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HSE Officer – Fort McMurray, AB

Position: HSE Officer
Company: LaPrairie Crane
Location: Fort McMurray, AB

The HSE Officer, Fort McMurray, AB. is a full-time position supporting the HSE function for our operations and working directly with our client. This role provides HSE support to Line Management teams to achieve a safe working environment and meet statutory and contractual requirements. Please note at this time, candidates must reside in Fort McMurray as camp and fly-in fly-out arrangements are not applicable to this role.

Responsibilities of the Safety Advisor Include:

  • Provide professional expertise and guidance in all areas of HSE including direction in incident management and investigation.
  • Provide support, advice and direction for Line managers and supervisors
  • Comply with HSE Policy and promote a safe working environment
  • Promote an organizational culture where incidents, hazards and opportunities for improvement are reported, discussed and addressed quickly and efficiently.
  • Accountable for the interpretation of the Provincial and Federal OHS legislation as it applies
  • Assist supervisors in the delivery of Toolbox Safety talks.
  • Mentor employees on HSE issues on sites
  • Liaison with contractors, third parties, HSE and other internal clients with the provision of presentations to increase awareness of HSE matters.
  • Support incident owners to ensure accident and incident investigations are conducted and events reported in a timely manner
  • Support safety meetings by providing relevant information for use during the meeting and actively participating throughout.
  • Carry out and record regular safety checks, remote site visits and safety inspections with documentation completed in a timely manner
  • Primary support in case of HSE issues. Coordinates investigation and performs Root Cause Analysis
  • Maintain a pro-active approach to the wellbeing of all employees, subcontractors and associated client personnel affected by our work.


  • Minimum of 5 years relevant safety experience
  • Experience in the Crane and/or Heavy Haul industries
  • Familiarity with oil sands site operations
  • Experience with the WCB process and claims management
  • Completion of Occupational Health and Safety Certificate or Diploma or current standing as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)
  • Hold a Certified Health and Safety Auditor designation
  • Hold an OSSA BSO Certificate of completion
  • Hold a valid drivers’ licence
  • Hoisting ticket and Class 1 Driver’s licence would be considered an asset
  • Able to work effectively with people of all levels including management, employees, and contractors.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail. Able to manage multiple priorities and adapt to fast changing situations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in an efficient and professional matter.
  • Good self –starter, ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to prioritize projects and meet critical deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft basic suite of programs (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Human Resources Department
Fax: (403) 767-9932

We encourage all who are qualified and interested to apply in confidence, however, only those in consideration will be contacted.