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BEDFORD NS Permanent Posted: Monday, 11 February 2019
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Apply By: 2/18/2019

Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal

Engineering & Survey Technician 1(A)-(B)-2(A)-(B), Permanent, BEDFORD

Competition # 18016

About Us

Building and maintaining our Provincial infrastructure is no small job.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal supports Nova Scotia's 23,000 kilometers of roads and highways and 4,100 bridges. We have a challenging and exciting opportunity available for an Engineering and Survey Technician in Central District. If you're looking for an opportunity to explore the outdoors and beauty of Nova Scotia, then read on!

This is your opportunity to get involved with the planning, designing, construction and maintenance of our Provincial highways and bridges. Watch your hands-on experiences come to life as you support the development and construction of various projects through the District.

About Our Opportunity

As the Engineering and Survey Technician, you conduct a broad range of surveying and engineering related duties in conjunction with the administration, maintenance and construction of highways and bridges.

You will assist with contract supervision and supervision of a crew, preparation of right-of-way plans, and calculate vertical and horizontal control for roads and bridges. You will also collect, compile and present data collected during your field work and determining quantities of materials for use on projects.

The great outdoors will be your worksite. You will have some time spent in an office environment, but most your time will be spent outside during all seasons and various weather conditions on heavily-travelled roads or in rough, isolated areas of construction sites.

About You

Graduation from a two (2) year Survey or Civil Technology course is required.

You are a self-motivated individual who works both independently with minimal supervision, and participates fully as an effective team player. You are familiar with software packages designed for use in a surveying or engineering environment, along with experienced in the use of spreadsheet software, word processing, and email applications.

Working knowledge of the various aspects of bridge and highway construction design standards, contract specifications, the Land Surveyors Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and familiarity working in a union environment would be considered assets.

You consistently maintain a professional and courteous disposition and hold a high standard for client and customer service. In this position, you will interact with the public, supervise a crew and monitor the work of contract personnel. As such, your ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing, develop strong relationships with clients, and think and act proactively is essential to your success.

Other Considerations

The location of this opportunity is yet to be determined. The successful candidate will work in either the Bedford or Miller Lake office, to be confirmed upon appointment.

Pay Grade: TE 16 - TE 22

Salary Range: $1,556.27 - $2,308.64 Bi-Weekly

This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU) .

If applying from outside a g overnment office, e mployees must apply correctly via this link:

Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued.

External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified c ivil s ervice bargaining unit candidates.

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer .

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For questions or concerns, please contact (see below) .

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