Ministry of Transportation
Thunder Bay, ON
Bring your technical expertise in road maintenance and strong planning and contract management skills to the Ministry of Transportation. Here your work will make a significant contribution to ensure the safety and quality of Ontario's transportation infrastructure.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
  • administer area maintenance contracts related to maintenance and repair of transportation related facilities, ensuring work is completed to contract documents and specifications
  • monitor the contractors' delivery of maintenance and repair operations
  • ensure contractors maintain work records
  • monitor financial forecasts and expenditures
  • provide analytical support to ensure effective delivery and value for money
  • These positions will require frequent travel to remote work locations.
  • These positions will require occasional after hours and weekend work, including working alone.
  • These positions will require working outside and walking on rough terrain (e.g. walking into a ditch as part of an inspection).
How do I qualify?
  • The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid G license 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.
Road Maintenance and Construction Knowledge
  • You have an understanding of road maintenance, inspection and repair in summer and winter conditions
  • You have practical knowledge of road construction, practices, equipment and materials
Legislative and Contract Management Knowledge
  • You can interpret and apply various acts and regulations such as the Highway Traffic Act and the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act
  • You have thorough knowledge and skills in contract administration
Supervisory and Planning Skills
  • You have proven ability to plan and lead activities within established timeframes
  • You can supervise staff and manage stakeholders in high pressure situations
Communication, Negotiation and Computer Skills
  • You have demonstrated negotiation, oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with contractors and the public
  • You have working knowledge computers and various software applications such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and e-mail
Additional Information:Address:
1 Permanent, 615 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
1 Permanent, 5 Wadsworth Dr, Nipigon, North Region
Compensation Group: Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
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Category: Maintenance and Trades
Posted on: Friday, October 18, 2019