Multi-Modal Transit Planner/Engineer

Salary and benefits

Dillon offers competitive salaries, health benefits and a generous retirement savings plan.

Organization name

Dillon Consulting Ltd.


Dillon is a well-established, employee-owned professional consulting firm operating across Canada and internationally.  We offer a wide range of consulting and design services related to facilities, the environment, community development and infrastructure.

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Multi-Modal Transit Planner/ Engineer in to join our Integrated Mobility team in our Toronto office.

The Integrated Mobility team undertakes transit and transportation planning and engineering work, providing advice to government and private sector clients on sustainable transportation systems,  people and goods movement, transportation and infrastructure issues related to multi-modal access and use (complete streets), and supporting development proposals through the planning process.


  • Contribute to a variety of transit planning and operations studies and strategic multi-modal transportation planning projects, such as policy development, demand forecasting, master plans, corridor studies, accessibility and mobility hub studies
  • Project management/coordination and team leadership for various projects and clients
  • Contribute to the career development of junior staff, including execution of research and technical analysis, training, coaching and mentoring in the culture of a learning organization
  • Complete projects and team activities related to transit and multi-modal transportation planning projects across the country
  • Write proposals and support other marketing and administrative efforts
  • Attend meetings and liaise with various private and public sector clients and sub-consultants
  • Contribute to Dillon’s office culture and corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees
  • Travel as required to support project needs


  • A degree in urban planning, civil engineering or equivalent; a Master’s Degree would be an asset
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of professional experience
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Excel, including some basic programing skills
  • Demonstrated abilities in multidisciplinary project teamwork and coordination
  • Well-developed report writing, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated abilities in use of GIS software (ArcView GIS) is an asset


The qualified candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong interest and knowledge in some, or all, of the following:

  • Strategic transit planning and operations studies
  • Mobility hub studies
  • Integrated mobility / transportation policy development
  • Accessibility studies addressing the needs of persons with disabilities
  • Transit ridership forecasting
  • Rapid transit corridor reviews
  • Transportation master plans, area transportation plans and/or secondary plans for medium and large communities/developments
  • Project management and team leadership for various projects and clients
  • Public and agency consultation activities, including Public Open Houses/Information Centres and development of other engagement activities

Strengths/ Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work independently and as part of team
  • Able to think/visualize, long-range implications of decisions and analysis results
  • Committed to success through personal development and team advancement
  • Passionate about issues facing urban transportation
  • Strong communication skills – able to clearly and concisely write for, and speak to, a variety of stakeholder audiences
  • Strong interest in the business development aspects of planning and engineering consulting

How to Apply

Apply by providing a cover letter and resume of education and experience to:

Recruitment Manager, Dillon Consulting Limited
800-235 Yorkland Blvd., Toronto, ON, M2J 4Y8
Fax: 416-229-4692

Deadline for applications