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Organization:    Ministry of Labour
Division:    Operations Division
City:    Hamilton, North Bay, Sault Ste Marie, South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thunder Bay
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    09PBE - Bargaining-Engineering 09
Salary:    $83,947.00 - $115,752.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57489
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Be a part of contributing to making Ontario's workplaces safe, healthy and productive. Join a dedicated team of multi-disciplinary professionals across the province that set, communicate and enforce occupational health and safety legislation across Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations in workplaces
• conduct inspections, investigations and quality assurance assessments
• provide professional advice to staff and management
• gather evidence and prepare engineering reports
• act as an expert witness in court and as an occupational health and safety expert/advisor in the field
• issue orders, and promote safe working practices and conditions with workplace parties via the Internal Responsibility System (IRS)

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• you have a membership with the Professional Engineers of Ontario or eligible for membership within three months
• you have a degree in civil engineering with structural specialization
• you have a valid class “G” driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario and ability to travel within service area
• you have the ability to work after hours/on call

Technical expertise:
• you have experience evaluating the structural integrity of systems/components subjected to static and dynamic loads, construction methods and machinery
• you have expert knowledge and extensive experience in structural engineering including discipline-related theories, principles and practices including those related to occupational health and safety
• you have he ability to keep up to date on trends and developments in engineering and the health and safety field
• you have the ability to identify hazards and contraventions of legislation, apply concepts of risk reduction using protective measures/devices and provide authoritative, reliable and defensible assessments/advice and recommendations

Communication skills:
• you have excellent communications, consulting, advisory and relationship management skills
• you have solid conflict resolution and stress management skills

Other general skills:
• you have the ability to plan and manage an often unpredictable workload
• you have the ability to plan and undertake high level, complex engineering inspections and investigations
• you have the ability to interpret and enforce legislation and expert knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations in workplaces
• you are proficient in using a computer and relative software to produce analysis, reports and a variety of materials.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 159 Cedar Street, Sudbury, North Region or 435 South James Street, Thunder Bay, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region or 200 First Avenue, Suite 204, North Bay, North Region or 70 Foster Drive, Suite 480 , Sault Ste Marie, North Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and Personnel Security Screening Requirement
  • 1 Permanent, 119 King St W, Hamilton, West Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and Personnel Security Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Thursday, November 7, 2013
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
  • W-LB-57489/13
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, November 22, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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