Our client is searching for an Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety, Team Lead who is ready for a challenge! The individual will work as part of a multi-discipline team of industrial hygienists and occupational health & safety professionals, delivering quality IH/OHS services to the company’s clients in a variety of sectors, including (but not limited to) manufacturing, industrial, health care, education, mining, construction, and government (federal, provincial, and municipal). Our ideal candidate will be motivated and client-focused, quality-oriented, and thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide effective leadership, direction, and support for members of the team.
  • Manage team resources, including scheduling and approving timesheets and time off.
  • Deliver effective training (and assist to develop) on industrial hygiene and health and safety related programs and topics.
  • Conduct occupational hygiene, health and & safety compliance/conformance and management systems audits.
  • Coach and mentor junior IH/OHS professionals to enhance, develop, and mobilize the team of professionals and technicians.
  • Plan, assign, coordinate, and supervise work, projects and activities performed by the team.
  • Participate in the full cycle of project management; proposal writing, IH strategy development, supervising field work, analyze results, report writing and review.
  • Coordinate, support and/or conduct qualitative and quantitative worker exposure assessments of chemical, physical, and biological agents in a wide variety of sectors.
  • Help manage the training plans and career development of employees.
  • Work with the business development and operations team to grow the practice in the company.
  • Assist with the development of corporate health & safety from time to time; act as a health and safety resource for others in the company.

Key Requirements

  • A level of education and experience equivalent to a degree in Science or Engineering. Possession of a professional designation such as Registration as a Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a dynamic consulting work environment.
  • Ability to adapt behavior, opinions, tactics and strategies to different situations, individuals, or changing priorities.
  • Advanced technical knowledge of the principals and comprehensive practice of industrial/occupational hygiene.
  • Strong exposure judgment and strategic thinking for IH/OH issues with practical solutions.
  • Proficient in the use of IH related equipment such as sampling pumps, sound level meters, dosimeters, and a variety of direct-reading instruments.
  • Familiarity with hazardous materials/ designated substances surveys, indoor air quality and mould assessments, supervision of asbestos and mould abatement.
  • Knowledge of provincial, territorial, and federal occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Knowledge, experience working in northern environment considered and asset.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience planning a project budget and managing team assignments.
  • Creates a mutually respectful, positive, and high-performing work environment. Ability to build strong team commitment and foster collaboration.
  • Currently holds or is eligible to obtain a “Secret Level II” security clearance.
  • Highly effective communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Travel and occasional periods away from your normal place of work may be required.
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written), French fluency is an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Our client is a publicly traded cleantech company with a portfolio of industry-leading engineering services and proprietary equipment providing sustainable solutions to environmental challenges. Professional services include, site assessment and remediation, water resource management, industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety and geomatics. Our design-build and pre-engineered products provide solutions to industrial and commercial water and wastewater treatment needs.

Established in 1976, headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, our client’s award-winning team of industry experts provide a better environment for business. We offer flexible working hours, career progression and generous benefit package including, health, dental, vision and RRSP contribution.

Our client is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity in the workplace to ensure designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities) are fully represented at all levels of the organization. They provide accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act (AODA). Accommodations due to a disability is available upon request.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring, training, development and promotions are based on ability, skill, knowledge, and experience required to perform the job. All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

To apply for this job email your details to rmalmberg@marlersearchgroup.com