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Regional Program Development And Scheduling Officer

Ministry of Transportation
Transportation Infrastructure Management Division, Asset Management Branch
Kingston, London, North Bay, St Catharines, Thunder Bay, Toronto
Job Term:
1 Temporary for up to 12 months, with a possibility of extension
Job Code:
12682 - Engineering Services Officer 3
$1,238.11 - $1,556.30 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity within the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) assisting in delivering the provincial highways program? Then consider a role where you can showcase your budgetary knowledge along with your planning and organizational skills in an exciting and progressive environment.

About the Ministry

The Ministry of Transportation is committed to building a strong economy, strong communities, and a clean and healthy environment with a safe, efficient and integrated transportation system.

About the Branch

Asset Management Branch - Develops the strategic program and funding requirements, project-level investment strategies, monitors progress towards project-level plans, and creates strategic integration when dealing with projects that cross modes, or that involve new corridors/programs as defined through large policy/needs assessment exercises.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?

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

We offer:
• Competitive compensation and benefits
• Flexible work arrangements including flexible hours, telework (remote work), compressed work week, or job sharing (if applicable)
• 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

NOTE: The headquarters of this vacancy is at 659 Exeter Road, London. However, pending the results of the competition, consideration will be given to the successful candidate to allow them to work out any MTO Head Office or Regional (location will be based on the successful candidate's current home or work address and operational needs).
• Head Offices: Downsview and St. Catharines
• Regional Offices: Central Region – Downsview; Eastern Region – Kingston; Northeastern Region – North Bay; Northwestern Region – Thunder Bay; Western Region – London

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 role you will:
• Prepares, monitor, update and adjust the Regional multi-year Capital Construction program
• Monitor expenditures, assess and recommend adjustments to the program
• Update tendering data and schedules.
• Coordinate priorities and analyze information to assess program needs
• Provide regular liaison with other offices
• Prepare reports on the program, scheduling, status, and costing of projects.
• Administer the Capital Delivery Management System (data base)

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge

• You have knowledge of the pre-contract engineering processes, timelines and constraints to access schedule impact and slippage
• You have knowledge of engineering and construction practices to assess constraints and impact on schedules and procurement

Proven Essential Skills

• You have planning, and organizational and time management skills to track priorities, financial allocations, project cost and schedule changes.
• You have interpersonal and negotiation skills to deal diplomatically with staff while seeking consensus on competing interests, and advocating schedule compliance.
• You have communication, presentation and teamwork skills.

Demonstrated Knowledge and Abilities

• You have knowledge of budgetary processes including funding allocations, expenditure control, and capital planning cycle
• You have knowledge of various computer software and applications to analyze, organize, manipulate, retrieve, store data and present material using different software packages (e.g. word processing, advanced spreadsheet, presentation, reports, and specialized investment/economic software).

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 615 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region or 1355 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, East Region or 447 McKeown Ave, North Bay, North Region or 659 Exeter Rd, London, West Region or 159 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region or 301 St Paul St, St Catharines, West Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Science and Engineering
Posted on:
Monday, July 4, 2022
  • T-MT-184040/22

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, July 25, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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