditions: hours of work – Monday to Friday 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM at SDS Vaughan office. Some site-to-site travelling throughout the GTA required. Some weekend work may be required.

All qualified candidates are asked to send their cover letter, resume, and salary expectations.

Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this position or any other position as advertised, please fill out the application below.




Safety Inspector / Auditor - Construction

SDS - Safety Design Strategies – Vaughan, ON

Reports to – President

Overview

We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Safety Inspector / Auditor. The chosen candidate must have excellent communication, client relation and computer skills. 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the OHS Act and Regulations
  • Minimum NCSO (CHSO) designation
  • Minimum 5-years experience in this position or similar
  • Excellent safety inspection, hazard awareness, report writing and communication skills
  • Experience with construction safety training - train the trainer
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills
  • Proficient with computer and mobile applications
  • Be able to work within a team environment as well as work without supervision
  • Self-starter that exhibits a high level of initiative and resourcefulness
  • Ability to alter schedule, direction, and/or tasks for the benefit of the project, client or company with a professional and pleasant attitude
  • Must be familiar with down town Toronto and GTA
  • Drivers abstract in good standing required for use of company vehicle

Special Working Conditions: Site to site traveling required. Some in-office training instructor responsibilities are required. Drivers abstract required for use of company vehicle.

To apply for this position or any other position as advertised, please fill out the application below.



Safety Training Instructor

SDS - Safety Design Strategies – Vaughan, ON
Reports to: President

Overview

We are currently seeking resumes from qualified candidates with a background in Construction Safety Training, who are looking for a challenging and rewarding position within our organization as a “Safety Training Instructor.” The chosen candidate must have excellent communication skills, client relation and computer skills with the willingness to manage all training programs; updating the programs based on any new MOL requirements, or updates to the OH&S Regulations.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the OHS Act and Regulations
  • Training experience with:  Working at Heights – Fundamentals of Fall Protection; WHMIS; Aerial Equipment; Confined Space etc. (must maintain valid and up-to-date certification at all times). Certified First Aid/CPR /AED trainer is an asset
  • Minimum 5-years experience in this position or similar
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills
  • Proficient with computer and mobile applications
  • Be able to work within a team environment as well as work without supervision
  • Self-starter that exhibits a high level of initiative and resourcefulness
  • Ability to alter schedule, direction, and/or tasks for the benefit of the project, client or company with a professional and pleasant attitude
  • * SDS will provide train the trainer on the SDS Working at Heights - Fundamentals of Fall Protection program to the successful candidate in order to meet the requirements of the Working at Heights standard.
 

Special Working Conditions: In-office training; travelling to and from on-site training; flexible schedule as times may vary. Drivers abstract required for use of company vehicle.

Other: Salary (plus commission with training courses booked). Excellent opportunity for advancement with the ongoing expansion of the training department.  

To apply for this position or any other position as advertised, please fill out the application below.


Construction Health & Safety Specialist

Locations

Southern Ontario

Overview 

Construction Health & Safety Officer/Supervisor for large construction site; oversee all trades/subcontractors to ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety regulations and legislation; develop, implement and maintain health and safety policies and procedures and all related administrative controls; conduct job hazard analysis for all job tasks and ensure development and implementation of safe work practices and procedures for each; ensure use of required personal protective equipment; ensure implementation of emergency evacuation and rescue plans; elimination of unsafe work practices; develop site specific safety plans and procedures; issue safe work permits; conduct site inspections and complete inspection reports; assess and ensure completion of all required safety training; arrange and/or conduct onsite safety orientations, training and safety talks; conduct accident and incident investigations and report completion; early return to work and modified work plans, W.S.I.B reporting and administer proper procedures.

Qualifications

Minimum - NCSO (CHSO), CRSP, Knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Construction Regulations, five (5) years related work experience.

 To apply for this position or any other position as advertised, please fill out the application below.

Industrial Health & Safety Specialist

Locations

Southern Ontario

Overview 

Industrial Health and Safety Officer for manufacturing and utility facilities; oversee all trades/subcontractors to ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety regulations and legislation; develop, implement and maintain health and safety policies and procedures and all related administrative controls; conduct job hazard analysis for all job tasks and ensure development and implementation of safe work practices and procedures for each; ensure use of required personal protective equipment ; ensure implementation of emergency evacuation and rescue plans; elimination of unsafe work practices; develop site specific safety plans and procedures; issue safe work permits; conduct site inspections and sampling and complete inspection reports; assess and ensure completion of all required safety training; arrange and/or conduct onsite safety training and safety talks; conduct accident and incident investigations and report completion; manage accident reporting, early return to work and modified work plans. W.S.I.B reporting and administer proper procedures. 

Qualifications

Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety act and Industrial Regulations #851

 To apply for this position or any other position as advertised, please fill out the application below.

Junior Health & Safety Officer

We are seeking resumes from qualified candidates with a background in Occupational Health and Safety who are looking for a challenging and rewarding position within our organization. The chosen candidate must have excellent communication, client relation and computer skills with the willingness to learn within the fast paced environments of the construction and industrial industries. 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the OHS Act and Regulations
  • Excellent and professional written and oral communication skills 
  • Excellent safety reporting skills
  • Above average observation skills 
      (to be able to recognize all workplace hazards and refer to OHSA regs)
  • Proficient with computer and mobile applications
  • Be able to work within a team environment as well as work without supervision
  • Be able to multi-task and meet deadlines as required 
  • Be able to take direction and learn from Senior Health and Safety Professionals

 To apply for this position or any other position as advertised, please fill out the application below.

Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructor

SDS - Safety Design Strategies – Vaughan, ON

Reports to – President

Overview 

We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructor. This position is considered a part-time, by demand instructor.

Duties & Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will instruct and conduct text examinations for the following Canadian Red Cross courses:  Standard First Aid & CPR; Emergency First Aid & CPR; and CPR/AED.
  • Must have successfully completed, and kept current, Canadian Red Cross Instructor certification for each specific course instruction. 
  • Should have the ability to understand the delivery of curriculum to meet the learning outcomes of the course, and 2-years instructional experience would be an asset
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills and an engaging personality are required.

To apply for this position or any other position as advertised, please fill out the application below.

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SDS welcomes applications from people with disabilities. When applying, please let us know if you require any accommodations, and we will ensure to meet your specific needs throughout the hiring process.

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Why Choose Safety Design Strategies?

  • Cost Effective
  • Value Added Benefits
  • Flexible Staffing Solutions
  • Qualified, Experienced Safety Professionals
  • Effective Communication
  • Reliable, Accessible & Worry Free
  • 24-7 On Call Rescue Teams
  • Confident, Positive, Safe Environment
  • Professional Training Courses
  • Proven Award Winning Success

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Our Testimonials

  • Safety Design Strategies helped us as a small company, implement company safety policies and programs, along with meeting all due diligence requirements for a large client. I feel as we grow and implement all safety needs for our commercial / residential and industrial projects, SDS will be there for us. — Chart Construction (Owner)
  • On behalf of Kolostat Canada, I would like to thank Safety Design Strategies for all their efforts and support. They were able to assist in completing a very time restraint project and with the pressure of OPG’s 76 safety staff members overseeing all aspects of the work and the M.O.L. office across the street. We were able to complete the project on time and all inspections were graded A+. — Kolostat Canada (Manager of Operations)
  • Safety Design Strategies has provided services for SNC Lavalin in regards to Confined Space & High Angle Rescue for a Power Plant project in Brampton, Ontario. They have been able to supply personnel for 24/7 coverage and at times up to 17 rescue staff a day to meet our clients’ demands. SDS has beenable to meet all of our short/long term requests without any disruptions to production. — SNC-lavalin (Commissioning Advisor/Engineer)
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