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New Job Highway Construction Technician In Manitoba

Highway Construction Technician
Highway Construction Technician

Highway Construction Technician

Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $50,504 - $60,271 a year
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Highway Construction Technician

EA4 Engineering Aid 4 (various across the province)

Departmental

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Highway Regional Operations, Transportation Operations

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39068

Salary(s): EA4 $50,504.00 - $60,271.00 per year

Closing Date: May 15, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure in running a province-wide competition to fill a number of Highway Construction Technician (EA4) positions in the following locations (Winnipeg, Steinbach, Carman, Arborg, Brandon, Portage la Prairie, Boissevain, Birtle, Dauphin, & Thompson). Candidates must indicate the location(s) they are applying for in their covering letter and/or resume.
Candidates who expect to complete their Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or completion of the Department Level 2 training courses and Survey 3 by June 1, 2022 are strongly encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to internal candidates currently employed with Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure. To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must possess a valid Class 5.0 driver's licence
  • Must have the ability to travel within the province (by air or land)
  • Must be able to work extended hours or irregular hours such as weekends/overtime, involving overnight stays (possibly in a camp environment)
  • Must be physically capable of performing the required duties of the position such as prolonged sitting, medium lifting (carrying up to 25 lbs), walking (on possible uneven surfaces) and wearing of Personal Protective Equipment.

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or completion of the Department Level 2 training courses and Survey 3.
  • Inspection experience working in all aspects of roadway construction (including but not limited to, grade, base, asphalt and/or concrete paving projects).
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting.
  • Ability to work effectively independently.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of construction specifications, procedures and guideline’s.
  • Knowledge of Occupational, Safety, Health & Risk Management policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software package including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and courteously.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to plan and organize staff to meet project objectives.
  • Clear and concise written communication skills when completing field notes, portions of construction orders/tenders, work sheets and/or reports.

Duties:
The Highway Construction Technician (HCT) has Lead Hand responsibility for department staff on a project site. The HCT performs advanced technical and engineering related functions. The HCT uses judgment in applying Departmental standards, specifications, policies and procedures to make independent decisions within scope of knowledge and experience on project sites, ensuring sound construction and survey practices are followed. The HCT may also provide hour-to-hour direction and training to department staff on project sites.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39068
Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8
Phone: 204-945-8819
Fax: 204-948-3382

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit a resume, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration.

WHEN APPLYING TO THIS POSITION, PLEASE INDICATE THE ADVERTISEMENT NUMBER AND POSITION TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND/OR BODY OF YOUR EMAIL.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed by internal applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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