Deputy Safety Manager

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CA - NT, Yellowknife
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)
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Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a Deputy Safety Manager to join our team! In this role, you will provide oversight for safety, health, and environmental support, and assist and advise a project or program manager in ensuring that the site-specific SH&E plans, workplaces, and operational tasks being conducted conform to Parsons’ risk management practices and comply with the prevailing regulatory and client SH&E requirements.  This is for a mining operation in Yellowknife.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Represents the Parsons on project or program worksites.
  • Advises and assists the project or program manager and other project personnel in conforming with Parsons’ Environmental, Safety, Health, and Risk Program (ESHARP) management system, Parsons’ policies and procedures and NWT OHS standards and NWT mine regulations
  • Oversees the health and safety program for the employees and contractors working at the site.
  • Audits the project or program and its worksites against corporate standards.  Creates and submits written audit reports.
  • Inspects worksites to detect hazards and provides expertise to project or program personnel to eliminate/control the SH&E risks associated with exposure to the hazards.  Creates and submits written inspection reports.
  • Effectively implements Parsons’ occupational injury and incident reporting and management processes.
  • Initiates and conducts thorough incident investigations and root cause analyses using defensible protocols.  Works collaboratively with the project or program manager, craft workers, and other project or program personnel to identify effective corrective actions.  Creates and submits comprehensive investigation reports and lessons learned.
  • Performs trends analyses on audit findings, inspection findings, and incident reports.  Creates and submits regular analysis reports.
  • Represents Parsons during external regulatory or loss control inspections of project worksites.
  • Regularly seeks active and personal participation from the project or program manager, craft workers, and other project or program personnel to identify SH&E improvements and to implement the improvements.
  • Assists the project or program manager with new hire orientation.
  • Performs regulatory and best practice SH&E training.  Creates and maintains SH&E training records.
  • Conducts risk assessments for upcoming work and provides SH&E subject matter expertise to work planning processes.
  • Interface in a professional manner with co-workers, clients, contractors, and third parties in a manner consistent with contract agreements and the applicable standards of reasonable care.
  • Participates in routine safe work briefings.
  • Responsible for managing the security subcontractor to: Ensure protection of the public, employees, environment and the mine site infrastructure and facilities within the Giant Mine Lease area.
  • Coordinate emergency medical services, inventory control of basic PPE for all visitors, conduct portions of site orientations, and medical monitoring sample collection for all onsite workers.
  • Ensure that the mine site remains in compliance with the Northwest Territories Mine Health and Safety Act, permits and licenses issued by the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (MVLWB) and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • 4-year degree in occupational safety and health or related field or equivalent experience, and 10 years or more, of related work experience in the field of occupational safety and health.
  • Certification as a Canadian Certified Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist. 
  • Extensive knowledge of Canadian safety and health regulations, acts and reporting requirements.
  • Requires high-level knowledge of federal and territorial SH&E regulations and reporting procedures, high-level knowledge of safety-related national consensus standards (e.g., CSA, ANSI, NFPA), and exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.


Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

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We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.


Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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