AECOM SH&E Advisor 1 in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146410BR

Position Title SH&E Advisor 1

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Oil + Gas

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Alberta

City Fort McMurray

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Oil + Gas

We offer extensive global experience in upstream, midstream, downstream, marketing and distribution, and alternative energy segments serving the entire lifecycle of oil and gas company assets. Our expertise in providing the full range of mission-critical services is sought after by private-sector and national/state-owned oil and gas companies.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a SH&E Advisor to be based in our Fort McMurray, Alberta location.

This position will report to the EHS Lead and assigned to a defined geographic area of responsibility. The incumbent provides “hands on” and site level EHS technical expertise. Seeks continuous improvement of all EHS processes, maintaining a risk based approach to support a company culture that “all incidents can be prevented”. The incumbent must possess strong problem solving, interpersonal, project management and communication (oral & written) skills.

May include the following responsibilities:

  • Work with the EHS Lead to develop strong EHS professional skills.

  • Assists in the development of EHS strategies and implements corporate initiatives focusing on safety.

  • Act as a resource providing EHS support for line management and personnel within assigned area.

  • Develop/implement EHS procedures for successful project completion.

  • Support, develop and deliver EHS training.

  • Implement and communicate all necessary EHS strategies within assigned area.

  • Conduct routine EHS inspections (formal and non-formal) within assigned area of responsibility.

  • Monitors EHS performance, data/statistical reporting and trends for possible impacts on EHS performance.

  • Audit processes to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and consistency.

  • Work with EHS lead and line management to develop an EHS culture that truly believe in the goal that “all incidents can be prevented”.

  • Influences others through consistent model management: “walks the talk” philosophies, solid business fundamentals and sound ethics.

  • Challenges the way we do business, sees the big picture and keeps an eye on long-term success by turning safety challenges into meaningful direction.

  • Coach and mentor EHS Advisors/Representatives.

  • Attend coordination/client meetings as directed by EHS Lead.

This position will be required to drive a vehicle on behalf of AECOM and therefore will require the candidate to submit a satisfactory driver's abstract for review.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum Formal Education Required: Post-Secondary Diploma/Certificate – Post secondary certification from an accredited college, university or technical institution in Environmental Health and Safety

  • Professional Designation: Required – CSO – Construction Safety Officer

  • Minimum Experience Required: 1-3 years – In an industrial, maintenance and/or construction environment.

  • A valid Class 1 or Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract are requirements of this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Microsoft Office 2010 Proficiency

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.