• Title
    HSSE Manager
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    CA-ON-Port Hope
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions Capital Projects Group is hiring a Program HSSE Manager; responsible for occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, worker safety and health, medical services, environmental compliance, environmental remediation, environmental sampling and analysis, and radiological protection for nuclear decommissioning projects within Canada. The position will be responsible for continued development and implementation of Wood HSSE Procedures for decommissioning, maintenance, and construction projects for Canadian nuclear agencies and contractors.


    The Program HSSE Manager will functionally report to the Global HSSE Director of Construction and directly report to the Vice President of Canada Environmental Construction. Additionally, the Program HSSE Manager will work in close partnership with regional HSSE Managers and senior leadership to develop workshare relationships between Wood E&IS engineering and scientist personnel in order to execute projects locally and provide valuable on-the-job experience for future E&C opportunities.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Interpret Wood Global, E&IS Canada HSSE Policies, Provincial Regulations, and Client Procedures and guidance in order to develop project specific HSSE procedures for Canada-based nuclear decommissioning portfolio
    • Participate in technical HSSE and construction work groups to ensure a quality and innovative product is developed
    • Coordinate and act as interface between client HSSE programs and Wood E&IS procedures and technical standards
    • Act as initial point of contact between field-based HSSE teams and Project Management
    • Administer the process for the development of subcontractor HSSE key performance indicators and criteria for coordination between local workshare E&IS offices and regional operations management
    • Execute the functions and authorities of OHSA, Provincial Regulations, International Standards and ISO certifications

    Analyze Hazards and Develop and Implement Controls

    • Actively participate in Activity Hazard Analysis, Method Statement reviews, engineering design studies, training program development, and personal protective equipment selection
    • Support project management in oversight of subcontractor method statement preparation and training & competency determination including the processes used for appraisal of technical adequacy, appropriateness and closure of non-conformance corrective actions

    Confirm HSSE Readiness, HSSE Assurance, Continuous Feedback

    • Incorporate Wood HSSE Blue Book Assurance elements in to project-specific procedures ensure consistency with client requirements and outsourced prequalification entities (e.g. ISNetworld, Browz, etc.)
    • Represent and speak for project HSSE to E&IS concerned parties, client representatives, and stakeholders (e.g. presenting, explaining, selling, defending and negotiating)
    • Facilitate project management use of lessons learned generated from E&IS-wide incidents and near misses and corrective actions generated from monthly subcontractor HSSE reviews
    • Manage incident and near miss investigation program and advertisement and improvement to HEART programs
    • Support E&IS project and client management and S&D in continuous interactions with ultimate customer and participate in routine interface activities

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Degree in environmental health, environmental engineering, industrial hygiene, health physics, or relevant discipline
    • Membership of recognized industry body
    • CIH, ROH, CRSP, CHP, or CSP preferred


    • 10+ years’ experience in a HSSE role within a technical services business
    • Engineered construction, civil works, geotechnical, demolition construction experience; nuclear D&D experience preferred
    • Proven technical engineering discipline experience, preferably in environmental construction
    • Extensive experience in Ontario and working in a large complex organization
    • Proven record of developing, implementing and embedding a safety culture


    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical safety expectations and issues
    • Familiarization with relevant legislation and regulations
    • Knowledge of Management System Standard (e.g.ISO-9001, 14001, 18001)
    • Development and delivery of adult learning systems and competency assurance
    • Proficiency with applicable provincial HSSE laws, global standards and regulatory frameworks
    • Design and implementation of integrated safety management systems on multi-employer worksites


    • Proven record of safety delivery and continuous improvement
    • Established and achieved challenging project HSSE performance targets
    • Demonstrated a commitment to continuous learning and development
    • Demonstrated technical excellence
    • Demonstrated innovative strategies and implemented long term solutions

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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