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TECHNICAL SERVICES OFFICER
Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Operational Services
City:    London, Owen Sound
Job Term:    2 Permanent, 1 Temporary
Job Code:    12974 - District Eng Service Officer
Salary:    $1,122.25 - $1,410.68 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48738
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If you have a varied and extensive background in road maintenance and construction, and are service oriented, then consider this opportunity to advance your career with the Ministry of Transportation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

While providing technical and administrative support to Operational Service Office, Operations Offices and additional offices, you will:

• plan, coordinate and administer contracts
• coordinate utility relocations
• provide technical and administrative support to ensure contract delivery

How do I qualify?

Mandatory:
• You have a valid driver's license to conduct field work and to travel to remote areas

Technical Knowledge:
• You have demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles relating to construction, maintenance, road design and utility relocation for the preparation/administration/acceptance of Regional tenders and contracts
• You have knowledge of relevant legislation and policies pertaining to the preparation of tenders, contract administration and contract payments
• Knowledge of construction safety methods and practices

Analytical decision-making and communication skills:
• You have proven analytical, evaluation and decision making skills to assess alternatives and recommend solutions, and the ability to provide direction to field personal, contractors, utility company representatives and ministry agents
• You have proven communication and interpersonal skills to use tact and diplomacy when interacting with clients other office personal

Technical skills:
• You have the ability to read and interpret contract documents and plans
• You have demonstrated knowledge of financial reporting procedures to maintain records, track budgets and forecast expenditures
• You have the ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation and acts to provide advice

Other skills:
• You have computer skills and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and email software
• You have demonstrated planning, organizational and prioritization skills

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 1450 7th Ave E, Owen Sound, West Region
  • 1 Permanent, 659 Exeter Rd, London, West Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 1450 7th Ave E, Owen Sound, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Friday, December 7, 2012
 
Note:
  • W-MT-48738/12(3)
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 Friday, December 21, 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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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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