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Health, Safety, Environment Specialist- Night shift

Location: Varennes, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: R0035797
Date Posted: Nov 9, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Legal, Compliance & Audit
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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At Hitachi Energy, our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

General Information:

Reporting to the HSE Manager, the HSE Specialist is responsible for carrying out HSE activities to eliminate or reduce occupational health, safety and environmental risks, and to ensure the normal operation of the company following applicable occupational health, safety and environmental laws and regulations.

The candidate must act as an agent of change to develop the HSE culture.

This role is primarily field-based (70%) with an administrative portion (30%).


  • Act as a coach and advisor to the supervisory team and employees on shift.

  • Ensure organizational compliance with all applicable local, provincial, and federal HSE regulations.

  • Assist in maintaining and executing the HSE Management System and conduct inspections and audits, analyze results and manage corrective actions.

  • Ensure the effectiveness of corrective actions to prevent recurrence.

  • Oversee the incident reporting, investigation, and analysis program for your shift.

  • Analyze and monitor trends in incidents, inspections, audits and corrective actions and inform the HSE Manager.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of various programs and procedures (ergonomics, lockouts, planned inspections and audits, etc.)

  • Organize activities to promote HSE culture to employees and supervisors, increase their participation and encourage the adoption of safe behaviors.

  • Support HSSE training and onboarding by improving content and delivery as required.

  • Participate in strategic HSE planning to help the organization achieve all KPIs, targets and objectives.

  • Manage first aid programs and emergency response measures.

  • Living Hitachi’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your actions while caring for your colleagues, and the business.


  • Occupational health and safety diploma/certificate or other related training.

  • Five years' relevant field experience in HSE, preferably in a unionized environment.

  • Self-reliance, initiative and proactivity.

  • Available to work other shifts (occasional)

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Team player

  • Bilingual (French, English).

  • Experience and/or familiarity with ISO45001 and ISO 14001 (an asset)

More about us:

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries. In fiscal year 2020 we generated business volumes of around $10 billion USD as reported by Hitachi.

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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