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Development Construction Coordinator

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Corporate Services Department
Branch: Planning and Economic Development Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: Approx. 22 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: August 21, 2019
Date Closing: September 02, 2019
Number Of Positions: 1


$44.63 to $48.51 per hour
This is a Replacement
Union position - CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)

Scheduled Hours


Position Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, Development Construction is responsible for inspecting, coordinating and providing technical expertise on construction projects affecting the function of Regional roads from planning and pre-construction to final acceptance of work undertaken by area municipalities, owners, developers and contractors in accordance with approved engineering drawings, specifications, standards, contracts, by-laws, agreements and Regional policies.

Major Responsibilities

•Monitors performance of consultants and contractors through regular inspection of municipal and development projects, ensuring compliance of approved contract documents, specifications, legislation, schedules, agreements and Regional policies.
•Provides instructions regarding correction of deficiencies; issues stop work orders and recommends immediate compliance, if necessary.
•Negotiates and recommends the approval of construction changes for methods, equipment and material substitutions, design changes, security progress reductions, release of holdbacks and development charge credits.
•Participates in the construction administration of municipal and development related projects; reviews documentation, evaluates cost estimates for financial reductions, releases and draws on development securities; assists in the development of departmental guidelines and schedules.
•Recommends the commencement of the maintenance period and final acceptance of projects including construction administration documentation, final construction reports, compliance orders, financial security clearances, final release of development charge credits and legal compliance clearances.
•Negotiates and documents changes in the work and makes recommendations on financial compensation claims made by developers.
•Collects factual data with respect to insurance claims forwarded from the Finance Department and prepares required reports for any litigation.
•Assists in maintaining development application database.
•Represents the Department at meetings including negotiating with developers, engineering and planning consultants, government staff, members of the public and other Regional staff and external stakeholders.
•Investigates construction problems, complaints, concerns and other matters, takes appropriate corrective action including report and/or correspondence preparation, organization and facilitation of meetings with residents, consultants, contractors, developers, utility companies, Regional and Municipal staff etc., and coordinates the interface of construction with affected property owners to minimize disruption.
•Assists in the training and orientation of new staff to the branch.
•Performs other duties as assigned, in accordance with Branch and Department objectives.


•Successful completion of a three (3) year Community College Diploma Program in Civil or Municipal Engineering Technology.
•Minimum three (3) years of municipal road and servicing construction and design experience.
•Valid Class “G” driver’s license in good standing and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
•Sound practical knowledge of construction surveying methods, design and construction in roads, storm water management, underground servicing, illumination and signalization, traffic control, road and public safety.
•Working knowledge of the Ministry Traffic Safety Regulations and Manual.
•Knowledge of municipal planning process, development application approvals and land surveying.

How to Apply

Please apply online by September 2, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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