Project Manager, Utilities
Toronto, ON, CA
6d ago

Employee Status

RegularBargaining Unit : Non-Union


Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system.

We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier.

Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

We embody our values in everything that we do. We Serve with Passion, Think Forward, and Play as a Team. If you can relate, we want to hear from you!

Our Utilities team within the Capital Projects Group, is seeking a Project Manager to manage assigned projects of high value and complexity in the provision and administration of Utility services for infrastructure projects, in a safe, timely, standardized and cost effective manner for quality services.

What will I be doing?

  • Envisions project scope of work, initiates, prepares and presents for execution, terms of reference and subsequent addenda for agreements governing the engagement of consultants
  • Performs complete start to close-out project management on selected complex, high-risk projects as required to meet corporate commitments, with or without staff delegation
  • Serves as technical specialist on studies as well as design and construction matters.
  • Defines the need for concept, preliminary or detail design alternatives and new or improved procedures, design standards, specifications or contract documents
  • Provides administrative, design, editing, technical, estimating, and priority direction to staff and personnel assigned to individual projects, through all project stages
  • Reviews requests for acquisitions, requisitions for purchase orders, change orders for contracts and addenda for consultant agreements
  • Participates as a Metrolinx corporate representative and / or witness at hearings, presentations and related project information sessions (e.
  • g. Public Information Centres, Ontario Municipal Board Hearings, Ontario Environmental Assessment Board hearings), Municipal Council meetings, Provincial and other regulatory agencies

  • Prepares estimates for studies, projects, construction, and contingency costs; forecasts time-frames for project implementation by defining project scope and terms of reference
  • What skills and qualifications do I need?

  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in project management, preferably within the public sector
  • Completion of a degree in Business Administration or a related discipline or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent
  • Project management experience to manage assigned projects of high value and complexity and supervise staff engaged in all stages of project management from start to close-out
  • Knowledge of transportation industry is an asset
  • Organizational, interpersonal and oral / written / presentation communication skills to coordinate complex projects under pressure to meet schedule and budget commitments
  • Accommodation :

    Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.

    Application Process :

    All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Metrolinx will be using email to communicate with you for all job competitions.

    It is your responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users.

    As we send time sensitive correspondence, we recommend that you check your email regularly. If no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity.

    Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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