Job Id: 1504936
Location: Toronto, ON

    Embrace a career in the public service with the Ministry of Transportation's entry-level Transportation Technician initiative.

    What can I expect to do in this role?

    You will:
  • Receive practical, multi-functional learning experiences through rotational assignments as ministry determines in many technical disciplines including construction, highway design, maintenance, traffic, surveys;
  • Work independently and as a team member;
  • Benefit from on-the-job and classroom training;
  • Work with state-of-the-art technology;
  • Enjoy career development opportunities with offices across the province and competitive salaries and benefits.

  • For additional information, please visit our web page for the
    Transportation Technician Initiative.

  • Depending on work assignment, work hours may occur outside of normal business hours, during nights and on weekends.
  • Travel within the region and temporary relocation may be required. For additional information on regional boundaries, please clickhere.

  • How do I qualify?


    The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid G licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

    Knowledge & Technical Skills:

  • You have demonstrated knowledge of highway engineering design, maintenance and contract administration (normally acquired through a diploma in civil engineering technology or related experience)
  • You have math skills to complete calculations in engineering survey, design and estimating quantities
  • You have computer skills, including AutoCAD to prepare computerized designs, plans, statistics and word processing/spreadsheet software to produce variety of correspondence, reports and presentations

  • Analytical Skills:

  • You have demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to assess data, clarify data integrity, identify design/construction problems, analyze traffic capacity and collision statistics and recommend solutions/modifications as required

  • Communication Skills:

  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills to explain ministry standards/design requirements to other technical areas and contract administrators, to discuss maintenance problems and emergency road situations
  • You have interpersonal skills to work with other project members in a team environment

Additional Information:

  • 5 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 159 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

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Maintenance and Trades

Posted on:
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

  • T-MT-137797/19(5)

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