Senior Aggregate Resource Specialist
Scientific/Technical Officer R24
***Amended closing date***
An eligibility list may be established.
An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional
The Aggregate Resource Management group is responsible for organizing, leading, and managing teams comprised of professional, technical, administrative and contracted resources to supply aggregate materials to facilitate the delivery of Regional Capital, Rehabilitation, District and Partnerships Projects as well as Provincial Road and Bridge Maintenance Contracts. The Aggregate Management Program ensures that an adequate quantity and quality of aggregate resources are available to meet the Ministry of Transportation’s current and future needs, in the right locations and timeframes, considering societal costs. This group also acts as the resource in the furtherance of Aggregate Resource Management expertise throughout the Province.
As a Senior Aggregate Resource Specialist, you provide senior technical support to the Aggregate Resource Management Program. This is a pivotal role, responsible for the development and implementation of quality control standards, which includes establishing and monitoring performance indicators. In addition, this role also consults, oversees, monitors and reports out on contracted resources for engineering projects to ensure performance deliverables and corporate standards are met.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Satish.Prasad@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, sciences or related degree and one year related experience, or a technical diploma and three years related experience.
Related Experience Includes:
- Technical experience in work associated with civil, geotechnical or geological engineering, preferably related to highway construction, rehabilitation and project management, managing road design, and construction or repair projects involving multiple stakeholders.
- Experience compiling, analysing and summarizing technical data, preparing plans, and writing technical reports and communications.
Preference may be given to the following:
- Experience in aggregate resource exploration, investigation, sampling, analysis, and production.
- Experience supervising pit development and reclamation programs.
- Experience setting up and conducting test pitting and drilling programs for aggregate and geotechnical projects.
- Experience in aggregate testing methods and procedures.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5, BC Driver’s license.
- Must be willing and able to travel.
- Must be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions including walking/hiking in difficult terrain.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.