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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Highway Standards Branch, Concrete Section
City:    Downsview
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    08PBE - Bargaining-Engineering 08
Salary:    $80,583.00 - $102,584.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48116
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Bring your strong concrete/chemical engineering knowledge and technical expertise to this exciting opportunity with the Highway Standards Branch.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• coordinate and participate in investigations and projects related to the evaluation of innovative systems, new products, materials and equipment (e.g. new pavement marking materials and concrete rehabilitation treatments)
• make appropriate and effective recommendations for the ministry's present and future operational needs
• develop and update existing policies, standards, specifications and operating guidelines related to concrete and chemical products
• lead and manage multiple projects and activities, and balance conflicting priorities
• provide technical supervision to technicians, contractors and consultants on a project specific basis
• direct assigned laboratory and field studies of a research/ investigative nature
• carry out testing and assessment activities in the field and during construction operations, maintaining all appropriate safety standards

How do I qualify?

• you are licensed by Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)

Technical Knowledge and Expertise:
• you have demonstrated knowledge of the theories and principles of materials science/engineering and familiarity with concrete, corrosion or chemical engineering practice
• you understand physical and chemical testing techniques, procedures and equipment, applicable to engineering materials, including those related to analysis of corrosion
• you have knowledge of construction materials, manufactured products and construction techniques related to highway structures and pavements
• you have awareness of pertinent government specifications, standards and special provisions related to chemical products and construction materials
• you have experience monitoring the quality and performance of new developments in concrete corrosion protection systems and technologies (i.e. testing, troubleshooting, construction, repair and maintenance practices)
• you have experience using test methods and equipment to measure corrosion and concrete engineering properties
• you can develop policies, standards and quality requirements for acceptance of services, materials, products and processes for MTO contracts
• you understand occupational health and safety related regulations and requirements (i.e. WHMIS, MSDS)

Project Management and Coordination Skills:
• you can manage projects and execute engineering investigations and research, conduct evaluations and analytical work
• you can resolve unique and/or highly complex design issues, construction maintenance and performance problems

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• you communicate effectively and can prepare and present complex, technical information in a clear and concise manner to a range of audiences (i.e. senior management, field staff, industry, service and product suppliers, and technical committees)
• you can establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Computer Skills:
• you are proficient in various computer software applications and databases (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, manipulation of digital images etc.)

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 1201 Wilson Ave, Downsview, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Friday, November 30, 2012
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
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