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Senior Health and Safety Advisor

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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  Mon DD, YYYY

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.


About this opportunity:

Reporting to the Health and Safety Manager, the Health and Safety Advisor is accountable for providing technical and functional leadership in Health & Safety (H&S) in partnership with the field leadership. This is a critical position within Cenovus and part of the role will be championing the implementation of H&S processes that are aligned with the Cenovus Operations Integrity Management System (COIMS), ensuring compliance to regulatory standards, and supporting top quartile performance across the business.  You will be a role model for H&S best practices, providing expertise and guidance to the business. 

This position is located in our Lloydminster office.

About Cenovus:

Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company. It is committed to maximizing value by sustainably developing its assets in a safe, innovative and cost-efficient manner, integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into its business plans. Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. The company also has 50% ownership in two U.S. refineries. Cenovus shares trade under the symbol CVE and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.


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Why we work at Cenovus:

  • Safety as a core value
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flex time
  • Employer paid benefits: health, dental, vision & more
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Community Investment activities
  • Inclusive work environment
  • Career progression/internal mobility opportunities
  • Company/team building events



  • Providing H&S technical guidance to Cenovus Field Operations.
  • Coaching & mentoring site leaders on H&S leadership, building and sustaining H&S capacity in front-line teams, and collaborating with site leadership to meet and/or exceed safety metrics outlined in the business performance contract. 
  • Supporting and/or leading incident investigations to ensure that root causes are identified, and that site leadership own and drive the actions to prevent reoccurrence. 
  • Collaborating with the business to share best practices and lessons learned.
  • Supporting the implementation of COIMS (Cenovus Operations Integrity Management System), assisting the business in developing and implementing gap closure plans, and verifying that assurance/self-verification programs are functioning as designed. 
  • Fostering collaboration between the business, the deployed H&S team and the Central H&S team, leveraging the Technical Authorities and multi-disciplinary support as a conduit for communication. 
  • Delivering on the yearly strategic goals and objectives laid out in the Deployed H&S performance contract.
  • Providing an independent view of risk from the business and intervening, if required, based on the risk identified. 



  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in H&S environment is required
  • A Class 5 (non-GDL) driver’s license, or equivalent, is required
  • Minimum 5 years of Root Cause Analysis and Incident Investigations is required
  • Minimum 5 years performing safety audits and inspections is required
  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent experience is an asset
  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate, Diploma, or Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution is an asset
  • Root Cause Analysis certification (ie: TapRoot) is an asset
  • Certified Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or equivalent is an asset
  • Process safety related training (PHA/HAZOP, LOPA, P&ID Interpretation) is an asset
  • Working knowledge of SAP or other Enterprise software is an asset
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety legislation and industry best practices
  • Emotional intelligence and organizational understanding to engage and partner with diverse stakeholders
  • Able to communicate in a respectful way that is tailored to the audience and situation, conveying difficult messages in a constructive manner. 


At Cenovus we embrace diversity of thought, experience and backgrounds to help us make better business decisions, address our challenges, seize opportunities and unlock innovative solutions. We define diversity as the variety of people, including all of the unique attributes of our staff, as well as the variety of ideas within our organization. Building an inclusive workplace by drawing on the skills and talents of a diverse workforce provides Cenovus with a competitive advantage. We believe it’s important to maximize the potential of everyone who works for our company and ensure people feel respected, appreciated and heard. We define inclusion as ‘diversity in action,’ creating an environment of involvement, respect and connection, where various ideas, backgrounds and perspectives are harnessed to create business value.


Note: The application deadline for this position is 11:59 PM MT December 8th, 2021.


This posting represents the desired scope, accountabilities, skills and experience requirements of the job.  These requirements may be modified to support business needs.  Title and compensation administration will be based on the skills and capabilities of the successful incumbent.


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.    


At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, women, and persons with disabilities.

For information on Inclusion & Diversity at Husky, please click here.


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.