Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Accountable for site contractor health and safety deliverables and developing a strong safety culture at a singe large construction project.
Responsibilities include primary oversight of and leading effective safety activities such as coaching contractor and project staff on safe work practices, pre-job safety planning (i.
e. co-leading pre-mobilization meetings, job safety analysis and working at heights planning), safety observations, site inspections / audits, data analysis and corrective action plans and contractor orientation.
Responsibilities also include ensuring the construction site is compliant with Federal, Provincial / State, Local EHS laws and regulations, as well as Cargill Construction Safety Guidelines and EHS policies and procedures.
This role is in integral part of the project team and requires strong communication between other project team members and BU EHS Leader.
25% Safety Leadership
Engage at all levels of the organization to lead achieving a strong zero injury safety culture
Accountable to ensure all applicable laws, regulations and Cargill EHS requirements are communicated to project team members and contractors and plans in place to comply
Ensure contractors and project team members are fully indoctrinated to the construction site and safety expectations, including necessary training and education
Identify conditions that have the potential to create harm to people, work, environments or communities.
Provide technical consulting for construction site safety related issues
Serve as a liaison across the Operations, EHS and Build Project teams
25% Project Safety Planning
Review construction methods as part of project team from early project planning through completion of project.
Participate in Constructability Reviews
Co-lead per-mobilization meetings with Build Project Manager
Lead and set expectations on proper safety planning (effective JSAs and Pre-Job Hazard Assessments)
Forecast and pre-plan high risk activities, which include tasks such as lift plans, elevated work, energizing / testing the plant, etc.
Coordinates site safety activity plans with contractors
25% Project Execution
Develop construction site specific health and safety programs, policies and training to eliminate or control risk and ensure compliance
Perform behavior based safety observations of work being completed and provide feedback on safe and at-risk behaviors
Conduct comprehensive on-site safety assessments / inspections and verify effective corrective actions are being completed
Lead safety meetings and participate in contractor toolbox meetings
Coordinate contractor safety recognition programs
25% Project Control
Monitor contractor safety prequalification process and training verification
Monitor contractor and Cargill activity to ensure compliance with Cargill policies and procedures, applicable regulatory requirements and ensure high hazard work permit processes are being followed (SWPP, Hot Work, Confined Space, etc) and use of PJHAs for all construction tasks.
Coordinate hazard, near misses and incidents reporting and investigations and verify corrective actions are completed
Collect and report contractor on leading and lagging safety metrics
Participate in contractor annual / end-of-project review
Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent experience with managing safety on construction projects.
Completion of one of the following the Cargill Construction Safety Specialist training, 30 Hour OSHA Construction Safety training, Canadian National Construction Safety Officer or equivalent training / certification
3-5 years health & safety experience including construction. Previous experience in facing and managing the many challenges on construction projects.
Demonstrated high levels of organization, written and verbal communication, and documentation skills.
Ability to read design prints
Project and / or equipment start-up experience
Motivation and ability to execute projects / tasks in a timely manner, Strong prioritization and time management skills
Strong influencing skills, ability to work across the organization and with multiple functions
At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.
As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.
Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.
Safety / Environmental Health