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HEAD, STRUCTURAL SECTION
Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management
City:    North Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    PME10 - Management Engineering PM-10
Salary:    $89,790.00 - $115,880.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    56382
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Do you have excellent leadership skills? Are you interested in managing and directing the activities of a section that provides structural engineering expertise in the management of highway structures? If this sounds like you, please consider this exciting opportunity.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• Provide leadership and overall direction to the Regional Structural Section in the review, planning, and delivery of investigations, studies, design contracts, and pilot projects/trials
• Approve and affix professional stamp on completed project documents
• Participate in the development and/or revision of policies, standards, operating guidelines, specifications, tools and systems in the field of structural engineering
• Participate in negotiations with internal and external agencies (e.g. , Coast Guard, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Transport Canada, Environment Canada, Ministry of Natural Resources, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Labour, Railways, etc.) for the approvals of Structural projects
• Plan, directs and manages the financial and administrative activities of the section.
• Manage the human resource activities of the section

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• Applicants must be licensed by PEO

Leadership Skills:
• You are able to motivate and lead professional and technical staff in achievement of goals, priorities and business plans
• You have planning, conceptual and organizational skills to develop and implement the overall direction and activities
• You are able to identify changing needs and priorities; to identify opportunities for new service delivery
• You demonstrate good judgement and political acuity in managing issues

Communication/Stakeholder Relations:
• You have demonstrated superior written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
• You can establish and maintain working relationships, and linkages with a range of audiences

Knowledge/Technical Skills:
• You have knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of civil engineering with emphasis on bridge planning, design, rehabilitation, evaluation, construction and inspection
• You have practical experience in the design, rehabilitation, construction, evaluation and inspection of complex structures
• You demonstrate understanding of related fields such as road design, hydrology, soils and foundations
• You have demonstrated skills in managing financial budgets
• You have knowledge of human resources principles and Collective Agreement provisions
• You have analytical and problem solving skills

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 447 Mckeown Ave, North Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   6
Category:   Management and General
Posted on:   Wednesday, September 11, 2013
 
Note:
  • T-MT-56382/13
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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