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Civil Project Manager – Design Lead

WalterFedy has been delivering innovative, fully integrated engineering, architectural design, and construction management solutions to our customers for over 60 years. With the opening of our Hamilton office in the fall of 2015, we are expanding our engineering services into the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions.

Role Overview                                          

Reporting to the Hamilton Office Manager, the Civil Project Manager – Design Lead will be responsible for the overall development, leadership and management of civil engineering projects in our Hamilton office. The Civil Project Manager – Design Lead actively markets, leads, directs, and manages municipal, land development and site plan projects from initial conception through completion to ultimately ensure customer and project team success.

Responsibilities

  • Identifying, pursuing and securing civil engineering projects in the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions
  • Project management for the civil engineering team including management of overall project budgets, project team staffing, scheduling and customer interface
  • Solicit and obtain approval from our customers of all project requirements, programs, goals, objectives and expectations prior to preparing deliverables at milestone dates and effectively advise project team accordingly
  • Obtain customer schedules and budgets and structure the team effort to assure compliance with the contracted fees, schedule and hourly targets
  • Monitor applicable project team hours for accuracy and time effectiveness and ensure project team is accountable both for budget hours and schedule as well as the specific goals of the customer
  • Coordinate, monitor and review for completeness all construction budgets and cost estimates
  • Coordinate and/or conduct construction administration activities based on project scope and fees
  • Complete final project closeout for customer as well as project team
  • Oversee conformance to the firm’s quality management system (quality assurance, coordination and customer service)
  • Coordinate and manage work of various sub-consultants as needed on project specific requirements
  • Assist and support in development of Hamilton civil engineering team including interviewing, hiring and training new staff
  • Mentor staff in a motivational environment and conduct professional development and performance reviews
  • Assist with WalterFedy’s initiatives in the community

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in civil engineering
  • Designation as Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in Ontario 
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a consulting engineering or municipal environment, preferably in Ontario.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset
  • Proven business development capabilities
  • Strong project management skills combined with experience in roadway, sewer, water and site/subdivision design, stormwater management, environmental assessments and technical report writing
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and liaising with architects, planners, structural and mechanical engineers, street lighting designers, surveyors and other related professionals who may be part of a project team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for regular interaction with customers and design team
  • Excellent management and supervisory skills for the development of the Hamilton civil engineering team
  • Excellent work ethic and desire to grow a successful civil engineering practice in the Hamilton area

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary plus performance based bonus
  • Competitive vacation program
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee social club – employees attend events such as concerts, golf tournaments, tours, BBQ’s and many other social events throughout the year
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we volunteer with Habitat with Humanity, United Way and many other community organizations

How to Apply

If you are looking to be part of an award winning organization and want to help us grow in the Hamilton area, please Apply Here with your cover letter and resume.

We thank all candidates who apply for this position.  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Hamilton Office
605 James Street North, 2nd Floor
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada  L8L 1J9