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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ENGINEER - STRUCTURAL/CIVIL
Organization:    Ministry of Labour
Division:    Operations Division
City:    Mississauga, North York, Sudbury
Job Term:    3 Permanent
Job Code:    09PBE - Bargaining-Engineering 09
Salary:    $83,947.00 - $115,752.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    45630
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Be a contributing part of making Ontario's workplaces safe, healthy and productive. Join a dedicated team of multi-disciplinary professionals across the province that set, communicate and enforce occupational health and safety legislation across Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations in workplaces
• conduct inspections, investigations and quality assurance assessments
• provide professional advice to staff and management
• gather evidence and prepare engineering reports
• act as an expert witness in court and as an occupational health and safety expert/advisor in the field
• issue orders, and promote safe working practices and conditions with workplace parties via the Internal Responsibility System (IRS)

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• you must be a registered Professional Engineer licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario within three months of the posting date of this job advertisement
• degree in civil engineering with structural specialization
• valid driver's license and ability to travel within service area
• ability to work after hours/on call

Technical Expertise
• strong background in structural analysis in a variety of systems and equipment used in construction projects such as multi-point scaffold system (MPSS), mobile and Tower cranes elevating work platforms
• experience evaluating the structural integrity of systems/components subjected to static and dynamic loads, construction methods and machinery
• expert knowledge and extensive experience in structural engineering including discipline-related theories, principles and practices including those related to occupational health and safety
• ability to keep up to date on trends and developments in engineering and the health and safety field
• ability to identify hazards and contraventions of legislation, apply concepts of risk reduction using protective measures/devices and provide authoritative, reliable and defensible assessments/advice and recommendations

Communication Skills
• well developed interpersonal skills with experience in consulting, advisory and relationship management skills
• ability to communicate complex technical and professional matters clearly and tactfully in stressful situations

Other General Skills
• ability to plan and manage an often unpredictable workload
• ability to plan and undertake high level, complex engineering inspections and investigations
• ability to interpret and enforce legislation and expert knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations in workplaces
• proficiency in using computer and relative software to produce engineering and other analysis, reports and a variety of materials

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, North York, Toronto Region, Personnel Security Screening Requirement
  • 1 Permanent, 1290 Central Pky W, Mississauga, Central Region, Personnel Security Screening Requirement
  • 1 Permanent, 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region, Personnel Security Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Thursday, October 25, 2012
 
Note:
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, November 16, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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