Manager, Corporate Health & Safety

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Site Safety
Axiom Builders (BC)

About The Company

Axiom Builders is a leading construction partner for many major developers in both residential and commercial construction, with over 5 million square feet under construction in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Seattle. Our skilled team of over 500 diverse construction professionals are dedicated to meeting client expectations, with the goal of becoming an extension of their project team. Together, we execute thoughtful community-centric projects, always with safety top of mind and backed by our COR safety certification.


From iconic residential towers, noteworthy rental developments, LEED Gold office buildings, and purpose-built tenant improvements, our portfolio and expertise continue to grow. Two of our projects – Fifteen Fifteen in Vancouver and REN in Seattle – received a 2023 Award of Excellence from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). We’re also proud to have representation on the UDI U40 Executive Committee, and to have made Kincentric’s Best Employers list a few times over the past few years.


Our expertise, determination and straightforward approach are derived from our values – Accountability, Autonomy, Excellence, Humility, and Respect. The result: a quality product that’s built right – the first time.


Learn more about life at Axiom and our projects.

About The Role

Axiom Builders is actively seeking a dynamic Corporate Health & Safety Manager to lead and elevate aspects of our safety initiatives. In this pivotal role, you will be instrumental in supporting the Director, Health & Safety with overseeing safety personnel, driving a culture of excellence, and ensuring the organization's commitment to minimizing and eradicating safety incidents is met. Additionally, you will play a key role in overseeing the Corporate Health & Safety Coordinator, providing guidance and coordination in the execution of safety plans and programs.


Key Responsibilities

  • Implement a comprehensive training program aligned with industry standards for safety personnel.
  • Conduct tailored training sessions emphasizing safety protocols, best practices, and onboarding for new safety personnel.
  • Implement a robust system for documenting, reporting incidents, and identifying corrective actions.
  • Cultivate open communication channels between site personnel and the safety team.
  • Facilitate regular forums for discussing safety concerns and suggestions from the field, acting as a liaison between project teams and the safety department.
  • Contribute to refining corporate safety policies and procedures, ensuring consistent application across various construction environments.
  • Efficiently manage disability claims, collaborating with HR and relevant departments, and provide leadership in developing return-to-work programs and accommodations.
  • Conduct regular reviews of disability management processes.
  • Establish and lead a continuous improvement process for health and safety systems, staying abreast of industry advancements and changes in regulations.
  • Define KPIs for safety and regularly report on the organization's safety performance.
  • Analyze data trends to identify areas for improvement and develop strategies to enhance safety performance.

What You Bring

The ideal candidate for this role possesses strong organizational and problem-solving skills, demonstrating effective time management and critical thinking abilities. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential for transferring knowledge across diverse audiences. As a self-starter, the individual should work independently with minimal supervision.


Skills and Experience

  • Five or more years in Corporate Health & Safety within the Construction Industry.
  • Experience in designing and implementing comprehensive safety training programs and/or refining corporate safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct tailored training sessions emphasizing safety protocols and best practices.
  • Post-secondary Diploma or Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is an asset.
  • Training in Disability Management through a recognized provider is advantageous.
  • Additional safety training is beneficial, including WHMIS, CSTS, Confined Space Entry, Fall Protection, Aerial Work Platform, etc.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBI).
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Provincial legislation covering Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Ability to provide oversight and direction to others, including goal-setting, training, and coaching.


Your Rewards


We’re committed to the success and development of our people and recognize that they are the drivers behind our success. We provide our teams with the tools and support they need to strive, thrive, and advance their long-term career here.

The base salary range for this role may be $90,000 to $105,000+, depending on experience, plus a competitive performance-based bonus program. During the interview process, let’s talk to get the right fit for your experience level.

In addition, our total rewards package offers:


  • Benefits & Perks | 100% health/dental coverage and big discounts on everything from tickets to travel
  • Compensation | Competitive pay with annual market analysis


  • Unique Projects | 40+ projects in motion, from skyline-changers to bespoke sales centres
  • Career Growth | Twice per year we level-up with our Performance Feedback Program
  • Learning & Development | 15 offerings from our dedicated L&D team


  • The People | Dozens of fun events to bring us together, from topping-off parties to family BBQs
  • Giving Back | 1600+ volunteer hours since launch of our Community Engagement program
  • Leadership | 12 down-to-earth execs to learn the ropes from


What’s Next: How to Apply


Want to love what you do? We’re always looking for talented people who fit our culture and are passionate about what they do. Here are three easy ways to apply:

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  • Add your resume via our Careers Portal
  • Email

Thank you for your interest in Axiom Builders! While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities.


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