Manager, Health and Safety

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Company: Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.


Our Core Values

Trans Mountain’s core values – Safety, Integrity, Respect and Excellence – guide our every step. Each obstacle we’ve overcome or success we’ve experienced has been the result of a shared commitment to living these values every day. Together, we’re focused on doing the right thing for each other and our communities.


As the Manager, Health and Safety with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a progressive and dynamic group of experts in the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) department.  Reporting to the Director, EHS, this position is accountable and responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating a variety of operational Health and Safety (H&S) programs, with an emphasis on promoting a strong safety culture.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to a team of highly experienced and qualified safety professionals and contractors
  • Responsible for providing strategic advice and direction to management and operational Health & Safety personnel
  • Lead and support Health and Safety Advisors in investigations, lessons learned, safety moments, audits and verifications to ensure complaince with Trans Mountain's Integrated Safety Loss Management System
  • Work closely with the field Health and Safety team to drive alignment and seek opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Initiate interactions with field personnel on a regular basis and develop and coordinate a variety of Health & safety programs, with an emphasis on promoting a strong safety culture
  • Understand, interpret current federal, provincial and state safety standards, regulations and requirements, as well as develop new Health and safety standards to meet emerging regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for emergency response duties, which include incident reporting and ensuring a safe response to an incident 
  • Manage and motivate team members to promote safety, achieve common goals and mentor staff.  Also conduct performance management duties.
  • Manage budget, track costs and create and oversee key safety performance indicator reports to upper management
  • Safety culture leader with regular field visibility and participation at operational activities, safety stand downs, safety meetings and contractor assessments.


Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Ten plus years of experience in a Health and Safety role, with experience in a supervisory capacity
  • University Degree/Diploma in Health and Safety is required, or suitable combination of education or experience may be considered
  • Safety certification required (such as, Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and OHT Designations)
  • Specialized training and experience in emergecy response and incident investigation including root cause anaylsis
  • Experience establishing and monitoring budgets, auditing Health & Safety programs and effectively communicationing internally and externally
  • Excellent knowledge of various federal and provincial OH&S legislation, regulations and industry best practices and standards


We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take.  Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.


A Rewarding Opportunity


We offer:

  • Valuable experience providing opportunity for professional development and career advancement;
  • An opportunity to engage with and learn from some of the most talented and experienced people in the business;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Comprehensive benefits programs including flexible benefits, pension and savings plans
  • A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships;
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference;
  • An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.


We value:

  • The health, safety and wellness of everyone working in our company;
  • Meaningful participation from Indigenous and local communities;
  • The commitment and resilience of our people;
  • Collaboration and achieving success together. 


In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.


In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).


In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences.  The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day.  Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.