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Ministry of Transportation
Operations Division, Northeast Region Branch, Technical Services Section
Cochrane, New Liskeard
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
12974 - District Eng Service Officer
$1,213.95 - $1,525.95 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Do you have a varied and extensive background in road maintenance and construction? Are you a service oriented professional with effective communication skills?

Then consider this opportunity to advance your career.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• plan, coordinate and administer contracts
• prepare drawings and/or collaborate with design
• interpret specifications, drawings, plans and designs; complete contract drawings and documents during pre-contract phase for construction issues
• provide technical and administrative support to ensure contract delivery

NOTE: The location of the position is at 74 Second Street, Cochrane: however, pending the results of the competition, consideration will be given to the successful candidate to allow him/her to work out of either 74 Second Street, Cochrane or 500 Rockley Road, New Liskeard (depending on the location of the successful candidate and operational needs).

How do I qualify?


• The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

• you have knowledge of engineering principles relating to construction, maintenance, road design and utility relocation for the preparation, administration, acceptance of Regional tenders and contracts
• you have knowledge of relevant legislation and policies pertaining to the preparation of tenders, contract administration and contract payments
• you have knowledge of construction safety methods and practices
• you have the ability to read, interpret and amend contract documents and plans
• you have knowledge of financial reporting procedures to maintain records, track budgets and forecast expenditures
• you have the ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation and acts to provide advice

Analytical and Decision - Making Skills:

• you can review, recommend and identify road rehabilitation alternatives and utility relocation
• you can plan, organize, monitor, prioritize work and set individual assignments

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• you can use tact and diplomacy when interacting with clients
• you can prepare reports and present findings
• you can negotiate design and contract languages on behalf of the ministry in a productive and constructive manner
• you can establish and maintain effective relations with both internal and external stakeholders

Computer Skills:

• you are proficient in using AutoCAD and computer software applications, email and internet access to complete reports and spreadsheets

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 74 2nd St, Cochrane, North Region or 500 Rockley Rd, New Liskeard, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
  • T-MT-157111/20
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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