Senior Project Manager, Highway Design

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About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.


Primary Responsibilities


As a Senior Project Manager in our Highway Design Group, we'll count on you to:
  • Support and help lead the growth of our highway and road design group
  • Lead, plan, direct and monitor all aspects of large multidiscipline projects with high degree of technical complexity, typically in excess of $5 million and involving a large project staff
  • Produce and coordinate several projects concurrently
  • Establish client relations and support marketing efforts, including leading pursuits
  • Lead schematic, design development and contract document preparation in conjunction with Project Managers, engineers, and other technical professionals across all applicable disciplines
  • Coordinate staffing and workload through entire project development to meet milestone deadlines
  • Manage the financial success of projects in conjunction with the Project Accountant, Accounting Manager, and Department Manager
  • Implement QA/QC procedures
  • Support and execute training for personnel
  • Supervise staff and support the growth and development of highway engineers, EITs, and designers
  • Maintain professional engineering registration


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • P. Eng.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in project management including management of MTO detail design assignments
  • Extensive knowledge of Ministry of Transportation design practices and requirements, including application of design standards, CDED, and preparing contracts
  • Eligible to be qualified in MTO RAQS under Detail Design – High Complexity
  • Strong communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated business development, marketing, and strategic planning skills
  • Familiarity with MS Office and MS Project
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering
  • PMP Certification
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microstation, and Bentley InRoads
  • Strong understanding of BIM processes and its application to the design and construction of linear infrastructure

How to Apply


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