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Washington Gas Light Co. AltaGas - Advisor, Environment, Health, and Safety - Fort St John, BC in Fort St. John, British Columbia

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Why work at AltaGas?

AltaGas is a North American energy infrastructure company with a focus on owning and operating assets that provide clean and affordable energy to our customers. AltaGas assets include, WGL, SEMCO, ENSTAR, and Petrogas. Our talented team, nearly 3,000 strong, leverages the strength of our assets and expertise along the energy value chain to connect customers with premier energy solutions – from the well sites of upstream producers to the doorsteps of homes and businesses to new markets around the world.

We deliver clean and affordable natural gas to approximately 1.6 million customers’ homes and businesses through regulated natural gas distribution utilities across five jurisdictions in the United States and two regulated natural gas storage utilities in the United States. Learn more about our team, vision and strategy.

How do you fit in?

Reporting to the Team Lead, Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS), this position will require someone who is able to be flexible with scheduling when the unexpected arises. This position will be fast paced and will require a dynamic and organized individual. There will be travel requirements in the Fort Saint John area, as well as a potential for other areas.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Actively communicate with the Regulatory Groups pertaining to Health & Safety

  • Actively participate on the H&S Team and the various local and divisional committees

  • Conduct and Chair H&S monthly Safety meetings and facility inspections

  • Conduct incident and accident investigations

  • Plan and perform Yearly Table-top ERP exercises and assist with updates

  • Work closely with managers, supervisors, and workers to resolve health and safety related concerns

  • Assist with various safety related programs such as WHMIS, training programs, site orientations, exposure control plans

  • Be knowledgeable about Health and Safety regulations in both British Columbia and Alberta.

  • Assist and/or conduct safety meetings and pre-job meetings

  • Travel as required to provide on-site support to various locations

  • Attend various levels of meetings both in and out of town to provide subject matter expertise

  • Perform various audits and inspections to evaluate various health and safety programs and initiatives

  • Assist with Emergency Situation Management to fulfill a role within the company’s Incident Command System

  • Conduct in house training on company programs and policies

  • Assist with project work and new construction

  • Be available during off hours to provide support as required

  • Attend and participate in training for professional development

  • Assist with various levels of Health and Safety System documentation including creations, edits, approvals, and updates

  • Work with various groups to ensure all MOC work is completed including HAZOPS

What you must have:

  • Completion of Grade 12 education or higher

  • Completion of an Occupational Health and Safety certificate or diploma or similar related schooling

  • Professional verbal and written skills to create documents to be distributed to high level management

  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs

  • Clean driver’s abstract and valid driver’s license

  • Experience with Incident and Accident Investigation – (TapRoot preferred)

  • Professional designation such as CRSP, CHSC, or related designation would be an asset

  • 5 years or more in a safety or operations position would be an asset but training would be provided

  • Oil and Gas or heavy industrial experience would be an asset

Where you’ll be working:

AltaGas has a number of operations in the Fort St. John, British Columbia area including Townsend ( Gas Plant, Townsend Truck Terminal (TTT), C-41-F Gas Plant, various LACTs and pipeline right-of-ways (ROW), and the North Pine ( Gas Plant and Rail yard. This role will support the Health and Safety Initiatives at those facilities. With a population of 21,000 and growing, Fort St. John is the largest city in Northeastern BC. Fort St. John is not only the largest city in the Northeast Region of BC; it is also the largest city in British Columbia situated along the world-famous Alaska Highway.

Ready to join our team?

If you’d like to be part of a company that invests in its people, always creates opportunities to help them grow and fosters an environment where everyone feels welcome, AltaGas is the place for you!

To apply, submit your resume in confidence to our Human Resources team by clicking on the "Apply" button.

AltaGas hires personnel on the basis of job-related qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to a person's ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We appreciate your interest in working with us, but only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. At this time, we are not accepting agency referrals or telephone inquiries.

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WGL Holdings, Inc. is a public utility holding company and the parent company of WGL, a diversified energy business that provides natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction and energy services. Our calling as a company is to make energy surprisingly easy - for our employees, for our community and for all our customers. WGL and its affiliates are committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status. sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical or mental disabilities, political affiliation, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.