Construction Safety Office

Job description:
Construction Safety Office

As a locally owned Halifax company, Universal Realty Group has earned a reputation for building excellence. Evident in our diverse real estate portfolio, encompassing over 2,550 apartments, 1.4 million square feet of office, retail, and warehouse space plus the iconic Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites. Committed to crafting extraordinary experiences, we envision, develop and support unique locations into distinctive environments, showcasing our passion for exceptional living.  

We are seeking proposals from qualified Safety Office providers to contribute to the success of our  construction projects. The selected vendor will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and well-being  of our team members on-site and will be responsible for the range of critical tasks outlined below.  

Join our innovative team and help us reshape the city's landscape through a variety of exciting and transformative projects. Including an architecturally stunning trio of buildings featuring over 400 apartments, street-level retail, and a connecting pedestrian promenade leading to the lively Halifax waterfront; a distinctive residential development in a dynamic community undergoing exhilarating growth in addition to a stylish transformation from iconic downtown office building to urban living at its finest. These are just a glimpse of the exciting projects entering the development phase.  

We look forward to welcoming new team members who will play a crucial role in contributing to the continuous enhancement of our unique Atlantic living experience.  


Safety Manual Preparation:  

  • Develop and prepare a comprehensive safety manual tailored to the specific requirements of our construction sites.  

Weekly Site Visits and Reports:  

  • Conduct weekly site visits to assess and report on the overall safety conditions, identifying areas for improvement and compliance.  

Safety Issue Resolution:  

  • Assist in promptly addressing and resolving any safety issues that may arise during the construction process.  

Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Assistance:  

  • Provide valuable support in dealing with Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) matters, ensuring compliance with regulations and standards. 


Professional Expertise:  

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in providing safety office services for construction projects.  

Safety Manual Development:  

  • Proven ability to develop and prepare comprehensive safety manuals tailored to the specific needs of construction sites.  

Site Inspection Proficiency:  

  • Strong proficiency in conducting thorough site inspections, identifying potential hazards, and providing recommendations for improvement.  

Issue Resolution Skills:  

  • A track record of effectively addressing and resolving safety issues in a timely and efficient manner.  

OH&S Compliance Knowledge:  

  • In-depth knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) regulations and  standards, with the ability to assist in compliance matters.  

Communication and Reporting:  

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to provide detailed and clear reports, both written and verbal.  

Interested vendors are invited to submit a detailed proposal outlining their qualifications,  experience, and a comprehensive approach to fulfilling the outlined responsibilities. Proposals  should be submitted to 


For inquiries or additional information, please contact Lindsey Coshell – Human Resources  Manager, at or 902-496-0911.  

Universal Realty Group looks forward to reviewing your proposals and selecting a qualified Safety Office  partner to contribute to our commitment to excellence in construction and workplace safety. 



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