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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    12958 - Transportation Design Tech
Salary:    $944.01 - $1,116.54 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    58770
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Come and join our multidisciplinary team! We are responsible for the delivery of preliminary and detail design plans, design reports, drawing contracts and tender packages for the construction and rehabilitation of the province's transportation infrastructure.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Working with a dynamic team, you will:
• assist in the production of design projects by interpreting data and determining extent of design work, preparing contract documentation and preparing correspondence and reports
• make highway design recommendations related to such elements as horizontal and vertical alignment layouts, etc.
• carry out detailed design drainage studies
• use computer software to prepare roadway designs and related plans
• assist in preparing final contract and tender documents
• calculate quantities and cost estimates
• support senior designers and project management staff in reviewing corridor management issues

Please note: fieldwork is a requirement of this position

How do I qualify?

Technical skills:
• You have demonstrate knowledge with civil engineering in the application of highway planning, design and construction to assist in the delivery of the capital construction program.
• You have solid mathematical abilities to do estimations.

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with stakeholders and to prepare written documents.

Analytical Skills:
• You have analytical and evaluative skills to assess designs and develop alternatives.

Computer skills:
• You are proficient with computer applications, including computer aided drawing and design (CADD), and highway design systems.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 615 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Thursday, December 19, 2013
  • W-MT-58770/13
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, January 17, 2014 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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