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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management Division
City:    Kenora, New Liskeard, North Bay, Sudbury, Thunder Bay
Job Term:    Permanent
Job Code:    12930 - Technician 1, Construction
Salary:    $860.91 - $1,042.48 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49492
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Embrace a career in the public service with the Ministry of Transportation's entry-level Transportation Technician initiative.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• Receive practical, multi-functional learning experiences through rotational assignments as ministry determines in many technical disciplines including construction, highway design, maintenance, traffic, surveys;
• Work independently and as a team member;
• Benefit from on-the-job and classroom training;
• Work with state-of-the-art technology;
• Enjoy career development opportunities with offices across the province and competitive salaries and benefits.

For additional information, please visit our web page for the
(a href='http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/engineering/job/tti.shtml')Transportation Technician Initiative(/a).

• Shift-work, travel within the region and temporary relocation may be required.

How do I qualify?

• You have a minimum valid driver's licence class of G or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario

Knowledge & Technical Skills
• You have demonstrated knowledge of highway engineering design, maintenance and contract administration (normally acquired through a diploma in civil engineering technology or related experience)
• You have math skills to complete calculations in engineering survey, design calculation and estimating quantities
• You have computer skills, including AutoCAD to prepare computerized designs/ plans/ stats and word processing/spreadsheet software to produce variety of correspondence, reports and presentations

Analytical Skills
• You have demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to assess data, clarify data integrity, identify design/construction problems, analyze traffic capacity and collision stats and recommend solutions/modifications as required

Communication Skills
• You have excellent oral and written communication skills to explain ministry standards/design requirements to other technical areas and contract administrators, to discuss maintenance problems and emergency road situations
• You have interpersonal skills to work with other project members in a team environment

Additional information:

  • Permanent, 615 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region or 437 Mckeown Avenue, North Bay, North Region or 3767 Hwy 69 S, Sudbury, North Region or 808 Robertson St, Kenora, North Region or 500 Rockley Rd, New Liskeard, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Wednesday, January 16, 2013
  • The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list to fill upcoming opportunities within the next twelve months.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, February 1, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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