Deadline Date: 2021/12/15

Location:  Marathon

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

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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


  • The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

Road Maintenance and Construction Knowledge:

  • You have knowledge of the practices, procedures and standards related to the inspection and maintenance of roads, both during the summer and winter seasons
  • You have demonstrated knowledge of the repair of roads, including drainage systems
  • You have working knowledge of road construction practices, techniques, equipment and material
  • You have an understanding of the deterioration process of roads, sufficient to assess and determine the appropriateness of repair technique and timing

Contract Management Knowledge and Skills:

  • You have knowledge of contract management and administration procedures, reporting requirements and documentation
  • You have the ability to prepare cost estimates for proposed work
  • You can read and interpret contract plans, documents and specifications to assist in negotiations and solve problems

Supervisory and Planning Skills:

  • you have proven ability to plan and lead activities within established timeframes
  • You have the ability to supervise staff and manage stakeholders in high pressure situations

Communication, Negotiation and Computer Skills:

  • You demonstrate negotiation, oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with contractors and the public
  • You have working knowledge of computers and various software applications such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and e-mail

Knowledge of Legislation:

  • You have the ability to interpret and apply various acts and regulations such as the Highway Traffic Act and the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act

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 theOPS 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 application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
Additional Information:Address:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, Hwy 17, 4 MILES W OF MARATHON, Marathon, North Region

Compensation Group:Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Understanding the job ad - definitionsSchedule:6
Category:Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:Tuesday, November 2, 2021

  • T-MT-170909/21

    The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

    NOTE: Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

    Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.
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