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Contract Services Inspector

Company: Ministry of Transportation
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Salary Range: $1,013.64 - $1,227.63 Per Week
Posting Closes: Monday, June 28, 2021
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Has your career led to the development of expertise in highway maintenance and construction? Are you familiar with Local Roads Boards and how they operate? Why not take the next step and become part of our skilled and dynamic team at the Ministry of Transportation?

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• patrol and report on road conditions, hazards and/or deficiencies
• monitor contractors' delivery of maintenance and repair operations
• ensure compliance with contract specifications, direct maintenance and repair operations
• provide direction to contractors and operators, making sure the required work records are maintained
• liaise with contractors, property owners and the general public to address issues and complaints

Please note:

• You may be required to work rotating shifts on a 24-hour/7-days-a-week basis, including nights, weekends and statutory holidays.
• This competition may be used to fill additional future vacancies.

Locations: Marathon, Rossport, Kakabeka Falls

How do I qualify?


• The position requires the successful candidates to have a valid class 'G' driver’s licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidates providing proof that they have a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

Technical and legislative knowledge:

• You have proven experience in, and knowledge of, Local Roads Boards, highway maintenance, construction, and engineering standards, specifications, practices and principles to carry out contract-related activities, including contract preparation and review.
• You are knowledgeable about contract practices, including material sampling and testing, surveying, inspections, and road patrolling.
• You have the ability to interpret and apply related policies, acts, and regulations for safety, and environmental protection such as the Local Roads Boards Act, Highway Traffic Act, Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.

Analytical skills:

• You have analytical, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
• You have mathematical skills to assist with the assessment of contract-related issues.
• You have organizational and planning skills to effectively carry out assigned inspection and monitoring duties.
• You have the ability to interpret contract drawings and documents.
• You have the ability to monitor contractors' operations, and assess contractors' and consultants' work for compliance.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You have communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with colleagues, regional counterparts, the public, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders.

Computer proficiency:

• You are proficient using computers and common office productivity software to prepare correspondence, instruction notices, payment calculations, payment reports, contract payment assessments, and applicable reports and forms.

Salary Range: $1,013.64 - $1,227.63 Per Week

Additional information:

• 4 Temporary - Annually Recurring Seasonal Contracts, duration up to 42 weeks per year (Sep-May), Hwy 17, 2 km West of Peninsula Rd, Marathon, North Region or Hwy 17, 2.4 km East of Rossport, Rossport, North Region
• 4 Temporary - Annually Recurring Seasonal Contracts, duration up to 42 weeks per year (Sep-May), Hwy 11/17, 1 km East of Kakabeka Falls, Kakabeka Falls, North Region

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 164878 (Kakabeka Falls) and/or Job ID 164880 (Marathon/Rossport), by Monday, June 28, 2021. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.