Senior Project Engineer / Senior Project Manager – Transportation Department

DM Wills - Peterborough, ON (30+ days ago)

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The successful candidate will be responsible for technical and management duties while engaging in multiple engineering projects from inception to completion. This will include preliminary and detail planning and design, tender preparation, construction management and post-construction evaluation. You will provide technical support to staff and other departments and you will provide management support to the Department Manager.

Sound communication and transportation engineering skills coupled with a desire for career advancement are essential for this position.

Key Responsibilities:
Supporting completion of Transportation Engineering and Planning projects for both public and private clients.
Highway/road geometric and roadside safety design.
Oversee, direct, review and provide technical input to project team work.
Liaise and coordinate with other professionals and clients.
Management of projects including creating and executing work plans, developing and monitoring budgets, preparing and reviewing plans, reports and other deliverables.

Significant Qualifications include:
A University Degree in Civil Engineering.
Licensed as a professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario (P.Eng. with PEO).
Minimum five (5) years of Transportation Engineering experience.
Familiar with OTM Books, TAC/MTO Design Guides, HCM, ITE Manuals, Roadside Design Manual.
Strong computer design skills including working knowledge of InRoads, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D and MS Office Suite.
Strong Office computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Work Culture
At Wills, we value hard/smart work and promote a work-life balance for employees with our flex-time program and company social events. We provide a balanced social and professional working environment that supports personal and professional goals for all employees. We are socially conscious and strive to make a difference in the surrounding communities. We even have on-site gym facilities.

Why this Job Matters
The work we do effects the safety and mobility of our friends, families and the people of Ontario every day. This is a responsibility that we take very seriously. Daily activities and decisions by our various teams have a direct impact on the people that use the infrastructure, both locally and provincially, making it important to have top talent.

What You Will Gain
As a Senior Project Engineer / Senior Project Manager you will have a great opportunity to expand your technical and management expertise in transportation engineering. You will have the opportunity to apply the engineering design skills developed to date, as well as advance your knowledge of engineering theory, practical applications and societal implications of our engineering work. Depending on your interests and motivation, this job can provide an opportunity for a broad-based experience and potential for future advancement.

At Wills, we form partnerships with our staff, our clients and the public to create engineering solutions that work for today’s complex problems.

Wills offers a competitive compensation package, with merit based profit sharing bonuses, and a comprehensive benefits package. If you are motivated by the impact you will have as a member of our team, Wills is interested in speaking with you. At Wills, we believe that our people form the foundation of our identity and our excellence.

This position is located at our Head Office in Peterborough, Ontario.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume/CV directly to HR at, with subject line “Senior Project Engineer/Senior Project Manager”.

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require accommodation.