Pavement Marking Supervisor - North Bay
Position Title: Pavement Marking Supervisor
Location: Ontario, Canada
Position Reports To: Capital Services Manager
Develop and implement annual routine pavement marking work plan and schedule. Review and provide contract pricing for Capital works projects, schedule and coordinates in-house or sub-contractor work and ensures work meets contract specifications. Ensure all aspects of the pavement marking program are coordinated and completed in a timely, efficient, effective and profitable manner. Responsible for supervising pavement marking crews effectively. This position requires extensive travel and time away from home within North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and Kenora AMC Projects.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare annual pavement marking schedule, prioritize the application utilizing two centerline crews and one transverse marking crew to complete the schedule as per contract requirements within three Area Maintenance Contracts.
Prepare annual material quantity requirements, delivery locations and timeframes ensuring products are available for crews in all locations.
Communicate proposed schedule with Project staff to ensure availability of material drop locations and the required equipment and staff to receive and unload the material on delivery dates.
Organize crew schedules, accommodations and work hours when out of town to achieve efficient time management of work hours and time off.
Organizes and oversees off season maintenance to all equipment. Co-ordinates with Capital Services Manager to ensure all necessary vehicles are prepared for scheduled spring start-up date.
Assists the Capital Services Manager to determine the best approach (self-performance or sub-contract) for bringing assets into contract compliance considering cost, timelines and efficiency. Inspects in-process and completed work to insure compliance with contract requirements.
Ability to determine pavement marking locations on existing, new or resurfaced roadways. Premark and establish passing and no passing zones as per OTM Book # 11 and or contract drawings.
Supervisory responsibility including the selection, development and performance management of pavement marking crews. Facilitates all required new hire training and ongoing required safety and work standard training.
Reports accident/injury (actual and near misses).
Identifies opportunities for changes and improvements in work methods, processes, efficiency and cost reduction.
Responsible for accurate and timely completion and entry of work reporting and timesheets. Prepares other reports and correspondence as necessary. Enters data into SAP and other software programs.
Deals directly with Capital Services Manager providing information for response to complaints and issues on matters such as paint tracking claims or paint damage to vehicles.
Identifies/qualifies subcontractors and assists in negotiating contract parameters with sub-contractors.
Assists with, and monitors routine work plan activities such as traffic control during the pavement marking application.
Available to work evenings and weekends as required.
During off season, assists projects managers and supervisors with winter operations training, preparations, monitoring and reviews.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Pavement Marking Supervisor must be able to perform basic math functions and calculations (add, subtract, multiply divide, and calculate proportions and percentages.
Ability to effectively communicate. Ability to read, analyze and interpret contract drawings and documents. Ability to write reports and enter daily work accomplishment and time sheet data. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Working knowledge of OTM Books # 7 and 11 as a minimum.
Have experience with Airless and low pressure traffic paint application systems. Be technically and mechanically inclined to assist with trouble shooting equipment problems and repairs. Ability to identify, troubleshoot and resolve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to multitask, use resources effectively and meet scheduled deadlines. Strong computer skills, Contract Management Systems, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook; as well as familiarity with the Internet.
This position requires a highly developed sense of safety awareness and perceptive ability. The Pavement Marking Supervisor must have the ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and non-routine pavement marking operations and make adjustments to avoid loss, injury or accident. The supervisor must be able to communicate with co-workers/subcontractors, understand and follow verbal and written safety instructions. The supervisor must be able to think clearly and focus on your safety in your immediate surroundings, while using tools and equipment, while driving or operating equipment. The supervisor is required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to perform the position requirements. As a supervisor, you are required to lead by example; encourage co-workers and supervise employees to correctly use PPE; follow proper safety rules of conduct, take appropriate corrective actions, including the initiation of disciplinary action to enforce the use and observance of PPE and safety rules within your area of supervised responsibility.
Minimum Education and Experience
Formal Education: High School Diploma or GED (required)
Two years work experience in construction and/or pavement marking application industry (preferred); prior experience in a leadership role (highly preferred)
Certifications and Licences:
Valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record (required) A minimum of DZ
The employee is regularly required to stand; sit; walk on a wide range of surfaces; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted, Use manual and powered pneumatic, hydraulic, gas, and electric powered tools and equipment.
The incumbent will split working time between office and field work.
Office Environment: The employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand and/or walk for short periods of time. Use hands to finger; reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities include close and distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Field Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat and cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high precarious places; fume or airborne particles. Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes high.
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