HSE Advisor

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Heavy Metal Equipment & Rentals
May 25, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
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$72.2k-$91.4k a year
  • Lethbridge


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12 hour shift
Weekend availability
Rotating shift
Day shift
On call
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We are actively recruiting for an experienced, results-driven Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Advisor, in our Fort McKay  (Fort McMurray) location. If you are an enthusiastic team player, are excited to work in a safety-sensitive, fast-paced environment, then Heavy Metal Equipment & Rentals is the place for you!  We know that great people are the key to the success of our business!

The Job:

The HSE Advisor will be expected to work 12 hours per day; starting at 5:45. The shift rotation is 14 days on, followed by 14 days off. During your rotation you will also be on-call and available, after hours, if the situation arises. Where applicable, time will be flexed to accommodate the after hours work.

An excellent HSE Advisor will manage all safety and environmental compliance within the Mine Site and Maintenance divisions to ensure adherence to Heavy Metal and client process, policy and procedures.  Our HSE Advisors will be motivated, committed and wants to grow with us.

As an HSE Advisor YOU will:

  • Assist site teams and managers in recognizing hazards
  • Assist to control, minimize and/or eliminate hazards
  • Focus on maintaining and improving health, safety, environmental and quality standards
  • Champion OH&S initiatives in the workplace while ensuring legislation is adhered to
  • Support and promote the value of the HSE program
  • Provide consistent and accurate HSE advice to all team members
  • Provide support on HSE issues/problems
  • Participate in investigations
  • Produce and communicate safety alerts to promote learning and prevention
  • Assist in collecting, maintaining and tracking data to identify trends and take proactive initiatives

Included with this position is:

  • Shared accommodations (if not local to Fort McMurray)
  • Shared transportation (from accommodations to site)
  • If not local, flights allowance may be provided

In addition to the base salary, HSE Advisors in the Oil Sands can look forward to:

+ 6.5% of gross earnings for hours worked

+ Commuter Supports ($1,000/month) for individuals commuting to the region

+ Compensation Package Extras: Matching RRSP program, vacation pay, sick time benefits, group benefits (life, critical illness & disability insurance, extended health, dental, vision), allowances (location, boot & tool), bonus structure, accommodations and transportation to and from site

What we need from YOU:

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in OH&S
  • National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) through Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA)
  • Engagement in field operations and observations
  • Excellent knowledge of best practice OH&S procedures
  • Ability to understand and contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively build a strong network of relationships and partnerships
  • Extensive knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Workers Compensation, as well as related Federal, Provincial and Municipal regulations and legislation
  • Experience in Root Cause Analysis
  • Ability to work independently with significant initiative
  • Working knowledge of the mining industry and application of equipment therein
  • Experience developing and leading successful change initiatives
  • Strong influencing and collaboration skills at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to use systems, tools and organizational skills to work independently, organize workload and set priorities appropriately
  • Allow for flexibility to meet constantly changing and challenging deadlines
  • Intermediate computer skills (MS Office, including Excel and Word) are essential

As part of our Hiring Process, YOU will be asked to:

  • Provide a minimum of a Class 5 Driver's License and clean Driver's Abstract
  • Provide a criminal record check
  • Complete drug and alcohol screening with a negative result
  • Complete a fitness evaluation related specifically to your position
  • Provide copies of current certifications (if you do not have any of the training required to be on site, we will provide it for you)

About Us:

Heavy Metal Equipment and Rentals is North America's largest heavy equipment rental company that supplies, repairs and maintains products and rental services to all four earth-moving industry sectors:

  • Mining equipment
  • Construction equipment
  • Pipeline equipment
  • Forestry equipment

We are very excited that we have opportunity and growth in supporting our clientele in their Heavy Equipment needs!

When you join the Heavy Metal Team, you are also joining the Heavy Metal family. People are our most valuable asset and we are committed to ensuring the health, safety and well-being of everyone in the workplace.

Our Commitment to YOU:

  • Competitive wages & benefits
  • Positive team environment
  • Office equipment and supplies necessary to complete your duties
  • A work environment dedicated to your safety

If you want to be part of a workplace that empowers you to achieve and succeed, we encourage you to forward your resume and cover letter by fax to 780-672-8599 or by email indicating HSE Advisor in the subject line.

We thank you for your interest in this position; however only those selected will be contacted for further pre-employment screening and interviews.  Employment is conditional on negative pre-employment drug and alcohol screening result and the ability to meet the physical demands of this position. This posting will remain open until suitable candidates are found.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
We have taken every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our teams by providing: strict protocols/practices to meet legislated, client & company needs, additional PPE and modified the worksites to mitigate the risks for everyone's protection.

Work Location: On the road

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