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July 25, 2013
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Alberta Transportation aims to be 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 and water management infrastructure. To learn more about the Alberta Transportation, follow the link to
If you are seeking to establish or advance your career within the public service, the new Innovations Unit of the Engineering Services Division has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for the Innovations Engineer position. If you are a seasoned Civil Engineer with extensive expertise in all aspects of the transportation industry including pavements, geotechnical materials, bridges, erosion control, intelligent transportation systems, and highway and bridge construction, operations and maintenance, read on as this opportunity may be the right fit for you.
The Innovations Engineer is the "go-to" resource for the ministry in terms of leading the identification and analysis of new and innovative products, materials, and systems that will improve the delivery of the transportation network in Alberta. The incumbent will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate technical inputs, undertake the research and analysis of new products and materials, develop new test procedures and engineering and technical specifications, processes and methods, and measure the ongoing success of innovation projects and initiatives.
Using their broad range of technical expertise, the Innovations Engineer ensures all new products, materials and systems implemented by the Innovations Unit provide value for taxpayer investment and support the ministry's mission.
In addition, the Innovations Engineer acts as an advocate for innovations within the ministry and must work closely with internal executives and staff to change the culture from following the status quo to one that embraces innovation in their day-to-day work environment. To do so, the incumbent must think creatively, communicate effectively and must be able to manage and build relationships. .
A university degree in civil engineering and membership or eligibility for membership with APEGGA plus extensive construction field experience in a transportation environment are required. A Master's degree in the engineering filed is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of construction, operation and maintenance practices of highways, bridges and appurtenant structures, and related best practices in other provinces and the US is desired. Proven outstanding interpersonal, collaboration, consulting and written and verbal communications skills to manage relationships with all stakeholders are preferred. Demonstrated ability to lead complex research, analysis, and evaluation projects at the industry level and disseminate pertinent findings and affect change are desired.
$3,378.21 - $4,484.20 bi-weekly
Candidates with lesser experience may be considered at a lower classification and salary level. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies. This position works out of the Twin Atria building located at 4999 - 98 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.
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What we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan:
- Pension plan:
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
As an organization we 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. We encourage and support staff training to ensure we remain a `centre of excellence' in the industry. We provide staff with the tools and support needed to excel. We believe in building careers and to provide opportunities for growth within the organization.
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, Infrastructure 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 Rachel Skocilas at: (780) 644-1575 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.
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