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Health and Safety Coordinator



Etobicoke, Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Transforming visions into buildings.

About Buttcon

Buttcon is proud to be a 100% employee-owned COR certified, leading Canadian General Contractor with projects from coast to coast. As a leader in the construction industry, we deliver quality services in ICI and multi-unit residential construction with a focus on off-site construction and sustainability. We utilize innovative technologies that ensure our projects are completed above expectations. As a company, we are committed to working safely and provide exceptional value in our progressive practices and processes. We believe that active listening, the power of a team, building for the long-term, taking action, and sharing success are the keys to a successful future.

We care about the work we do, the people we work with and making a difference through our work. We strive to provide opportunities for growth and development that empower our people. Our values of Safety, Accountability, Honesty and Integrity, Quality, Entrepreneurial Spirit, and being People-focused, are rooted in our culture and are essential in what we do. Our employees contribute to Buttcon’s success because of their knowledge and dedication to their passion.

If you share our passion for construction, we would like you to be part of our team.

Health And Safety Coordinator


Reporting to the Director, Safety, the Health & Safety Coordinator plays a vital role in assisting the Superintendent(s) and project team with all aspects of project health and safety. This position involves coordinating, implementing, and monitoring various health and safety programs, policies, and practices to maintain compliance with regulations, prevents accidents, and create a safe work environment. The coordinator works closely with employees, management, project superintendents, and relevant authorities to promote a culture of safety and minimize risks.



  • Assist with project safety start up by writing plans and hazard assessments.
  • Maintain the project safety board/centres.
  • Conduct safety orientations.
  • Conduct project safety inspections, communicate inspection results, and file reports.
  • Conduct project hazard assessments, communicate hazards, and file reports.
  • Conduct daily hazard assessments with Buttcon personnel.
  • Write and deliver safety talks.
  • Write, review, implement and communicate safe work plans and safe job procedures
  • Inspect first aid kit, fire extinguishers and other life saving devices on the project
  • Collect, review and file subtrade safety documentation.
  • Where required, chair and host (or attend) Joint Health & Safety Committee Meetings (type and distribute meeting minutes).
  • Where required, facilitate Worker Trade Committee Meetings (type and distribute meeting minutes).
  • Provide administrative support to members of the Buttcon safety department (as required).
  • Act as a liaison between workers and management, clients, and visitors on safety related items.
Skills And Attributes

Skills and Attributes

  • Demonstrate teamwork and collaboration
  • Strong time management skills, particularly the ability to prioritize a multitude of tasks
  • Self starter with excellent attitude and initiative
  • Able to effectively communicate with all types of staff, including technical, professional, and upper management.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to respond to problems in a friendly and solution-oriented manner.
Qualification Requirements

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to analyze and develop solutions to complex issues and effectively communicate those solutions to field teams
  • Analytical and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Fluent and proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Effective team player.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize various tasks.
  • There are times where the Health & Safety Coordinator may be asked to work odd shifts or outside of their usual work hours (hours will be taken off in lieu of time as pre-arranged with their immediate supervisor).
  • There may be a requirement to be on-call after hours or weekends; these shifts will be coordinated in advance through the supervisor and other Safety Department personnel.
  • The candidate must be able to clear a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) clearance and applicable security checks that may be required by our client(s).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to assess risks and recommend effective solutions.
  • Proficient in using relevant software for data analysis, reporting, and presentations.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Valid G drivers license with access to a vehicle is an asset
Working Condition and Environment

Working Conditions

  • Primary work location is On-Site.

Here’s What You’ll Love

  • The opportunity to work with a growing company that works on diverse projects while using advanced software technology
  • Career development and training tailored to you
  • A work environment that cares about their employees and is inclusive and welcoming to all
  • Competitive benefit plan

While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. Buttcon Limited is an equal opportunity employer that proudly recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. Accommodations are available on request for applicants with disabilities taking part in the recruitment and selection process. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.