Senior Manager, Stations Capital Delivery (STA00R5)

 

Employee Status:

Regular

Bargaining Unit:

MPlan

Pay Range:

$124,275 – $173,817

Location:

30 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON

Closing Date:

27-Sep-2020

 

Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

 

We embody our values in everything that we do. We Serve with Passion, Think Forward, and Play as a Team. If you can relate, we want to hear from you!

 

Our Capital Projects Group is seeking a Senior Manager for its GO Stations Capital Delivery division. This position leads and provides overall management and oversight to the capital infrastructure projects across the network from concept to completion, ensuring delivery on-time, within the approved budget, and to the required quality and safety standards.

 

What will I be doing?

  • Develop project delivery strategies while providing overall administrative and technical leadership and oversight to a capital program consisting of multiple capital corridor infrastructure projects to ensure consistency and coordination of efforts and successful completion of the program.
  • Plan, set objectives and control activities during all phases of the program, overseeing and working closely with assigned project team members in a matrix environment.
  • Manage and contribute to tendering and pre-construction process by reviewing and approving all plans, schedules and tendering documents to ensure optimal coordination of projects within the program; reviews consultant proposals and contractor submittals and develops recommendations for proposed project solutions consistent with strategic plan and business objectives.
  • Implement standards and manage critical paths/milestones, by monitoring mechanisms for projects (e.g. budget, schedule, scope, quality); regularly reports to Director on project status.
  • Oversee project activities to identify any areas of potential exposure or non-compliance; recommends appropriate actions to mitigate risk.
  • Oversee and monitors progress of capital projects to ensure that planning objectives are delivered on time and within budget, and that anticipated business results are achieved; able to explain off-plan overages and exceptions
  • Provide strategic leadership and directly manages professional staff and project team members.

 

What skills & qualifications do I need?

  • Completion of a degree in Applied Science, Engineering, or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Valid Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional Engineer (PEng.) or Licensed Architect (OAA) designations or equivalent (within or outside of Canada) are considered assets.
  • Minimum 10 years’ progressive experience in engineering and project management services associated with the planning, design, and construction of transit or railway corridor infrastructure including structures, bridges, tunnels, and earthworks and drainage. Previous experience should include leading a team of technical professionals.
  • Knowledge of Contract Law, Construction Liens Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Assessment Act, and the requirements of the Professional Engineers Act. First-hand knowledge of P3/AFP contracts, typical consulting/advisory contracts, the Occupational Health & Safety Act, and transit/Railway construction standards and procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the theories, principles and practices of civil design and construction; skill and proficiency in broad phases of engineering application. Demonstrated experience successfully managing the competing objectives of a large number of external and internal stakeholders. Demonstrated experience and application of supervisory principles and effective practices to supervise staff
  • Proven record of experience managing high-value, complex corridor infrastructure projects involving and operating environment. Strong project management skills and experience, including budget and schedule controls, leading cross-functional teams and consultants engaged in simultaneous projects and monitoring project activities for adherence to schedule, budget, and scope.
  • Strong problem solving and influencing skills to establish effective working relationships, negotiate, and deal with a variety of contacts, both internal and external to the organization; along with the ability to gain cooperation from individuals not under direct authority. Excellent oral, written/presentation, and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated success working effectively and collaboratively in a large, integrated, matrix team environment at all levels of an organization.

Accommodation:

Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.

 

Application Process:

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Metrolinx will be using email to communicate with you for all job competitions. It is your responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence, we recommend that you check your email regularly. If no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume online through the Current Opportunities page (http://www.metrolinx.com/en/aboutus/careers/current_opportunities.aspx).

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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