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.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Water Management and Structures ensures safe and effective provincial water control infrastructure and structures, through the delivery of inspection, planning, design, maintenance, rehabilitation and construction activities. The division is responsible for the overall management of infrastructure inventory that includes: bridges, large culverts, thru-dike culverts, drains, dams, reservoirs, water control structures, diversions and pumping stations. They also provide water management through operation of the provincial water control system, flood forecasting, and development and implementation of emergency response plans.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must hold a valid class 5 Manitoba Driver's licence
Must be physically capable of performing all required tasks, including continuous standing, walking, and sitting, lifting up to 50kg, and wearing protective equipment.
Must be able to work in outdoor adverse weather conditions and rough terrain environment in both winter and summer.
Must be able to work extended hours and willing to travel extensively to worksites within the province by ground, water and air transportation which may require overnight stays.
Must be able to work in hazardous conditions (near and around road construction equipment and roadway traffic).
Experience in basic construction (preference in the areas relating to culvert installations, bridge repairs and other waterway crossings).
Experience in the maintenance and operation of all power tools and equipment associated with all phases of construction.
Interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team.
Ability to work independently.
Verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety Regulations and safe work procedures.
Knowledge of construction specifications, procedures and guidelines related to waterway infrastructure.
Knowledge of drains, dams and water conveyance structures.
As part of a crew, the Construction Worker carries out maintenance and operation of water conveyance structures, bridges, dams, buildings and other water resources related works. The Construction Worker also assists in bridge repairs, installation of culvert and low level crossings, assists survey crews with line cutting or drilling ice, operation and maintenance of pumping facilities, brushing, seeding and flood fighting operations as required.
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Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8
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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.