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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management
City:    London
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    12707 - Structural Technician
Salary:    $1,294.53 - $1,638.57 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52806
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Are you a results-oriented individual with strong analytical and evaluation skills? Are you ready to play an important role in managing Ontario's highway structures? Then consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Transportation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

-plan, design, construct, rehabilitate and maintain projects of bridges and other transportation structures
-inspect transportation structures such as bridges, culverts and overhead signs and planning and design of standardized structures.

How do I qualify?

-you have a valid Class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario to conduct field visits where public transit is not available

Technical Knowledge and Skills:
-you have knowledge of structural engineering principles and related areas of structural planning, design, maintenance, rehabilitation and construction
-you have extensive knowledge of bridge inspection methods and equipment
-you are experienced with drafting techniques and specialized instruments
-you have working knowledge and experience using AutoCAD and common office computer programs (Word, Excel, Access)

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
-you have strong oral and written communication skills
-you have demonstrated interpersonal skills to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders
-you have the demonstrated ability to negotiate and resolve conflict

Project Management and Technical Administration:
-you have demonstrated project management skills to act as project manager for structural projects
-you have experience with contract preparation and delivery processes
-you have knowledge of consultant acquisition processes and consultant legal agreements

Decision Making Skills:
-you have demonstrated investigative, analytical, evaluation and problem solving skills with proven ability to make technical decisions to rectify structural problems.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 659 Exeter Rd, London, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Monday, April 22, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, May 6, 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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