The Transportation Foreman is required to assist with field inspections and supervise assigned staff in accordance with approved personnel policies.
Every employee shall, while on the job, take reasonable care to protect the health and welfare of themselves and other workers, and cooperate with the employer in protecting the health and safety of all employees and contractors present on the worksite, as stated in the OH & S Act.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Plan, organize, assign, and supervise work of the Transportation staff. Discuss plans and priorities with the Manager of Transportation and/or the General Manager of Infrastructure Services.
Oversee all road maintenance and provide guidance to operators on the repair and maintenance procedures of gravel roads, cold mix roads and hot asphalt roads.
Provide supervision on the installation of culverts and other drainage issues.
Conduct operator competencies on all M.D equipment and write yearly evaluations for employees.
Receive direction and guidance from the Manager of Transportation regarding programs and projects. Discuss operations, priorities, personnel matters, and policies.
Provide leadership and guidance to Transportation employees.
Use contemporary management and supervision techniques; maintain accessibility to workers for discussion.
Interview staff and recommend suitable hires to the Manager/G.M.
Modify work schedules when required (ex. in times of emergency/inclement weather situations).
Direct operations to ensure the safety, and convenience of township roads, streets, sidewalks, bridges, storm sewers and drains.
Coordinate brush cutting and snow removal services to ensure safe driving conditions.
Ensure road shoulders are properly maintained and free of weeds for proper surface drainage. Make any necessary resources available to control bush and noxious weeds on the roadside.
Regularly inspect and repair advisory and regulatory signs on the M.D. Road system, while maintaining a log of inspections.
Coordinate reasonable PPE for all machinery, tools, materials and implements owned or used by the municipality.
Locate problems and potential hazards. Ensure repairs are performed as required.
Supervise the work of outside contractors and trades people on special construction and repair projects and report progress to the Manager/G.M.
Patrol roads on a regular basis in conjunction with other staff, noting deficiencies and conditions.
Perform on-call duties.
Respond to complaints and inquiries from the public and maintain good public relations.
Perform routine safety inspections.
Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
Secondary school diploma or equivalent high school diploma and/or experience.
Good level of supervisory, mechanical and technical skill.
Good leadership and communication skills, with the ability to problem solve, analyze and provide recommendations.
Good public relation skills.
Ability to respond quickly and decisively to stressful situations.
Ability to operate necessary equipment.
Good knowledge of equipment and maintenance.
Good knowledge of road maintenance techniques.
Please visit http://md.bonnyville.ab.ca/jobs.aspx for a full job description.
All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to:
Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Attn: Human Resources
Postal Bag 1010
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J7
Fax: (780) 826-4524
Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Nov 15, 2021
Closing Date: Dec 17, 2021