Bring your strong concrete/chemical engineering knowledge and technical expertise to this exciting opportunity with the Highway Standards Branch.What can I expect to do in this role?You will:• coordinate and participate in investigations and projects related to the evaluation of innovative systems, new products, materials and equipment (e.g. new pavement marking materials and concrete rehabilitation treatments) • make appropriate and effective recommendations for the ministry's present and future operational needs• develop and update existing policies, standards, specifications and operating guidelines related to concrete and chemical products• lead and manage multiple projects and activities, and balance conflicting priorities• provide technical supervision to technicians, contractors and consultants on a project specific basis• direct assigned laboratory and field studies of a research/ investigative nature• carry out testing and assessment activities in the field and during construction operations, maintaining all appropriate safety standardsHow do I qualify?Mandatory• you are licensed by Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)Technical Knowledge and Expertise:• you have demonstrated knowledge of the theories and principles of materials science/engineering and familiarity with concrete, corrosion or chemical engineering practice• you understand physical and chemical testing techniques, procedures and equipment, applicable to engineering materials, including those related to analysis of corrosion• you have knowledge of construction materials, manufactured products and construction techniques related to highway structures and pavements• you have awareness of pertinent government specifications, standards and special provisions related to chemical products and construction materials• you have experience monitoring the quality and performance of new developments in concrete corrosion protection systems and technologies (i.e. testing, troubleshooting, construction, repair and maintenance practices)• you have experience using test methods and equipment to measure corrosion and concrete engineering properties• you can develop policies, standards and quality requirements for acceptance of services, materials, products and processes for MTO contracts• you understand occupational health and safety related regulations and requirements (i.e. WHMIS, MSDS)Project Management and Coordination Skills:• you can manage projects and execute engineering investigations and research, conduct evaluations and analytical work• you can resolve unique and/or highly complex design issues, construction maintenance and performance problemsCommunication and Interpersonal Skills:• you communicate effectively and can prepare and present complex, technical information in a clear and concise manner to a range of audiences (i.e. senior management, field staff, industry, service and product suppliers, and technical committees)• you can establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholdersComputer Skills:• you are proficient in various computer software applications and databases (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, manipulation of digital images etc.)
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