Canada, Employee Status:
$108,615 - $147,641
30 Wellington Street, Toronto
Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario 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 Manager for its Stations Capital Delivery division. This position manages a team of staff, consultants and contractors to deliver capital railway infrastructure projects encompassing the planning, design, procurement, construction and commissioning phases, and in accordance with approved timelines, budget and project deliverables.
What will I be doing?
Assist in developing project delivery strategies while providing overall administrative and technical leadership and oversight to capital projects consisting of multiple capital corridor infrastructure projects to ensure consistency and coordination of efforts and successful completion of the program.
Familiarity with and proven experience with diverse procurement strategies, i.e. Design Build, CM at Risk contract forms delivering large-scale, multi-stakeholder infrastructure projects
Integrates corporate requirements, commitments and initiatives into projects, including design requirements, environmental assessment conditions, community and municipal commitments, Passenger Charter, design excellence, and property acquisition conditions.
Collaborate with the applicable Centre(s) of Excellence and other Metrolinx stakeholders to incorporate requirements, and ensure projects within CPG are implemented consistently, efficiently, safely, and in a coordinated manner.
Oversee consultants and contractors in the delivery of scope of work, as defined in respective contracts, ensuring that corrective action and escalation is initiated when necessary.
Manage project scope/requirements changes; handles change orders with contractors, including negotiating, processing and assessing cost and schedule impacts; ensures all are clearly identified and approved before progressing, and ensuring contract documents reflect addendums issued.
Manage, monitor and report capital and operating budgets, approves invoice payments, analyzes expenditures, and monitors adherence to budget constraints; takes corrective action to address issues and ensures that explanations are provided for off-plan overages and exceptions.
Manage relationships with external consultants, contractors and vendors to ensure performance and products/services meet contractual agreements; Develops, fosters and maintains relationships with internal stakeholders to incorporate project requirements at the beginning of the project, and when scope changes are requested.
Provide leadership oversight and direction to 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.
Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional Engineer (PEng.) or Licensed Architect (OAA) designations or equivalent (within or outside of Canada) are considered assets.
A valid Ontario Class G driver’s license is required to travel to various site locations, meetings, operational facilities, etc. (approximately 5%). Must meet and maintain the corporate standard for a good driving record.
Minimum eight (8) years’ experience related to the planning, design, and construction of transit facilities, station & parking infrastructure and related works, including exposure to capital infrastructure projects.
Strong project management skills to manage complex multidisciplinary projects from start to completion; knowledge of procurement processes particularly Alternate Financing Procurement would be an asset, in order to identify opportunities for improvements and cost savings, and budget management skills to monitor and report departmental budgets.
Knowledge of Human Resources legislation to monitor and manage employees and contractors, including experience in the application of collective agreement provisions. Demonstrated successful experience in firsthand application of supervisory principles and practices to supervise staff.
Demonstrated understanding, and application of the theories, principles and practices of civil and/or architectural design and construction; skill and proficiency in broad phases of architectural and engineering application, including energy efficient design and sustainability (LEED).
Problem solving and analytical thinking skills to evaluate and address contractor and supplier performance issues and recommend plans for improvement; to evaluate and address program impediments with the potential to disrupt or jeopardize the project and/or corporate objectives
Excellent interpersonal and oral/written/presentation and strong communication skills to liaise with all levels within the organization and on construction sites; to work effectively with specialists across multiple sectors and to prepare project correspondence and technical reports.
Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.
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.
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