Eastern Region seeks self-motivated individual(s) with knowledge and experience in road repair and maintenance to deliver winter and summer maintenance in the Ottawa area.
What can I expect to do in this role?
In this position you will :
perform summer / winter road patrolling
monitor roadway conditions to ensure any hazards and / or deficiencies are addressed,
mobilize hired equipment and resources as required to ensure established level of service criteria are met,
inspect work performed by contractors to ensure compliance to standards and contractual agreements, and
undertake / support various maintenance activities as required.
The positions are seasonal (Oct 1 April 30) at the 7 patrol yards listed above. And;
During the winter season you will be required to work rotating shifts on a 24 hr / 7 day per week basis.
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.
Technical Knowledge :
You have knowledge of summer and winter highway maintenance operations and related quality standards and best practices.
You have knowledge of general construction practices (e.g. plan reading for drainage, pavement and road surface maintenance, to ensure work is completed according to specifications).
You have knowledge of contract administration procedures to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of contracted services.
You have knowledge of first aid, transportation of dangerous goods, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and job related aspects of occupational health and safety.
You have knowledge and understanding of maintenance information for inputting and tracking of daily work operations and of standard desktop applications to manage email correspondence, spreadsheets, databases and conduct Internet / intranet searches.
Communication Skills :
You have oral communication skills to effectively communicate with contractors, the public, colleagues and managers,
You have written communication skills to prepare reports and complete records such as patrol diaries, incident reports and daily work records.
Organizational and Problem Solving Skills :
You have reasoning and problem solving skills to evaluate situations and decide on a course of action during winter and summer maintenance activities and incident management
You have planning and coordinating skills to assist with organizing the work on the patrol, including coordination of necessary materials, equipment, and adjusting on a daily basis as accidents and weather conditions impact planned operations.
Additional Information : Note :
The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.