Field Engineering Assistant

Manitoba Government - Dauphin, MB (30+ days ago)

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The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

We are looking for energetic and motivated individuals to spend their summer working with engineering and operations for Manitoba Infrastructure. We offer a positive team environment and extensive on the job training, with several opportunities available. Positions are temporary with incumbents working until the end of the 2020 construction season.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 driver's licence
Must have the ability to travel to worksites within the province by ground or air transportation with possible overnight accommodations
Must be able to work extended hours, weekend and statutory holidays, subject to call outs and working under adverse weather conditions
Must be physically capable of performing all of the required job duties such as working in an outdoor rough terrain environment and can be exposed to the following notable hazards as described in the OSHRM Safe Work Practices (road construction equipment, roadway traffic, asphalt plant area, noise, dust, hand/power tools, moving equipment, slip-trip-fall, bending/lifting, carrying/twisting, insects, vegetation & sharp objects)
Must be able to wear basic Personal Protective Equipment (hard hat, safety vest, steel toed shoes)

Ability to perform basic mathematical computations
Knowledge of Occupational Safety, Health and Risk Management
Interpersonal skills to verbally communicate effectively and courteously
Clear and concise written communication skills
Ability to work cooperatively with a team
Ability to work independently
Previous work experience working outdoors and performing manual labour

Knowledge of department construction specifications, procedures and guidelines as it relates to this position (Surveying, Material Testing, checking, scaling)

The Field Engineering Assistant (FEA) reports to the Regional Project Manager and receives Lead Hand direction from the Roadway Construction Technician (RCT). The FEA will perform elementary technical work while adhering to Department standards, specifications, policies and procedures. Typical functions at the FEA level can include; Survey Assistant, Checker, Scale Person, Flagperson, and Project Assistant.

Apply to:
Advertisement # 36461
Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8
Phone: 204-945-8819
Fax: 204-948-3382

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.