Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Toronto



The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Associate is responsible for the drafting, development and implementation of environment, health and safety programs and procedures (eg asbestos, lead, and silica programs), support EHS reporting, presenting EHS training, and conducting industrial hygiene and environmental sampling. The EHS Associate works closely with operational and engineering supervision to ensure timely and accurate spill investigations. The incumbent will provide support to the EHS Director in conducting research into legal and technical knowledge to support sound decisions.

The incumbent is expected to behave ethically and follow the established code of business conduct, policies and internal control procedures, laws and regulations governing Toronto Hydro.


- Conducts audits, inspections and investigations under the guidance and direction of EHS consultants
- Prepares detailed written technical EHS reports in a timely manner
- Conducts EHS related research of programs, policies, legislation, etc.; summarize and report with recommendations
- Reviews, drafts or modifies, EHS programs and procedures for review by EHS team, and implements programs including the development of related training materials
- Researches and interprets legal and other EHS requirements
- Completes external reporting as required
- Liaison with regulatory agencies for spill reporting
- Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with front line operations supervision and engineering to ensure timely and accurate spill investigations including effective corrective actions.
- Identify and implement processes and equipment to improve performance and productivity
- Prepare internal EHS communications
- Provides guidance to the students to ensure devlierables are met effectively and efficiently


- University degree in Health & Safety, Sciences or Engineering, preference will be given to those with post graduate studies in Occupational Health and Safety
- One (1) to Three (3) years EHS experience preferred
- Knowledge of the following preferred:
- ISO14001/45001 Management Systems
- Occupational Health and Safety and regulations, Environmental Protection Act and regulations, etc.
- EHS auditing and environmental monitoring programs

- Working towards Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) or Environmental Professional in Training (EPt)
- Knowledge of Windows Office, Intelex, 3E, Nimonic and SAP (Work Manager) software
- Demonstrated experience associated with EHS activities (eg audits, hazard assessments, air sampling)
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Invests in building valuable relationships across the organization
- Challenges the status quo and champions new initiatives; manages implementation effectively
- Handles day-to-day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change
- Manages risks to protect the health and safety of employees and the public
- Shows understanding of issues relevant to the broad organization and business; keeps that knowledge up-to-date; has and uses cross-functional knowledge
- Valid class G License

  • software
  • windows