• Full Time
  • Newmarket
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Website York Region

POSITION PURPOSE

Reporting to the Manager, Roads Maintenance, is responsible for leading and evaluating the infrastructure replacement and maintenance needs for the Roads Branch; overseeing the development of data acquisition/maintenance related to infrastructure management and asset inventories; overseeing continuous improvement activities to improve road asset reliability;  providing technical and analytical support in the development of optimized road maintenance operational activities, quality standards, and pre-engineering services; supervising the processing and evaluation of permit applications, including technical and analytical operational reviews; and supervising technical road maintenance staff.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises the compilation of operational data from various units, preparation of estimates, tender documents and specifications for operational projects; ensures compliance with budget and operating plans; prepares contract for Supplies and Services Branch and advertising for tenders; determines priorities and processes for payments following completion of work.
Takes a lead role in developing and maintaining the road asset data collection and analysis processes for the Branch; participates in annual strategic planning activities for the Branch and in formulating strategic initiatives for service improvement with a focus on road asset management.
Works with management staff to develop levels of service and  performance metric program; reviews business objectives, establishes levels of service for functional requirements over the lifecycle of the assets, develops administrative/operational processes and makes recommendations to the Manager.
Takes lead role in the development and maintenance of procedures, guidelines and templates for roads operations.
Assists in the development of operational projects including contract specifications in compliance with annual budgets and operating plans; coordinates the processing of contract payments in compliance with field quantities and contract specifications; prepares contract payment certificates.
Supervises preparation of drawings and obtains necessary approvals for work to be completed.
Supervises the preparation, analysis and evaluation of the annual road maintenance and performance and accomplishment plan utilizing the Road Maintenance Management System (RMMS).
Provides input in the development of the Road Maintenance annual business plans; assists the Manager in developing annual business/work plans including service plans and staffing proposals.
Supervises staff, including recruitment, selection, hiring, scheduling, assigning and monitoring work, determining training and development needs, coaching and mentoring, conducting performance appraisals and determining/recommending disciplinary action up to and including dismissal in accordance with collective agreements, Regional policies and practices.
Liaises with internal staff and external contacts, government and non-government agencies, contractors, public, external committees and other stakeholders.
Assumes the functions of the Manager in that person’s absence, as directed.
QUALIFICATIONS

Successful completion of a University Degree in Civil Engineering or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum five (5) years experience in roads, planning, engineering or operations environments with responsibilities for planning, operating procedures, technical analysis, project management and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
Understanding of business development, information systems and organization.
Knowledge of budget preparation, financial management of operational programs/projects including monitoring and control.
Knowledge of Road Asset Management best practices concepts, risk management, business processes and strategic maintenance management concepts and techniques.
Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence in good standing.

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