The Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 invites applications for the position of Transportation & Utilities Foreman.
Key Responsibilities Include:
This position is required to assist with field inspections and supervise assigned staff in accordance with approved personnel policies.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Plan, organize, assign and supervise work of T&U employees. 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. • Receive direction and guidance from the Manager of Transportation regarding programs and projects. Discuss operations, priorities, personnel matters and policies. • 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. • 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 other duties as assigned.
• 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://www.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
Postal Bag 1010
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J7
Fax: (780) 826-3775
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Sept 17, 2019 Closing Date: Oct 31, 2019