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Project Manager - Structural
Business Line Transportation
ID # 13177
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

 


 

THORNHILL

 

WSP is currently seeking a Structural Project Manager to join our Rail & Transit Division located in our Toronto project office.  Reporting to the Manager, this position will be responsible for managing teams responsible for delivering projects on time, within budget and with quality results. The Project Manager will plan, organize, monitor, and oversee one or more projects, which may include policy reviews, research, operational reviews, network planning, transit planning and design, and construction administration.  Types of projects may include bus, light rail, commuter rail or subway infrastructure, new or expanded stations and mobility hubs, operations and maintenance facilities, commuter parking facilities, and other associated transit works. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, planners, designers, inspectors, and other staff as required;
  • Prepare project work plans and schedules, and obtain management/client approval;
  • Maintain regular communication with clients regarding project status and project quality, and proactively resolve issues;
  • Manage relationships with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients and vendors, regulatory authorities and technical agencies, and the public. This involves keeping the stakeholders informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations on all project requirements and deliverables, and meet the project schedule;
  • Proactively track, analyze and report on actual performance against the plan, and prepare cost and schedule reporting, both for clients and as part of internal reporting processes. Address change management matters promptly and professionally with clients and internal departments;
  • Analyze project management and project delivery risks, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigating action;
  • Other duties as assigned/required.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree in Civil Engineering (preferably with a structural major);
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer of Ontario and in good standing;
  • 10+ years’ experience in design and construction of various types of culverts, bridges and underground structures;
  • Experience working on Rapid Bridge Replacement and underground structures are assets;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multi-disciplinary team delivering projects with variety in complexity, size and scope;
  • Experience in P3 working environment with the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO), Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) and City of Toronto;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills essential;
  • Excellent Project Management Skills and PMP designation is an asset;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multitask.

 

 

 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

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WSP Canada Inc.

 

Toronto, ON

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