Engineering Program Manager, Yellowhead Trail Project

Salary and benefits

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday Salary: $87,575 - $125,105 (Annually) Recruitment Consultant: OP/VL

Organization name

City of Edmonton


Are you an engineer who’s passionate about transportation planning, design, and project management?  You could be part of the team that works to deliver the Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion Program! A billion dollar, capitally funded project set to be completed by 2026.

As a member of the Transportation Planning & Design team in the Infrastructure Planning and Design Branch, you will have a leading role in the management of transportation projects and programs as they advance through the concept and preliminary design phases. 

Over the next several years, the main focus for this Senior Engineer will be on the planning and design for the Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion Program.  Future work may include planning and design for new and renewal projects including:  streetscapes, bridges, roads, LRT, transit, and active transportation projects.

Our Senior Engineers are also able to see projects through later phases by providing support to the City’s Transportation Infrastructure Delivery Team during the detailed design and delivery stages of the project.

Join our team today and help us to bring the freeway vision for Yellowhead Trail to life!
In your new role, you will be involved with:

Project Management:

  • Management of multiple complex internal and external projects with emphasis on budget, schedule, scope, and quality
  • Coordination with Corporate Procurement and Supply Services for the procurement of engineering consultants
  • Preparation and administration of Professional Service Agreements including: project scope, schedules, and payment terms
  • Preparation and maintenance of project management documentation as per the City’s project management procedures

Coordination and Engagement:

  • Collaborate with other City departments in the development and execution of Public Engagement Plans
  • Actively participate in public engagement activities, including leading open houses, presentations and one-on-one meetings to provide information, build awareness, and/or gather feedback on projects
  • Coordinate feedback from project stakeholders to ensure collaborative, effective, and efficient project delivery
  • Respond to inquiries received from the public, other City groups, and Council
  • Coordinate and conduct meetings, workshops and liaise with other business units at the City of Edmonton and external partner agencies
  • Coordinate with technical professionals to develop concept and preliminary engineering drawings based on City design and construction standards and policies


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Minimum 7 years progressively responsible experience in municipal or related project engineering.
  • Candidates with less experience may be considered at a developmental level
  • Registered as a P.Eng with APEGA or with the Professional Engineering Association of another province/territory of Canada
  • Familiar with transportation design guidelines and principles, City Bylaws, Servicing Standards, procedures and specifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge in relation to interchanges, railway grade separations, land acquisitions and public engagement
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the public and other stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage external consultants
  • Ability to mentor, coach, educate and drive the project forward achieving deliverables
  • Strong ability to multitask and produce results in a changing municipal environment
  • Proficient in the use of Google applications (including Gmail) is an asset
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent). Obtaining and maintaining a City
  • Driver's permit is a requirement of this position

How to Apply


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