Bridge Technologist

Posting Date: Mar 12, 2023

Location: Peace River, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Bridge Technologist 

Job Requisition ID: 24728

Ministry: Transportation and Economic Corridors

Location: Peace River

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: Open until successful candidate found

Classification: Technologies 6

About Us

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: 

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 strive 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 consists of the Department of Transportation and Economic Corridors. The department 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

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Alberta Transportation and Economic Standards is currently looking for a Bridge Technologist to join their team in Peace River, AB.  If you are looking for a challenging yet exciting opportunity, apply now!

Reporting to the Bridge Manager, the Bridge Technologist is responsible for assisting in the development, delivery and monitoring of the bridge construction, rehabilitation and maintenance programs within the Peace River Region.  The incumbent engages with consultants and contractors in a timely and cost-effective manner on various bridge structures. The purpose of this position is to provide safe and well-maintained bridge infrastructure to the travelling public.

The main responsibilities of the Bridge Technologist are (but not limited to):

  • Oversee the delivery of the Bridge Maintenance Program on the Provincial Highways
  • Engage Engineering Consultants to provide supervision and technical answers for a variety of maintenance projects
  • Contract administration
  • Assist in the delivery of other Regional Bridge Programs
  • Provide assistance to external stakeholders




  • Diploma in Engineering supplemented by 6 years of progressively responsible experience in heavy civil construction (bridge, tunnel, road), contract management and technical understanding of rehabilitation and construction of various types of structures
    • Certified Engineering Technologist certification or eligibility
  • Good working knowledge of the Bridge Inspection Program and relevant Alberta Transportation and Economic Corridors specifications
  • Strong knowledge on application of various repair materials including wood, concrete, steel, adhesives, coatings and sealers

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.


  • Excellent skills in word processing, structural analysis hydrology analysis, geo-technical analysis, drafting, surveying and people management
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of construction contract documents
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills.  Must be able to multi-task, set priorities, and plan and co-ordinate resources to meet timelines.  
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

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: 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following APS competencies:

  • Drive for Results: Works to exceed goals and partner with others to achieve objectives
  • Systems Thinking: Takes a long-term view towards organization’s objectives and how to achieve them
  • Agility: Works in a changing environment and takes initiative to change
  • Develop Networks: Leverages relationships to build input and perspective


$2,654.45 to $3,485.57 bi-weekly ($69,281 - $90,973/year).


Hours of Work:
7.25 hours / 36.25 hours a week

This position is located in Peace River, AB at 9621 96 Avenue.

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

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How To Apply

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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.  

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It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) Applicants are encouraged to 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 a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Abdul Rafey at

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.