Road Maintenance Program Technician
Sturgeon County
Morinville, AB
Key Responsibilities
Responsible for system planning, development, implementation, management, supervision, and training for Transportation’s Road Maintenance Programs.

Participate in the budget preparation process including Program planning and identifying related costing for the Gravel Program.
Research and compile information for job requirement on Graveling projects.
Complete contract administration such as providing information for tender packages, preparing information and data for RFQ’s and RFP’s.
Monitoring and supervision of tendered contracts to support road maintenance programs (Gravelling).
Tracking and managing inventory of materials (Gravel, Sand, cutting edges, safety supplies, tools, rock chips, cold mix, culverts etc.)
Consolidate road gravelling requirement information obtained from the Transportation Supervisors.
Prepare a gravelling plan proposal based on field inputs (transportation Supervisors and Operators) and Manager’s direction for the new budget year.
Prepare a detailed daily, monthly, and annual report to Transportation management
Inspect, monitor, and assess

Complete gravel sieve tests on gravel being crushed and/or stockpiled
Provide Sieve Analysis reports on all stockpile sites to the Manager to ensure contractor performance is within required tolerances.
Evaluate and monitor contract QA/QC and compliance by performing geotechnical analysis testing as well as the procurement, awarding and supervision of consulted services for geotechnical testing.
Conduct road inspections on all roads scheduled for gravel.
Coordinate gravel hauling

Coordinate graveling with Dust Control, Construction, and Shoulder Pulling Programs.
Coordinate gravel hauling with contractors or own forces under the direction of the Manager, Transportation.
Coordinate material, human resources and equipment resources to support Transportation programs as well as contracted services.
Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.

Required Qualifications
This position requires a High School Diploma and/or post-secondary training or certificate in Office Administration or equivalent of no less than 3-5 years related experience in a clerical role in an office setting. Bookkeeping certificate or experience is an asset.
Knowledge of how to calculate out gravel spread, have a thorough understanding of road maintenance programs, and have working knowledge of aggregate sieve analysis and testing procedures as well as loader and truck efficiencies.
Must understand tons versus cubic yard calculations.
A current valid driver’s license, an acceptable 5-year Commercial Drivers Abstract and Defensive Driving Certificate.
A current Standard First Aid Certificate.

Remuneration and Benefits
$26.75 - $31.30

Additional Information
1 Full Time Position (Seasonal –Temporary)
April 29 – October 25, 2019

Hours of Work - 40 hours per week – some overtime may be required

How to Apply
A resume and cover letter, quoting the appropriate competition number, must be submitted by the competition deadline.

Sturgeon County Human Resources

Fax: 780-939-2076
9613 100 Street
Morinville, Alberta T8R 1L9

Thank you for your application. Please note, due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted directly

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