New Job Operator Instructor In New Brunswick

Operator Instructor
Operator Instructor

Operator Instructor

Company : Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Salary : $26.74 an hour
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Operator Instructor
Fredericton District

Who we are

The work we do has a positive impact on our communities and helps improve the everyday lives of New Brunswickers. Together, we are over 45,000 New Brunswickers who are passionate problem-solvers, who make a difference and are proud to call New Brunswick home.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure's mission is to contribute to New Brunswick's economy and quality of life by providing and supporting sustainable infrastructure that allows for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and government services to the public. Not only is the department responsible for managing over 18,000 kilometers of provincial highways, it also manages the planning, design and construction of hospitals, schools and other government buildings.

What you will do

As a member of the Fredericton District, you will work under the direction of the Highway Maintenance Technician and be responsible for:

  • incident investigations
  • providing instruction on the proper operation and maintenance on heavy equipment and other fleet vehicles
  • performing vehicle maintenance audits
  • evaluating operator's performance
  • providing written reports to management
  • delivering training in both classroom and field settings

Work environment

  • Office location: Woodstock
  • Occasional work on weekends
  • Travel and variable hours
  • We promote a scent-reduced environment

Who you are

Key behavioural competencies

  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Flexibility

Essential qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or GED
  • Six (6) years experience in the operation of a variety of heavy equipment which include tandem truck, backhoe, loader, grader and light vehicles
  • Possession of a valid Class 1 Driver's License with an endorsement for air brakes as issued by the Province of New Brunswick
  • Knowledge of Legislative Acts, within the Province of New Brunswick, relative to this position is required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.

Please attach a copy of your driver's license with your application.

Asset Qualifications

  • Preference may be given to candidates that have successfully completed an approved Heavy Equipment Operators course and/or are registered as a PDIC (Professional Driver Improvement Course) Instructor or equivalent.
  • Experience in snowplowing operations would be an asset.
  • Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure offers:

  • Meaningful work and the opportunity to support New Brunswickers in times of need.
  • Opportunities for career growth, professional development and training.
  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes paid vacation, Health and Dental Plan, Life Insurance, and the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan.
  • Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services.

SALARY: $26.74 per hour

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

How to apply

  • Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.
  • Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.
  • Please ensure that your preferred language of assessment is identified in your resume.

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to Dist[email protected] or by mail at the following address by November 16, 2023 indicating competition number 2023-D05-29. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
District 5
1025 College Hill Road
Fredericton NB E3B 4J7

Telephone: (506) 453-2611

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who are among the most qualified, will be given preference at the time of selection.

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