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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Contract Management and Operations
City:    St Catharines
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    09PBE - Bargaining-Engineering 09
Salary:    $83,947.00 - $115,752.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    55235
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Are you looking for a change in your career where you will review and analyze complex contract claims, make recommendations for settlement or denial and negotiate resolutions? Then this role in the Contract Management Office will provide you with new challenges and experiences.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Working independently, you will conduct in-depth analyses of facts, liaise with internal regional and provincial office staff and communicate and negotiate with service provider executives to seek resolutions on highway construction and maintenance contract claims.

How do I qualify?

• You are registered with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)

Demonstrated Construction and Contract Knowledge:
• You have knowledge of a broad variety of construction/maintenance techniques, procedures, methods and practices adopted by contractors in performing capital construction and maintenance work
• You have knowledge of contract preparation, design and documentation to interpret various contract specifications and requirements
• You have knowledge of standard contract administration practices, procedures and requirements including contract change order procedures

Proven Analytical Skills:
• You have investigative and analytical skills to research the background of claims, analyze technical data, evaluate different points of view, maintain objectivity and make recommendations for settlement

Excellent Negotiation and Communication Skills
• You have negotiation skills to negotiate claims with various contractor/consultant representatives including company owners
• You have communication skills, persuasiveness and tact to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to prepare various documents and reports

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 301 St Paul St, St Catharines, West Region
Compensation Group:   Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Thursday, August 29, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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