New Job Manager, Transportation Operations In Ontario

Manager, Transportation Operations
Manager, Transportation Operations

Manager, Transportation Operations

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Our Story:
Committed to fostering opportunities for current and future generations, the Region of Waterloo is an inclusive, thriving, and sustainable region of connected rural and urban communities with global reach. Our mission is to serve, engage and inspire, by delivering quality services to a diverse population of 630,000+, while creating a healthy, collaborative environment of learning, respect, and innovation.

This is a place where employees are valued and recognized for their talents and contributions to our success. Our employees take pride in making a difference in people's lives through the work that we do. We are looking for people like you to help make it happen.

Our Team:
The Region of Waterloo Transportation Division is a diverse group of dedicated employees, with a wide range of expertise and skills, who are responsible for providing a safe and efficient Regional Transportation Road network.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Director, Transportation, this exciting opportunity would be well suited for a passionate leader who thrives in an environment of innovation and change. In this role you will manage the reconstruction, maintenance, and operation of regional roads and traffic control devices, and makes recommendations to the Director on the planning, design, reconstruction, maintenance, and operation of the transportation network.

Apply your Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
You will Supervise a Supervisor of Technical Operations; Supervisor of Administration & Dispatch Services, Supervisor of Traffic Signals, Supervisor of Signs & Markings, and Roads Area Supervisors. Indirectly supervises approximately 75 additional staff, as well as temporary seasonal staff.
You will provide technical assistance to area municipal staff, contractors, and consultants performing road maintenance and construction to ensure operations are performed collaboratively, efficiently, and effectively to ensure infrastructure safety and longevity.
As a subject matter expert, you will provide technical expertise and collaborate with Design & Construction Division staff during design phases and collaborate with Traffic Engineering staff.
You will manage area maintenance contracts with Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge.
You will have the opportunity to develop and recommend operating policies and procedures, long range plans, work programs, performance and quality standards, and maintenance standards and manuals.
You will manage road maintenance and repair operations, including surface maintenance, drainage and structure maintenance, safety device maintenance, and winter operations.
You will manage the maintenance and repair of traffic control installations.
You will determine signage, marking, and signal requirements for complex operations to ensure compliance with legislation and safety regulations.
You will manage interaction of maintenance activities between LRT and roadway right of way where LRT is situated.
You will manage vehicle and equipment replacement, determine vehicle and equipment needs and approves functional requirements/specifications.
You will negotiate and administer contracts for roads maintenance projects, provide technical assistance and advice during construction and during construction planning with engineering staff.
You will develop and maintain the Section’s emergency management plan.
You will manage the salt management plan per Ministry regulations, and related techniques, technology, and standards.
You will manage the Adopt-A-Road system, including volunteer activities. You will provide instruction, signage, safety kits, and training, and ensure fieldwork is monitored.
You will prepare reports to senior management and Council for issues related to transportation operations.
Performs related duties as required.

Apply Your Experience at the Region of Waterloo

Comprehensive knowledge of civil engineering procedures and practices, highway and urban road design, operations and maintenance principles and procedures, structural engineering, underground road and traffic facilities, soil, engineering mathematics, mechanics, and physics, normally acquired through a university degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent field, plus significant, progressively responsible experience in public works, management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Membership/eligibility for membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and the technologist level.
Knowledge of and ability to comply with policies, procedures, collective agreements, standards, specifications, guidelines and legislation and Ontario Traffic Manuals.
Ability to advance priorities and balance objectives in a political environment; achieve objectives and goals, and organize and coordinate administrative, technical, operational, and financial components of work.
Leadership, communication, and human relations skills to manage, develop, motivate, train, and support staff; communicate effectively with all levels of staff and the public; establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, other government agencies, and the public; give presentations to staff, Committees of Council, area municipal Councils and staff, the public, and interest groups; provide information to the media; and participate as an effective team member.
Ability to write technical, financial, and evaluation reports, correspondence, articles for publication, equipment operating manuals, instructions, specifications, and quality and performance standards. Ability to read and understand reports, journals, proposals, plans, technical drawings, correspondence, and manuals.
Computer skills with ability to use software such as Microsoft Office, GIS MapInfo, and an infrastructure management program (Hansen).
Ability to travel within and outside Waterloo Region.
Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.

Additional Information:
In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

We invite internal Region of Waterloo employees to apply by 11:59 p.m. on April 26, 2023.

Consideration will be given to candidates that are not fully qualified when no fully qualified applicants can be identified.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. The Region of Waterloo is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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