Supervisor Technology Applications

Website City of Regina

Job Description:

Research, evaluate and provide advanced expertise in regard to the application of new technologies within related industries. New technologies comprise of technical evaluation of engineered materials; integration of Global Positioning System/Geographical Information System (GPS/GIS) technology; development/integration of computer applications and information systems to enhance productivity/efficiency; equipment deployment and route modelling; new testing/monitoring equipment for quality control of construction/maintenance operations; road weather/maintenance information systems; technology training priorities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide management and quality assurance to ensure work is carried out efficiently, effectively, safely and in accordance with legislation and recognized policies, practises and standards.
  • Organize and supervise work unit(s) and contractors engaged in the performance of tasks relating to the operation; preservation; maintenance; and management of streets, roads, sidewalks, alleys and traffic/parking related infrastructure and projects.
  • Provide materials and equipment specifications; evaluates and recommends for procurements.
  • Conduct investigations and prepare reports, presentations and public responses to address concerns and inquiries from both internal and external customers and carries out effective public relations and communication with a strong customer service orientation.
  • Perform related work as required.
  • Recruit staff and provide effective performance management.
  • Plan, direct, manage, evaluate and enhance the work activities, resources, quality and performance of the work unit(s), programs and services.
  • Assure all operations and outcomes, including contracted services, are safe, respectful, and in accordance with City policies and procedures, Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations and other legislation.
  • Assist Management with the preparation, monitoring and control of capital, revenue and operating budgets.
  • Review, evaluate and provide technical recommendations on engineering designs and branch programs and initiatives.
  • Identify and resolve risk management issues related to operations, infrastructure resources, programs, schedules and services.
  • Facilitate the resolution of Labour Relations issues in accordance with the Collective Agreements and approved policies and practises including corrective discipline.
  • Establish, co-ordinate and adjust work schedules and programs to meet required deadlines, targets, goals and objectives.
  • Interpret and communicate specifications, blueprints, diagrams and work orders to subordinates and contractors and ensure that work is performed in accordance with prescribed procedures and methods.
  • Identify, recommend and implement changes and improvements to operational, preservation and maintenance plans, programs, procedures, materials, equipment, staffing, contractor operations and work schedules.
  • Lead and mentor subordinates in dealing with human resource issues, maintaining data/inventories, allocating manpower, equipment and materials, and other duties of the subordinates.
  • Confer and negotiate with owners, corporate managers and senior engineers of underground utilities such as gas, power, and telephone companies as required to facilitate operational, maintenance or construction work.
  • Maintain, analyze and interpret operational, technical and financial data and statistics for evaluating performance with respect to quality, productivity, efficiency, effectiveness and safety.
  • Approve requisitions, expenditures and other transactions within the limits of established authority.
  • Manage capital projects and operating programs and budgets, including contract administration.
  • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of time, production, and reports submitted by employees.

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of roadways and traffic infrastructure design, materials and technologies.
  • Knowledge of supervisory and leadership principles and effective practices.
  • Skills to manage, budget, and evaluate the progress and quality of projects, programs, contracts and operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to set up efficient, effective and safe work programs, processes, plans, and schedules.
  • Must have demonstrated supervisory, leadership, and project management abilities to plan and organize operational programs, projects and resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and build consensus.
  • Demonstrated ability to make technical, financial and statistical computations, compilations, estimates, analysis and evaluations.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve labour relations issues and interpret local union agreements as required to effectively and efficiently provide management of the work unit(s).
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a safe, respectful and innovative work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to prevent and resolve conflict and build relationships consensus.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts, specifications, inspection and legal implications of inspection work.
  • Advanced computer skills to prepare operational, technical and business computations, drawings, plans, reports and presentations.
  • Skilled in listening, understanding and responding to difficult people and situations in an acceptable, sensitive and respectful manner.
  • Registered or eligible for registration under The Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (SASTT) as an Applied Science Technologist.
  • Knowledge of roadways and traffic infrastructure planning, construction, preservation and operation.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret, understand and manage work in accordance with the general rules and regulations of the
  • Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act and expectations of City of Regina’s policies, standards, practices and guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and assure pertinent specifications, regulations, bylaws and policies.
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s licence with the ability to obtain a 1A licence or other training qualifications and certifications as deemed necessary for the position by management.
  • The knowledge, abilities and skills are obtained through the successful completion of a two year diploma in Civil,
  • Environmental Engineering Technology and typically, a minimum of three years of supervisory experience in a related roadways and traffic industry.

Job Details:

Company: City of Regina

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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