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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Eastern Region Quality Assurance Office
City:    Kingston
Job Term:    2 Permanent, 1 Temporary - up to 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:    12938 - Quality Assurance Officer
Salary:    $1,154.95 - $1,423.34 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53609
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Would you enjoy using your background in highway design and construction in a great working environment? If you have knowledge and experience with highway engineering materials, and would like some travel to job sites, this role with the Operations Office will be of interest to you!

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, your role will include:

- Monitoring and reporting on quality assurance and inspection activities on highway construction sites
- Monitoring consultant testing laboratories
- Providing technical expertise to Operations Office and Consultant field staff.

How do I qualify?

Your technical skills and knowledge will include:
- Demonstrated knowledge of engineering materials applicable to highway construction, including a sound knowledge of highway construction standards & specifications
- Inspection practices
- Demonstrated understanding of, and concern for quality standards
- Sampling, testing and performance of highway construction materials (normally acquired through a diploma in civil engineering technology or related field and/or work experience) to collect and analyze data, prepare and evaluate reports and resolve issues that deviate from accepted standards and practices.

Your interpersonal skills will include:
- Demonstrated oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with staff, contractors and the public.

Your other essential skills will include:
- Demonstrated working knowledge of common computer software and applications
- Proven analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and contribute to effectively resolving problems
- Planning, organizing and coordinating skills, with ability to prioritize effectively
- Demonstrated integrity and flexibility in work demeanor.

- Minimum G2 driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario
- Occasional overnight travel is required.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 1355 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, East Region
  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 1355 Counter Blvd., Kingston, East Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 1355 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Friday, May 17, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, June 3, 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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