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Lead Project Manager/Business Development Lead

Vaughan, ON

TYLin is a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting and engineering firm committed to providing innovative, cost-effective, constructible designs for public and private clients worldwide. The firm is an internationally recognized pioneer in solving the most difficult engineering challenges. Headquartered in San Francisco, California for over 65 years, TYLin has more than 3,200 professionals throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. TYLin is part of Dar Group, one of the world’s leading architecture, engineering, project management and energy consultancy groups.

Job Summary

TYLin's Americas Bridge Sector is seeking a Principal Project Manager/Business Development Lead for the Ontario Region to provide project management of complex and conventional bridge projects, and lead business development efforts in Ontario. This position will be affiliated with our Toronto office location and may require travel to other offices (such as Vancouver and Montreal) from time to time.

We require a top performer to provide project management and lead business development efforts within the region. You will have experience in project management of bridge projects, a solid technical background and experience with design of bridges, and a sound understanding of the bridge market and project delivery. This individual will lead pursuits in the region and assist with collaboration on bridge and transportation project pursuits across the bridge sector, as needed. The primary duties include project management and delivery, client development, identifying project opportunities and leading preparation of proposals.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Technical, Project and Quality Management:

  • Provide project management, including interface with clients and the development of project scope, schedule and budgets on major and conventional bridge projects, including municipal projects.
  • Manage the development of project work plans, schedules and budgets.
  • Establish contract budgets and scopes of work.
  • Responsible for the successful completion of projects under his/her direction.
  • Perform engineering design, analysis and calculations at the Senior Engineer level as needed.
  • Oversee the development of tender packages including drawings, specifications and cost estimates.
  • Conduct technical analyses and documentation review following TYLin’s quality assurance and quality control processes.
  • Supervise, mentor and develop staff.
  • Assist with providing input for annual planning and quarterly forecasting.
  • Participate in project performance reviews and risk reviews.
  • Provide timesheet approval for the Ontario region.
  • Other duties as needed.

Business Development:

  • Actively track opportunities and manage business development activities at the regional level.
  • Actively pursue opportunities for partnerships with other planning and engineering firms.
  • Participate in and lead the preparation of proposals in the region.
  • Work with the Sector Manager and others to develop and maintain a regional list of pursuits.
  • Promote the TYLin brand and build relationships with key clients and industry organizations to pursue opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain client and industry relationships, promote technical practices, innovation, sharing and knowledge management.
  • Assist with preparation of inputs to monthly/quarterly/annual forecasts at the Sector level.
  • Assist in collaboration across TYLin on bridge pursuits as needed.


  • Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering with emphasis in bridge design is required.
  • P.Eng. license in Ontario is required.
  • A minimum of 15 years of project management and bridge design experience is required, with a minimum of 10 years on MTO projects.
  • Experience in successful management and delivery of bridge projects is essential.
  • Demonstrated excellence with leading teams to deliver such bridge projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code, and relevant Ontario codes and practices (OPSS, OSIM, etc.).
  • Relationships with local engineering clients is required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions.
  • Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients’ toughest challenges.
  • High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.
  • Demonstrated experience of collaboration in a diverse and inclusive team, working together toward technical excellence

Additional Information

TYLin is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The Company and it’s employees are required to comply with all local health authority, legal or lawful client requirements.

TYLin is committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at

TYLin offers a comprehensive total rewards package. Our benefits include extensive medical, disability and life insurance coverage, continuing education benefits, paid time off, employee assistance program and a retirement savings plan with company matching contributions.

We encourage all candidates to explore our total rewards offering.

TYLin is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, provincial, state or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The company and its employees are required to comply with all local health authority, legal or lawful client requirements.

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