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Engineering Director

Ref MAX8701 Job Posted 12/04/2019 Region Canada Location Toronto, Ontario Salary Negotiable Salary Band £150,000 Plus TypePermanent Consultant Steve Thomas

Engineering Director job in Toronto with one of Canada's top construction and engineering companies. The position of Engineering Director is an opportunity to work on projects in Ontario with a world class engineering and construction organisation.

Project Details

This employer is searching for an Engineering Director who has worked as a Professional Engineer or Project Manager and who has a detailed understanding of the integration of rail systems, re-signalling and overhead systems.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • 15+ years' experience of major linear transit projects, with over 5 years in a leadership role
  • Experience in leading and managing a multi-discipline, multi-functional engineering team
  • Demonstrable experience of advanced relationship and stakeholder management
  • Detailed knowledge of the design and construction of urban / commuter rail projects in an operational environment
  • Comprehensive understanding of phasing and staging a major linear transit project in an operational environment
  • Significant experience of urban / commuter rail operations

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Responsible for a compliant, efficient and cost effective RFP design
  • Lead the design interface between construction and operations and maintenance
  • Implement and have responsibility for the processes and procedures associated with a major RFP
  • Report monthly to Ssenior management
  • Determine the resources and organisation required to deliver compliant products and services
  • Lead the interaction with 2nd/ 3rd parties or external agencies
  • Determine the quality objectives and targets, in collaboration with the Quality Manager
  • Work with the major projects team on the selection of sub-contractors and the procurement of material, sub-contracting services and consultation services
  • Collaborate on the process of procurement (evaluation, negotiation, contract assignments)
  • Oversee technical and legal reviews in Project Agreements
  • Oversee the estimating preparation for design services, including full compliance with risk and contingency process and procedures
  • Oversee and approve the HSE program, Quality management and communication plan
  • Oversee the implementation of the scheduling functions
  • Oversee the document management implementation
  • Oversee the cost control system, including accounts, staff payroll, union staff, cost report, budget, treasury
  • Oversee and approve the implementation and running of the change control system

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in engineering
  • Accreditation in Project Management or Engineering Management is an asset

Employing Company Overview and Profile

A highly reputable company is one of the top construction companies in Canada, providing engineering, procurement and construction services across Canada and internationally. They provide a range of services including design, financing, engineering, construction, procurement and maintenance.

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