Employment Opportunity – Occupational Health & Safety Officer

Feb 27, 2019 | Careers, Nunatsiavut Construction

Nunatsiavut Construction Inc. (NCI), a subsidiary of Nunatsiavut Group of Companies (NGC) is seeking a Occupational Health and Safety Officer to work out of the Nunatsiavut Construction Office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. The primary role is to work in collaboration with the Construction General Manager and the Business Manager, ensuring all arms of the Company is in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation.

This position is involved in regulatory and control work of workplaces under the jurisdiction of the legislation specified. In addition to inspecting and investigating to ensure compliance with the regulations, there is a requirement to participate in the delivery of educational programs and to carry out prescribed industrial surveys, as well as to assist in the training and development of staff. This position will also ensure all manuals are up to date and deal with the Government Officials with Occupation Health and Safety who visit sites. This position requires travel. They will also ensure that legislation is followed and prepare reports to government departments and the general manager as required.

The duties require health and safety officers to have a thorough understanding of legislation relating to safety standards and the ability to advise corrective action and facilitate change to improve the health and safety culture of workplaces. Health and safety officers also must keep informed about changes in technology.


  • Possesses the ability to deal with people in a professional, friendly, courteous and personal manner
  • Have strong communication and leadership skills
  • Have the ability to organize and prioritize work and be detail oriented.
  • Enjoys variety and copes with interruptions/problems with patience & understanding.
  • Able to work independently and without close supervision.
  • Able to operate effectively under pressure including in emergency situations
  • Willing to work flexible hours and weekends
  • 5 years’ proven experience in the trade.
  • Possess Valid Class 5 Driver’s License


  • Diploma In Occupational Health And Safety Officer Training
  • Safety & Environmental Certificates in:
    • Standard First Aid
    • Environmental Awareness
    • WHMIS 2015 GHS

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Preference will be given to beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement. Applicants are asked to clearly state their beneficiary status on their cover letter or resume when applying.

Please note the selected candidates may be required to submit to a criminal records check. Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must be a resident of or willing to relocate to the Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL area. Qualified and interested candidates please forward your resume by March 29, 2019 to

Sevilla Hope, e-mail shope@ngc-ng.ca

Fax: 709-896-5834
Use the form below or mail to:

NGC Nunatsiavut Construction Inc.
P. O. Box 1000, Stn. B
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL A0P 1E0


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Employment Opportunity – Assistant Construction Manager

DEADLINE EXTENDED: NGC Nunatsiavut Construction Inc. (NCI), a subsidiary of Nunatsiavut Group of Companies (NGC), is seeking an Assistant Construction Manager based out of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. This position reports to NCI General Manager.