This posting is for 1 temporary full-time position for up to 9 months (March to December).
The Right-of-Way Activity Inspector is responsible for the inspection of Right-of-Way Construction Activity Permit (ROWCAP) work zones, Temporary Traffic Control Plans (TTCP), and Open Cut worksites within County-owned road rights-of-way. Ensuring public safety for all road users and maximizing infrastructure preservation while also facilitating the timely and efficient activities of third-party and County-led construction activities within those worksites.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Conduct office review of approved ROWCAP applications and Open Cut applications relative to project schedules, construction activities, permit conditions, and temporary traffic control plan (TTCP) requirements
Prioritize daily field inspection routines
Conduct field inspections of worksites to ensure that ROWCAP schedules/conditions are being met and that TTCP plans are being followed with minimal impact to public safety and traffic operations
Analyze in-situ TTCPs and activities to make recommendations for improvement to the effectiveness and efficiency of worksites and traffic operations
Attend worksite meetings to liaise with contractors to ensure compliance and schedules are maintained or to be alerted to forthcoming changes
Record and document all inspections and alert appropriate staff and/or stakeholders with regards to deficiencies
Coordinate with RCMP & Enforcement Services with respect to potential enforcement actions applied to contractors who do not comply with ROWCAP schedules / conditions and TTCP requirements
Provide the attending Peace Officer with all relevant permit conditions, background information, and official statements to ensure successful enforcement operations
Schedule and complete final inspections of all reclamation, as approved in ROWCAP permit conditions
Provide input to specific ROWCAP and Special Roadway Event sections during periodic updates to the Traffic Bylaw
Qualifications and Skills
Post secondary specialized training/certificate in a related field with a minimum of 4 years related traffic operations, temporary traffic control, and/or roadway construction experience
Active certification in Alberta Temporary Traffic Control from Alberta Construction Safety Association
Level 1 Certification with the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) in roadway markings and signing would be considered an asset
Excellent knowledge of the Traffic Safety Act, Transportation Association of Canada’s Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices of Canada (MUTCDC), Alberta Transportation’s Traffic Accommodation in Work Zones, Strathcona County’s Traffic Bylaw and Right-of-Way Construction Activity Manual and Design & Construction Standards
Extensive knowledge of temporary traffic control and construction standards
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to make decisions within the established methodologies and specifications
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
Proficiency in TRUMBA, ArcGIS and Microsoft Office Suite
Conditions of Employment
Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s Licence and submission of a 5-year Driver’s Abstract with less than 7 demerits
Who We Are:
Strathcona County is a specialized municipality located in the heart of Alberta. Our vision is to become Canada’s most livable community, where our workplace culture and identity are supported by our people plan and values of integrity, respect, safety, fairness, and cooperation.
Why Join Strathcona County: (depending on position)
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, which includes:
Extended health and dental coverage
Health and wellness spending account
Life and disability insurance and critical illness programs
Retirement and pension programs
Paid and unpaid leave programs
Earned day off program
Employee and family assistance program
Commitment to employee development, through internal and external training and development opportunities.
Well-being programs and a safety culture focused on physical and psychological health in the workplace.
Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions within the next 6 months.
Strathcona County is committed to an inclusive, respectful, and equitable workplace that represents the community we serve. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute diverse perspectives and experiences.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.