Lead Operator - Roads
York Region
Georgina, ON
Reporting to the District Supervisor, Roads Maintenance, is responsible for acting as a working member of a road maintenance crew with the added responsibility of providing guidance and technical on-the-job leadership to internal and contracted crew members carrying out road maintenance related tasks; also responsible for assigning, scheduling and checking the work of assigned staff and ensuring a safe working environment; handling service requests and work orders related to all maintenance work using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) technology and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping; assisting with developing daily, weekly and monthly work schedules; and the inspection of the Regional road system and initiation of operational response in compliance with maintenance standards and the Ontario Health and Safety Act.

  • Operates a variety of equipment and performs road maintenance related tasks and provides technical and operational leadership to maintenance crew staff involved in operational activities; ensures appropriate level of compliance with Occupational Health and Safety procedures including the preparation and documentation of traffic control plans and setting up a work zone as per Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7 and WHMIS.
  • Utilizing the CMMS, maintains daily work records of performance of work crews based on effective and efficient operation and production performance of assigned tasks.
  • Provides appropriate technical and operational leadership and direction to the work crews on use of the proper, effective, efficient and safe use of Regional equipment.
  • Utilizes CMMS technology to generate work orders; inputs data; monitors and maintains up-to-date preventative maintenance system data and information.
  • Tags assets using CMMS and GIS within work orders for regular maintenance activities.
  • Keeps abreast of new/emerging technologies and maintenance concepts/practices as it relates to Branch business needs.
  • Inspects and reports on asset conditions as well as contracted services to ensure compliance with specifications and provides appropriate reports and records on work accomplishment.
  • Ensures that all safety equipment required is available at the job site and is in proper working order.
  • Provides guidance, training, mentoring and coordinates, assigns, schedules and checks the work of assigned staff.
  • Provides orientation for new staff on the proper use of tools and equipment; provides refresher training as requested.
  • Investigates and reports on issues relating to public complaints and corridor control activities including permits, encroachments, utilities, mud tracking, etc., and acts as first point of contact to resolve issues.
  • Communicates with residents to address their inquiries while performing duties on site.
  • Acts as a District Supervisor, Roads Maintenance in their absence.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in accordance with Branch and Departmental objectives.
  • Successful completion of a Secondary School Diploma or equivalent approved combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years demonstrated experience in road maintenance related activities.
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of specialized heavy duty equipment and other equipment associated with road maintenance operations, such as dump trucks, loaders, tractors, chainsaws and grass cutting equipment.
  • Valid Ontario Class “DZ” driver’s licence free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, guidelines and standards, including the Highway Traffic Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act and Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
Please apply online by October 28, 2019. 75508. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.