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Req ID: P25-118928-1

Field Safety Advisor

Facility Operations
  • Company: FedEx Freight Canada
  • Category: Facility Operations
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Worker Sub-Type: Regular
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours:
  • Remote: No
  • Location: 3333 Rue Joseph-Dubreuil, Lachine, QC H8T 3P7, Canada


Monday-Friday, 07:00 start


In partnership with stakeholders, the Field Safety Advisor will develop, recommend, implement and oversee initiatives to promote a safe working environment in accordance with all legislation/regulations and corporate requirements in support of our “Safety Above All” and “Living P-S-P” philosophy.


•    Perform safety / Hazmat / accident / incident / near misses’ investigations timely, contributing factors identified, prepare reports and summaries for review by operational leadership/HR, and ensure any improvement plans identified, implemented

•    Adhere to related federal and provincial requirements, as well as submit all required regulatory filings (e.g., LAB reports, EAHOR) 

•    Review and analyze accident / incident and injury data and action planning to identify risks and put controls in place

•    Manage and follow up on all Riskmaster relating to Vehicle Accidents

•    In collaboration with stakeholders and utilizing QDM methodology, develop and implement a comprehensive and sustainable safety strategy and ensure annual reviews are completed to reduce accidents and injuries

•    Act as local contractor relations liaison by maintaining relationships with contractors and vendors

•    Develop, implement, and maintain safety policies, procedures and work practices to ensure OHSA and regulatory compliance as outlined by provincial and federal law for the transportation and trucking industry 

•    Manage all safety programs and initiatives (e.g., safety clock)

•    Administer and evaluate Safety audit procedures, provide improvement plans, program suggestions and implement changes to address/resolve identified trends and ensure OHSA and Regulatory compliance 

•    Partner with vendors at all levels to ensure compliance and educational guidelines are within scope of FXFC and the governing body’s regulatory requirements

•    Review all Health & Safety Committee meeting minutes for compliance and ensure all raised issues are addressed and closed in a timely manner 

•    Work with Learning & Development to ensure design and development of instructional and training programs for the safety of employees

•    Maintain safety resources library and record keeping systems (e.g., maintain H&S documentations; certifications)

•    Plan, organize and conduct safety meetings and awareness campaigns throughout the year to build safety culture for both contractors/vendors and employees

•    Participate actively in local, Provincial & National organizations and represent FXFC in a professional manner (e.g., TDC, NTDC, NAIC, CVSA) 

•    Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures 

•    Perform other duties as required 


This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.



•    Post Secondary degree or four (4) years directly related work experience

•    Five (5) years’ experience in environmental health and safety or related field, and/or experience in LTL industry 

•    Experience and understanding of accepted loss prevention/safety and risk management practices 

•    Expert knowledge of Department of Transportation, OHSA, CLC Part II and all other related health, safety, and environmental legislation

•    Board Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) certification, or ability to successfully complete within 24 months of hire, required.

•    JHSC certification I & II or ability to successfully complete within 12 months, required

•    WHMIS certification, required, or ability to successfully complete within three (3) months of hire, required

•    TDG certification, required, or ability to successfully complete within three (3) months of hire 

•    Experience with Accident Investigations

•    Knowledge of industrial hygiene, building and fire code legislation

•    Valid Driver’s License, required

•    Bi-lingual (English/French), preferred; within the province of Quebec, required

•    Strong problem solving and analytical abilities, including excellent attention to detail 

•    Excellent computer skills Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Internet and Outlook) 

•    Ability/willingness to learn new applications, software, systems, and equipment as required

•    Excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize effectively and work on multiple tasks effectively

•    Excellent verbal written, interpersonal and presentation skills, as well as strong ability to persuade, collaborate, and partner with all levels within the organization 


•    Hours may vary due to operational need

•    Must be able and willing to travel within Canada and US, including overnight travel 

•    May be subject to varying weather conditions and/or work environment (e.g., dock/yard/trailer; loud noises)

•    Must be able to work different shifts as required (e.g., early mornings, late evenings, overnights)


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FedEx Supply Chain, Inc., as well as its subsidiary companies, is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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