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Alberta Transportation is a Centre of Excellence for transportation in North America. We contribute to Alberta's prosperity and quality of life by providing and supporting a safe, innovative, and sustainable provincial transportation system. With Alberta Transportation, you can engage in a fulfilling career with diverse room to grow. We believe in building careers, providing opportunities for growth within the organization, and strive to provide our staff with a work-life balance including reasonable hours of work to ensure time with family and to accommodate outside interests.
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Alberta Transportation has an opportunity for a professional engineer to join the Fort McMurray regional team. Under the direction of the Infrastructure/Operations Manager, you will take a lead role in administering the highway maintenance program for northeastern Alberta.
In the role, your focus will be on the administration and delivery of highway maintenance, roadside development control and providing engineering expertise in the administration of various contract and service agreements required in highway operations. In addition, you will provide technical expertise in reviewing construction design drawings, Traffic Impact Assessments; signal, signing and pavement marking operation; tendering minor capital and highway improvement projects; consultant hiring and project management duties, providing operations input into key construction meetings, and providing advice into planning and development related issues, including access management.
This position requires excellent leadership, organizational skills, and the ability to apply sound judgment in problem solving and decision-making to plan work activities and to determine roadway operations requirements.
This position will give you the opportunity to build effective working relationships through your ability to negotiate and facilitate collaborative and innovative problem solving when partnering with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. You will draw on your exceptional interpersonal skills and well-developed written and verbal communication skills when responding to public inquiries and when interacting with contractors, consultants, and officials from other provincial departments and municipal governments.
This position will require frequent meetings with key stakeholders, the HMC, site visitations, travel, and preparation of responses to Action Requests, Briefing Notes, and public inquiries.
If you have the right stuff, Alberta Transportation has the road to support you in your professional engineering career.
A related degree in Engineering with 5 years of related engineering experience in roadside operations including highway maintenance, construction, contract administration, and operational practices. Experience using Microsoft Office products, specifically Word and Excel is required. Experience with budget administration and allocation is as asset.
Experience working on Alberta Transportation's highway construction projects and familiarity with Alberta Transportation standards, specifications and contract administration processes will be considered an asset.
P.Eng or Engineering-in-Training (EIT) designation from a recognized provincial or territorial professional engineering association is required. Please include your registration # from the association for your designation.
Candidates with lesser experience may be considered at a lower classification and salary level
$2,883.32 - $3,992.18 bi-weekly
A Fort McMurray Allowance of $478.17 bi-weekly is provided. You may be eligible for an Attraction Bonus. For details, please visit the Northern Alberta Programs Map at
for additional information.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies. A valid Class 5 driver's license is required.
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What we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan:
- Pension plan:
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
- Recognition for prior service with the Government of Alberta
Fort McMurray, a northern city nestled in the boreal forest, is a vibrant community rich in history and culture, with people coming from all over the world to work, play and raise their families. Visit
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How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Rachel Skocilas, Infrastrucuture and Transportation, 6950-113 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6H 5V7. Phone: (780) 644-1575; Fax: (780) 422-5138.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Name at Phone: (780) 644-1575 or e-mail: email@example.com. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
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