New Job Sign Crew Chief In Saskatchewan

Sign Crew Chief
Sign Crew Chief

Sign Crew Chief

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $26.04–$32.63 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Sign Crew Chief - VEH003065
Employment Type : Permanent Full-time
Location(s) : SK-North Central-Prince Albert
Ministry : 016 Highways
Salary Range : $26.038 - $32.630 Hourly
Grade : SGEU.07.

The Ministry of Highways is seeking a highly motivated, permanent full-time Sign Crew Chief within the Provincial Operational Services Branch. This position will be headquartered out of Prince Albert.

Provide direct, full, on-site supervision for crew members which includes: assigning work to various crew members, arranging crew daily work schedule based on the weekly program schedule provided by manager for key deliverables and adjusting schedule and assigned tasks as necessary based on environmental/weather related changes and material inventory levels.

  • Monitor and ensure equipment is being operated responsibly, ensure SOPs are being followed, ensure operation is appropriate for activity being performed.
  • Provide on-job practical training for crew members in equipment operation and material management.
  • This position to establish a Workzone <60 km/h. TAS has the authority to establish a reduced speed limit due to road conditions during the repair process.
  • Daily Traffic control plan for the crew at a work site – must be in writing – not reviewed before, not normally reviewed after (occasionally may be audited by OH&S Officers or safety consultants).
  • Changes to daily work plan and addressing situations involving resources or responsibilities or daily traffic control plan as they arise throughout the day as conditions/events change at the work site.
  • Decision to remove an employee from the worksite based on the policy in the safety manual. Normally reviewed after the action.

Program Execution:

  • Operates heavy and light equipment.
  • Responsible for the placement and maintenance of new and existing sign.
  • Monitor on-site material inventory, arrange day to day deliveries as required, e.g. signposts, variety of signs, anchors, delineators and flashing lights. Relays inventory levels to manager.
  • Day to day repairs and maintenance of specialized sign truck equipment.
  • Maintenance, servicing and record keeping for sign truck equipment.

Occupational Health and Safety

  • Ensure the OH&S Program is applied.
  • Be knowledgeable of and participate in the OH&S Program.
  • Instruct and provide adequate supervision to ensure the work is performed in a safe manner in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Day to Day risk and hazard assessment, planning and administrative processes at the Crew level, ongoing hazard assessment on site throughout the day. Leads tool box meeting and provides-written documentation for work zone planning, as per legislation.
  • Assist in the development of future work procedures in accordance with occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Ensure worker field level orientation is complete before any operation begins.
  • Ensure all workers are knowledgeable about policies, procedures, safe work practices and legislation that relate to their workplace and operations.
  • Stop work processes that pose imminent danger to workers until the conditions or practices are reviewed and corrected if required.
  • Helping to identify corrective actions and ensuring corrective actions are implemented.
  • As a field supervisor (Crew Chief), this position will be subject to fines for noncompliance under OH&S;
  • OH&S Acts and Regulations apply to all crew members and contractors;

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Maintains and submits a weekly activity report; work activities, work quantities, equipment hours, person hours and material usage distributed accurately to program activities and road classification. Completes or oversees entry into CoDES system
  • Responsible for timely incident/accident reports and investigations;
  • Reconcile PCard Purchases, retain and submit fuel receipts on a weekly basis
  • Approval of timesheets and IExpense claim forms

Client Services and Public Relations

  • 1st line of contact for complaints issues that arise with the public on the road.
  • Problem resolution – first response to on site issues including traffic disruptions within the work zone
  • Public requesting activity explanations on-site and immediate resolution of concerns.

The successful candidate should have knowledge of and experience with the operation of heavy duty motor equipment; routine equipment maintenance; appropriate and safe use of hand and power tools to assemble and install signs; and computer spreadsheets, databases, and word processing programs (Excel, Word, Access, etc.) They should also be a team player who is conscientious and reliable.

This position involves extensive travel throughout the province requiring the individual to be away from home up to five days a week, working in extreme and changing climate conditions.

Candidates must possess a valid Class 3A driver's license. Digger/Derrick certification would be an asset.

Candidates must be able to perform the duties of this position in a safe manner. A criminal record check and driver's abstract will be a requirement of this job.

Our core values include showing respect and integrity, serving citizens, excellence and innovation and acting as one team. We demonstrate these values in our daily behaviours.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work : C - SGEU Regulated 37.33 - one day off every three weeks
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: May 18, 2023, 12:59:00 AM