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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    17OST - Skills & Trades 17OST
Salary:    $60,129.00 - $74,175.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48356
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Bring your contract administration and leadership skills to this unique opportunity as an Electrical Service Coordinator with the Northwestern Remote Northern Transportation Office in Thunder Bay.

What can I expect to do in this role?

While working in a culturally sensitive environment, you will:

• assess electrical and advance airport traffic management needs
• direct employees and contractors in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and facilities at remote airports
• inspect electrical contracts and manage third party maintenance
• review electrical designs, provide reports and attend technical review meetings on behalf of the ministry
• provide technical advice and recommendations on electrical matters
• serve on various committees and task forces as required

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• You must have a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario.
• You must have certification as an Electrician under the Apprenticeship and Tradesman Qualification Act.
• You are able to fly to remote northern locations in small aircrafts.

Specialized knowledge:
• You have knowledge of the practices, procedures, specifications, and standards related to the inspection, maintenance, installation and repair of airport and highway electrical devices.
• You know electrical codes and airport safety procedures.
• You have knowledge of maintenance requirements associated with airport electrical devices, solar wind power systems and various airport support structures.

Technical knowledge:
• You have knowledge of Transport Canada and Remote Northern Transportation Office standards to ensure the safety of aircraft using the airport.
• You have experience with contract administration including administrative procedures, reporting requirements and documentation.
• You are able to interpret and apply related regulations, policies and directives (i.e. Related Electrical Codes, Canadian Air Regulations, Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act and Environmental Assessment Act).
• You are able to prepare detailed cost estimates for proposed work.
• You can trouble shoot electrical problems with staff and contractors remotely providing advise, direction and feedback to resolve problems
• You can read and interpret contract plans, documents, and specifications
• You have knowledge of Airport series lighting system and related equipment such as constant current regulators, radio controlled aerodrome lights and generators with automatic transfer switch

Communication, supervisory and interpersonal skills:
• You have knowledge of Very High Frequency (VHF) aviation radio communications to direct the installation and repair for the safety of operations at airports.
• You can communicate effectively to provide technical advice and recommendations.
• You have well developed written skills to prepare detailed cost estimates for proposed work.
• You can negotiate to deal effectively with contractors and consultants.
• You are able to deal effectively with ministry contacts and the public.
• You have supervisory and planning skills to direct and coordinate the activities of assigned ministry staff and contractors.

• You can plan , organize and prepare preventative maintenance and repair programs for multiple locations, anticipate issues and address with contingency plans
• You can provide advice on mid- to long-range planning for electrical systems and services
• You can monitor and report on electrical systems and their performance
• You can respond to emergencies by providing analysis and action plans to resolve in a timely manner, often under tight deadlines and pressure

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 623 S James St, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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