Are you ready to take your engineering career to the next level? Consider this opportunity to manage construction contracts through the application of your technical expertise and project management skills with the Ministry of Transportation's Provincial Highways Management Division.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role, you will: • review and oversee contract drawings and documents during the pre-engineering phase• prepare and evaluate requests for quotes and proposals for the consultant procurement process• advise on the interpretation of special provisions, constructability, safety, environmental and quality issues• oversee, review and assess contractors' and consultants' performance on several concurrent projects• organize activities and provide technical supervision for on-site administration of construction projects; provide accurate payments, financial forecasts• ensure documentation for claims settlement negotiations are providedHow do I qualify?Mandatory• you must have a valid Class 'G' Drivers Licence to travel to various construction sites throughout the regionHighway Engineering Knowledge:• you have knowledge of highway engineering principles, standards and specifications• you can interpret and apply highway construction practices and related legislation such as the Construction Lien Act, Highway Traffic Act, Environmental Assessment Act• you have experience with contract administration and project management to manage several concurrent highway projects and provide effective project supervisionAnalytical and Problem Solving Skills:• you have proven analytical and problem solving skills to assess highway engineering and highway construction issues that are politically sensitive or have financial impacts• you can analyze and review drawings, plans and designs for compliance with ministry specificationsCommunication and Interpersonal Skills:• you have well developed communication skills to prepare reports and deal effectively with senior management, contractors, consultants, and other stakeholders• you can provide technical supervision, guidance and support to staff• you can negotiate with service providers on dispute resolutionLeadership skills:• you can provide technical supervision, guidance and support to staffComputer Skills:• you have the ability to operate computers and associated software (such as Microsoft Office Suite)
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