EHS Specialist

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Date: 19-Jan-2023

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:401919 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Join us as a HSE specialist and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Montreal   

Key accountabilities:

  • Support Site EHS manager for EHS topics
    • Cooperate with the internal resources to achieve EHS objectives.
    • Support the Site EHS Manager to perform EHS Risk Assessment and to define appropriate measures to control risks.
    • Support the EHS Site Manager to prepare, implement and maintain emergency plans.
    • Assist Site EHS Manager to coordinate and control activities with respect of EHS, especially where interfaces are involved with other contractors or operation areas.
    • Provide support and advice to site personnel to prevent injury, damage to plant and equipment, fire, and environmental pollution.
    • Recognize the best practices and the good performance. React to violations to regulations and Alstom Standards.
    • Advise other Site personnel on all aspects of EHS applicable to site activities.
  • Develop Site EHS Management System
    • Support the Site EHS Manager to develop, deploy and maintain the local procedures and tools and make sure they are aligned with Alstom Standards and international standards (ISO 14001 and ISO45001).
    • Support the Site EHS Manager to ensure that Alstom EHS standards and tools (Alstom Zero Deviation Plan (AZDPl.
  • EHS Compliance
    • Assist the Site EHS Manager to ensure compliance of the site activities according to the EHS Plan, guidelines and work instructions.
    • Perform EHS legal compliance checks for specific requirements.
  • Develop EHS culture in the site
    • Inform, instruct and train employees to carry out the work in safe & environment-friendly mode according to the method of statement.
    • Participate in the implementation of the site EHS training programs by providing EHS inductions and ensuring Toolbox meetings are organized.
  • Report, Measure & Review
    • Support the EHS Site Manager to capture, report, record, investigate and analyze accidents/incidents in order to implement corrective and preventive actions. 
    • Support the preparation of monthly EHS reports. Can be in charge of feeding EHS reporting system in line with Group reporting requirements and under control by Site EHS manager.
    • Carry out inspections of work areas and carry out EHS audits and report any discrepancies.
    • Manage CNESST cases and Return to work policy


As our ideal candidate you have:

  • Significant experience (5 years) in EHS function in an industrial environment and / or construction environment in the Country
  • Good knowledge and understanding of ISO14001, ISO45001, OHSAS 18011
  • Good knowledge of EHS regulations applicable in Quebec and Canada
  • Experience in an unionized environment will be considered an asset
  • Experience as trainer (asset)


Competencies & Skills  

  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Communication and influencing skills- Bilingual in English and French
  • Ability to organize, plan and schedule
  • Ability to develop a global view
  • Good computer skills

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





Job Type:​Experienced​