Electrical HSEQ Manager - Corporate Services


Calgary, AB, CA Fort McMurray, AB, CA Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7K 5Z2 Winnipeg, MB, CA Cold Lake, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E 6V3 Regina, SK, CA Toronto, ON, CA Bonnyville, AB, CA

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Corporate Services team and support our construction operations by applying your expertise to various Corporate Services business initiatives. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.


About the Role:

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, HSEQ, the Electrical HSEQ (Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality) Manager serves as the company's primary subject matter expert in all aspects of electrical safety, quality, and compliance, providing overarching support across all business units. This role is responsible for the continual development and management of the company's Electrical & Instrumentation Quality Manual and associated procedures, as well as the company’s HSE, E&I safe working practices & procedures, ensuring their alignment with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and project demands. The Electrical HSEQ Manager will guide and assist individual business areas in the effective implementation of all HSEQ-related practices & procedures, ensuring consistency and compliance throughout the organization.  This role will require up to 75% travel for the first 6 months to a year.


Essential Functions:


  • Ensure that Quality processes are defined and in place to adequately cover project requirements and provide successful final closeout of projects.
  • Maintain relationships and communication tools as needed with suppliers and other key project personnel to verify that the quality of the supplied materials / services can be reasonably assured.
  • Develop and communicate the performance standards and metrics by which the quality will be measured.
  • Perform audits on project activities, ensuring compliance to company policies, processes, and procedures.  

Planning and Process

  • Assist with the RFP process, performing scope & specification reviews, identifying potential risk, and assisting with subsequent mitigation strategies.
  • Assist with the oversight of development and implementation of an organizational and responsibility matrix for the E&I Quality team.
  • Initiate and assist with the development of new Quality protocols and processes.
  • Establish and implement KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for monitoring the Quality system implementation and effectiveness.
  • Maintain accountability for communicating, leading, and lagging KPIs to the organization.
  • Develop regular status reports for company executives and project steering committees, detailing status of QMS and recommending actions to be taken.

Financial Accountabilities

  • Provide contributory support and input to the operations and corporate HSEQ budgets.

Client Focus

  • Establish and maintain relationships with Safety & Quality AOEs in public and private sector clients, construction joint-venture partners, and key specialist subcontractors, as well as other stakeholders such as design teams, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support Graham core values.
  • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees, while maintaining constant focus on meeting or exceeding customer requirements and expectations.
  • Execute written correspondence to external parties (clients, partners, government agencies, etc.) on behalf of the company.
  • Present information / reports to senior business unit leaders.
  • Seek new business opportunities through relationships.


  • Demonstrate HSE and Quality behaviors that reflect corporate expectations of Actively Caring and Road to Zero.


Key Success Factors and Capabilities:


  • Act with strategic focus and demonstrate to the team the compelling vision towards continuous improvement.
  • Create a culture of accountability with clear expectations and responsibilities tied to Graham priorities.
  • Manage the experience of customers to ensure positive relationships are established and maintained.
  • Build people and self by providing challenging assignments, achievable development plans, and ongoing feedback.
  • Take a forward-looking view of future team development and growth.
  • Recruit and promote the best people available (internal or external) to fill current roles to meet current and future requirements.
  • Maintain a commitment to quality and safety by evaluating project-related processes, making necessary changes, and meeting or exceeding internal and external customer expectations.


  • Establish effective partnerships with field management and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in industry, client, and community relations to enhance and promote Graham.
  • Negotiate skillfully in tough situations with internal and external parties by winning concessions without damaging relationships and by being direct and diplomatic.

Functional Excellence

  • Make recommendations, take action, and make proactive decisions based on technical proficiency.
  • Leverage expertise of other business units / functions to maximize overall contribution to Graham’s goals.


Education, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Minimum High School Diploma, or equivalent, plus Master Electrician certification, Electrical Engineering or a related E&I Tech program diploma.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience on E&I projects.
  • Supervisor or Manager experience considered an asset.
  • Strong technical proficiency in Quality-related areas, including ISO 9001, CSA 22.1, related Electrical legislation (Canada & US), auditing, and data analysis.
  • Superior leadership skills with ability and willingness to face challenges, solve problems, and motivate others, while maintaining effective relationships with customers.
  • Superior presentation skills and verbal / written communication skills.
  • Proven relationship-building and business development skills.
  • Proficiency using a computer and communication tools such as email, internet, and Microsoft products.


Working Conditions:

  • Most of the work is completed in the office, however regular travel to project sites are required.



  • $106.900.00 - $160,300.00 per annum.
  • Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.



If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

No unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.


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The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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