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Principal Project Manager - Rail & Transit

Remote Vancouver, BC

Contract Type: Permanent

Work pattern: Full time

Position Location: Vancouver, BC

Job Description

Mott MacDonald is currently seeking a highly motivated Principal Transit Project Manager /leader to join our dynamic team located in our Vancouver office. In this position you will be responsible for leadership and project management on transportation projects with a particular focus on transit. Additionally, you will support growth initiatives through establishing and building client relationships in the transit sector.

Key Responsibilities Will Include

  • Planning, organizing, coordinating, and working with technical and management groups in the delivery of a range of transit projects.
  • Leading teams of engineers and technicians to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the client's satisfaction.
  • Coordinating with clients, stakeholders, and project team members to ensure project goals and objectives are met.
  • Leading and mentoring a team of exemplary professionals focused on transit.
  • Managing and overseeing the preparation of the construction contract documents.
  • Leading the development of proposal responses.
  • Being accountable for compliance with internal performance metrics coordinating with other engineering disciplines managing project staff and subconsultants to keep projects on budget and schedule and within agreed upon scope.
  • Interacting with clients on a regular basis, keeps current clients on prospects.
  • Maintaining industry knowledge of current standards and procedures.
  • Acting as a role model and ambassador for Mott MacDonald, articulating and representing our brand, vision and value proposition internally and externally.
  • Nurturing an innovative, challenging, collaborative and high performing work environment, which supports the use of digital tools and technology and fosters the Mott MacDonald values and culture.

Candidate Specification

We’re Looking For An Individual To Join Our Team To Continue This Traction And Invite Applications From Candidates With

Our team of professionals provides cost-effective and innovative engineering solutions for the North American transportation and infrastructure industry with unprecedented success.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Master’s degree preferred
  • Registered Professional Engineer in good standing (or the ability to obtain a P.Eng. within 12 months)
  • Over 20 years of industry experience in the transit sector.
  • Experience overseeing design and management of transit and/or rail projects.
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry procurement models.
  • Must be familiar with relevant industry standards and design criteria.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to build and harbor good working relationships with our business partners, suppliers, contractors, and clients.
  • Desire and flexibility to travel.
  • Incorporates health, safety and wellbeing in all that you do.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Job Profile

Opening opportunities with connected thinking.

Together with our clients, Mott MacDonald is solving some of the world's most intricate challenges. We search out the connections others fail to make; we unlock creativity and deliver better outcomes for the lives we touch every day.

Mott MacDonald is a wholly independent, employee-owned, multidisciplinary engineering and development consultancy servicing public and private sectors around the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices and delivering projects in 150 countries. Every day we build upon our reputation for technical excellence by taking on some of the world’s most prominent and challenging projects, particularly in areas such as highways and bridges, rail and transit systems, tunnels, and pipeline services.

We are positioned for healthy growth, profitability, and career opportunities across North America and around the world. As part of our growing business, we want to hear from you: the enthusiastic, collaborative, and talented individuals who enjoy problem solving and pitching in to grow a successful business. Join our team of seasoned professionals who are finding opportunities through connected thinking to develop our Mott MacDonald global presence.

Other Information

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

Hybrid working policy

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments. We offer a hybrid working policy that embraces your well-being, flexibility, and trust.

More About Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.

Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.

Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

Job Ref: 64113BR

Recruiter Contact: Harriet Faulkner

Country: Canada

Region/State: British Columbia

Discipline: Railways

Sector: Transport

Website Region: North America

Website Sector: Rail and metros

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