Senior Project Engineer (8764)
Job Type
Full Time
March 20, 2024 2:19PM
Toronto, Ontario
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America's third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC's vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC's recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing "a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy."


About the job


Requisition ID: 8764

Number of Vacancies: 1

Department: Major Projects (20000062) - Major Projects/Project Management 3 (30000585)

Salary Information: $101,719.80 - $127,218.00

Pay Scale Group: 10SA (CAN/S/J/10SA)

Employment Type: Regular

Weekly Hours: 35 Off Days: Saturdays & Sundays Shift: Day

Posted On: March 18, 2024

Last Day to Apply: March 22, 2024

Career Opportunity

  • The Senior Project Engineer (SPE) is responsible for the development and preparation of Project related plans - (e.g. work plans) and is accountable for: co-ordinating, controlling, monitoring and supervising multi-year, multi-discipline Capital Program projects from inception, definition of scope, planning, design, procurement and construction, through commissioning and handover to project close-out in accordance with the project scope, schedule, budget, and quality assurance parameters.
  • The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for coordinating various components of one or more projects concurrently. Each assigned undertaking may contain numerous design and construction contracts. This also includes detailed administration of the work including ensuring that the project/contract files are complete and up to date and that the documentation is in accordance with the established project filing system for the department.

What You Will Do

  • Resolves day to day issues and conflicts that arise among designers and other stakeholders over duration of the contract.
  • Directs engineers/designers to ensure changes to contract documents are done promptly and completely.
  • Conducts/attends meetings with external agencies and government departments as required
  • Prepares Staff Summary Sheets and Board Reports on various project matters, e.g. status updates, etc.
  • Prepares project status updates for inclusion into various reports e.g. Project Summary Reports, and project presentations to senior management.
  • Provides emergency engineering support and guidance for the operating departments on a 24-hour basis upon request.
  • Maintains competency by attending seminars and courses (internal and external) in areas of technical, contractual and professional development related to job requirements.
  • Takes professional responsibility for work performed under their direct supervision as required by Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) or the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA).
  • Assists in the development and/or implementation of procedures relating to areas of responsibility
  • Prepares and reviews project administration documents
  • Substitutes for the Project Manager, Manager-Signals Engineering, Manager-Train Control Engineering, Deputy Project Director-ATC, Project Manager-Automatic Train Control, and Deputy Chief Project Manager as required.
  • Demonstrates behaviours that support diversity, inclusion, and a respectful work and service environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Helps to remove barriers and accommodate employees and customers (within their area of responsibility) in accordance with TTC’s commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC’s policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What Skills Do You Bring?

Apply analytical skills

Manage projects

Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals

Use office technology, software and applications

Communicate in a variety of mediums

Apply the principles and practices of quality assurance

What Qualifications Do You Bring?

  • University degree in a relevant engineering discipline, or in Architecture, combined with extensive experience in the areas of projects/construction and engineering management of heavy construction and/or large multi-disciplined projects.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, or licensed under the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA).
  • Experience in a transit operating environment.
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, or licensed under the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA).
  • Must have or quickly acquire thorough knowledge of TTC/Group/Department organizational structure, operations, policies, processes and procedures applicable to the work performed
  • Must have or quickly acquire comprehensive knowledge of Subway Operations (i.e. organizational structure, operating rules, procedures, policies, etc.)
  • Must successfully complete TTC safety training and testing as applicable to the work performed.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current engineering principles and practices combined with a comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and practices, including conceptual planning and all phases of design.
  • Familiarity with project management information systems and reporting as it relates to control of scope, scheduling and cost.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction techniques and practices, contract administration, construction inspection, and knowledge of the Construction Act.
  • Knowledge of Design Bid Build (DBB) Contract Administration is required.
  • Sound judgement; highly developed time management, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and work with multi-disciplined teams, deal with complex issues, and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence and obtain cooperation from a diverse group of internal and external project stakeholders to achieve the goals and objectives of the project.
  • Proficiency in the use of a PC and software applications related to the work (Microsoft Office).
  • A valid Province of Ontario Class G driver’s licence would be an asset. May be required use of own vehicle required for visits to construction sites that are not easily accessible by public transits.
  • Provides emergency engineering support and guidance for the operating departments on a 24-hour basis upon request.
  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.

What We Offer

  • Commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that promotes a sense of belonging and represents and reflects the needs of the communities we serve.
  • A flexible, hybrid work approach that allows colleagues to find balance between their professional and personal lives and making the most of the benefits of working remotely and purpose-driven in-person collaboration opportunities.
  • One of the great benefits of being a full-time TTC employee is becoming a member of TTC defined pension plan.
  • A comprehensive package that covers health, dental, vision and more.
  • Support for professional development opportunities for all colleagues through a broad range of learning programs that include in-person and online training, leadership development, and support for colleagues’ well-being.

Commitment to EDI

The TTC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, anti-racism and inclusion in the delivery of its services and in its workplaces. The TTC is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities it serves at all levels of the organization, and supports an inclusive environment where diverse employee and community perspectives and experiences bring value to the organization. The TTC encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQIA+ community. The TTC values and supports an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Accommodations for applicants are available upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process, including for those who identify as having a disability. Please contact Talent Management at (416) 393-4570. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

The TTC’s policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to a relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee.

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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