Competition 2314

Engineer 4 (District Bridge Engineer), Permanent, PORT HAWKESBURY

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Posting Closing Date: 6/13/2017

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under:represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self:identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.

Duties 13;

The District Bridge Engineer is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all bridges within the Northern District. Duties include the co:ordinating of in:house repairs and preparation of tenders for repairs to be completed by contractors, including supervision of contractor activities and payment of progress estimates. This position is responsible to ensure the completion of Levels I, II and III inspections on all bridges and to recommend rehabilitation techniques from the results of the completed inspections. Duties may also include supervision of a Steel Bridge Crew and co:ordination of special District bridge crews who may complete steel bridge painting, as well as timber or concrete bridge repairs. The incumbent will also assist in the development and operation of the Structures Information System.

Qualifications 13;

Bachelor of Engineering + 6 years related experience. Registered with Engineers Nova Scotia as Licensed to Practice. Must have obtained or be willing to complete the Federal Highway Administration Qualification as a Bridge Inspector or equivalent within two years of becoming the District Bridge Engineer. Must possess an understanding of the principles of the various strategies relating to bridge maintenance and rehabilitation, including the ability to interpret specifications and diagnose engineering problems relating to all facets of highway, bridge construction and maintenance. Must be able to supervise technical staff, manage multiple projects and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have thorough understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and general knowledge of Government policies and procedures relating to the Departmental Health, Safety and Environment Program. Computer skills for word processing (Word) and analytical applications (Excel) are required. Drafting (AutoCAD) is considered an asset.

Special Statement 13;

Must possess a valid drivers license.

PLEASE NOTE: This job is posted for Port Hawkesbury, however, other locations within the Cape Breton Region, Antigonish or Guysborough areas may be considered.

Pay Grade: PR 18

Salary Range: 2,826.00: 3,324.00Bi:Weekly

This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union. Applicants applying for this opportunity must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume that he/she is currently a Nova Scotia Government Civil Service Employee and a member of the NSGEU and include their Employee ID. Failure to do so means that your application will not be given first consideration and will only be included if external applications are pursued. Your Employee Self:Serve access will allow you to confirm what your employment status and ID number are prior ing for this restricted position.

External applicants and current casual Nova Scotia Government employees will only be considered if there are no qualified Nova Scotia Government Civil Service NSGEU bargaining unit candidates.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable

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