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Ministry of Transportation
Provincial Highways Management
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
4A011 - Technical04
$60,490.00 - $84,570.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Bring your technical expertise in road maintenance and strong planning and contract management skills to the Ministry of Transportation where your work will make a significant contribution to ensure the safety and quality of Ontario's transportation infrastructure.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• administer area maintenance contracts related to maintenance and repair of transportation related facilities, ensuring work is completed to contract documents and specifications
• monitor the contractors' delivery of maintenance and repair operations
• ensure contractors maintain work records
• monitor financial forecasts and expenditures
• provide analytical support to ensure effective delivery and value for money

How do I qualify?


- valid Ontario class 'G' driver's licence to travel throughout the assigned territory

Road Maintenance and Construction Knowledge:

• You have knowledge of the practices, procedures and standards related to the inspection and maintenance of roads, both during the summer and winter seasons
• You have demonstrated knowledge of the repair of roads, including drainage systems
• You have working knowledge of road construction practices, techniques, equipment and material
• You have an understanding of the deterioration process of roads, sufficient to assess and determine the appropriateness of repair technique and timing

Contract Management Knowledge and Skills:

• You have knowledge of contract management and administration procedures, reporting requirements and documentation
• You have the ability to prepare cost estimates for proposed work
• You can read and interpret contract plans, documents and specifications to assist in negotiations and solve problems

Supervisory and Planning Skills:

• you have proven ability to plan and lead activities within established timeframes
• You have the ability to supervise staff and manage stakeholders in high pressure situations

Communication, Negotiation and Computer Skills:

• You demonstrate negotiation, oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with contractors and the public
• You have working knowledge of computers and various software applications such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and e-mail

Knowledge of Legislation:

• You have the ability to interpret and apply various acts and regulations such as the Highway Traffic Act and the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 3767 Hwy 69 S, Sudbury, North Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Thursday, August 17, 2017
  • T-MT-110811/17
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