Design Technologist

TE1 Technical Engineering Officer 1


Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Highway Regional Operations - Capital Region, Transportation and Operations

Deacon's Corner MB

Advertisement Number: 40088

Salary(s):   TE1 $61,398.00 - $73,732.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 4, 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.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

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

Preference may be given to civil servants currently employed with Transportation and Infrastructure.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have a valid Class 5 Driver's Licence.
  • Must be able to work extended hours, weekends, and be subject to call out.
  • Must be able to work in outdoor rough terrain environments, which may include exposure to road construction equipment, roadway traffic, asphalt plant area, noise, dust, hand/power tools, moving equipment, slip-trip-fall, bending/lifting, carrying/twisting, insects, vegetation & sharp objects etc.


  • Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or completion of the Department's Level 3 training program. An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Considerable experience of drafting and design standards, CADD software and construction standards for grading, base and paving projects.
  • Directly related preliminary and roadway construction survey experience.
  • Knowledge Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software (i.e. Micro Station, GEOPAK, Auto TURN etc.).
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and courteously with internal and external stakeholders in order to plan, coordinate, or advise on work efforts. 
  • Excellent written communication skills to maintain accurate records, prepare applicable correspondence, and associated technical reports.
  • Ability to analyze incomplete or conflicting data, and make decisions or recommend alternative solutions by performing complex design and survey calculations.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively to establish effective working relationships with management and support staff in a team environment. 
  • Ability to establish priorities, complete assignments on time and work under general supervision.
  • Ability to provide appropriate technical guidance, coach and train others in best practices, continuous learning, etc.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, good judgement, discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of Occupational, Safety, Health & Risk Management policies and procedures.

The Regional Design Technologist reports to the Regional Design Engineer (RDE)/Senior Regional Design Technologist (SRDT), performs responsible paraprofessional work and has Lead Hand responsibility for department design and drafting staff.

The Regional Design Technologist works in a specialized technical environment and provides engineering support to regional operations staff in developing functional and detailed designs for interchanges, high-volume at-grade intersections, and complex urban and semi-urban projects, rural and multi-lane highways. 

The Regional Design Technologist requires extensive interaction and co-operation with the Regional Technical Services Engineer/Senior Project Engineers/Senior Project Managers/Regional Project Managers to ensure the Division’s overall objectives are met.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40088
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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