Public Employment Opportunity

Engineering Projects Coordinator

Competition Details

Referral Number
Employment type
1 Seasonal Position
Transportation Design and Construction Division
Position Group
NAPE - General Service
Department of Transportation and Works
Grand Falls - Windsor
Closing Date
No closing date
Salary (scale)
$23.07- $25.53 per hour (CG-27)

Position Details (What is this?)

The Department of Transportation and Works is responsible for the administration, supervision, control, regulation, management and direction of all matters relating to transportation and public works. As such, the Department oversees the construction and maintenance of the provincial highways; the provision of the provincial ferry services; management of the provincial government fleet of light vehicles and heavy equipment; operation and maintenance of the provincial government air ambulances and water bombers; and construction and management of provincial government buildings. The vision of the Department of Transportation and Works is of safe, reliable and sustainable transportation and public works infrastructure and services, demonstrating a commitment to service excellence in supporting the social and economic needs of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Technical work involved in assisting the Resident Engineer with the detailed work associated with the financial control and technical supervision of projects within the Capital Roads Program; receives, reduces and interprets field survey information; provides field survey staff with required up to date information; receives weigh scale and checkers tickets, checks and verifies calculations; determines quantities for capital projects; prepares ledgers and summary sheets for daily production; keeps attendance records, checks travel claims; revises contract plans and drawings as required; maintains presence in the site office; may be required to perform field duties as assigned by the Resident Engineer; other related duties as required.

Merit Criteria (What is this?)

Screening Criteria
  1. Experience with construction methods, equipment, materials and practices
  2. Field experience
  3. Experience with interpreting drawings and specifications
  4. Experience with interpreting contracts
  5. Experience with design, spreadsheet and office software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D and Excel
  6. Completion of Engineering Technology or Construction Technology program
Assessment Criteria
  1. Knowledge of construction methods and practices
  2. Knowledge of design, spreadsheet and office software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D and Excel
  3. Knowledge of field procedures
  4. Ability to interpret drawings and specifications
  5. Ability to interpret contracts
  6. Ability to manage time and tasks
  7. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal)
  8. Ability to problem solve and make independent decisions
  9. Professionalism

Conditions of Employment(What is this?)

Conditions of
  1. A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  2. Current driver’s abstract acceptable to the Employer
Conditions of Acceptance
Applicant Information

For more information about this opportunity, please call Wade Waterman at (709) 292-4313.

  • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting, 709-729-0130 or toll free at 1-888-729-7690.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applications must be received on or before the closing date stated for this job posting.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
  • Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
  • All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
  • All information submitted as part of this application must be factual, complete and current to date of submission.
  • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

How To Apply

Applications, quoting Competition Number TW.19.20.R0696, should be submitted

By Mail
Human Resource Secretariat, Strategic Staffing Division
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL, A1B 4J6
By Fax
(709) 729-6737

For more information about this opportunity, please call Wade Waterman at (709) 292-4313.