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Manager Transportation Group



Company: Engineer Staffing Canada
City: Ottawa Carleton, Ontario
Industry: Engineering
Date: 17 Nov `11
Employment: Full-Time
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Engineer Staffing Canada
Our client is a growing engineering and planning firm with over one hundred employees. The Company has its headquarters in Ottawa and branch offices in Kingston and Perth. As we continue to expand, we strive to be Eastern Ontario’s most respected name in the field, by maintaining our commitment to ethical work practices, a quality product, and exceptional service. Our client is seeking to add a new member to their team who exemplifies these qualities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
We are seeking a Manager, Transportation Group for full time employment in our Ottawa office. Duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Provide leadership, strategic direction and mentoring to the Transportation Engineering (Ottawa) business unit;
• Responsible for overall work progress and technical performance on projects including: transportation master plan studies, functional planning studies, public engagement facilitation, traffic impact studies, parking studies, traffic data collection and analysis, traffic calming studies, safety assessments and transportation peer reviews;
• Assist with preparing and implementing business plans with the business unit vice president;
• Manage milestones and organizational structure for engineering activities;
• Coordinate business development activities by establishing and maintaining positive client relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Manage project budgets;
• Provide strategic advice to senior management related to transportation engineering initiatives;
• Review and thoroughly understand contract requirements; and
• Monitor industry standards and developments, assessing client needs and make concrete decisions on proposed solutions.

Qualifications:
• Licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.);
• A minimum of 10 years experience in transportation engineering projects including some management experience;
• Thorough knowledge in Transportation Engineering including policies, regulations, guidelines and operational procedures;
• Demonstrated experience in preliminary and detail design work with proven solid design capabilities;
• Knowledge of City of Ottawa processes;
• MTO experience would be considered an asset;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (French considered an asset);
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team, with clients and other relevant stakeholders;
• Demonstrated leadership and people management skills including the ability to provide leadership to a variety of technical professionals; and
• Possess a valid driver’s license.