Asset Management Specialist

Job Locations CANADA-ON-Toronto | CANADA-ON-Oakville | CANADA-ON-Hamilton | CANADA-ON-Guelph | CANADA-ON-Kitchener
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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 is a well established, employee-owned professional consulting firm operating across Canada and internationally.  We provide a wide range of consulting and design services related to the infrastructure, real estate, resource, industrial and government sectors in Canada and abroad.  We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Asset Management Specialist in one of our GTA offices (Toronto, Oakville, Hamilton, Guelph or Kitchener).


Project Management & Technical Activities 

  • Conducts infrastructure and special studies to determine infrastructure upgrade and replacement needs.
  • Contributes to development of asset management strategies, levels of service and proposed levels of service, risk assessments, vulnerability to climate hazards and financial strategies.
  • Assists in the development of 5–10 year capital plans and assists in defining function requirements and technical standards for new asset management data systems and technologies.
  • Project manages and implements asset programs including rehabilitation and replacement planning, inspections, data collection, and analysis.
  • Consolidates data and information from service areas into corporate Asset Management templates and plans.
  • Develops asset management strategies and system design for asset management programming.
  • Reviews asset data information in asset data software and systems for quality assurance and identifies improvement areas.
  • Develops and implements processes for data integrity. Works closely with corporate stakeholders to develop standardized asset data processes. 
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams in all aspect of infrastructure asset management services
  • Assists with the preparation of proposals for the provision of asset management services for public and private sector clients
  • Contributes to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees
  • Business travel upon request

Learning & Development 

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


What you will need to succeed

  • A degree in engineering
  • Eligible for registration with Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Minimum of 5 years of related professional experience
  • Certificate in asset management (IAM or NAMS) preferred
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license


  • Knowledge of relational databases and computerized applications that relate to asset management of water, wastewater, environmental, infrastructure, and transportation projects, including graphical interface such as GIS and CADD systems
  • Experience in the development and implementation of infrastructure asset data management systems for public and private sector clients
  • Familiarity with operational, engineering and financial processes in place at the municipal, provincial and federal government level
  • Experience in capital planning and financial management
  • Demonstrated working experience with Ontario Regulation 588/17.
  • Outstanding abilities in multidisciplinary project teamwork and management
  • Proficient in proposal preparation, project report coordination and presentations

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 result in actions that 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 employees.
  • A competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Generous retirement savings plan


  • Flexible work hours and remote working options
    • We 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
    • A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees.
  • Goodlife Fitness Corporate Membership
    • Our employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership fees.


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 1000 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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