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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management
City:    Huntsville
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    18TEN - Engin & Survey Supp(A/U)TEN18
Salary:    $68,657.00 - $84,723.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49104
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Demonstrate your technical expertise and advance your career in the field of construction contract management with the Ministry of Transportation's Provincial Highways Management Division.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Contract Services Administrator, you will:

• review and oversee contract drawings and documents during the pre-engineering phase
• prepare and evaluate requests for quotes and proposals for the consultant procurement process
• provide advice on interpretation of special provisions, issues, safety, environment and quality
• oversee, review and assess contractors' and consultants' performance
• provide technical supervision for on-site administration of a construction project
• ensure accurate payments, financial forecasts and appropriate documentation for claims settlement negotiations
• provide supervision, direction, training and technical advice to all staff for on site administration activities of a construction project

How do I qualify?

• This position requires travel to construction sites and a valid Class 'G' driver's licence.

Technical knowledge:
• knowledge of highway engineering standards, specifications, mathematics, construction practices and contract management
• knowledge of engineering principles to manage construction projects of all levels of complexity
• ability to operate computers and associated software

Project management and analytical skills:
• ability to effectively manage and supervise multiple concurrent projects
• analytical and problem solving skills to assess engineering and construction issues having financial impacts and political sensitivity

People skills:
• communication skills to prepare reports and deal effectively with senior management, contractors, consultants and other stakeholders
• negotiation and dispute resolution skills
• leadership skills to provide supervision, guidance and support to staff

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 207 Main St W, Huntsville, Central Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Consulting and Planning
Posted on:   Friday, January 4, 2013
  • C-MT-49104/12
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