Water Control Inspector

Water Control Inspector

EA3 Engineering Aid 3


Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Water Operations

Dauphin MB, Morris MB

Advertisement Number: 39103

Salary(s):   EA3 $47,207.00 – $56,097.00 per year

Closing Date:   August 26, 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 and persons with disabilities.

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

Preference will be given to internal staff within Manitoba Transportation & Infrastructure.

Manitoba Transportation & Infrastructure is seeking highly motivated individuals to work with our Water Operations Branch at our Dauphin and Morris locations. Water Operations ensures safe and effective provincial water related infrastructure through the delivery of inspection, planning, design, maintenance, rehabilitation and construction activities. The Branch is responsible for the overall operation and management of an infrastructure inventory that includes drains, dams, flood protection dikes, diversions, bridges, culverts and pumping stations.  Water Operations has a major role in flood response activities and Water Capital Program delivery.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must possess a valid Class 5.0 driver’s licence
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Drivers Licence.
  • Must be able to travel frequently within the province by ground, water and air transportation and be away from home for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in an outdoor rough terrain environment in both winter and summer in extreme temperatures. 
  • Must be able to work for extended hours and periods of time.
  • Must be able to work around hazards such as in, or near water and ice, construction equipment, roadway traffic, fabrication plant area, noise, dust hand/power tools, moving equipment, slip-trip-fall, bending/lifting, carrying/twisting, insects, vegetation and sharp objects.


  • Completion of a Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or completion of the Department’s Level 2 training courses.   
  • Surveying experience.
  • Construction inspection experience related to earthwork projects. 
  • Experience in interpreting engineering drawings and specifications and performing math calculations. 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively in teams. 
  • Effective verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate courteously with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to prepare reports and complete daily diaries, field notes and work sheets.
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative and judgment.


  • Knowledge of bridge construction specifications, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Occupational, Safety, Health & Risk Management policies and procedures.

The Water Control Inspector performs engineering related functions while adhering to department standards, specifications, policies, procedures and sound survey practices. These functions include Waterway & Embankment Construction Inspector, Concrete Inspector, Senior Density Inspector, Hydraulic Metering, Geotechnical Inspector, Instrument Person and Technical Support.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39103

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382

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.


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.

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


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