EHS Specialist

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Date: 17-Mar-2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:408744 

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

Purpose of the job:

This position is mainly on construction site (80%) with an administrative portion (20%). 

You will ensure compliance with EHS rules on the site for both Alstom employees and Alstom contractors for testing & commissioning phases on equipment and trains. You will work closely with the permit offices, the supervisors assigned to the contractors / employees, employees/contractors and the prime contractor.


Here are some examples of the responsibilities and tasks you will be assigned:


Key accountabilities:

  • Inspections and monitoring on site
  • Work permit overview
  • Support employees/contractors on risk assessment 
  • Coaching of supervisors
  • Broadcast EHS Induction for contractors / employees
  • Contractors Management
  • EHS Committee
  • Broadcast monthly toolbox/REX
  • Accident investigation and action follow up
  • Qualification of contractor EHS documentation and monitoring
  • Emergency measures and first aid
  • Has full authority and must stop any operational activity resulting in immediate high risk to People or the Environment.


Performance measurements:  

  • Documented inspections
  • Total recordable
  • Lost time / Fatality / severe accidents
  • Modified work program
  • Health and wellbeing activities  
  • Environment (Energy, water, waste, TOPE, VOC,..)
  • Training hours
  • Contractor readiness
  • Monthly Tool box


Educational Requirements

  • University EHS
  • Health & Safety Qualification recognized by the enforcing authorities in the country of operation (when required)



  • Experience between 2 and 5 years in Environment, Health & Safety
  • Experience on construction site, mandatory
  • Leadership, mandatory
  • Good knowledge of Office (word, outlook etc), mandatory
  • Experience in projects, an asset
  • Experience in railway, an asset
  • Good written English, mandatory
  • Driving license, mandatory
  • Good knowledge and understanding of ISO14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO45001
  • Deep knowledge of local legal requirements, mandatory


Competencies & Skills  

  • Teamwork and leadership
  • People skills
  • Initiative and action driven
  • Communication skills
  • Analytic thinking, rigorous mindset
  • Good computer skills
  • Continuous Improvement tools

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​