AECOM EHS Trainer & Advisor in Kincardine, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Kincardine

Job Summary

AECOM is a supplier of comprehensive contractor services to the nuclear power industry. Our expertise encompasses discrete or bundled services of program management, planning, licensing/permitting, QA/QC, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, maintenance, outage management, and decommissioning. Having 60+ continuous years of nuclear experience, we have executed projects spanning new generation and facility expansions, heavy component replacement (in our SGT JV with Areva), modifications for beyond-design-basis regulation and guidelines, operating plant services, and, in emergencies, the restoration of operations. Our client base covers the industry ‒ regulated/unregulated power generators, NSSS suppliers, including SMRs, and developers of uranium enrichment facilities.

AECOM is seeking a EHS Trainer & Advisor to be based in our Kincardine, ON location. An ideal candidate must be local or willing to relocate to the area.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.


The Shoreline Power Group is a Joint Venture of Aecon, AECOM and SNC-Lavalin. Shoreline Power Group will be completing the Fuel Channel and Feeder Replacement (FCFR) project. The joint venture has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to execute the Unit 6 FCFR at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station in Kincardine, Ontario.

This project is part of Bruce Power’s Life Extension Program, which will allow Bruce Power’s CANDU units to continue to operate safely through to 2064, the project is the centerpiece of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) program to replace the main components of the reactor. Unit 6 is the first of six reactors being replaced by Bruce Power through the MCR program.

The scope of work includes the removal and replacement of calandria tubes, pressure tubes, and feeders for Unit 6, as well as construction management and trade labour. Work is scheduled to commence in June 2020, with expected completion in the third quarter of 2022.


The EHS Trainer & Advisor reports to the Director EHS and is responsible for supporting the development, delivery, evaluation and on-going management of the training programs common to Bruce Power projects. The individual works with project teams to identify training needs, plan, coordinate and deliver the established core training programs as required by the EHS Management System, onboarding and training department, project, client and legislative requirements. The individual will also act as an EHS advisor in supporting the deployment, implementation and monitoring of the EHS & Human Performance program on Bruce Power Projects.


  • Responsible for training project employees on a variety of Environmental Health and Safety related programs such as, Work at Heights, Hoisting and Rigging, Confined Space Entry, First Aid, Elevating Work Platform, Forklift Operation, etc. This training will include all relevant tracking and documentation required for each program.

  • Interface with construction to address training requirements and use a systematic approach (e.g. ADDIE) to analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate the training.

  • Provide timely feedback to management and supervisors in regard to employee competency as it relates to the training programs provided.

  • Participate in training team meetings and training-related projects.

  • Promote a nuclear safety culture that supports continuous improvement in the EHS management system through active communication, participation and development of skills.

  • Support project specific conventional safety and environmental management plans and procedures including; inspections, audits, observation and coaching, Worker Trades Committee and JHSC

  • Ensure accidents/incidents are recognized and investigated in a timely/valued manner by providing leadership and direction in all facets of training, reporting, investigation and analysis.

  • Track and report safety-related statistics, manage Return to Work, Modified duties cases at the field level.

  • Support Human Performance program activities and act as an advocate for Human Performance

  • Assist in development of JSA, High Hazard planning, Critical Lift plans and other plans as required and audit same in the field.

  • Ensure workplace hazards are identified and effective mitigation strategies are developed and implemented.

  • Liaise with Government agencies and client representatives.

  • Technical resource for jurisdictional Occupational Health & Safety Acts, Regulations and applicable standards.

Conditions of Employment for this position are:

  1. Qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, a position must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check, which may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check, an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

Minimum Requirements

  • A working knowledge of Provincial OHS Legislation including construction and industrial regulations

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Health and Safety and training/facilitating within the construction industry

  • Minimum 5 years in implementing and monitoring construction health and safety programs

  • Relevant Post-Secondary education or equivalent experience in the Health and Safety field

  • A team player that accepts and can manage change regularly

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage change

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office to develop, adjust and manage training programs and develop reports or presentations as required.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, inspire and positively influence behaviour

  • Demonstrated experience using adult education practices and principles (e.g. ADDIE, adult learning theory).

  • Experience in the Nuclear industry and with Human Performance programs considered an asset.

  • Train the Trainer Qualifications in programs such as Work at Heights, Confined Space Entry. WHMIS, First Aid, etc.

  • A designation such as NCSO would be considered an asset.


  • Customers, suppliers, JV Partners

  • Project Managers, project personnel

  • Trades personnel


  • Various work locations in both field and office

  • Walk on tough terrain surfaces

  • Climbing ladders, ramps or slopes

  • Ability to drive in all weather conditions

  • Travel as necessary

  • Load / unload equipment and materials as required by the training programs or field support

Preferred Qualifications

  • Due to the nature of work conducted by AECOM, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment.

  • Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information. Those with a valid Bruce Power security clearance are strongly preferred.


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 203169BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.