Occupational Health and Safety Summer Student

January 12 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Health, Security, Disability,
Winnipeg, MB • Full time

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting opportunity for a 4-month Occupational Health and Safety Assistant / Summer Student role at our manufacturing hub in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees by providing excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting opportunity for a 4-month Occupational Health and Safety Assistant / Summer Student role at our manufacturing hub in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The ideal start date for this Summer Student position would be around mid March 2024, though this is tentative and subject to change.

Working closely with and reporting to the Health and Safety Manager, the Occupational Health and Safety Assistant / Summer Student will play a key role in overseeing Magellan Aerospace's Health and Safety culture and programs.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation and revision of safety and health policies, safe work procedures, and job hazard analysis.
  • Assist in safety orientation training for new hires.
  • Assist in monitoring and updating portals, folders, documents, and work instructions.
  • Assist in workplace investigations, recording incidents, and record keeping.
  • Assist in risk assessments and site inspections, PPE assessments, and identifying potential hazards.
  • Participate in the design, development and delivery of H&S policies and programs.
  • Perform workplace inspections and complete checklists.
  • Maintain SDS (Safety Data Sheets).

The ideal candidate for this role is an individual who demonstrates:

  • High Computer Literacy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office emails, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork ethic
  • Time and priority management, working with a sense of urgency to meet or exceed deadlines
  • Adaptability and flexibility in changing tasks priority or projects
  • Creative and innovative thinking and problem-solving
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Reporting and monitoring capabilities with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Accountability and dependability
  • Adherence to policies, practices, and procedures

Position Requirements / Qualifications

  • Occupational Health & Safety Certificate, Diploma, or is enrolled as a student within the Occupational Health & Safety program; OR
  • Post-secondary education relating to Business or Business Administration with experience Occupational Health & Safety
  • First Aid, CPR certification would be an asset


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document. Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief.

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