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Mgr, Environmental Health & Safety and Human Performance

Date: Jul 31, 2022

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Canada Ltd. is a world leader in design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of nuclear power generation equipment.  As a supplier of innovative, high-quality nuclear components and services we cater to a worldwide customer base.  We take great pride in supplying highly engineered solutions that allow our customers to compete within the complex nuclear power generation industry.


We are recruiting for a Manager, Environmental Health & Safety & Human Performance for our Operations Services division in Cambridge, Ontario.




To manage and administer the Field Services and Cambridge office environment EH&S programs.


To manage the Human Performance (HU) program for Field Services through recognition, identification and analysis of trouble spots, education on the value of human performance improvements, developing and implementing training and change readiness programs as well as conducting evaluations to ensure their effectiveness.


This position reports into the Executive Vice President of Projects and Field services and has two direct reports (Health & Safety Coordinator; Site EH&S Specialist).


Human Performance


  • Maintain and continuously improve the Human Performance program for Field Services.
  • Implement and maintain the HU communication strategy.
  • Enhance core competencies by coaching, mentoring, and delivering targeted training to managers, team leaders, process owners, and employees in the use of HU methodology and tools.
  • Guide employees through HU training qualification processes and tools courses.
  • Build and maintain relationships with managers and supervisors in order to educate them on HU and to obtain their buy-in on proposed HU improvements.
  • Assemble teams representing appropriate business unit mix to review work situations for HU improvements.
  • Ensure implementation plans incorporate methods to overcome resistance to change.
  • Interface with stakeholders to ensure Lessons Learned and other OpEx processes are effectively implemented. Monitor the changes, post-implementation, to ensure that new processes are being followed.
  • Identify, track and monitor appropriate leading indicator metrics, including low level events, to reflect Human Performance Improvements and to drive the desired organizational behaviours.
  • Publish the metrics at regular intervals and conduct meetings with the Senior Leadership Team to review progress towards improvements.
  • Act as subject matter expert and resource to staff regarding HU.
  • Conduct process improvement initiatives with process owners which includes:
    • Documenting current process to identify pain points and opportunities
    • Performing supporting data analysis
    • Facilitating the design of the process changes
    • Creating future state processes
    • Documenting the improvements in a format that is appropriate for the content and its intended audience
    • Supporting implementation of the process change
  • Provide administration support for in-house training courses, including maintenance of training records.




Service/System Monitoring:


  • Monitor and assess shop and field activities to recommend measures or actions to be taken to ensure that all work is performed safely.
  • Provide consultation and advice to all levels of management, supervision and personnel regarding safe work / operating procedures.
  • Develop EH&S management system including audit element for compliance.
  • Develop EH&S policies and procedures.


Regulation Compliance:


  • Monitor and assess activities to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation: Occupational Health & Safety, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, etc.


Claims Management:


  • Ensure WSIB claims management function undertaken for all Field Services related activities is in a timely, cost effective manner.


EH&S Management:


  • Monitor and direct activities of the EH&S staff and assist as required to meet department objectives.
  • Responsible for incident investigation.
  • Quarterly reporting of Environmental Statistics for Cambridge.
  • Compilation and reporting of all hours worked for Cambridge.
  • Own and maintain Gensuite application.
  • Oversee safety audits and stay abreast of legislation, health & safety statistical reporting and analysis of trends.




  • Prepare and facilitate Safety and HU performance training.
  • Create or obtain training content.
  • Review and approve external training content for suitability.
  • Other program input as assigned.




  • Supervisor Readiness Reviews and facilitate HU site specific functional requirements.
  • Participate in Oral Review Boards at the customer level.
  • Customer liaison for Site Safety and Human Performance interaction.





  • University or college degree in either engineering, science, business or adult education.
  • EH&S Professional designation is a preferred asset.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Several years of safety experience in a manufacturing environment with a minimum of 3 years in a management role.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced problem solving and decision making abilities.
  • Excellent relationship building and influencing skills.


Key Characteristics:


  • Strong technical background in on-site nuclear services, safety, Human Performance concepts, and continuous improvement.
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate with diverse audiences.
  • Ability to interpret cross-functional processes and to prepare clear, concise recommendations for process improvements in an appropriate style and format.
  • Ability to work on your own for long periods when developing process improvements, but also able to work effectively in a small team when required.
  • Ability to prioritize deadlines and to complete assignments accurately and on schedule.
  • Eligible for Bruce Power and OPG site access security clearance.




  • Work within the growing and exciting nuclear industry as well as with highly skilled employees!
  • Competitive salaries
  • Employer-paid pension plan
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Bonus plan
  • Competitive Health and Dental benefits
  • Educational Refund Program
  • Life insurance… and so much more!


Come join us… we’ve been waiting for you.


We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


BWXT Canada is committed to fostering an accessible, fair, and inclusive environment where all employees are able to access goods and services while being respected and supported. If you require accommodations during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact Human Resources.


BWXT Canada Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability, or any other category protected by provincial law.


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