Industrial Hygienist needed at Parkland Corporation Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada- Apply Now

Jun 24
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At Parkland, our purpose is to Power Journeys & Energize Communities. We are a prominent independent supplier and marketer of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator. As One Parkland team, we proudly serve diverse retail, commercial and wholesale customers across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean region, and South America. We power a growing family of locally known brands including: Fas Gas Plus, Pioneer, RaceTrac, Superpumper, Ultramar, Chevron, Esso, and ON the RUN.

We recognize that diversity gives us an edge and inclusion propels us forward. We’re also a passionate team of down-to-earth achievers, committed to getting our customers, colleagues and communities further, faster. As such, we welcome talented individuals that have a variety of perspectives, backgrounds, and industry experience who will contribute to the success of our One Parkland team.

Position Title:?Industrial Hygienist?

Team and Location:?Burnaby Refinery, BC

Minimum starting salary: $ 76,000 /year

Position Summary:

The Industrial Hygiene (IH) Professional will play a key role in providing technical leadership and direction in the industrial hygiene programs for the Parkland Refinery. This position will be responsible for facilitating program compliance with WorkSafe BC, Provincial, and federal safety and health regulations. In addition, this role provides day-to-day technical and field support as well as subject matter expert support during emergency response incidents. This position will work with other senior IH/Safety and Emergency response personnel as well as interact with all levels of management, Operations, Maintenance, HSE, Medical Services, and contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as self-motivated and pro-active technical resource for industrial hygiene issues (Operational Excellence process, WorkSafeBC compliance, other health issues, etc.) with strong writing & documentation skills.
  • Provide day-to-day field / technical support to field workforce on general industrial hygiene and safety issues. Identification of chemical exposure hazards as well as the application of field-based hazard communications programs and technical aspects (e.g., toxicology) and application of exposure limits; expertise in recognition, evaluation and control of hazardous agents including H2S, benzene and other aromatics, petroleum products, streams and other hydrocarbons, welding fumes, lead, asbestos and man-made mineral fibers.
  • Conduct industrial hygiene monitoring, surveys, and statistical data interpretation. Present findings to field personnel and management. Incumbent should be highly knowledgeable with technical aspects of industrial hygiene (acute and chronic chemical health effects, statistical use of data, methods of sample collection, data integrity, indoor air quality, radiation program management etc.).
  • Interpret Laws/Regulations or Policies/Best Practices, determine applicability & develop compliance guidelines and provide practical solutions for field implementation. Audit refinery performance against requirements and recommend practical corrective actions. Able to make decisions independently.
  • Able to establish priorities and balance long term work with daily needs while keeping poise and professional demeanor.
  • Conduct industrial hygiene or safety training or outreach activity with Refinery personnel.
  • Ability to work as team member on HSE issues with peers, management and line field personnel- building good and productive relationships.
  • Conduct health and safety compliance audits and inspections.
  • Facilitate and/or participate in incident investigations.
  • Manage Safe Work Practices, exposure control plans and programs such as: IH, Radiation, Ergonomics, Asbestos, Lead-coating, HAZCOM (SDSs), IAQ and Lab ventilation, respiratory protection program, hearing conservation program, benzene, hydrogen sulfide, etc.
  • Manage IH Instrumentation inventory and coordinate calibration, service and repair of equipment.
  • Participate in the Emergency response system, responding as requested to after-hour emergencies. Respond to internal or community monitoring events with established practices (Occasional on-call duty for 24/7 coverage).
  • Be able to climb ladders, work at elevation (greater than 50 feet) and work within confined spaces.
  • Ability to work day/night shifts and weekends/holidays with extended hours during Refinery Turnarounds.
  • Wear a respirator or other protective equipment
  • Position may require travel within BC, Canada, and the USA to support Parkland IH needs outside the Refinery
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Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, health science-related discipline or Master’s degree in health sciences.?Diploma in OH&S would also be considered.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in Industrial Hygiene.
  • Demonstrated occupational hygiene and HSE related technical knowledge, experience, and academic background.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience interpreting regulations and industry standards (i.e. WorkSafe BC OH&S regulations, ANSI, ACGIH, and NIOSH) to implement work practices.
  • Demonstrated strong experience assessing workplace exposure hazards, conducting health risk assessments, recommending exposure controls and supporting workgroup Operating Procedures and Hazard Analysis.
  • Demonstrated Incident investigation experience and ability to identify trends in incident data.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and deploying safe work practices and HSE training.
  • Must be able to manage medium to highly complex projects.
  • Skill and ability in using computer and software applications including work processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, and smart phones/devices.
  • Excellent written/verbal communications and facilitation skillset and experience writing Occupational Hygiene monitoring results reports and other occupational hygiene-related client communications.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, can work effectively with a diverse group of people, have a positive approach, and establish trust with fellow employees.
  • Demonstrated time management and prioritization abilities.
  • Current certification or the ability to achieve the following certifications would be considered an asset: Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH); Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Experience in Oil and Gas and/or in a Manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with a unionized workforce.

We Offer:

  • Participation in Parkland Pledge, an employee-driven charitable giving program.
  • Our Performance-based Annual Incentive Plan, an annual bonus awarding your performance.
  • A share in our success through the Employee Share Purchase Plan and 100% company matching.
  • Flexible medical and dental packages, a Health Care Spending Account, along with a supportive Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • In-house learning and development opportunities, leadership training, international opportunities.
  • An employee referral program – earn up to $2000 for your referral.
  • A focus on healthy living through wellness initiatives and an annual fitness reimbursement program.
  • Discount Programs and Educational Scholarship Programs for family members.
  • A safety focused work environment and ongoing safety training.
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We thank all candidates in advance for their interest, however only those being considered will be contacted. Please note:

  • Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. Parkland regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas.
  • Parkland Corporation is committed to the principles of Employment Equity. We strive to provide accessibility in employment to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. Parkland Corporation will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability, please notify us upon scheduling your interview.
  • Please note that final candidates for this position will be required to undergo a confidential pre-employment background check which may include but not be limited to educational, criminal, credit, drug and alcohol and/or Fitness for Duty testing.

This position will close when a successful candidate is found or on May 4, 2023.

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