Project Coordinator, Transit & Rail - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Canada - Ontario, Mississauga

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Coordinator to be based in Mississauga, ON. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide project coordination / control and review the designs and construction of infrastructure projects proposed by outside companies and government agencies on or near railway property on behalf of our clients (Railways) to ensure compliance with Railway Standards.

  • Acts as liaison between Third Party applicants and Railway.

  • Project coordinator for transportation / rail projects including freight-rail and transit-rail.

  • Support project managers with routine and non-routine tasks.

  • Attend meetings and prepare minutes of meetings

  • Monitor project costs and budgets

  • Prepare weekly and monthly project status reports

  • Review documents (drawings, reports, contractor shop drawings, etc.)

  • Acts as liaison between Third Party applicants and Railway;

  • Set up new projects and track monthly billing.

  • Prepare project schedules and monitor progress of work

  • Review and compile client submittals

  • Write technical specifications and bid documents

  • Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)

  • Able to interacts with clients in a professional manner

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiating, problem-solving and analytical skills are a must

  • Able to work well under pressure

  • Detail oriented, adept at multi-tasking and prioritizing workloads

  • Self-starter, ability to multi-task

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of Railway Rules and Regulations, and Safety and Operating Procedures

  • Project coordination experience

  • Experience in transit or rail

  • Experience working on-site (construction supervision, surveying, compaction monitoring / testing, etc.)

  • Project management experience would be an asset

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 Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234446BR

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.