Department Manager Transportation

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Engineering Industry:Engineering

Our client, a well-respected medium sized and privately owned consulting firm, located in Ontario is recruiting for a Department Manager in their Transportation Engineering team to lead and continue growing the transportation engineering group.



  • Collaborate with the President and other Department Managers to identify and develop long-term strategic priorities and corporate policies and programs for the organization from a department perspective.
  • Provide direction, training, performance management, professional development and mentorship to staff within the department.
  • Act as a primary point of contact with clients, ensuring high service quality standards are met in accordance with client expectations.
  • Engage in business development initiatives to secure new clients and promote the reputation of the firm.
  • Oversee department budgets and financial management.
  • Ensure times lines are met for all project key deliverables.
  • Lead and implement a continuous improvement process
  • Provide input on RFP and RFQ submissions


  • University degree in Civil Engineering
  • P.Eng with PEO
  • 10 years of experience providing some or all essential duties and responsibilities
  • 5 years of people management and project management experience in a consulting engineering environment
  • Strong competency in highway/ road design
  • Ministry of transportation RAQs approval in highway engineering categories
  • Extensive experience with proposal submissions, project management and contract administration and proven track record wining proposals
  • Solid knowledge of principles and practices of financial accounting, budget development, cost control and invoicing
  • Strong communication skills including negotiation and medication
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously and effective time management
Contact information:

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and you meet the requirements above please submit your updated resume in MS Word format to the attention of Samantha Watson via email at: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

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