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CONTRACT SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR
Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    18TEN - Engin & Survey Supp(A/U)TEN18
Salary:    $68,657.00 - $84,723.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    46808
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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 provided

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• you must have a valid Class 'G' Drivers Licence to travel to various construction sites throughout the region

Highway 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 supervision

Analytical 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 specifications

Communication 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 resolution

Leadership skills:
• you can provide technical supervision, guidance and support to staff

Computer Skills:
• you have the ability to operate computers and associated software (such as Microsoft Office Suite)

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 94 Arrow Road, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Tuesday, November 20, 2012
 
Note:
  • This competition will be used to fill upcoming opportunities within the next twelve months.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 4, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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