Contract Services Inspector (1) - #104575


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Barrie, ON
Contract type: Full time
Contract Services Inspector


Ministry of Transportation


Operations Division, Maintenance Contracts



Language of Position(s):


Job Term:

1 Permanent

Job Code:

12931 - Senior Tech Transport Construction


$1,054.80 - $1,277.48 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement

Job ID:


Has your career led to the development of expertise in highway maintenance and construction? Are you familiar with Local Roads Boards and how they operate? Why not take the next step and become part of our skilled and dynamic team at the Ministry of Transportation?OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:

• patrol, and report on, road conditions, hazards and/or deficiencies
• monitor contractors' delivery of maintenance and repair operations
• ensure compliance with contract specifications, direct maintenance and repair operations
• provide direction to contractors and operators, making sure the required work records are maintained
• liaise with contractors, property owners and the general public to address issues and complaints

Please note:
• You may occasionally be required to work nights, weekends and statutory holidays.

How do I qualify?
• The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that they have a valid driver's licence upon being hired.Technical and legislative knowledge:
• You have proven experience in, and knowledge of, Local Roads Boards, highway maintenance, construction, and engineering standards, specifications, practices and principles to carry out maintenance and construction-related activities.
• You are knowledgeable about contract practices, including material sampling and testing, surveying, inspections, and road patrolling.
• You are knowledgeable about procedures related to traffic control, safety and environmental protection.
• You have the ability to interpret and apply related policies, acts, and regulations for safety, and environmental protection, such as the Ontario Traffic Manual – Book 7 - Temporary Conditions, Highway Traffic Act, Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Assessment Protection Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, etc.Essential Skills
• You have the ability to monitor contractors' operations, and assess contractors' and consultants' work for compliance.
• You have mathematical skills to conduct field surveys, and material testing, and for payment calculations and assessments.
• You have organizational and planning skills to effectively carry out assigned inspection and monitoring duties.
• You have the ability to maintain accurate records such as patrol and inspector diaries.Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with colleagues, regional counterparts, the public, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders.Computer proficiency:
• You are proficient using computers and common office productivity software to prepare correspondence, instruction notices, payment calculations, payment reports, contract payment assessments, and applicable reports and forms.
Additional Information:


  • 1 English Permanent - Full Time, 301 Bryne Dr, Barrie, Central Region

Compensation Group:

Ontario Public Service Employees Union


Inspections and Investigations

Posted on:

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
  • T-MT-211093/24
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  1. You must apply online.
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Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 21, 2024 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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