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Transportation Engineer

Surrey, BC · Architecture/Engineering
Transportation Engineer
Civil, Intermediate
Surrey, BC 
Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, our client is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada.  Specializing in all levels of government, First Nations, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector, their team of over 450 employees, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes.
Their thriving Surrey office is looking to hire an Intermediate Transportation Engineer to enhance the current professional Transportation practice. The team works closely with clients to solve complex, multi-stakeholder transportation issues through the delivery of high-quality functional engineering, detailed design, and implementation of transportation infrastructure.  The work includes all types of transportation infrastructure to support the movement of people and goods, including highways, urban roads, and active transportation corridors. They are known for their ability to solve complex technical challenges, for clear communication, and for the ability to integrate all modes of transportation in response to local needs. They have extensive in-house capabilities to take transportation projects through the various planning, design, and implementation phases.

What the Transportation Engineer role encompasses:
Continuing demand for innovative solutions in transportation design and engineering has prompted their search for a talented and motivated individual.  In this brand new role, you will have the opportunity to support and lead a variety of projects for clients throughout Western Canada.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Lead preliminary and detailed transportation engineering design assignments
  • Support, coordinate, and expedite activities of a transportation design team to achieve project objectives
  • Contribute to the production of engineering designs, including highways, urban streets, and active transportation connections
  • Prepare detailed engineering designs, cost estimates, risk registers, plans, reports, construction schedules, and supporting documentation
  • Coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary design teams through the development of concepts, detailed designs, and preparation of tender documents and contracts
  • Contribute technical leadership to the design and delivery of transportation infrastructure within our Design-Build practice, focusing on projects across Western Canada
  • Assign junior personnel to various projects and monitors their progress
  • Guide and mentor junior engineers and designers
  • Prepare and manage work plans, schedules, and budgets
  • Strengthen on our relationships with local, regional, and provincial government agencies by providing exceptional, technically sound service that provides deliverables unique to each assignment, tailored to suit the specific needs of each client and stakeholder

Transportation Engineerwho you are:
Given the variety of project needs, candidates who have at least 5 years of experience and are registered as an EIT or Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Western Canada with a range of experience, education, and backgrounds in transportation will be considered. Typical qualifications would include an undergraduate or graduate degree in Civil Engineering, with prior experience designing, coordinating, and delivering transportation infrastructure via traditional Design-Bid-Build or Design-Build arrangements. In addition, the following attributes would be considered of great benefit to this role:
  • Experience in highway and/or urban road design and project delivery for the BC Ministry of Transportation or with a Design-Build contractor
  • Hands-on experience developing geometric designs for highways, urban roads, or active transportation facilities
  • Proficient at using Autodesk Civil 3D to develop transportation designs and familiar with drawing production in an AutoCAD environment, to the extent that input, guidance, and support of junior staff would be possible
  • Experience working on large, multi-disciplinary transportation infrastructure projects and using engineering project collaboration software (ex. Bentley ProjectWise)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to synthesize, distill, document, effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • The preference of a fast-paced, self-directed work environment where initiative is encouraged, and the continual delivery of consistent, high-quality work is expected
  • Experience working with and managing sub-consultants
  • A practical and collaborative approach to problem-solving, with a keen eye for detail
  • The ability to listen to others to develop and nurture positive interpersonal relationships with people from varying backgrounds, including colleagues and clients
  • Experience working in a consulting environment, including a demonstrated ability to deliver on multiple assignments in a dynamic environment
Transportation Engineer Renumeration:
  • Market leading compensation, Benefits, Educational Benefits, RRSP match
  • Challenging and interesting project opportunities
  • A fun workplace, where hard work accomplishes great things
  • The opportunity to work with industry leading professionals in a collaborative environment
  • Ongoing career development and learning
  • Meaningful rewards and recognition
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Only applicants with the legal right to work in Canada can be considered for this opportunity.
We thank all those who express interest in this opportunity however only those short-listed we be contacted.
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