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Senior Pavement Evaluation Officer

Ministry of Transportation
Transportation Infrastructure Management Division, Pavements Section
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
16078 - Technician 5, Physical Lab
$35.37 - $43.22 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Join the Ministry of Transportation, Transportation Infrastructure Management Division as a Senior Pavement Evaluation Officer. You will utilize your advanced skills to develop engineering applications and operate specialized equipment/systems. Bring your in-depth knowledge and skills of pavement testing to improve and monitor the condition of the provincial highways network!

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will:
• Provide technical and organizational services associated with pavement evaluation
• Provide training and advice to technicians and assisting in resolving problems with hardware and software
• Develop, implement, and maintain engineering applications of advanced technology systems
• Provide expert advice in specific pavement evaluation and management fields

How do I qualify?


• You have a valid Class G driver's license and an acceptable driving record, including ability to pass MTO's operator driving test and operate vehicles and equipment independently.

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge and experience with data processing techniques, computer programming, database management, operation and maintenance of computer systems and applications, and designing, developing, implementing and maintaining engineering applications for advanced technology systems (e.g., ARAN,GPR , ASTM brake force tester).
• You have knowledge of basic physical sciences to determine technical procedures, select test sites, determine sampling locations, and/or carry out appropriate field work, research investigations and tests.
• You have knowledge of testing standards, engineering materials used in the construction and maintenance of provincial highways, control systems and procedures, the principles of quality assurance, automated and manual testing equipment.
• You have knowledge of health and safety practices and guidelines, including Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG).

Analytical and Evaluative Skills:

• You have analytical skills to develop, implement and supervise effective pavement testing and data processing.
• You have the ability to interpret results of complex and specialized tests and conduct investigations, research, statistical analyses, and test procedures accurately and consistently.
• You have analytical and evaluative skills to select or develop standards and alternative testing procedures.
• You have mechanical diagnostic skills to respond to equipment test data and information.
• You have manual dexterity and visual acuity to carry out complex calibration for test equipment.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• Interpersonal skills to relate to colleagues and stakeholders.
• You have oral communication and presentation skills to lead a small team, troubleshoot equipment issues, deliver training, make presentations and to give/obtain information (e.g., explain technical issues, seeking quotes, placing orders, etc.).
• You have written communication skills to create project plans, accurate reports, letters and other documents in clear technical or plain language using specialized network systems and desktop software applications for word processing, spreadsheet and database management, report generation, presentation, etc.
• You have interpersonal skills to participate on teams, maintain good working relationships with colleagues and other partners.

Organizational Skills:

• You have the demonstrated ability to manage large volume of data, data retrieval and archiving.
• You have the demonstrated ability to plan, organize and perform testing, arrange to procure necessary supplies and maintenance services for vehicles and equipment used for conducting tests.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Permanent, 95 Arrow Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Posted on:
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
  • T-MT-203521/23
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 Friday, October 13, 2023 11:59 pm EDT. 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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