Construction Engineer

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Job title: Construction Engineer

Company: Government of Alberta

Job description: Job Information
Job Title: Construction Engineer
Job Requisition ID: 60178
Ministry: Transportation and Economic Corridors
Location: Peace River
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.
Classification: Engineering & Related Level 2 (522ERA)
Salary: ​$3,183.15 to $4,407.30 bi-weekly ($83,080 – $115,030/year)The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit:Alberta Transportation and Economic Corridors (TEC) 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 and water management infrastructure. With Alberta Transportation and Economic Corridors, 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 striving to provide our staff with a work-life balance including reasonable hours of work to ensure time with family and to accommodate outside interests.The ministry promotes a vital and diverse economy by:

  • Managing transportation safety
  • Supporting municipalities with public transportation and water/wastewater facilities
  • Expanding and enhancing a well-integrated transportation system and enabling market access
  • Preserving and developing the provincial highway network and water management infrastructure

For more information, visit .Role ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Construction Manager, the Construction Engineer takes a lead role in the coordination, review and administration of engineering consultants to complete design, tendering and construction of highway projects throughout the Peace Region while ensuring projects are delivered in accordance with national codes, Department guidelines, current standards, policies, and technical and functional requirements. You will also provide assistance in the planning and programming of the Department projects. You will be responsible for the administration of Consultant Engineering Agreements and provide the knowledge and expertise necessary to assist with the management of construction projects within a safe work environment, ensuring that they are delivered within scope, cost, time, and quality.The position requires a broad knowledge of highway engineering with a thorough understanding of design standards, construction administration and practices, the right of way acquisition process, utility coordination, regulations applied by the transportation industry, environment regulators, and Departmental policies and guidelines. You will assist with the delivery of the Department’s “in-house” design, tender and project management initiatives. Duties also will include monitoring consultants and contractors through regular inspections of construction projects to ensure compliance with safety and quality specifications, participating in the preliminary and planning processes, and recommending solutions to problems concerning major changes in construction procedures.This opportunity will excite you, challenge you and broaden your skills and experience as you work on high profile projects within the region. By being part of the Peace Region team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of these exciting projects, partner with the contractors, consultants and stakeholders in the region and develop strong professional networks. Your strong collaboration and interpersonal skills will assist you in the coordination of all aspects of highway construction and project management.Please click on this to view the job description for this position.APS CompetenciesCompetencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.This link will assist you with understanding competencies: .QualificationsRequirements:A related university degree (e.g., Civil Engineering) supplemented by at least five (5) years of related experience in transportation and/or civil engineering is required.Other requirements include:

  • Registered or eligible to obtain membership with APEGA
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Extensive project management skills

The following will be considered assets:

  • Experience with publicly funded transportation projects
  • Experience leading a project team with Engineering Consultants and contractors
  • Contract administration experience

Equivalency: Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:

  • 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education.

Minimum recruitment standards outline the minimum education and experience required for appointment to a job classification. Refer to .NotesThis position is a permanent, full-time role with the standard weekly work hours of 36.25, Monday to Friday (8:15 am – 4:30 pm).Location: Peace RiverTraveling will consist of 25-50% of the work schedule.You may be eligible for the 55th to 57th Parallel Retention Allowance. For more information, please visit the following link: https://www.alberta.ca/premium-pay-directive.aspx.Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary.Pre-Employment Checks will be completed to assess the candidate’s suitability for a role. These checks may include (but are not limited to): references, criminal record check, academic verification, driver’s abstract, and et cetera.Testing might be considered as part of our assessment process.Traveling will consist of 70% of the work schedule.Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees:

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Alberta Public Service Benefit Information –
  • Professional learning and development –
  • Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Leadership and mentorship programs

How To ApplyApplicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience, and relevant examples of required competencies.Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit for more information. Please visit , for more information.It is recommended applicants who have completed post-secondary studies from outside of Canada obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)( ) or from a recognized Canadian Credential Evaluator; please visit the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada for more information ( ).It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.Closing StatementThis competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.If you require any further information on this job posting or require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Gloria Ducharme at .

Expected salary: $83080 – 115030 per year

Location: Peace River, AB

Job date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 00:35:02 GMT

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