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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management
City:    Burlington, Winona
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    12931 - Senior Tech Transport Construction
Salary:    $937.07 - $1,134.90 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57231
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Consider this opportunity with the Ministry of Transportation, Provincial Highways Management Division where you can apply your technical and engineering expertise, negotiation skills and your knowledge of contracts and highway construction.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• liaise with contractors, property owners and the general public to address issues and complaints
• assist with the monitoring and performance assessment of contractors and consultants
• review extra work, contract drawings, documents and claims
• complete seasonal work assignments within the various regional and provincial offices
• provide technical advice and training to junior staff

How do I qualify?

• you have a valid class 'G' driver's licence and ability to acquire class 'DZ' driver's licence

Technical and Legislative Knowledge:
• You have knowledge and experience in construction and/or maintenance practices including inspection and road patrolling and related duties
• You have knowledge and experience of highway maintenance and/or construction standards and specifications
• You have knowledge of related policies, acts and regulations, safety, and environmental protection requirements (e.g. HTA, Construction Lien Act, Aggregate Resources Act, OH&S Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, WHMIS etc.)

Essential Skills:
• You have communication and interpersonal skills
• You have analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills
• You have mathematical skills to assist with the assessment of contract related issues
• You have organizational and planning skills to effectively carry out assigned inspection and monitoring duties
• You have the ability to interpret contract drawings and documents
• You have the ability to monitor contractor's operations, assess contractors and consultants work for compliance
• You have computer skills and knowledge of computer software

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 1145 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, Central Region
  • 1 Permanent, 1200 South Service Rd, Winona, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4
Category:   Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:   Thursday, September 19, 2013
  • T-MT-57231/13(2)
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 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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