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Construction Safety Officer

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There is an exciting opportunity for a talented professional to join our team as a Construction Safety Officer. Reporting directly to the Site Superintendent and Corporate Safety Manager, this person will be responsible for on-site First Aid and general CSO responsibilities found on a high-rise, downtown construction site.

VC Management Inc. typically has 5 projects under construction at any given time, and we build a variety of projects including multi-family residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, civic, Step, Passive House, and green buildings – LEED® certified. Being a part of VC Management Inc. means working on a variety of interesting projects, working with a supportive team, and being proud to say “we built that”.

CSO Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a First Aid/CSO role, particularly with large scale projects with multiple sub-trades

  • Experience working on multi-family / mixed-use construction projects

  • Current unrestricted OFA3 certification or qualified (and recognized) equivalent training

  • CSO (Construction Safety Officer) certificate

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English

  • Strong documentation capacity with the ability to meet stringent deadlines

  • Able to perform well in critical high stressful situations

  • Ability to multi-task, supervise and give directions to additional workers when required.

  • Must be proficient with technology

  • Reliable transportation means to/from work (for hours of scheduled site work)

  • Available to work flexible hours in a construction site environment

  • Must be physically fit for work regular work duties and capable to perform physical labour work if necessary

  • Must be able to communicate well, with experience in providing safety concerns and direction to trades for compliance to safety program

Why we think you'll like working here:

  • Open, collaborative and supportive team environment

  • Competitive salary, plus potential bonus & profit sharing

  • 2 weeks of paid vacation which increases with seniority

  • Professional development support

  • We get together often for company-wide social events


About VC Management Inc.

VC Management Inc. is a full-service construction partner. Our goal is to deliver the best building and best service possible for our clients. Our tag line, “for each other, with others in mind” is a philosophy that we truly believe in and we encourage our team to practice every day. Building and maintaining strong relationships is vital to our success.

Roles & Responsibilities

Documentation, Reporting and Risk Management

  • Administer safety compliance with OHS requirements

  • Administer First Aid to site personnel

  • Promote a culture of company health and safety policies and procedures

  • Coordinate with WorkSafe BC regarding site-specific injury management

  • Raising health and safety awareness and reporting on key issues, minimize safety risks

  • Attend, participate and/or facilitate safety meetings

  • Perform daily site inspections

  • Identify hazardous areas

  • Erect and maintain temporary handrails/guard rails

  • Provide new worker orientations

  • Ticket for operating machinery such as bobcat/telehandler would be an asset

  • Promote a safe and healthy work environment for all personnel on-site, monitor safety performance, and oversee the Site HSE Coordinator / Construction Safety Officer.

  • Maintain VC Management Inc.'s professional image and keep a clean and organized job site and site office.

  • Dress in a professional manner to keep VC Management Inc’s professional image. This includes wearing the VCM supplied PPE and apparel and to ensure they are kept in good condition or replaced.

  • Supervise activities of suppliers, subcontractors, and sub-trades.

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