Health and Safety Coordinator

Guelph, ON

Where innovation, technology and integrity come together.

Our purpose at Kiwi Newton Group is to excel in delivering; economical, high quality, low carbon, low energy and low maintenance building systems and structures in the ICI building industry.  We strive to make and improve better products and develop our people to work together with various skills. We believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. We continue to expand and have an exciting opportunity for a Health and Safety Coordinator.


  • Enhance and promote a strong health and safety culture

  • Assist in planning, organizing and implementing programs and procedures designed to promote compliance with local Government Regulation, Industry Standards, and Corporate Policies and Procedures.

  • Assist with the development of construction safety plans

  • Provide guidance and show leadership with all divisions, particularly when working with the JHSC

  • Participate in JHSC meetings as required

  • Assist in administering/implementing all established health and safety policies/regulations and safe work practices in accordance with company policy

  • Maintain a visual presence on site and throughout the metal shop and precast plant assisting and identifying workplace hazards

  • Create and distribute health and the safety bulletins and other forms of communication on a regular basis

  • Conduct regular site inspections and develop reports to summarize at risk items and corrective actions

  • Verify corrective actions have been completed

  • Perform audits and provide analysis on our current legislative programs and Project Safety Plans for the purpose of continuous improvement and compliance

  • Assist in developing expert health and safety training to support our programs

  • Provide support for incident investigations, including identifying investigation requirements and leading high-risk investigations

  • Assist in analyzing trends in loss experience and loss causation and initiate processes to address performance issues related to maintaining safe and healthy worksites

  • Other duties as required and/or assigned

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Formal education in Occupational Health and Safety and/or Risk Management

  • Formal safety designation, minimum of CSO or NCSO

  • 3 - 5 years experience with construction/project safety experience

  • Possess a strong knowledge of the Ontario construction act and regulations

  • Experience with the COR program and compliance considered an asset

  • JHSC certification considered an asset

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Knowledge of Procore Management Software considered an asset

  • Standard First Aid and AED certification

  • Strong organizational, coaching, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated team player with a strong commitment to improving health and safety performance

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to sites and projects

  • Valid drivers license required

Are you a highly motivated professional ready to join our diverse team? If so, reply in confidence, telling us why and provide your availability.

Kiwi Newton Group encourages people to enjoy work and working with others, to be creative and effective in teams, to be reliable for other team members and to develop efficient work habits to serve customers well and deliver best value excellent buildings and structures.

Kiwi Newton Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants who consider themselves qualified.

Please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.

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