Manager, Engineering and Construction

Calgary, AB

Since 1955, we’ve been proudly building better places for people to live, work, and play, one home and one relationship at a time. To us, it’s all about special moments — like the thrill of a new apartment, the pride in owning a first home, or a growing investment partnership. We recognize this continues with great employees, like you, and would love for you to join us on our mission. At Minto, we welcome change, celebrate new ideas, and provide you with the resources, professional training, and diverse opportunities to grow your career.

Your offer will include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus + benefits effective 1st day + RRSP matching plan + 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Tuition reimbursement plans and professional development courses
  • Employee recognition platform – Be rewarded by your colleagues for your contributions!
  • Flexible summer hours
  • Many exciting career opportunities

Your Role on our Team:

The Manager, Engineering and Construction is responsible for leading and managing a team in pursuit of the advancement of multiple ongoing Low–Rise, and High-Rise developments from acquisition through land use approvals and site servicing to assumption/condo registration.

In this role, you will:

  • Manages engineering design and approvals, tendering process, and site servicing for new and existing development projects;
  • Manages site servicing scopes, schedules, budgets, and engineering submissions;
  • Coordinates and manages the engineering consultant team to achieve leading-edge community designs; ensures engineering projects are delivered on time and within budget;
  • Obtains approvals of engineering applications from municipalities in accordance with project schedules;
  • Actively participates in high-level and detailed engineering design of Minto communities, oversees and reviews all low-rise engineering projects, and ensures the excellence of the engineering designs for all projects;
  • Is responsible for overall grading plans and reviews detailed lot grading plans;
  • Oversees overall earthwork and servicing strategies; 
  • Manages tendering, evaluation, award, and administration of earthworks, site servicing, roads, erosion and sediment control, and landscaping contracts;
  • Assists with developing servicing schedules to support home construction start dates and commitments to closing deadlines;
  • Actively cooperates with our home construction team and supports site operations;
  • Provides input to the Acquisition Team on due diligence issues;
  • Assists with the management of appropriate records of approvals, engineering and landscaping plans, grading plans, permits, letters of credits, etc. for projects;
  • Promotes sustainability;
  • Negotiates or assists in negotiating relevant agreements pertaining to municipal undertakings and related permits;
  • Participates in public meetings for development approval applications;
  • Reviews and analyzes municipal engineering and planning initiatives and new policies and prepares internal reports.
  • Ensures all engineering work is executed in accordance with Minto policies and procedures as well as applicable government legislation; and
  • Ensures focus on collaboration, client service, and business success with the Project Team is maintained.
  • Focuses on cost savings and assists with Value Engineering exercises to ensure projects are delivered as efficiently as possible, on time, and maintaining a high level of quality;
  • Makes regular site visits, controls construction costs and site servicing progress, and attends construction meetings;
  • Ensures all Minto staff and trades partners abide by Alberta Labour regulations and Minto’s Health & Safety Policies;
  • Ensure strong employee engagement through regular coaching, training, and meetings;
  • Sets high standards, establishes accountabilities, and measures performance consistent with Minto’s Values;
  • Other duties within the scope, spirit, and purpose of the job, as requested by management.

We would like you to have:

  • Education:  Post-secondary degree in Civil Engineering, Land Use Planning, or related field.
  • Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of previous engineering experience related to residential land development 
  • Specialized Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook and Excel, MS Project)
  • Knowledge of CAD would be an asset 
  • Strong knowledge of engineering design
  • Knowledge of engineering and planning processes and planning theory as it relates to development
  • Sound negotiation and mediation skills
  • Team player
  • Proven analytical, research, and report-writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

Our future is better together. Apply now and join us! 

Minto is an equal-opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. Should you require accommodation or support in any aspect of our recruitment and selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs. 

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