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CONTRACT SERVICES INSPECTOR
Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Region Operational Services
City:    Huntsville
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    12930 - Technician 1, Construction
Salary:    $860.91 - $1,042.48 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49113
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Has your career led to the development of expertise in highway maintenance and construction? Why not take the next step and become part of our skilled and dynamic team?

What can I expect to do in this role?

Applying your technical and engineering expertise, negotiation skills and your knowledge of contracts and highway construction, you will:

- monitor contractors' delivery of maintenance and repair operations
- ensure compliance with contract specifications, direct maintenance and repair operations
- provide direction to contractors and operators, making sure the required work records are maintained
- liaise with contractors, property owners and the general public to address issues and complaints
- provide technical advice and training to junior staff

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
Mandatory requirement:
- valid driver's license and ability to acquire class DZ driver's license to travel throughout the region

Technical expertise:
- strong knowledge of highway maintenance, construction, and engineering standards, specifications, practices and principles to carry out contract related activities including contract preparation and review
- ability to interpret and apply related policies, acts, and regulations for safety, and environmental protection such as Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, and WHMIS
- knowledgeable of contract practices including material sampling and testing, surveying, inspections, and road patrolling

People skills:
- excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with contractors and the general public

Other important skills:
- good mathematical skills.
- excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem solving skills to assist with the assessment of contract related issues
- well developed organizational and planning skills
- good working knowledge of computers to perform clerical and administrative work such as correspondence, instruction notices, payment calculations, payment reports, contract payment assessment, and applicable reports and forms

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 207 Main St W, Huntsville, Central Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Wednesday, December 19, 2012
 
Note:
  • C-MT-49113/12
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 Monday, January 7, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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