Maintenance Coordinator



Ministry of Transportation

Bring your technical expertise in road maintenance and strong planning and contract management skills to the Ministry of Transportation . Here your work will make a significant contribution to ensure the safety and quality of Ontario’s transportation infrastructure.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:

A defined benefit pension plan

Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents

Comprehensive Health Plan

Life and Disability insurance

Flexible work arrangements

Collegial and professional work culture

Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas

We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role.

The OPS has been recognized as a top employer. We are proud to have been acknowledged as one of:
Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

Administer area maintenance contracts related to maintenance and repair of transportation related facilities, ensuring work is completed to contract documents and specifications

Monitor the contractors’ delivery of maintenance and repair operations
Ensure contractors maintain work records

Monitor financial forecasts and expenditures

Provide analytical support to ensure effective delivery and value for money

NOTE: This position requires frequent travel and overnight stays.

How do I qualify?


The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid G license or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver’s license upon being hired.

Road Maintenance and Construction Knowledge:

You have knowledge of the practices, procedures and standards related to the inspection and maintenance of roads, both during the summer and winter seasons

You have demonstrated knowledge of the repair of roads, including drainage systems

You have working knowledge of road construction practices, techniques, equipment and material

You have an understanding of the deterioration process of roads, sufficient to assess and determine the appropriateness of repair technique and timing

Contract Management Knowledge and Skills:

You have knowledge of contract management and administration procedures, reporting requirements and documentation

You have the ability to prepare cost estimates for proposed work

You can read and interpret contract plans, documents and specifications to assist in negotiations and solve problems

Supervisory and Planning Skills:

You have proven ability to plan and lead activities within established timeframes

You have the ability to supervise staff and manage stakeholders in high pressure situations

Communication, Negotiation and Computer Skills:

You demonstrate negotiation, oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with contractors and the public

You have working knowledge of computers and various software applications such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and e-mail

Knowledge of Legislation:

You have the ability to interpret and apply various acts and regulations such as the Highway Traffic Act and the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act

How to Apply: