Department Manager, Roads & Highways Toronto

Morrison Hershfield - Markham, ON (7 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.

Morrison Hershfield’s Transportation Business Unit has developed some of the Canadian market’s most notable transportation projects and we are highly committed to delivering outstanding quality while meeting our clients’ needs. Our team of Planners, Engineers and Contract Administrators deliver Transportation infrastructure solutions that drive economic growth and social prosperity.

Our Transportation Business Unit offers a positive customer experience across all regions of Canada, from project inception, design development and through to construction completion. Our national Roads and Highways design group is comprised 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. This national team has earned an exceptional reputation through its successful delivery of multidiscipline transportation projects in Canada.

As a seasoned professional within the consulting engineering industry, your name is synonymous with service excellence and you have an earned reputation for leading complex projects and delivering results on behalf of your clients. Your technical expertise and established client base will help to develop new business; your pre-disposition to teamwork and mentorship will help to strengthen the firm's development of junior and intermediate staff; and your industry perspective will help to guide the firm's future directions.

Reporting to the Vice President, this Department Manager role is based in Toronto and is responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day operations of the Transportation Toronto Roads and Highways department. This senior position requires an absolute commitment; dedication to the growth and development of junior and intermediate staff; and a desire to take a leadership role within an established, privately held and employee owned consulting engineering firm.

Manage and lead the Toronto department
Oversee and ensure financial performance of the department
Oversee project managers to establish client needs and coordination of work
Demonstrate leadership to motivate and maximize individual performance
Take overall responsibility for the coordination of the delivery transportation projects with other Transportation Departments and other corporate business units.
Mentor junior and intermediate engineers and develop the department's technical and consulting excellence
Develop the client base and project experience of the department
Liaise with clients and promote the design capabilities of the department
Provide excellent customer service to our clients fostering repeat business
Develop new business for the Transportation department through business development activities

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or equivalent
Professional engineering registration with PEO
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
Minimum 10 years of post-registration experience leading planning and design projects
Strong working relationship with clients, both municipal and MTO
Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset

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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.