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EHS Specialist

Date:  Jan 12, 2023

Lively, ON, CA, P3Y 1K6

Req ID:  25875
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.


We are currently looking to add an EHS Specialist to our team to be located in Sudbury, Ontario or Montreal, Quebec area.


Job Overview

Reporting to the Regional EHS Manager, the EHS Specialist is responsible for providing the necessary resources, technical guidance, education, coaching, counseling and mentoring to assist managers, supervisors and employees in the understanding and application of EHS requirements. The individual will also monitor all injury and illness incidents and assist with the organizations Worker’s Compensation management efforts to effectively reduce costs and other associated negative outcomes (recordability, restricted and/or lost workday classifications), while demonstrating an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement while also championing the organizations EHS Policies and Principles.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Administrative Management of EHS System, policies, and procedures;
  • Injury Claims Management;
  • Return to Work Function and management of Workers Compensation;
  • Incident and accident management including investigations;
  • Delivery of safety programs to instill safety culture and minimize injuries;
  • Development and delivery of safety training to suit the business requirements;
  • Support function to management for EHS services;
  • Coordination and maintenance of environmental monitoring;
  • Support function to management for EHS services; and
  • Business unit reporting of trends and EHS business reports/ presentations.


  • College diploma in safety or equivalent;
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with safety program and policy guidance;
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working in industrial establishment;
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional is an asset;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work productively in a team environment;
  • High attention to detail and awareness to surrounding;
  • Flexible, self-motivated, and driven to achieve goals and targets while also acting as a coach to fellow employees;
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and database systems for data analysis, reporting, creation of presentations and training; and
  • Ability to plan and prioritize EHS initiatives and work with others to execute strategic priorities.

Komatsu is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent benefit package, continual focus on training and development, and a financially sound company in a growing industry.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.   

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