Project Engineer (Engineer 1-3)

Public Service Commission, Government of Nova Scotia -

Full job description

Competitors # : 40503

Division: Public Works

Location: WINDSOR

Kind of Employment: Everlasting

Union Standing: NSGEU – NSPG

Closing Date: 02-Oct-23 (Functions are accepted till 11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

About Us

The Division of Public Works helps Nova Scotia’s 23,000 kilometers of roads and highways and 4,100 bridges. Our Freeway Packages Division is rising, and now we have a chance out there for a Mission Engineer to affix to our crew. Change into a part of the crew right this moment who’s chargeable for managing all phases of bridge and freeway development. Watch your initiatives come to life and make thrilling impacts to the Provincial highway community of Nova Scotia.

About Our Alternative

Underneath the overall supervision of the Development Supervisor, the Mission Engineer manages all phases of contract work for bridge and freeway development and rehabilitation, making certain that contractors carry out all elements of the work to Division of Public Works’ plans and specs. About half of your work is outside with appreciable journey in each winter and summer time throughout varied climate situations.

Main Accountabilities

You’ll conduct and oversee pre-engineering and survey work, produce well timed amount and price estimates, and carry out environment friendly and cost-effective contract administration. Using your experience, you’ll advocate development enhancements based mostly on assessments of area situations and contribute to the design of highways and buildings. You’re chargeable for Occupational Well being and Security in addition to environmental considerations associated to your initiatives. You’ll be chargeable for supervising workplace, in addition to technical, employees, all of the whereas making certain a secure and engaged work power. Constantly, you’ll preserve good public relations when working with varied companies, property house owners, most people, and public utilities who’re affected by freeway development and survey work.

{Qualifications} and Expertise

You’ve a Bachelors’ Diploma in Engineering and are registered with Engineers Nova Scotia as an Engineer‐in‐Coaching, or as Licensed to Observe.

You’ve technical experience associated to bridge and freeway upkeep and rehabilitation methods. Proficiency in a computerized surroundings is critical together with Microsoft Suite and familiarity with software program utilized in an engineering and survey surroundings. A working information of the Occupational Well being and Security Act is crucial.

A working information of the Public Highways Act, together with Division insurance policies and procedures will likely be thought of as an asset. Expertise managing budgets, and an understanding of the rules of mission administration because it pertains to freeway and bridge development are additionally thought of belongings.

As the best candidate, you’re an efficient crew chief with robust supervisory expertise. You’re a self-motivated particular person who works effectively independently with minimal supervision. You’ve confirmed {and professional} communication expertise, each oral and written, for collaborating with employees, different authorities companies, consultants, contractors and the general public. You’ve effectively developed planning and organizational expertise, coupled with the power to multi-task and adapt on this fast-paced surroundings with competing priorities. You preserve an expert and courteous disposition and maintain a excessive normal for shopper and customer support.

We’ll assess the above {qualifications} and competencies utilizing a number of of the next instruments: written examination, standardized checks, oral displays, interview(s), and reference checks.


Primarily based on the employment standing and union settlement, the Authorities of Nova Scotia affords its staff a variety of advantages akin to Well being, Dental, Life Insurance coverage, Pension, Common Sickness (Quick and Lengthy Time period), Trip and Worker and Household Help Packages. Click on right here to study extra about our varied advantages choices and eligibility standards.

Working Situations

The nice outside will likely be your worksite. You’ll have a while spent in an workplace surroundings, however most of your time will likely be spent outdoors throughout all seasons and varied climate situations on heavily-travelled roads or in tough, remoted areas of development websites.

Further Info

An Engineer have to be “Licensed to Observe” as decided by Engineers of Nova Scotia (ENS) earlier than being categorized as an Engineer 3.

What We Provide

Profession Improvement the place you have got entry to profession steering, instruments, assets, and ongoing coaching for each stage of your profession.

An engaged office the place we foster respect and recognition.

Ahead-thinking insurance policies and methods.

Numerous Profession Paths.

Pay Grade: PR 08 – PR 15

Wage Vary: $2,074.62 – $3,348.16 Bi-Weekly

Employment Fairness Assertion:
Our aim is to be a various workforce that’s consultant, in any respect job ranges, of the residents we serve. The Authorities of Nova Scotia has an Employment Fairness Coverage, and we welcome purposes from Indigenous Folks, African Nova Scotians and Different Racially Seen Individuals, Individuals with Disabilities and Girls in occupations or positions the place they’re under-represented. In case you are a member of certainly one of these fairness teams, you’re inspired to self-identify in your digital software.

This can be a bargaining unit place initially restricted to present civil service staff represented by the Nova Scotia Authorities Staff Union (NSGEU). If making use of from outdoors a authorities workplace, staff should apply accurately through this hyperlink:

Failure to use accurately implies that your software won’t be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and can solely be included if exterior purposes are pursued.

Exterior candidates and present informal staff will solely be thought of if there aren’t any certified civil service bargaining unit candidates. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates won’t be thought of for an interview if purposes are incomplete or are lacking data.

Provide of employment is conditional upon the completion of all relevant background checks and affirmation of credentials, the outcomes of which have to be passable to the employer. We thank all candidates for the curiosity, nonetheless, solely these chosen for an interview will likely be contacted. All questions and considerations could also be directed to [email protected].

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