Highway Design Engineering Technician

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Highway Design Engineering Technician

Engineering and Field Level VI-VII

Open

Design Branch

Fredericton

Who we are?

The work we do has a positive impact on our communities, and helps improve the everyday lives of New Brunswickers. Together, we are over 45,000 New Brunswickers who are passionate problem-solvers, who make a difference and are proud to call New Brunswick home.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure's mission is to contribute to New Brunswick's economy and quality of life by providing and supporting sustainable infrastructure that allows for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and government services to the public. Not only is the department responsible for managing over 18,000 kilometers of provincial highways, it also manages the planning, design and construction of hospitals, schools and other government buildings.

What will you do?

As Highway Design Engineering Technician you will work under the direction of the Project Design Engineer and be responsible for:

Performing and/or overseeing complex design work required for the timely completion of grading and paving tender documents;

Providing technical support to other stakeholders involved in the design process (i.e. NBPower, BellAliant, Municipalities, other Consultants, etc.);

Assisting with the coordination of engineering consultants engaged in highway design projects.

Key link in the process for the planning/design of new highways and reconstruction of existing highways.

Work environment

  • Office location: 440 King Street, Fredericton.
  • Standard hours of work: Monday - Friday, 8:15 - 4:30
  • Some travel within the Province.
  • Walking job sites as required throughout the Province.
  • Extended hours of work frequently required.
  • We promote a scent-reduced environment.

Who are you?

Behavioural Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgment
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Results Orientation
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Teamwork and Cooperation

Essential qualifications

Engineering and Field Level VII:

  • A two (2) year post-secondary diploma in a Civil Engineering Technology program with a minimum of six (6) years of highway design experience;
  • Must be a member, or be eligible for membership, in the New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists;
  • Advanced technical knowledge of geometric highway design and must be comfortable working in a computerized environment, and a strong technical understanding of Transportation Association of Canada's (TAC) Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads, Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) (Microstation) and Road Design (INROADS);
  • Valid class 5 driver's license as issued by the Province of New Brunswick.

Engineering and Field Level VI:

  • A two (2) year post-secondary diploma in a Civil Engineering Technology program with a minimum of five (5) years of related work experience;
  • Must be a member, or be eligible for membership, in the New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists;
  • Advanced technical knowledge of geometric highway design and must be comfortable working in a computerized environment, and a strong technical understanding of Transportation Association of Canada's (TAC) Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads, Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) (Microstation) and Road Design (I
  • Valid class 5 driver's license as issued by the Province of New Brunswick.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.

  • Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.
  • Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment. 
  • Please ensure that your preferred language of assessment is identified in your résumé.

Asset Qualifications

  • Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate experience in preliminary site investigations, property requirement identification, ArcGIS, detailed geometric design of highways and preparing estimates and quantity calculations.

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure offers:

  • Meaningful work and the opportunity to support New Brunswickers in times of need.
  • Opportunities for career growth, professional development and training. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes paid vacation, Health and Dental Plan, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability and the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan.
  • Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services.

SALARY:

  • Engineering and Field Level VII: $2,145.00 to $2,705.00 bi-weekly (based on a 36 ¼ hour work week).
  • Engineering and Field Level VI: $1,960.00 to $2,465.00 bi-weekly (based on a 36 ¼ hour work week).

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

How to apply?

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to dti.competitions@gnb.ca or by mail at the following address by August 10, 2021 indicating competition number R40-2021/22-119. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Human Resources Branch
P. O. Box 6000, Fredericton NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: (506) 453-3939

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who are among the most qualified, will be given preference at the time of selection.

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