Superintendent of Operations
Department of Transportation and Works - Clarenville, NL
$72,821 - $94,667 a year - Permanent
This is a highly responsible senior management position responsible for the development and implementation of an annual transportation maintenance program and budget for highways, bridges, and marine terminals for the Region. The incumbent will be responsible for developing a winter maintenance program of snow removal and ice control; arranging contracts for winter maintenance operations where such is not performed by departmental personnel; determining requirements for the acquisition of maintenance supplies; maintaining sufficient control of the enforcement of regulations related to protected roads, accesses to highways, etc.; ensuring allocation and maintenance of equipment for operational requirements including; monitoring expenditures for budgetary control; leading, managing and developing a team of equipment operations professionals; promoting and upholding an environment of safety within the Region. This position maintains interaction with the general public, consultants and contractors regarding complaints and problems related to transportation matters; and other related duties as assigned.
Merit Criteria (What is this?) Screening Criteria
Completion of a Civil Engineering/ Construction Technology education program from an approved college or university. Equivalencies will be considered.
Experience in winter highway maintenance and construction work.
Experience with contract administration.
Resource management experience. (Financial and human resource management).
Knowledge of winter highway maintenance and construction work.
Knowledge of the safety regulations related to the operations of highway maintenance.
Resource management skills (financial and human resource management).
Contract administration skills.
Ability to make decisions and solve problems.
Ability to communicate (verbal).
Ability to manage time and tasks.
Ability to motivate and lead others.
Ability to work independently.
Conditions of Employment (What is this?) Conditions of
A valid class 5 driver’s license is required.
Current drivers abstract satisfactory to the Employer.
Conditions of Acceptance
Travel throughout the Region will be required.
For more information about this opportunity please call Dion Tee at (709) 896-7842.
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date - late applications with explanation may be accepted.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newfoundland Labrador - 19 hours ago - original job