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Aviation Safety Manager

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Author ahnationtalk
Date October 16, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Oro Station, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Hydro One
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Aviation Safety Manager

Vacancy Number: 25963
Number of positions: 1
Town/City: Oro Station, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: NTW OPRTNS
Division: SHARED SRVCS
Department: SRVC PROVIS2 (10005127)
Job type: Regular
Duration of rotation: Ongoing

General Accountabilities

  • Develop, implement and oversee the Hydro One aviation safety program, helping to ensure that a strong safety culture is engrained throughout all areas of the operation.
  • Support the Accountable Executive and Director of Helicopter Operations with the implementation of Helicopter Services goals/objectives/strategies through the development and oversight of an effective aviation safety program

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Managing the operation of the aviation safety program;
  • Developing and providing training to employees and managers on the aviation safety program, their roles and responsibilities within the program and any procedures and/or practices applicable to their role;
  • Conducting and/or assigning aviation safety investigations;
  • Collecting and analysing safety information in a timely manner;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of established barriers and other risk controls.
  • Advising the Accountable Executive and/or the Director of Helicopter Services of any aviation safety concerns or incidents;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the results of corrective actions;
  • Participate with other staff in the development of aviation-related work procedures and methods to minimize safety hazards;
  • Conducting and/or facilitating risk assessments and job hazard analyses as required;
  • Monitoring the aviation industry for safety concerns that could affect the organization;
  • Ensuring safety-related information, including organizational goals and objectives, are made available to all personnel through established communication processes;
  • Continually improving the aviation specific elements of the Emergency Response Plan, including developing, facilitating and/or participating in drills or exercises; and
  • Oversight of internal and external communication tools (newsletters, posters, safety alerts) that disseminate vital aviation safety information.

Selection Criteria:

  • Current or recent commercial/air transport flight crew license holder (helicopter preferred);
  • 2 years full-time experience in aviation safety in the capacity of an aviation safety investigator, safety/quality manager or safety risk manager;
  • An extensive knowledge of safety management systems (SMS) including the completion of appropriate SMS training;
  • An understanding of risk management principles and techniques to support the SMS;
  • Experience implementing and/or managing an SMS;
  • Experience and qualifications in aviation accident/incident investigation and human factors;
  • Experience and qualifications in conducting safety/quality audits and inspections;
  • Sound knowledge of aviation regulatory frameworks, including ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS) and relevant civil aviation regulations (CARs);
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels both inside and outside the company;
  • The ability to be firm in conviction, promote a just and fair culture and yet advance an open and non-punitive atmosphere for reporting;
  • The ability and confidence to communicate directly to the accountable executive as their safety advisor and confidante
  • Computer literacy and superior analytical skills

If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch.  Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know.  Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.

Deadline: October 29 ,2018

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