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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Northeast Region Operational Services
City:    Cochrane, Timmins
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    12931 - Senior Tech Transport Construction
Salary:    $937.07 - $1,134.90 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52478
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Has your career led to the development of expertise in highway maintenance and construction? Why not take the next step and become part of our skilled and dynamic team?

What can I expect to do in this role?

Applying your technical expertise, negotiation skills and your knowledge of contract practices, you will:

• monitor contractors' delivery of construction and maintenance operations while ensuring necessary work records are maintained
• ensure compliance with contract requirements, review of extra work, contract drawings and documents and claims
• liaise with contractors, property owners, internal staff, and the general public to address issues and complaints
• provide technical advice and training to staff

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:
• valid driver's licence to travel throughout the region

Technical expertise:
• proven experience and knowledge of constructions and/or maintenance practices including inspection, material sampling, testing, and road patrolling duties
• knowledge of highway, construction standards and specifications and maintenance
• ability to interpret contract drawings and documents
• ability to interpret and apply knowledge of related policies, acts, regulations and procedures for safety, and environmental protection

People skills:
• well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to deal with contractors, internal staff and the general public

Other important skills:
• good mathematical skills to conduct payment calculations and assessments
• proven analytical, negotiation, and problem solving skills to assist with the assessment of contract related issues
• well-developed organizational and planning skills
• good working knowledge of computers to perform clerical and administrative work such as correspondence, instruction notices, payment calculations, payment reports, contract payment assessment, and applicable reports and forms

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 74 2nd St, Cochrane, North Region or 1270 Hwy 101e,Po Bag 3090, Timmins, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Tuesday, March 12, 2013
  • N-MT-52478/13

    The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 26, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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