Roads Maintenance Officer Jobs In Sudbury Canada

Roads Maintenance Officer Jobs In Sudbury Canada

Job Description

Roads Maintenance Officer Jobs In Sudbury Canada, Should there be no fully qualified candidate for this position, a less qualified candidate who can be expected to meet the required qualifications within a reasonable period may be considered for this position as a training/development opportunity.

Job Details

Hiring Organization

City of Greater Sudbury

Post Name

Roads Maintenance Officer/Foreperson


Completion of a Secondary Education from a recognized Secondary School with Canadian accreditation



Employment Type

Full Time

Work Hours

8 Hours


CAD 3300 To CAD 3900 Per Week


Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada P3A 5P3

Main Function

This position is responsible to the Manager of Linear Infrastructure Technical Support Services for the planning and coordination of maintenance activities within a designated geographic area for the Roads Operations Section.

Provides supervision of personnel and contractors engaged in the maintenance and/or construction activities within the same designated geographical area in support of the section business plan and quality customer service outcomes for the citizens of the community.


Under the general direction of the Manager of Linear Infrastructure Technical Support Services with the day-to-day operational direction of a Manager of Roads Operations.

  1. ensuring effective and efficient maintenance in compliance with all applicable legislation and policies.
  2. Review incoming work requests, prioritize maintenance action requirements, and schedule work backlog according to best industry practices and CGS’s condition-based maintenance plan.
  3. Ensure CMMS electronic data files are complete and current.
  4. Develop standard codes for equipment, stores, and task assignments.
  5. Assist with the development and review of procedures for operating and maintenance activities.
  6. Provide guidance and direction to maintenance crews regarding the most effective method to complete a job. Direct contractors undertaking work for Roads Operations.
  7. Oversee maintenance activities and inspect job sites in progress and at completion.
  8. Supervise maintenance employees and oversee the use of contractors in the maintenance, repair, and replacement of storm sewers, road culverts, driveway culverts, and maintenance of drainage systems, asphalt surfaces, roadways, and lanes. Ensure work is performed safely with minimum inconvenience to the public. Ensure employees are trained in all aspects of work.
  9. Assign employees, materials, and equipment to work orders. Monitor work performed by crews and work programs.
  10. Activate partial or full complement of sanding, salting, plowing, and snow removal crews to control hazardous conditions. Implement the use of an appropriate material based on weather conditions.
  11. Investigate damage claims and direct appropriate corrective action.
  12. Interpret drawings and instructions issued by supervision.
  13. Act as management’s representative at the Complaint Stage of the Grievance Procedure.
  14. Under the supervision of the Manager of Roads Operations, monitor performance and dispense discipline of employees. Make recommendations to hire, discharge, and promote employees as required.
  15. Liaise with CGS councilors and external agencies. Respond to citizen service requests.
  16. Participate in Emergency Supervisory Standby Duty following established schedules.
  17. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable provincial legislation listed therein.
  18. Perform other related duties as required.


Education and Training

  • Completion of a Secondary Education from a recognized Secondary School with Canadian accreditation.
  • Successful completion of the Certified Road Supervisor from the Association of Ontario Roads Supervisor (AORS) is considered an asset.
  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in a related field is considered an asset.
  • Industry-specific courses/seminars relating to road maintenance activities and assets.


Minimum of five (5) years of related operations, construction, and maintenance experience with at least one (1) year of responsible management supervisory experience in the coordination of work crews and work assignments as well as dealing with the general public.

Knowledge of

Applicable legislation and related regulations.

Industry best practices and common policy within a road operations environment.

Abilities to

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and electronic mail.
  • Must be familiar with computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Understand and meet the needs of customers.
  • Communicate effectively and possess interpersonal relations skills.
  • Achieve high standards for the section.
  • Create and respond appropriately to a continuous learning environment.
  • Balance conflicting demands from stakeholders.
  • Manage the financial, human, and physical resources of the section in a collaborative manner.
  • Manage conflict; mediate disputes; assist in reaching consensus.
  • Share power horizontally and vertically.
  • Provide a stabilizing influence within the section.

Demonstrate skills related to microcomputer software and administrative systems (i.e., files maintenance, word processing, spreadsheet applications, presentations, information input and retrieval, and maintenance management systems).

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