Senior Project Manager - Land Development

Vaughan, ON 2019/01/17

Engineering Consulting / Civil Infrastructure / Land Development

Our client in Vaughan, Ontario is looking for a Project Manager or Senior Engineer with a h2 background in Land Development to join their team.

This individual will lead the design and approval of projects. These projects will include medium to large-scale residential, commercial, industrial, and civil projects; including costs and budgets, scope and scheduling, and project status.

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Lead residential/commercial LD projects ranging in scope between preliminary servicing investigation, master/functional servicing studies, to detailed design assignment on site plans and medium/large sized residential subdivisions.
• Directing staff, and manage multi-discipline project teams.
• Financial management of projects including meeting budgets, resource management, change-order management, and client invoicing.
• Participate in business development, maintain h2 client relationships, identify and follow through on strategic opportunities.
• Developing proposals, budgets and schedules, and on-going business development and liaison with clients.
• Collaborating with Group Leader and other Project Managers within the Group to identify staffing, and training requirements.
• Develop and maintain relationships with municipal/ approval agencies as well as developers and land owners.
• Guide the team to establish consistency and quality assurance processes in the production of all deliverables, and manage the quality control of all submission materials.
• Train junior/intermediate team members on the various facets of land development infrastructure design.
• As required, design aspects of subdivision and site plan work, the reconstruction of roads, municipal servicing and stormwater management including design of ponds and channels.
• Obtain all necessary approvals, preparation of servicing reports, cost estimates, work programs, project budgets, proposals and other administrative duties.
• Participate in business development, maintain h2 client relationships, identify and follow through on strategic opportunities.
• Attend industry related conferences and events.
• Participate in company-wide quality initiatives and improvements through quality objectives such as facilitating departmental level quality plans and procedures.
• Participate in Employee Succession Plan by developing your skillset and acquiring the right knowledge, skills and abilities to allow you to grow in your career and provide you with the capabilities to perform at the level of a Group Lead, should this position become available.

Required Qualifications and Skills include:
• Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering from an accredited institution
• P.Eng. Designation preferred or a CET with appropriate industry experience.
10+ years of detailed design experience in the land development industry, preferably in the Greater Toronto Area, for the Private Sector
Project Management experience
• PMP Certification and LEED Certification will be considered an asset
High level of familiarity with various approval agencies, including design guidelines and standards (Local and Provincial).
• Solid understanding of the local planning and development approval process.
• High level of understanding of the planning process, the EA process, and the EC application process.
• Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD, LDD and Civil 3D.
• Well-developed communication skills, both oral and written.
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
Creative and innovative thinker with sound technical aptitude and attention to detail.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues, associates, and clients.
Ability to effectively multi-task and work in fast paced, highly charged environment.
Expected to manage the work with minimum supervision
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to mentor junior members of the team

Our client is a privately owned civil engineering consulting firm with clients in both the public and private sectors. Ranked as one of the Best 50 Small and Medium Employers in Canada in 2014, they offer an employee recognition program to help distinguish themselves from other firms. Our client is focused on providing a high standard of technical management and engineering services.

Site services, site grading, stormwater management, class environmental assessment, land development, structural engineering, transportation engineering, municipal, environmental, Functional Servicing Reports (FSR), Master Environmental Servicing Plans (MESP), Hydraulic Studies, hydrologic, visual OTTHYMO, hydraulic modeling, HEC Geo-RAS, water distribution, SWM, Site Plan, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Municipal Engineering, Municipal Infrastructure, AutoCAD, Land Development Desktop, LDD, Civil3D, Roadways, Stomwater, SWM, Water & Wastewater, Drainage, Modelling

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