Project Manager, Utilities

Metrolinx - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Project Manager, Utilities - (UTI000K)
Employee Status: Regular
Office Name: 20 Bay Street

$81,990 - $106,140 per annum

Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario

Our Utilities team within the Capital Projects Group, is seeking multiple Project Managers to manage assigned projects of high value and complexity in the provision and administration of Utility services for infrastructure projects, in a safe, timely, standardized and cost effective manner for quality services.

Key Responsibilities

Envisions project scope of work, initiates, prepares and presents for execution, terms of reference and subsequent addenda for agreements governing the engagement of consultants

Performs complete start to close-out project management on selected complex, high-risk projects as required to meet corporate commitments, with or without staff delegation

Serves as technical specialist on studies as well as design and construction matters.

Defines the need for concept, preliminary or detail design alternatives and new or improved procedures, design standards, specifications or contract documents

Provides administrative, design, editing, technical, estimating, and priority direction to staff and personnel assigned to individual projects, through all project stages

Reviews requests for acquisitions, requisitions for purchase orders, change orders for contracts and addenda for consultant agreements

Participates as a Metrolinx corporate representative and/or witness at hearings, presentations and related project information sessions (e.g. Public Information Centres, Ontario Municipal Board Hearings, Ontario Environmental Assessment Board hearings), Municipal Council meetings, Provincial and other regulatory agencies

Prepares estimates for studies, projects, construction, and contingency costs; forecasts time-frames for project implementation by defining project scope and terms of reference

Location: 20 Bay St., Toronto

File #: UTI000K


Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in project management, preferably within the public sector

Completion of a degree in Business Administration or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent

Project management experience to manage assigned projects of high value and complexity and supervise staff engaged in all stages of project management from start to close-out

Knowledge of transportation industry is an asset

Organizational, interpersonal and oral/written/presentation communication skills to coordinate complex projects under pressure to meet schedule and budget commitments

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter online, no later than April 14, 2020

Please be advised, Metrolinx uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required.


Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: 14-Apr-2020