Senior Transportation Facilities Project Manager

Job Locations CA-ON-North York | CA-ON-Guelph | CA-ON-Kitchener | CA-ON-Oakville | CA-ON-Windsor | CA-ON-Chatham | CA-ON-Hamilton | CA-ON-London | CA-ON-Ottawa
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The Opportunity  

Dillon’s Transportation and Facilities technical group is looking for a Senior Transportation Facilities Project Manager to join a multidisciplinary team of professionals on our Transportation Engineering – Ontario team. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of provincial transportation facilities projects including environmental assessments, preliminary and detailed design of maintenance patrol yards, commercial vehicle inspection facilities, and rest areas.  In this position you will play a critical role on our Ministry of Transportation, Ontario (MTO) project teams as we continue to grow.


This position is available at one of our Ontario office locations (Toronto, Guelph, Kitchener, Oakville, Windsor, Chatham, Hamilton, London, Kingston & Ottawa) with the opportunity for flexible work arrangements to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.


What your day will look like


Project Management & Design

  • Management of transportation engineering projects and multidisciplinary project teams (including transportation, civil, buildings, electrical and water resource engineers, transportation systems planners, environmental planners, environmental scientists, architectural staff, technical support staff, etc.)
  • Continuous development of technical expertise on a variety of transportation engineering projects, environmental assessments, preliminary design, detailed design and construction phase services
  • Lead the preparation of technical reports and studies to support the development of transportation facilities designs, including EA documentation
  • Lead the preparation of contract documentation, including contract drawings, construction specifications, tender quantity and cost estimates, and working day estimates
  • Management and delivery of stakeholder consultation programs and municipal council and agency presentations
  • Provide regular and effective communication with clients, develop and oversee project budgets and take overall responsibility for successful project delivery

Business Development

  • Prepare estimates and project proposals 
  • Take a leading role in maintaining the MTO client relationship
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities, in collaboration with other projects managers
  • Contribute to the leadership of the Transportation Facilities Group
  • Business travel for project meetings and to other Dillon offices upon request.

Learning & Development

  • Commit to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development
  • Input to the career development of junior and intermediate 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 civil engineering
  • Licensed to practice as a professional engineer in the province of Ontario
  • A minimum of 15 years of related work experience
  • Proven leadership and business development capabilities.


  • Proven experience with the MTO environmental assessment process, and preliminary/detail design of provincial facilities infrastructure.
  • Previous experience with alternative project delivery models 
  • Demonstrated abilities in the management and leadership of multidisciplinary project teams
  • Exceptional abilities in project management
  • Proven skills in public and agency consultation
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Applications (Teams, Word, Excel, etc.) and Google Suite
  • Strong verbal and writing skills, including experience in the preparation of technical memos and reports

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 25 offices and more than 1200 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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