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Ministry of Transportation Is Now Hiring TRANSPORTATION TECHNICIAN In Canada


Ministry of Transportation Is Now Hiring TRANSPORTATION TECHNICIAN In Canada

Full Job Description
Embrace a career in the public service with the Ministry of Transportation’s entry-level Transportation Technician initiative.
OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Refer to the “How to apply” section if you require a disability-related accommodation.
What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

  • Receive practical, multi-functional learning experiences through rotational assignments, as the ministry determines, in many technical disciplines, including construction, highway design, maintenance, traffic, and surveys;
  • Work independently and as a team member;
  • Benefit from on-the-job and classroom training;
  • Work with state-of-the-art technology;
  • Enjoy career development opportunities with offices across the province and competitive salaries and benefits.

For additional information, please visit our web page for the
Transportation Technician Initiative.


  • Depending on work assignment, work hours may occur outside of normal business hours, during nights and on weekends.
  • Travel within the region and temporary relocation may be required. For additional information on regional boundaries, please clickhere.

How do I qualify?Mandatory:

  • The positions require the successful candidates to have a valid class G driver’s licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidates providing proof that they have a valid driver’s licence upon being hired.

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • You have demonstrated knowledge of highway engineering design, maintenance and contract administration (normally acquired through a diploma in civil engineering technology or related experience)
  • You have math skills to complete calculations in engineering survey, design and estimating quantities
  • You have computer skills, including AutoCAD to prepare computerized designs, and plans, and statistics and word-processing/spreadsheet software to produce a variety of correspondence, reports and presentations

Analytical Skills:

  • You have demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to assess data, clarify data integrity, identify design/construction problems, analyze traffic capacity and collision statistics and recommend solutions/modifications, as required

Communication Skills:

  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills to explain ministry standards/design requirements to other technical areas and contract administrators, and to discuss maintenance problems and emergency road situations
  • You have interpersonal skills to work with other project members in a team environment

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 159 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 Permanent, 659 Exeter Rd, London, West Region
  • 2 Permanent, 615 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

Understanding the job ad – definitions

Maintenance and Trades

Posted on:
Tuesday, March 14, 2023


  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
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