Ministry of Transportation

Sandy Lake, ON


$1,013 a week

    Are you a self-driven team leader? Do you have skills in facility, road maintenance or construction? If so, consider this position with the Ministry of Transportation.

    What can I expect to do in this role?

    In this role, you will:

  • Direct, supervise and perform a variety of maintenance tasks
  • Perform maintenance (changing fluids, lubricating, making adjustments to components)
  • Operate a remote airport facility including airstrip, airport buildings and equipment
  • Supervise the construction and repairs of runways, roads, fencing and brush clearing

  • How do I qualify?


  • Must have a restricted radio operator (air) license OR ability to obtain

  • Equipment Operation Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to operate heavy equipment (packer, bulldozer, loader, grader and dump truck), and small equipment (chainsaw, welder, circular saw, drill press and grinder)

  • Technical Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of airport operations and maintenance procedures
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices
  • Ability to perform minor repairs to buildings and utilities

  • Technical Skills:

  • Ability to repair and service equipment
  • Ability to maintain equipment and tires
  • Demonstrates basic computer skills to perform daily administrative duties in order to record, document and track required data (examples can be but not limited to runway condition reporting, fuel and lubricant usage reports, requisitioning materials and equipment parts, labour and equipment time sheets)

  • Leadership Skills:

  • Demonstrates supervisory and administrative skills
  • Ability to apply decision making skills
  • Public relations and communication skills
  • Work planning and organizational skills

  • Please note the following:

  • Successful candidate will have to be able to obtain a DZ driver’s license
  • Successful candidate must have secured living accommodations with approval of Chief and Council in Sandy Lake
  • We would encourage you to apply online although resumes will be accepted by fax at 1-807-473-2123

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 1 Airport Rd, Sandy Lake, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Understanding the job ad – definitions


Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.


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