Health and Safety Advisor

Location: Calgary

Excel homes is seeking a professional Health and Safety Advisor to join our passionate, industry leading team. Are you looking for an innovative company that is focused on growth and on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience? Do you love working with a dedicated, professional and fun team? Do you want a role that partners with best-in-class trade partners? Then this may be the role for you!

The Role:

This newly-created integral position is responsible for providing HSE support across all of our Alberta locations. Excel Homes is proudly COR certified and is seeking the right candidate to support, implement and maintain our safety programs. The right candidate is a progressive thinker with strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude. This key role will report to the Director, Human Resources and will work closely with operations, assisting, supporting, stewarding, and maintaining our programs that promote industry leading performance, while supporting the safe reliable and complaint operations of Excel Homes.

Key Functions:

  • Health and Safety Programs - Develop and support the occupational health and safety program and plans where Excel Homes is the prime contractor
  • Emergency Planning and Response – Assist with the assessment and roll out of emergency response exercises
  • Cost Management – ensure cost is a focus when planning work, training, projects and travel; provide stakeholders with financial impacts of health and safety projects in order to assist with annual budgeting
  • Employee Development – develop and execute a plan that promotes completion of annual goals, training and career development; maintain training plan/program as related to HSE
  • Strategic business plans – translate corporate and departmental strategies and initiatives into personal objectives that incorporate HSE excellence, career development and cost control
  • Operational Support – including delivery of appropriate training, lead incident investigations, regulatory compliance audits, coaching, work place inspections, reporting, monthly safety meetings, and JHSC coordination
  • Field representation – ensure up to 80% visibility with staff, travel required to Edmonton location
  • Anticipate, identify, evaluate and contribute to both proactive and reactive controls to mitigate risk
  • Provide Workers Compensation and rehabilitation support, advice and manage the process

Let’s Talk About You:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Passion for continuous improvement of project health and safety performance
  • Ability to lead and motivate onsite and office teams in health and safety
  • Well developed conflict resolution and team management skills
  • High administrative rigor
  • Comfortable working in inclement weather

Our Must Have’s

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must provide a driver’s transcript with a clean driving record
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in health and safety, including construction site experience
  • CRSP or NCSO designation
  • Excellent knowledge of federal, provincial, and municipal laws and regulations in Health and Safety

Why Join Excel Homes Team?

Excel Homes is a Kincentric Best Employer and an established new home builder, building in Calgary and the surrounding community. We provide our customers with high quality, innovative, and sustainable homes. Since first breaking ground in 1988 we’ve built more than 13,000 homes and proudly build Built Green® homes. Our mission is simple: to deliver the home-buying experience that brings the most joy and value to the customer. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward-thinking team.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Young and dynamic environment
  • Excellent career development opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a career at Excel Homes!

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes and due to the volume of applications we receive, not all applicants will be contacted. Please note that we may consider your resume for other positions as they become available. Excel Homes is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment, where all employees are treated fairly.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • Related Health and Safety: 5 years (required)


  • CRSP or NCSO Certificate (required)

Work Location: In person