Rail Safety Manager

March 8 2023
Industries Goods transportation, Warehousing
Categories Health, Security, Disability,
Mississauga, ON | Toronto, ON • Full time

Job ID: 16844

Position Summary

Reporting to the HSE Regional Manager, the Rail Safety Manager works to support the overall HSE management system in an effort to enhance and improve HSE management system processes.

Competitive Salary Offered

Benefits, Vacation, RRSP Matching and room for advancement provided

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist developing of HSE processes, systems, procedures, and other documented info.
  • Assists in the development and review of safe work practices and safety procedures
  • Identifies gaps and opportunities to improve safety and environmental performance and makes recommendations based on findings
  • Conducts regular inspections and audits
  • Assists in determining corrective and preventative actions, and manages/tracks the completion of effective implementations thereafterConduct studies and implement programs to measure HSE processes (KPIs)
  • Writes and disseminates safety communications
  • Audits and coordinates purchasing of safety supplies/PPE
  • Tracking of HSE KPIs and metrics calculations
  • Monitors local regulations and client requirements and standards along with company policies and standards to ensure compliance
  • Assists and/or leads internal / external audit programs
  • Collaborate with the operation team and training Dept. to ensure that all staffs trained and has the necessary qualifications to conduct their work
  • Take the lead on any safety incident investigations
  • Manage Work-related Injury claims and develop Return to Work plans
  • Ensure all the HSE needs and expectations of the interested parties are met
  • Ensure the completion and accuracy of the risk assessments for projects
  • Oversight and monitor PNR subcontractor HSE performance
  • Manage regular emergency drills/exercises.
  • Ensure Changes that have potential to impact HSE management system is properly managed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Hold a degree in Health & Safety, industrial Safety/ engineering, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Five (5) years HSE experience in Railway/Construction Industry
  • Experience in implementation and maintenance of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems such as COR and ISO 45001
  • Extensive knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and associated regulations and standards,
  • Well-developed communication (oral, written and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • Valid Full G Driver’s License
  • Have ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 / ISO 45001 certificate(s) considered an asset
  • Have CRSP certificate considerate asset.
  • Familiar with Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR) is an asset
  • Proficient in MS office

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Flexibility for travel; visits various locations
  • Flexibility in scheduling to meet operational demands
  • Works both indoors and outdoors, exposure to all weather conditions
  • Standing, sitting, walking, speaking
  • Use of Computer/keyboard
  • Working in a safety-sensitive culture

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with PNR RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.

PNR RailWorks Inc. is committed to fostering an equitable, accessible, and inclusive workplace. As such, PNR RailWorks Inc. will ensure reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process, including the interview. If selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be confidentially made to a member of the recruitment team who will arrange in advance for reasonable and appropriate accommodation for fair and equitable assessment throughout the process.

All successful applicants must be in compliance with PNR RailWorks Inc. Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy, which will be provided prior to hire.

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