Construction Programming Engineer

EG5 Engineer 5


Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Capital Planning Branch, Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40034

Salary(s):   EG5 $97,024.00 - $123,313.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 6, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

An eligibility list may be created to staff future regular and term vacancies subject to staffing approval, and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Capital Planning Branch manages and develops the annual capital programs and provides expertise in program development for short and long-term strategic capital infrastructure investment plans and policies of the department. Builds the framework and analysis for decision-making and establishing value for money across all MTI's asset categories; and manages the maintenance, enhancements and quality assurance of program data and project systems (Construction Management System (CMS), MTI's internal and public-facing georeferenced capital projects map (MIP-Map) and the Capital Projects Dashboards).

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Civil preferred) and be registered (or be eligible for registration) as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Engineers and Geoscientist Manitoba (EGM).
  • Must have a valid class 5.0 driver’s licence.
  • Must be able to travel overnight several times per year.


  • Extensive experience in the business of highway construction and maintenance, preferably a combination of planning, design, maintenance and construction.
  • Experience managing Engineering Service Provider contracts.
  • Experience in managing financial resources which includes the ability to develop and encourage innovative approaches to deliver the most effective and efficient outcomes.
  • Experience in the effective management of staff including the ability to lead a diverse engineering/technical staff workgroup.
  • Strong written communication skills, including the ability to prepare complex advisory materials and submissions for a senior level audience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively and courteously communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organization, projects and time management skills to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to teach, coach or mentor and provide appropriate technical guidance to staff.
  • Ability to exercise good political acumen and maintain confidentiality.

The Construction Programming Engineer is a skilled, technically expert leader and manager, and a key management team member of the Capital Planning branch with several broad responsibilities vital to successful delivery of branch and division mandates.

These broad responsibilities include:
• Managing the programming section of the Capital Planning branch;
• Oversees the development and approval processing of the division’s capital programs , including Highway Infrastructure, Airport Runways Infrastructure, Channels, Transportation General Assets and Water Related Infrastructure programs in conjunction with the applicable regions and branches;
• Liaison with and reporting to federal agencies for the division’s federal/provincial cost-share capital programs during the construction phase.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40034
Service Centre 3
Human Resource Services
600-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8
Phone:  204-945-8819
Fax: 204-948-3382


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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