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Safety Officer

Edmonton, AB, Canada
March 11, 2020

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National Construction Safety Officer NCSO Safety Advisor/Safety Coordinator/Lead with 12 years experience in a variety of settings including industrial construction, piling and foundations, cranes, road and bridge building, pipelines, construction and maintenance on gas plants. I have worked on plant turnarounds shutdowns and commissioning.


Risk Assessment and Management

Keen attention to detail and observation skills to be able to identify potential risks and safety hazards throughout project life-cycle while providing practical, workable solutions to site-specific issues Conduct inspections, audits, incident investigations and observations

Lead incident investigations ensuring contributing factors are identified and corrective measures are implemented

Assisting with the communication and implementation of the company’s claims management and Return to Work programs

Track leading and lagging indicators such as safe work observations, audits, JHA, and FLRA’s, site Emergency Response Planning and provide implementation strategies to improve performance

Participate in the development and implementation of safety training programs and lead in-house Health and Safety training with employees. Develop Safe Work Plans and procedures. Revision of Safety manual

Communication and Collaboration Skills

Projecting a professional image with strong oral and written communication skills to maintain collaborative relationships with all management, superintendents, project managers and stakeholders

Coordinate and facilitate safety meetings, orientations, training sessions, emergency response plan exercise with professional public speaking and presentation skills

Provide leadership and advice for maintaining workplace health and safety compliance

Provide reports to track and measure effectiveness of EHS systems and safety programs

Apply OH&S regulations to identify, investigate, report and provide guidance relative to root causes for incidents; Assist and coach site management to perform safety functions

Training Support

Participate in the development and implementation of safety training programs and lead in-house Health and Safety training with employees. Develop Safe Work Plans and procedures. Revision of Safety manual

Develop and implement initiatives to reduce workplace injuries eg. Behaviour-Based Observations


Safety Lead

League Projects Atco Gas pipeline Asbestos Abatement decommission and replacement

July- Nov 2019

Safety Advisor Turn Around

Melloy PCL Constructors Nutrien Fertilizer Red Water shutdown June 2019

Waiward Steel EXXON Kearl Lake shutdown May 2019

Strike Energy TransCanada Pipeline Compressor Station Turn around Sept 2018

Safety Advisor

Sancon Commissioning; Cenovus Christina Lake April 2018

Providing safety direction for mechanical, electrical and instrumentation commissioning on Cenovus properties and on commissioning of Enbridge Compressor Station

Construction Safety Advisor for Turn Around 2017

Tacten/ Rope Access Team? Acuren NDE; Shell Albian & CNRL Horizon Fort McMurray, Alberta

Providing safety direction for management & rope access welders, insulators, NDT technician during gas plant turnaround/shutdowns on multiple sites

Construction Safety Manager 2009 - 2015

Pacer Corporation; Calgary, Alberta Suncor Main Plant, Fort Hills & Firebag, Shell Albion, Cold Lake, Syncrude, Mildred Lake & Walterdale Bridge

Identifying safety hazards, providing practical solutions and conducting inspections/audits/observations, and provide site orientations, develop safe work practices and emergency response programs

Pacer Corp. was contractor on site with CNRL major projects for 7 years; mobilizing additional manpower & equipment for shutdowns/turnarounds on a scheduled and as needed basis

2 projects achieved 250,000 hours with no lost time incidents

Construction Safety Lead 2008

Conpac Construction; Shell Waterton Upgrading/ Turnaround Project Pincher Creek, Alberta

Provided safety inspection to ensure workers adhere to OH&S, client and sub-contractor requirements

Earned Shell Safety Award for a stellar safety performance; no accidents/injuries during entire contract

Construction Safety Advisor 2007 - 2008

Cascades Engineering and Projects; CNRL Horizon Project Fort McMurray, Alberta

Prime contractor providing safety direction for sub-contractors, electrical, mechanical, welding, instrumentation

Subcontracting 500 workers with 200,000 hours without a lost time incident

Career Technology Studies (Shop) Teacher 15+ years

Red Deer Public School Board Red Deer, Alberta

Developed skills working with special needs populations providing interactive and relevant learning experiences


Bachelor of Education, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta

National Level Construction Safety Officer (NCSO), Alberta Construction Safety Association 2006

High School Diploma, Lindsay Thurber High School, Red Deer, Alberta


Advanced First Aid Provider CPR/AED

H2S Alive

OSSA Confined Space Entry/Monitor

OSSA Fall Protection

Leadership in Safety

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