Engineering Project Manager, LRT Delivery

City Of Edmonton - Edmonton, AB (5 months ago)

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Engineering Project Manager, LRT Delivery up to 24 months
Job Number
: 35141

Listen to this brief interview with Adonis Dichoso, Engineering Program Manager within LRT Delivery, as he describes what it takes to be a successful in this role within the LRT Delivery team.

Are you interested in leading projects and have experience working in LRT or heavy rail industries? We are looking to grow our team with your specialized experience!

The LRT Delivery team works closely with the Edmonton Transit Service and other City departments to deliver new LRT lines. Minimizing disruption to the existing LRT revenue service, businesses and residents, meeting the needs of operations teams and delivering a clear scope on time and on budget make this team agile and tactical in its approach.

The Engineering Project Manager, LRT Delivery is accountable for supporting Program Managers in the successful design/delivery of assigned projects. This includes owning the responsibility for every deliverable, objective and outcome of the project; exercising influence, utilizing collaboration, communicating effectively to others interested in the work, mediating issues and focusing on problem solving.

You will be focused on the full lifecycle of a project: from the planning and design phase through to construction and turnover.

Key Responsibilities:
Project Management and Execution
Manage the planning and design, construction and turnover of LRT infrastructure projects including operational/strategic initiatives, resource and financial management
Review and approve technical design reports, as well as drawings and specifications to ensure requirements are being met
Define project goals, objectives and planned deliverables in order to fulfill the requirements of the Strategy and Operate Business Partners and Project Sponsors
Develop project management plans, project charters and other Project Management documentation as required
Manage, monitor and report on progress and project health through detailed plans and schedules, ensuring the project is on budget, on schedule, and within the defined scope and quality
Oversee and ensure risk management for all assigned projects and related activities
Oversee and ensure all project activities are documented in accordance with the Project Management methodology, City policies, processes and procedures, as well as regulatory and legislative requirements
Manage the procurement and contract processes, including request for proposal documents, review of proposals, and make recommendations for acceptance
Lead multi-disciplinary teams consisting of consultants, contractors, clients and stakeholders
Develop project-related reports for Council, Executive Leadership Team, IIS Leadership Team, and others as required
Develop and steward relationships with key business partners throughout the City in order to coordinate city-wide design reviews in a collaborative manner
Attend public engagement sessions and represent the City, as well as the project, in a professional manner
Work with external stakeholders including businesses, communities, and institutions to help promote project success
Review and approve, as required, the design and delivery of work performed by engineering consultants
Develop and ensure appropriate specifications and standards are developed and/or used based on expert technical expertise and management of engineering specialists
Apply technical expertise to anticipate, identify and resolve issues that may impact the project
Using expert knowledge, oversee or perform in-field design and/or re-design to address unforeseen issues
Perform field inspections and work with contractors as required during the construction phase of projects
Safety Management
Ensure the project abides by any applicable City of Edmonton Occupational Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.
Responsible for selecting the appropriate prime contractor management approach for the project
Develop the project level safety plan; implement and enforce for each project
Degree in a related field of Engineering such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical etc.
Must be a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) and eligible for Professional Membership with APEGA
4+ years of progressively responsible engineering and project management experience
Experience in Design and Delivery phases of capital construction of infrastructures
Comprehensive understanding of planning and design related to architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, and/or landscaping disciplines
Strong project management skills including an understanding of project management methods and techniques (PMBOK best practices)
Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in the delivery of projects
Proven planning, organizational and problem solving and presentation skills
Experience developing and implementing public engagement processes
Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills with experience in solving complex and sensitive issues
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including facilitation, report writing and presenting
Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop strong relationships and work in a collaborative, integrated manner
Strong collaborative skills working with both internal and external stakeholders
Experience managing and working with external consultants
Ability and willingness to delegate and empower others
Working knowledge of relevant codes, legislation, regulations, policies and procedures (AREMA, OH&S, Environmental, etc.)
Coursework/training in project management; financial management; or leadership training
Project Management Professional (PMP) designation
Experience related to light rail transit systems requiring engineering oversight
Ex.: track, signals, traction power, bridges, tunnels, right-of-way civil and electrical etc.
Management and Out-of-Scope positions at the City of Edmonton are being reviewed for possible inclusion in the Civic Service Union 52 bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.

We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 1 permanent full-time position
This is a temporarily funded project for up to 2 years.

Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week

Salary: $73,738 - $105,340 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: AV/MZ

Classification Title : PE2 - Electrical Engineer
Posting Date
: Jan 16, 2019
Closing Date
: Jan 29, 2019 11:59:00 (MST)
Number of Openings (up to)
: 1 - Project Term (Management) Full-time
Union : Management
: Integrated Infrastructure Services
Work Location(s)
MNP Tower, 700, 10235 101 Street NW

Edmonton T5J 3G1