Senior Project Manager - TTC - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-22
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Whitby
Canada

Canada - Ontario, Whitby

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a Senior Project Manager to work on secondment to TTC to help their teams with delivering their Transit Capital projects.

The job incumbent will be offered a regular, full-time position with AECOM and work on secondment to TTC downtown for about a year before returning to AECOM. Length of secondment could be extended beyond a year before returning to AECOM.

Candidate will report for work at the TTC office downtown for the length of the secondment. After the secondment is compete, the home office for the employee will be the AECOM Whitby office.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Substituting for the Project Head as the Deputy Project Head;

  • Managing project management teams consisting of Project Managers with integrated TTC and consultant project teams; responsible for the coordination, implementation and management of the multi-year, multi-discipline Yonge-Bloor Project, from inception, planning, design, procurement and construction through commissioning to project close-out;

  • Assisting to prepare and oversee the capital budget, and to ensure associated project financial accountability, contract and schedule management, and quality control and assurance;

  • Defining, acquiring and directing the necessary resources for project teams, and developing detailed strategic goals and objectives;

  • Monitoring and communicating project progress against the project plan, requirements, quality measures and milestones, and taking appropriate action to minimize the impact of deviations;

  • Ensuring timely reporting of financial and performance results, including schedule, safety, human resources, and other management issues to TTC and government officials as appropriate;

  • Responsible for providing leadership in overseeing the work of Department staff (either directly or through direct reports) ensuring that accessibility/accommodation needs of TTC passengers and/or employees are effectively met in a timely fashion in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer.

Minimum Requirements

  • Completion of a University Degree, or College Diploma in a related discipline, and 8 years of extensive progressive experience in the areas of general project management and engineering management of heavy construction and/or large multi-discipline projects, OR a combination of education, training, and experience deemed to be equivalent;

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer or a similar professional designation in the Province of Ontario is required;

  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles and practices combined with a thorough knowledge of project management principles and practices;

  • Well-developed knowledge of construction methodology principles and practices, construction contract law, construction methods and processes, contract administration and construction inspection, as well as pertinent Acts and Regulations (i.e. Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, etc.);

  • Sound knowledge of business administration, fiscal and human resources policies, and legislation/regulations regarding safety, human rights, employment, etc.;

  • Demonstrated experience in formulating project goals and objectives, and associated budgets both at high level and in detail;

  • Must possess sound judgement; highly developed management, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; negotiation and mediation skills; excellent analytical and problem solving skills;

  • Proficiency in the use of a PC and software applications related to the work (Microsoft Office);

  • Proven ability to work with multi-discipline teams, resolve and manage complex project issues, and maintain effective working relations.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience on transportation projects.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233112BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.