Apply By: Monday, December 28, 2020 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 75 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Ministry of Transportation
Provincial Highways Management
Kakabeka Falls, Marathon
Job Term:
8 Permanent
Job Code:
12931 - Senior Tech Transport Construction
$1,013.64 - $1,227.63 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Has your career led to the development of expertise in highway maintenance and construction? Are you familiar with Local Roads Boards and how they operate? Why not take the next step and become part of our skilled and dynamic team?

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• patrol and report on road conditions, hazards and/or deficiencies
• monitor contractors' delivery of maintenance and repair operations
• ensure compliance with contract specifications, direct maintenance and repair operations
• provide direction to contractors and operators, making sure the required work records are maintained
• liaise with contractors, property owners and the general public to address issues and complaints

Please note:
• You may be required to work rotating shifts on a 24 hour/7 days a week basis, including nights, weekends and statutory holidays.
• This competition will be used to fill additional future vacancies.

How do I qualify?


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

Technical and legislative knowledge:

• You have proven experience and knowledge of Local Roads Boards, highway maintenance, construction, and engineering standards, specifications, practices and principles to carry out contract related activities including contract preparation and review.
• You are knowledgeable about contract practices, including material sampling and testing, surveying, inspections, and road patrolling.
• You have the ability to interpret and apply related policies, acts, and regulations for safety, and environmental protection such as the Local Roads Boards Act, Highway Traffic Act, Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.

Analytical 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.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You have communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with colleagues, regional counterparts, the public, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders.

Computer proficiency:

• You are proficient using computers and common office productivity software to prepare correspondence, instruction notices, payment calculations, payment reports, contract payment assessments, and applicable reports and forms.

Additional Information:

  • 4 Permanent, Hwy 17, 2km West of Peninsula Rd, Marathon, North Region
  • 4 Permanent, Hwy 11/17, 1km East of Kakabeka Falls, Kakabeka Falls, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:
Monday, December 7, 2020
  • N-MT-158044/20
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.
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 28, 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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