New Job Field Support Technologist In Alberta

Field Support Technologist

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $4,891 - $6,442 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 20542

Ministry: Transportation

Location: Vermilion

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open

Closing Date: December 6, 2021

Classification: Technologies 5

About Us

Alberta Transportation provides a safe and efficient transportation system to support Alberta’s economic, social and environmental vitality. The department promotes a vital and diverse economy by managing transportation safety, supporting municipalities with public transportation and water/wastewater facilities, expanding and enhancing a well-integrated transportation system and enabling market access, preserving and developing the provincial highway network and water management infrastructure.

For more information about Alberta Transportation, visit our website at:


Reporting to this Operations Technologist (OT), this position provides the technical expertise required for the delivery of the Highway Maintenance Contract to ensure the protection and preservation of the highway infrastructure and safety of the traveling public. It encompasses both materials and survey disciplines and supports the administration of the Provincial Highway Maintenance Contract by auditing work done by maintenance contractors and consultants. It also involves the collection and maintenance of inventory and condition rating information for the asset management and pavement preservation programs within the department. In the absence of the Maintenance Contract Inspector (MCI), this position acts in its capacity.

The responsibilities include :

1. Collect and maintain accurate field data for the management of the department's assets to ensure accurate budget forecasting and adherence to departmental policies.
2. Provide technical expertise to administer the Highway Maintenance Contract to support the maintenance of the provincial highway system and ensure the safety of the travelling public.
3. Regular field inspections to monitor contractors delivering road maintenance work and identify potential problem areas to ensure the safety and comfort of the motoring public.
4. Assist in the preparation of contracts, service agreements, consultant agreements and contract administration.
5. Participate as a member of a team and provide input into developing policies, long-term plans and procedures for maintenance programs.
6. Communication with representatives from various departments and other stakeholders


Two year technical diploma in a related field (preferably construction/civil/architecture) plus four years of related experience.

Knowledge required to succeed in this position are :

1. Practical knowledge of road design, highway construction / maintenance and contract administration.
2. Thorough knowledge of preliminary survey, construction layout, construction practices, plan/profiles, mosaics, as-built surveying, and project management.
3. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and computers
4. Adapt to knowledge of PMA (Program Management Application) software for creating work orders for accepting or rejecting work, verifying quantity and quality of completed work for payment to maintenance contractors.
5. Adapt to knowledge of TIMS (Transportation Infrastructure Management System), to provide new and updated GPS data for incorporation into the system.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:

The competencies required to succeed in this role are :

1. Systems Thinking
2. Drive for Results
3. Develop Networks
4. Agility
5. Creative Problem Solving


$2,445.61 to $3,221.06 bi-weekly. ($63,830 - $84,069 / year)


Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Pension plans:
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

The Government of Alberta is implementing a proof of COVID 19 vaccination policy for all Alberta Public Service employees, to improve the health and safety of Alberta Public Service employees and Albertans we serve.
Any candidates in the process for applying for employment with the Government of Alberta, must be able to comply with one of the following:
  • Proof of COVID 19 vaccination;
  • If you are a successful candidate and have not provided proof of COVID 19 vaccination, you may select to produce a negative PCR (molecular polymerase chain reaction) or rapid test result, date-stamped within 72 hours of every scheduled work day/shift, on an ongoing basis starting on December 14, 2021. These tests will be paid for by the employee;
  • Candidates and employees who are unable to get vaccinated based on a protected ground under the Alberta Human Rights Act may request approval for an exemption and accommodation.

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Samantha Kith at [email protected]

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check