Track Manager

Aecon - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Aecon Construction Group Inc. is the largest publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company in Canada. Aecon’s expertise covers the full range of services, including design and construction, financing, operating, procurement, and project management. Aecon Group and its predecessor companies have helped build many of Canada's most famous infrastructure landmarks, including the CN Tower, St. Lawrence Seaway, Highway 407 Express Toll Route, Vancouver Sky Train, and the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, among others.

Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.

Company operating name: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.

Business legal name: Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.

Business address: Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto Ontario M9W 7K6

Title of position: Manager, Track

NOC: NOC 0731

Location of Work: Toronto, Ontario

Office Location: Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto Ontario M9W 7K6

Terms of Employment: This is a full-time, permanent position

Employment Conditions: Day, Morning, Evening

Start Date: As soon as possible

Travel Requirements: Travel will be required to Aecon’s sites throughout Ontario

Language: Must speak, read, and write in English

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Track, the Manager, Track will be a key member of the Rail Management Team and will be instrumental in bidding pursuits of major projects and the delivery of multiple projects. The Manager Track will be responsible to oversee the track construction and maintenance of related projects.

Possess proven knowledge and extensive experience in conventional track and track related infrastructure technologies
Provide quality and senior level reviews of track alignment and track infrastructure designs, specifications, implementation methodologies, testing and commissioning activities, schedules and cost estimates.
Advise the Rail Management Team and Joint Venture Partners of track products and their suitability to meet contract requirements
Lead innovation forum covering track construction and maintenance within Rail
Provide monthly reports including cost forecasts, schedule and cash flow
Supervise, mentor, coach and track personnel in all aspects of track construction and maintenance
Maintain excellent stakeholder relationships with clients, subcontractors, engineering, and internal partners
Negotiate and issue subcontracts and major purchase orders and monitor their progress and schedule
Responsible for approval of payments to subcontractors, suppliers etc.
Estimate and process variation orders, including negotiating and assessing cost and schedule impact
Assume a key role in testing and commissioning and project close-out, including production of as-built design, archiving of documents, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies and warranty work
Recruit, train and supervise staff
Set design and operations policies and standards, including determination of safety procedures for the handling of dangerous goods, and ensure compliance with transport regulations
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations
Be an ambassador of the company both internally and externally
Implement and enforce Aecon’s Health and Safety program
Monitor company's or department's performance, prepare reports for senior management, and plan for changes to schedules and policies
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations
Carry out all engineering administration in accordance with company policies and procedures

Required Knowledge and Skills

Two to three years’ experience in the construction, inspection, maintenance and repair of track and track related infrastructure
Knowledge of heavy rail standards, specifications and procedures
Previous supervisory experience
Previous experience working on joint venture projects
Two to three years’ experience as a Project Manager on rail projects
Two to three years’ experience in track reconstruction
Two to three years’ experience working on track construction and maintenance projects, with thorough knowledge of all aspects of track and track construction technology, equipment, methods, industry practices, estimating/budgeting, scheduling and safety requirements
Two to three years of experience working on and managing complex heavy and/or light projects in brownfield and greenfield environments
Experience working on work pursuits and proposals
Experience with financial and commercial management of complex rail projects
Two to three years’ experience leading the planning of all track and related activities, including defining the key interfaces with other disciplines
Two to three years’ experience with complex private and public partnership contracts
Excellent oral and written communication
Effective interpersonal skills
Team player who is organized and flexible
Ability to resolve project disputes
Ability to identify threats and opportunities, including the mitigation, realization and evaluation of risks.
Excellent presentation skills
Takes initiative
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexible team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Good judgement. Reliable and organized
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, MS Word and Excel

Supervisor Accountability

Supervise staff in various areas of responsibility
Recruit, hire, train, supervise and assign responsibilities to staff and project teams including project managers, superintendents, project coordinators and administrative assistants assigned to project
Manage performance expectations and conduct performance evaluations of project staff
Provide advice, guidance, and direction to subordinate executives and managers toward their professional development

Physical Demands Analysis

Work under pressure
Tight deadlines
Attention to detail
Large workload, large caseload
Able to perform in a fast-paced environment
Willingness to travel - Project related travel anticipated- Estimate of travel required: up to 50%
Willing to travel regularly
Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons
Travel expenses paid by employer
Willing to relocate
Relocation costs covered by employer

Compensation and Benefits

Target Base Salary - $150,000 - $170,000 /year CAD, 37.5 hours/week
Health benefits, such as prescription drug, medical services, dental and vision, and emergency out-of-country coverage, administered through our carrier, Great West Life
Income replacement benefits such as short and long term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Eligible to participate in investment plans, such as a Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Group Registered Retirement savings Plan (RRSP), Employee Share Purchase Program (ESPP)
Employee and family wellness tools, as offered through our Employee Assistance Program
Vacation and other paid and unpaid leaves of absence programs
Other benefits such as tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and subsidies
Might be eligible to receive annual pay increases and bonuses in excess of 2% as determined by the company and consistent with current market standards
Comprehensive relocation package covered by employer
Vehicle allowance or company vehicle plus gas card

Working Conditions and Environment

Primary work location at Toronto office, Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto Ontario M9W 7K6 with work and travel required throughout Ontario
Project, training and business-related travel required
Exposure to construction work site environment in all seasons

Contact Information and How to Apply:
Mail: 20 Carlson Court, Suite 105, Toronto, ON, M9W 7K6

Telephone: 403-695-3085

Fax: 403-695-3090



Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.

Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.