HSE Administrator

Vancouver Pile Driving Ltd (Vanpile), a multi-discipline construction company, is one of the largest marine general contractors in Canada. Since 1913, our employees have built many of the major marine facilities along the coastline and inland waters of British Columbia. Vanpile is a local family owned and operated company. Read more about us at www.vanpile.com

Vanpile is a vibrant and growing company with a culture dedicated to its core values: Teamwork, Integrity, Accountability, and Professionalism. As an integral member of our Estimating and Engineering team, you will contribute to the growth of new markets and continued development of innovative construction techniques to maintain our competitive advantage as a major player in the marine construction industry.


Reporting to the HSE managers of the CCG Heavy Civil and Industrial groups, the HSEQ Administrator will be based out of the offices in North Vancouver and Port Coquitlam. The intent of the position is to provide direct support to the HSE departments and offer an opportunity to gain HSE knowledge for those aiming for a more advanced position in the field.


  • Maintain statistics and records and monitor accident/incident frequencies and safety violations
  • Review documentation for accuracy and provide feedback to personnel
  • Inventory safety related training of workers
  • Regularly monitor safety document compliance of workers and subcontractors
  • Keep management current on the status of any issue(s) that may impact on the work being performed
  • Provide support to the HSE Managers, which may include but not limited to: data entry, file maintenance, assisting with orientations and minute taking.
  • Liaise with Human Resources, where required.
  • Follow and be an advocate for all rules, policies and procedures as per the client’s health and safety program, company specific HSE program, and all other applicable legislation.
  • Be involved with site operations and planning to advocate safety in all aspect of operations.
  • Coordinate and play and active role in safety meetings.
  • Assist with audit processes, where required.
  • Obtain basic knowledge of industrial operations and posses the ability to effectively and efficiently manage safety concerns received
  • Be available for communications/administration purposes at all times, within reason.
  • Be ready willing and able to assist with occasional field operations, ERP requirements and corporate activities.
  • Build strong working relationships with site workers/supervisors, subcontractors and clients.
  • Maintain and prepare thorough documentation and reports
  • Assist with claims and injury management


  • Strong English communication skills, both verbal and written, along with an attention to detail and the ability to identify discrepancies
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and other safety software programs.
  • Excellent exposure to databases.
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational/prioritizing skills with great attention to detail
  • Knowledgeable in operating office equipment (photocopier, scanning etc.)
  • Good judgement to proactively and independently solve problems.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to influence others
  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • Good organizational skills with attention to detail


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Able to work in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • High personal, professional and ethical standards
  • You have strong collaboration skills that enable you to build strong, positive relationships across diverse groups, with the ability to work both independently and within a team framework
  • Ideally, you will have safety training certificates, exposure to the OHS Acts, Regulations and Codes
  • Ability to read and understand relevant documentation pertaining to the successful and safe completion of each project (legislation, and other industry specific standards/practices)
  • High personal, professional and ethical standards
  • Initiative and sound judgment
  • A collaborative, proactive, and results oriented approach
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Sound prioritization/time-management skills
  • Willingness to learn

In Return For Your Outstanding Expertise, Vanpile Offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Company Paid RRSP
  • Bonus Eligible
  • Professional development
  • 14 statutory holidays (per calendar year)
  • Competitive benefits program
  • The ability to grow with a BC family owned and operated company

We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Vanpile; only those identified for further consideration will be contacted.

Vancouver Pile Driving Ltd. does not accept and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited résumés from agencies. Agencies should not submit resumes in response to this posting, to Vanpile employees or any associated company location.