Rail & Transit Project Manager, Senior
Ontario, CA 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Due to continuing growth in our Rail/Transit practice, we are seeking a Senior Rail Transit Project Manager for any of our GTA office. This position will be integral in the development and growth of GHD's Transit / Rail practice.

This is a lifetime opportunity for individuals who are driven, passionate and looking to be challenged in their career development. We offer an opportunity to be part of a growing and dynamic employee-owned company, in a professional working environment that is quality-driven and client-focused.


  • Delivering GHD's projects to budget, schedule and quality standards; provides overall supervision and project management leadership during the design build full cycle phase.
  • Being proactive and responsive to Clients requests, to go above and beyond in delivering client excellence.
  • Lead GHD's project related Client relationship; attend weekly design and progress meetings
  • Conceptual design & detailed design including coordination of engineering disciplines and supervision of all of GHD's deliverables across multiple disciplines
  • Interfaces with GHD Design Manager and production team (potentially located internationally) on resource management, schedule and budget
  • Preparation and negotiation of contract documents, liaison with internal Contract Management / Legal team
  • Attends design and construction meetings, prepares and distributes minutes.
  • Monitors project schedules, coordinates and maintains contact with sub-consultants, Municipalities, Utility companies, Railway Owners and Operators and Clients, and assists with contract administration as assigned.
  • Prepare, track and administer project and design budgets
  • Liaises with clients, participates in business development and promotional activities for the company.
  • Assist in building/implementing a business strategy to successfully grow and deliver the existing rail/transit infrastructure business (especially including P3 and Design Build) within Ontario


  • Strong Project Management experience on LRT projects within Canada
  • Strong knowledge in alternate project delivery (P3, DB), and experience in managing teaming arrangements with contractors and consultants
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of project management experience leading large multi-discipline engineering teams
  • Experience in tunnel or deep underground facilities
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Proven experience in winning and delivering engineering services for transit infrastructure projects in varying size and complexity, from project inception through execution to turnover
  • Strong understanding of transit infrastructure, facilities and stations and engineering in rail corridors
  • Professional Degree in Civil, Structural, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Hold a Professional Engineering License in the Province of Ontario

As a diverse and inclusive organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10 to 15 years
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