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Sr Emergency Response Coordinator

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Lima, Ohio, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  JULY 25, 2021

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


Job Summary

The Emergency Response Coordinator (ERC) will contribute to maintaining an organization that holds safety as a core value essential to success. The ERC will accomplish this by providing functional health, safety and emergency response support to Husky Lima Refinery, including the development and implementation of programs, procedures and training.  This position will champion emergency response through coaching and mentoring employees to develop commitment to and personal ownership of Husky’s programs. This position will also provide safety support to the site.


Core Responsibilities

  • Provide coaching, mentoring and technical support to the Lima Refinery Complex business units in the area of Emergency Response including interpretation, development and application of applicable procedures, practices, codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Act in the capacity of site Process Steward for HOIMS Element 4 Emergency Preparedness.  Maintain the site Emergency Response Plan(s) and ensure preparedness and regulatory compliance.
  • Responsible for the management, scheduling, planning and execution of the site ER exercises, coordinating efforts, training and working closely with the site emergency response teams (fire, medical, oil spill response, and rescue).
  • Responsible to complete post incident ER debriefs, summarize learning’s and provide reports / presentations.
  • Support and assist with the ongoing maintenance and updating of the site Integrated Contingency Plans (ICP).  May include the drafting and development of new site practices, procedures and programs.
  • Liaise and work closely with counterparts in corporate departments, other business units and outside authorities / regulatory agencies.  May be assigned to corporate action teams on specific ER programs and other HOIMS related development and implementation work.


  • A minimum of 3+ years in an ER, Safety, or related role
  • Working knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Eligible for membership in a recognized emergency response organization, with preference to those eligible for membership in the International Association of Emergency Mangers
  • Minimum of five years of industrial experience preferably in a plant environment

  • Experience working in the Emergency Response / Dangerous Goods / HAZMAT sector is required, with experience and/or training as a Public Service Responder (firefighter, police officer, etc.) considered an asset

  • Good PC skills including MS Office applications

  • Knowledge of ER regulations and Occupational Health & Safety Act/Regulations, other legislative requirements, industry standards and best practices

  • Experience in developing and implementing new processes and procedures

  • OmniSafe HSE Software

Education & Professional Designations

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Bachelor's degree in related field is an asset

  • Designation as a certified safety or emergency response professional (CRSP, CHESP, other, or a related technical certification in ER). 

    • Candidates must be willing and eligible to pursue training and certification to stay in the role long term.

  • Successfully completed related training courses such as emergency response or incident command training.  

Working Conditions

  • On-call

  • Walking

  • Keyboarding

  • Driving

  • Sedentary/Sitting

  • Climbing

  • Bending/Crouching

  • Kneeling/Crawling

  • Manual tools

  • Power tools

  • Office equipment

  • PPE incl. Harness

  • Respirator

  • Noise

  • Extreme heat/cold

  • Heights

  • Uneven surfaces

  • Outdoors

  • Chemicals

  • Moving equipment

  • Confined spaces

  • Toxic gases

  • Rotating equipment

  • Wet or damp

  • Sedentary 0-10 pounds

  • Light 11-20 pounds

  • Medium 21-50 pounds

  • Lifting

  • Carrying

  • Pushing/pulling

  • Standing


Safety Sensitive

  • Safety Sensitive: Yes

  • As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments.


Organizational Competencies

  • Drives for Results

  • Forward Thinking

  • Change Agility

  • Develops Potential

  • Communicates Effectively

  • Works Collaboratively


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.


Husky Energy is an affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.


Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.