Department Manager - Ottawa Transportation Field Services

Morrison Hershfield - Ottawa, ON (6 months ago)

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Morrison Hershfield is a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering and management firm located throughout the US and Canada. We are a dynamic, employee-owned, team-oriented firm with a diverse project list that ensures you will be working on exciting, high-profile and challenging projects. For more than 70 years, the people at Morrison Hershfield have been the leading force behind our continuous growth and the expansion of our services.

Our strong national Transportation Roads and Highways Group has a high performance team comprised of engineers, technicians and support personnel with their diverse backgrounds in design and construction, committed to delivering excellent technical work and customer service to our clients and has earned an exceptional reputation through its multi-disciplined transportation projects in Canada.

Reporting to the Vice President of Roads and Highways, the Department Manager is responsible for leading and managing the day to day operations of the Transportation Ottawa Field Services department.

Manages and leads the transportation Ottawa field services department
Oversees and ensures financial performance of the department
Oversees staff to establish client needs and coordination of work
Demonstrates leadership to motivate and maximize individual performance
Takes overall responsibility for the coordination of the delivery transportation projects with other transportation departments and other corporate business units
Mentors junior and intermediate field staff and develops the department's technical and consulting excellence
Develops the client base and project experience of the department
Liaises with clients and promotes the construction administration capabilities of the department
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills combined with excellent oral written and presentation skills
Commitment to quality service excellence
Manages project financials and project deliverables
Provides excellent customer service to our clients fostering repeat business
Develops new business for the transportation department through business development activities

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
Minimum 10 years of post-registration experience leading planning and design projects
Either registration as a Professional Engineer with PEO or Technician or Technologist with O.A.C.E.T.T.
Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset
Strong working relationship with clients, both municipal and MTO
Proven management experience in the consulting engineering industry
Strong business acumen
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills combined with excellent oral written and presentation skills
Commitment to quality service excellence
Experience managing project financials and project deliverables

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Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.