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Calgary Albe Permanent Posted by: McCain Foods Limited Posted: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

At Day & Ross, you'll go far.

From a single truckload of potatoes in the 1950s to a fleet of thousands, Day & Ross has become one of the largest transportation companies in Canada. With more than 8,000 employees, drivers, and owner operators, we're a major player in cross-border and LTL/TL transportation, offering a diverse portfolio of transport and logistics solutions across North America.

For over a decade, we've been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, and we were named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation in 2018 and 2019. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.

About the Role

OH & S Officer
Calgary or Edmonton, AB

How You'll Help

  • Investigate Health and safety concerns/incidents to help terminal/maintenance teams determine the root cause and the corrective actions.
  • Communicate with terminal/maintenance teams and joint health & safety committees concerning internal health and safety audits. Assist in creating action items and follow up to confirm resolutions.
  • Inspect the workplace for potential hazards, identify potential hazards, assess the risks and report potential hazards.
  • Grow the safety culture and drive the Day & Ross Key Elements of Safety Program (KES): key areas include; lockout tag out, slip trip and falls, job hazard analysis, WHMIS, TDG, management involvement and support, employee involvement, Failure analysis and
  • Complete KES audits across multiple terminals.
  • Work with Province of Alberta to maintain COR certification to qualify for Provincial Rebate.
  • Develop safe practices in accordance with legislated regulations.
  • Develop and review safety policies and procedures in accordance with legislated regulations.
  • Provide assistance to managers/supervisors to ensure there is documented training, and all employees are aware of and understand workplace hazards and safety practices.
  • Work to assist the terminal/maintenance teams in providing safety training.
  • Create internal Day & Ross safety training in accordance with legislated regulations.
  • Assist Federal Labor Officers with investigation/inspections and maintain good relations.
  • Enable and assist terminal/maintenance teams to complete the Day & Ross safety orientation of all new employees.
  • Assist terminal/maintenance teams to have agency staff receive safety orientation, and verify and document their training.
  • Use the Day & Ross risk assessment process to evaluate high-risk activities within our terminals.
  • Provide guidance on Dangerous Goods spills within the terminals.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to the Joint Health & Safety Committees.
  • Work with terminal/maintenance teams to establish goals based on incident trends to reduce/eliminate recordable and first aid incidents.
  • Create lessons learned to assist the terminal/maintenance teams communicate the corrective actions identified to reduce/eliminate recordable incidents.
  • Maintain and update emergency response plans and procedures.
  • Work with Procurement Department and Project Lead for on-site renovation/building projects to assist with contractor orientation, and job hazard analysis.
  • Other duties as required.

Your Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of secondary education, with preference of post-secondary education (general stream), or a combination of education and experience.
  • Previous Transportation or operational experience is preferred, various roles within transportation would be beneficial
  • Minimum three (3) years of health and safety experience
  • Communication skills - advanced
  • Computer skills - accuracy, MS products, AS400, web based programs
  • Knowledge related to legal/safe operation of commercial equipment as to local laws and federal compliance standards.
  • Demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Knowledge of Transportation of Dangerous goods Regulations
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective written and communications skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Able to work deadlines in high transactional environment
  • Presentation skills, and working knowledge of adult learning principles
  • Ability to champion business needs in a collaborative manner to colleagues
  • Results focused

Working Environment

  • The OH & S Officer will be required to perform some of their responsibilities on the road (observing drivers for compliance to Provincial and D&R requirements such as log book, speed, inspections etc.)
      • Collisions
      • Road hazards
      • Driving conditions
  • Dock environment includes close proximity to moving vehicles and equipment
  • As some tasks will require the OH & S Officer to work in an office setting, there are possible exposures to ergonomic risks as they pertain to working at a stationary work location.

To apply, visit the Careers page on our website at

Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

Calgary Albe, Canada
McCain Foods Limited
McCain Foods Limited
2020-09-15 9:59:01 PM

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