On-Going Opportunities Description
Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a Maintenance Patroller within our Transportation Services Division.
Although there may not be current vacancies, resumes will be kept on file for 6 months and then deleted from our system. You must reapply after 6 months.
- Patrols roads and inspects right of way, for safe passage of all traffic
- Patrols roads and makes minor repairs to traffic control signs, reports on malfunctioning traffic control signals, performs temporary pothole repair, removes debris or cleans up spills, etc.
- Maintains records, provides information to contractors and inspects the work to ensure compliance with Standards, Specifications and contractual agreements and takes appropriate action as necessary
- Provides information and inspects work of contractors performing summer and winter maintenance operations, e.g. catch basin cleaning, repairing utility cuts, crackfilling, road maintenance, sidewalk repairs, asphalt repairs and salting and ploughing of roads and sidewalks, etc.
- Provides information to contracted snow removal crews to salt or plough as required for both the road and sidewalk, etc. Patrols and inspects routes during winter operations, to ensure salting and ploughing operations are carried out
- Ensures safety of work sites, e.g. bridging of trenches with planked platforms for pedestrians, etc. Channels traffic and ensures set up of signs for traffic control and direction, in accordance with safety guidelines
- Marks areas on roads, sidewalks, curbs, and gutters, etc. to be repaired/constructed by contractor's crews
- Prepares material samples for laboratory testing
- Measures repaired/constructed areas to calculate payments to contractors
- Loads and unloads materials such as salt, sand, cones, signs and shovels, etc. to and from the vehicle to conduct minor repairs within the R-O-W to ensure public safety
- Liaises with utility companies, contractors and other municipalities, etc., re: road maintenance repairs
- Conducts Bridge Inspection Surveys
- Prepares, maintains and completes accurate detail patrol Inspection and daily logs records for Winter and Summer maintenance activities
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
- General knowledge and experience with road maintenance procedures and materials used.
- Experience patrolling or inspecting construction activities, knowledge of construction materials and applicable material tests.
- Must possess and maintain a Driver's License Class "G", valid in the Province of Ontario and be able to pass and maintain a City of Toronto driver's permit.
You must also have:
- Ability to work a rotating shift, extended hours as required and in inclement weather/road conditions during weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays.
- General knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.
- Demonstrated ability to carry out measurements and maintain records.
- Demonstrated ability to inspect road construction and maintenance work under the direction of an Inspector, Supervisor, Senior Engineer or Superintendent.
- Must be physically capable to perform required duties.
- With the appropriate safety precautions, must be able to tolerate heights, dusty, noisy, odorous conditions and confined spaces.
- Ability to read and write and communicate effectively.
- Ability to plan, prioritize, organize and work independently.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City's hiring process.
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