Plant protection coordinator

Region :

Centre-du-Québec | Mauricie | Northern Quebec

Schedule :

Rotary, Permanent, Full time

Job Description

Working within the SST department, under the authority of the head of the facilities protection department, the facilities protection coordinator is responsible for fire prevention and safety on the site. Follows up and carries out inspections on equipment (PPE, SCBA, etc.) / emergency vehicles and automatic extinguishing systems (sprinklers), as well as on the fleet of portable extinguishers.


  • Participate in the identification and analysis of fire and safety risks;
  • Carry out on-site interventions related to fire and rescue, as well as collaborate on medical and hazardous materials interventions;
  • Supervision and training of emergency response service members;
  • Carry out required inspections and asset maintenance (equipment (PPE, APRIA, etc.) / emergency vehicles and sprinkler systems, as well as on the fleet of portable extinguishers) for the facilities protection department (bungalow & barracks);
  • Ensure implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines for facility protection services (gatehouse & barracks);
  • Implement fire safety and security recommendations;
  • Support staff in applying fire prevention rules, instructions and procedures, as well as the requirements of the prevention program and the integrated management system;
  • Check the application of the various fire prevention points during inspection rounds and draw up reports;
  • Apply and monitor hot work procedures;
  • Train staff in the various standard operating procedures and tools for fire prevention and safety;
  • Track fire and safety corrective actions in event management software (e.g. SMAAT, etc.);
  • Participate in weekly operations meetings to pass on fire prevention and hazmat information;
  • Welcoming and informing new employees of the measures in place (fire prevention & safety).
  • Carry out any other related tasks required for the smooth running of the Health, Safety & Security department;
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a healthy work climate and effective, prudent communications within the team;
  • Participate in the various meetings and committees to which he is invited;
  • Ensure on-the-job development (continuous training).

Required profile


  • Ability to work on a FIFO 14/14 schedule.
  • Facilité à communiquer verbalement et/ou par écrit;
  • Excellent administrative rigor;
  • Managing emergencies and priorities;
  • Ability to work flexible hours between mine and plant sites;
  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team;
  • Manage daily tasks and comply with procedures and legislation;
  • Autonomy;
  • Excellent teaching skills;
  • Analytical and logical skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • A customer-focused approach;
  • Ability to play an advisory role;
  • Setting an example.


  • DEC in fire prevention or DEC / DEP in fire safety intervention DEC in occupational health and safety or SST certificate;
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in health and safety or fire safety in an industrial, mining or metallurgical environment preferred;
  • Bilingual in French and English, an asset;
  • Ability to foster continuous improvement and teamwork;
  • Mastery of coaching techniques;
  • Mastery of the Office Suite;
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment is an asset;
  • Class 5 driver’s license and Class 4A (emergency vehicles);
  • Good knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation and standards;
  • Knowledge of health and safety management systems (ISO 45001) and NFPA, an asset.