Field Support Technologist

Posting Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: High Level, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information
Job Title: Field Support Technologist 
Job Requisition ID: 55386
Ministry: Transportation and Economic Corridors
Location: High Level, Alberta
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date:Open until suitable candidate is found
Classification: Technologies 5 (126TNA) 
Salary: $2,513.34 to $3,310.25 bi-weekly ($65,598 - $86,397/year)


The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx

 

Alberta Transportation and Economic Corridors (TEC) is a centre of excellence for transportation in North America. We contribute to Alberta's prosperity and quality of life by providing and supporting a safe, innovative and sustainable provincial transportation system and water management infrastructure.  With Alberta Transportation and Economic Corridors, you can engage in a fulfilling career with diverse room to grow. We believe in building careers, providing opportunities for growth within the organization, and striving to provide our staff with a work-life balance including reasonable hours of work to ensure time with family and to accommodate outside interests. 


The ministry promotes a vital and diverse economy by:
 

  • Managing transportation safety
  • Supporting municipalities with public transportation and water/wastewater facilities
  • Expanding and enhancing a well-integrated transportation system and enabling market access
  • Preserving and developing the provincial highway network and water management infrastructure


For more information, visit https://www.alberta.ca/transportation-and-economic-corridors.
 

Role Responsibilities


Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position performs work of a technical nature.  It is a full working level technologist, encompassing both the survey and materials testing disciplines. This position audits technical work done by consultants and maintenance contractor staff, ensuring that work carried out is in accordance with department standards, procedures and contract specifications. The incumbent works closely with the Maintenance Contract Inspectors (MCI) in providing technical expertise, in the collection of inventory and condition rating information related to asset management, in preparation of quantity estimates for work orders and in monitoring work in progress. This position ensures budget expenditure information is provided to Operations Manager in a timely manner. When required, the incumbent may be required to act in the capacity of the MCI.  


The main responsibilities for the Field Support Technologist are (but not limited to):
 

  • Provide support for the administration of the highway maintenance contracts for the district and monitor roadway development, relaying any concerns to ensure the safety of the motoring public.
  • Collect highway appurtenance inventory data and assist with asset control.
  • Fulfill a support role to development control staff for the district.
  • Provide project management for smaller district contracts, service agreements, consultant agreements, etc.
  • Provide creative and innovative solutions to complex maintenance problems. This position requires tremendous flexibility due to the varied nature of assignments, the ability to learn new skills and be adaptable to new situations.
     

APS Competencies


Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/system/files/custom_downloaded_images/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf.
 

Systems Thinking: you will consider how work completed can impact various other groups/projects inside and outside the Alberta Public Service.
 

Agility: you will need to provide results in a complex, diverse and changing environment. 
 

Drive for Results: you will work with your team to set goals and priorities and deliver outcomes that are consistent with the department's direction. 
 

Develop Networks: you will proactively build networks, connect and build trust in relationships with different stakeholders.
 

Qualifications


Required:
 

  • Two-year technical diploma in a related field as a Civil Engineering Tech Diploma plus four years related experience with highway planning and construction as well as contract administration; or equivalent as described below.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License 


Equivalency: Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:
 

  • 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education.


Assets:

  • Eligibility for membership with ASET.
  • Sound practical knowledge of road design, construction/maintenance and contract administration.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and applicable software.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.


Applications without cover letters demonstrating how you meet the APS Competencies will not be considered.

Minimum recruitment standards outline the minimum education and experience required for appointment to a job classification. Refer to https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-minimum-recruitment-standards.
 

Notes


Hours of Work:

7.25 hours / 36.25 hours a week


Location: 

High Level, Alberta


Additional Information:

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.


Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees:
 

How To Apply

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience, and relevant examples of required competencies.
 

Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/job-application-resources#before for more information. Please visit Recruitment Principles, for more information.
 

It is recommended applicants who have completed post-secondary studies from outside of Canada obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)(https://www.alberta.ca/international-qualifications-assessment.aspx) or from a recognized Canadian Credential Evaluator; please visit the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada for more information (https://canalliance.org/en/default.html).

It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.



Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Gloria Ducharme at Gloria.Ducharme@gov.ab.ca.