Senior Transportation Engineer/Project Manager (MTI)

Job Locations CANADA-MB-Winnipeg
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Are you someone with strong leadership and technical capabilities?  Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a thought leader, a trusted advisor and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.


Your opportunity


Dillon’s Transportation & Facilities group is looking for a Senior Transportation Engineer/Project Manager to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience. 

This position is available at the Winnipeg office with the opportunity for flexible and remote work arrangements to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.


What your day will look like


Design and Project management

  1. Management of transportation engineering team activities and support to project managers/technical staff in the delivery of multidisciplinary projects within the province, for the Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) client. In addition to MTI, the selected individual will also support transportation projects across the province, within the City of Winnipeg and across the company
  2. Development of technical expertise on a variety of transportation engineering projects, including functional and preliminary designs, detailed designs and contract administration phases, transportation master plans, and owner’s engineering services
  3. Liaison with multidisciplinary project teams (including transportation, municipal and structural engineers, transportation systems planners, planners, environmental scientists, technical support staff, etc.)
  4. Development of client relationships and new business opportunities
  5. Contribution to the career development of more junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoring
  6. Contributions to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees
  7. Business travel to other Dillon offices upon request

Business Development

  1. Prepare estimates and project proposals
  2. Contribute to the development of public and private sector client relationships and new business opportunities
  3. Business travel to other Dillon offices upon request

Learning & Development

  1. Commit to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development
  2. Contribute to the career development of junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoring
  3. Contribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees


  1. An undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university
  2. Registered (or eligible for registration) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba (EGM).
  3. A minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience, preferably with an emphasis on transportation projects within the consulting industry
  4. Proven leadership and business development capabilities
  5. Proven ability as a project manager of multi-disciplinary project teams. Experience with Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) transportation/infrastructure projects is desired and would be considered a valuable asset


  1. Proven experience and ability as a project manager in functional design, preliminary and detailed design, and contract administration of municipal and provincial transportation facilities within the Province of Manitoba for Manitoba Transportation Infrastructure
  2. Demonstrated abilities in the leadership of multidisciplinary projects and teams
  3. Exceptional abilities in project management
  4. In-depth understanding of business issues associated with consulting engineering and planning
  5. Experience in the geometric design of highways, municipal roads and intersections
  6. Proven skills in public and agency consultation
  7. Exceptional communication (verbal and written) skills are essential

Why choose Dillon


Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.


We live our core values:

  • Reliability: words that result in actions build trust;
  • Achievement: do the work to hit the target;
  • Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing;
  • Creativity: discover new possibilities;
  • Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;
  • Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences

In addition, we offer:

  • Employee share purchase plan
    • Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all full-time regular employees
  • A competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Generous retirement savings plan
    • Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions
  • Flexible work hours 
    • Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs.  We are taking a trust-based approach to offer a variety of flexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
  • Learning and Development opportunities
    • As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization
    • We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunities
  • Focus on Innovation
    • The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees
  • Wellness Subsidy
    • Our employees can take advantage of wellness subsidy that can be put towards expenses for a variety of health and/or wellness related activities such as gym membership, purchase of home fitness equipment, yoga classes  and dance classes

About Dillon

Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With over 20 offices and more than 900 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.


Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 17 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.


Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon:

Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences. 


Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.

Please connect with us if you require accommodation in the interview process. We would love to hear from you!






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