Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Atlantica is seeking qualified candidates for a HSE Advisor in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia for a six month term position. This role is responsible for the implementation and promotion of our Health, Safety, and Environmental systems at Atlantica’s project sites.

About Us:

Based in Halifax since 1966, Atlantica, a member of the Cahill Group, is one of the largest mechanical and electrical contractors in the Maritimes. Equipped with leading-edge technologies, Atlantica’s highly skilled workforce executes a wide range of mechanical and electrical construction projects from design and fabrication to fire protection and maintenance services throughout a building’s life cycle to provide customized solutions to our clients.

Why should you join Atlantica?

At Atlantica, we value the contributions of our employees’ and offer unique programs to put our people first. By working with Atlantica, you’ll be eligible to receive the following:

Competitive Compensation: we pay competitive salaries to ensure our employees are compensated fairly.

Professional Development: we take pride in offering our employees training and development programs that spark their interest and can advance their careers.


Reporting to the Director of Project Services and working in an exciting and collaborative environment, you will:

• Act as the point of contact for HSE related issues with our clients

• Conduct site visits to perform safety inspections, accompanying client representatives and Project Management Team as necessary.

• Ensure that company safety policies and procedures are implemented through:

o Site inspections o Review and sign off of completed Field Level Risk Assessment

o Review and sign off on completed Safety Observations

o Conducting Safety Observations on fellow employees

o Attending toolbox talks and safety meetings as required

o Conducting routine inspections of work areas

o Supporting with job specific hazard assessments

o Ensuring Project Team and Management participation

• File, log, maintain weekly safety documentation and hold teams accountable (ie: tool box talks, foremen inspections)

• Maintain, track, and hold teams’ accountable for stats related to OHS activities

• Coordinate training for employees

• Provide safety orientations for new hires

• Prepare OHS Manuals and necessary OHS material for job start up

• Prepare and finalize documentation pertaining to HSE Audits

• Prepare safety bulletins, Toolbox talks, relevant topics to be discussed/distributed to work sites

• Assist with workplace inspections and incident investigations as required

• Facilitate incident investigations in consultation with Project Line Management Team and Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

• Travel to job sites as required

Who are we looking for?

Education and Experience:

• Five to ten years of construction safety experience in an industrial, commercial, or institutional environment.

Diploma or Degree in Health and Safety Management from a recognized post-secondary institution or a combination of education and experience will suffice.

• NCSO designation preferred, but not essential.

About you:

• Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including the development and manipulation of Excel spreadsheets

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

Job Details:

• Six month term position

• 37.5 hours per week

• Monday to Friday

The Cahill Group embraces a culture of belonging in the workplace. We believe that a diverse and inclusive culture creates a work environment that is supportive, engaging, challenging, and innovative while enabling our employees to be collaborative, positive, and creative to reach our full potential. The Cahill Group is an equal opportunity organization and welcomes applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know. Atlantica is an equal-opportunity employer. If you feel as though you are the right fit for this position, please apply in confidence. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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