The successful candidate for the Intern Field Safety Officer will work directly under the Field Safety Officer/Owners representative on the Fortis IGU project from April 2021, to October 2021. This project requires the candidate to work out of 2 different locations during any given work week. The 2 locations include: Cranbrook and Fording (Sparwood and surrounding areas). The work is estimated to be 50 hours per week, with 10-hour days but is still to be determined.

The Intern Field Safety Officer job has 2 components: Field work and Office work.

Field work consists of site inspections of multiple work sites across the 2 different locations, ensuring the contractor(s) are compliant with WorkSafe BC regulations and reporting any deficiencies to the Fortis Safety Lead and Contractor Leads. During the field inspections, the Intern Field Safety Officer will learn WorkSafe BC and site-specific rules and regulations. They will become familiar with different kinds of permits as well as general safety documents such as: tailgate meetings, Job Hazard Analysis’ (JHA), Safe Work Procedures (SWP), and Field Level Hazard Assessment’s (FLHA). The Field Safety Officer will learn to keep detailed notes and organizational skills in order to transfer their findings to the Weekly Field Safety Assessment (FSA). The Intern Field Safety Officer will learn how, when, and why to intervene on any unsafe work, as well as report this following the proper chain of command.

The successful candidate must be comfortable working in all weather conditions, interacting with people, possible wildlife interactions and working around heavy equipment.

Office work will consist of transferring field data onto the FSA template to create and submit the weekly FSA. Computer skills will be considered an asset as Microsoft Word and Excel are used on a daily basis. The Intern Field Safety Officer would assist in any Email correspondence with the Fortis Safety Lead and compile reports such as: The Weekly FSA, Fire Danger Ratings, and Road reports.

The successful candidate will receive a Living Out Allowance daily (when working away from home) and have their accommodations provided through ProActive Safety. The Successful Candidate will receive pay based upon experience and will be determined via offer letter to the successful candidate. A class 5 drivers licence, OFA level 1, and WHMIS certificates are all mandatory to be considered for the Intern Field Safety Officer position. Transportation to and from the various work sites will be provided. Cranbrook B.C. will be used as the deployment hub unless otherwise agreed upon. Previous experience in a Safety role preferred but not required. Preference for the Intern Field Safety Officer will be given to a Ktunaxa Nation Member. The successful candidate for the Intern Field Safety Officer will be selected by ProActive Safety.

Please submit resumes to:

Any questions regarding this posting can be submitted to the above email address or by calling ProActive Safety at: (250) 581-6955.

Posting closed February 28th, 2021.