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AREA MANAGER, HIGHWAY ENGINEERING

Organization:
Ministry of Transportation
Division:
Transportation Infrastructure Management
City:
North Bay
Job Term:
1 Permanent, 1 Temporary contract/assignment of up to 12 months with the possibility of extension
Job Code:
PME09 - Management Engineering PM-09
Salary:
$82,569.00 - $128,106.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
156500
ATTENTION ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS!

The Ministry of Transportation seeks an enthusiastic, results oriented individual with civil engineering and leadership expertise to deliver the capital construction program in the Transportation Infrastructure Management Division.

About Us:
The Project Delivery Section is responsible for the delivery of many engineering services and products. Staffed by engineers, project managers, technicians, planners and support personnel, the Project Delivery Section holds the primary responsibility for the design of highway rehabilitation, highway expansion, and safety related projects to meet current and future needs of the travelling public.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership Model defines what it means to be a leader through the following expected attributes and behavioural competencies:
• to demonstrate authenticity, accountability and courage
• to embrace positive disruption, a future mindset and to develop each other, every day
• to lead with a common purpose, be inclusive and drive people centered outcomes

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?
The Ontario Public Service is one of the largest employers in the province, employing more than 60,000 people. Every day we are modernizing government operations and improving public services. We have a wide range of meaningful and rewarding career opportunities in communities across Ontario. We welcome new ideas and new people, encourage learning and development, and reward achievement. No matter the position, we live the core values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We offer:

· A defined benefit pension plan
· Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
· Comprehensive Health Plan
· Life and Disability insurance
· Flexible work arrangements
· Collegial and professional work culture
· Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
· We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• manage and direct the activities of the Highway Engineering Area within the Project Delivery Section
• act as management representative for the Region and Ministry on committees, task forces and in proceedings for policy and technical matters involving highway engineering

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You are a Professional Engineer, licensed with the Association of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).
• Ability to conduct field reviews and travel to areas not accessible by public transportation.

Strategic Leadership Skills:

• You have experience providing strategic direction, guidance and coaching to staff.
• You have experience fostering an environment of high performance, learning, growth and continuous improvement.
• You can engage team members in a positive and inclusive work environment, promoting innovation and creativity.
• You have experience developing and implementing practical solutions to unique and complex issues.
• You have demonstrated skills in managing financial budgets and human resources, including labour relations issues.

Communication, Stakeholder and Relationship Management Skills:

• You have the ability to integrating opposing interests and professional opinions on complex issues.
• You have excellent relationship building skills to promote effective engagement with stakeholders.
• You have strong oral and written communication skills including presentation skills to exchange information and represent the ministry.
• You have political acuity and conflict resolution skills to effectively deal with difficult stakeholders in confrontational situations.

Program Management Skills:

• You have the ability to develop objectives and assess programs and engineering/management-related policies and recommendations.
• You have the ability to establishes long range highway planning priorities.
• You can recommend and negotiates regional priorities.

Technical Expertise:

• You have advanced knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of Civil Engineering, with an emphasis on highway engineering and with knowledge of related fields
• You have working knowledge of ministry's engineering policies and procedures, standard specifications, design and construction standards, and automated engineering systems

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 477 Mckeown Ave, North Bay, North Region
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 477 Mckeown Ave, North Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:
6
Category:
Management and General
Posted on:
Monday, November 30, 2020
Note:
  • N-MT-156500/20(2)
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 Monday, December 21, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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