Are you looking for an opportunity to work independently while honing your strong project and contract management skills? Then bring your expertise in inspection, construction and maintenance to this challenging role with the Ministry of Transportation!What can I expect to do in this role?You will:• ensure the safety and quality of Ontario's transportation infrastructure;• plan, direct and administer complex contracts related to the maintenance of buildings, bridges, culverts and other transportation related facilities;• ensure all work is completed according to contract documents and specifications;provide recommendations on annual and multi-year business plans;• verify appropriateness of the contractors' plans for infrastructure and building maintenance;• forecast and monitor budgets and manage deployment of funds to contracts and projects; • provide supervision and leadership to staff.How do I qualify?Mandatory• You must have a minimum valid driver's licence class of “G” or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario.Technical Knowledge:• extensive knowledge of the practices, equipment and materials related to the inspection, maintenance and repair of roads, highways, bridges, buildings, pavement marking, electrical components, communication systems, signs and roadside vegetation;• demonstrated knowledge of contract administration, procurement and related reporting requirements;• you can prepare detailed cost estimates for proposed work;• demonstrated ability to read and interpret contract plans, documents and specifications;• you can interpret and apply related legislation, quality standards, policies and contract language to ensure compliance for worksite safety and the safety of the travelling public.Skills:• well developed written and oral communication skills to deal effectively with senior management, contractors and the public;• well developed interpersonal and negotiation skills to make recommendations and to reach agreement with contractors and other service providers;• strong analytical, problem solving, coordination, planning and leadership skills to direct and coordinate the activities of contractors;• proficiency using various software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, database and email.
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