Engineering Project Manager, BGN Infrastructure Delivery
City of Edmonton
City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
5d ago

The Building Great Neighbourhoods and Open Spaces Branch are the building blocks of a great city, and invests in reconstructing neighbourhoods to enhance their livability and longevity.

The mandate of the Branch is to provide a fully integrated and holistic approach to planning, designing and delivery of roads, street lighting, open spaces, and any other neighbourhood amenities.

As a member of the Infrastructure Delivery team in the Building Great Neighbourhoods and Open Spaces Branch, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of projects that include road, sidewalk, utilities, trails, bike routes, busways, parking lots, playgrounds, park improvements and community led open space projects from the Detailed Design phase through Construction to completion.

  • The Engineering Project Manager is accountable for the successful delivery of the assigned projects. This includes owning the responsibility for every deliverable, objective and outcome of the project;
  • exercising influence, utilizing collaboration, mediating issues and focusing on problem solving. Although the Engineering Project Manager may be focused on and accountable for, either the planning & design or delivery phase but will be fully engaged throughout the lifecycle of the project.

    In your new role, you will be involved with :

  • Project Management and Execution
  • Manage the initiation, planning & design and / or delivery for infrastructure projects including operational / strategic initiatives, resource and financial management
  • Review and prepare scope statements, cost estimates, feasibility studies, master plans, functional programs and design reports, drawings and specifications, as well as operation and maintenance reports and manuals
  • Define the project goals, objectives and planned deliverables in order to fulfill the requirements of the Project Owners and Project Sponsors
  • Manage, monitor and report project milestones through detailed plans and schedules, ensuring the project is on budget, on schedule, and within the defined scope and quality
  • Perform all activities related to thorough risk management for all projects
  • Public and Stakeholder Management
  • Develop and steward relationships that support the success of the projects
  • Develop and implement robust public / stakeholder engagement processes and activities, working in collaboration with Communications & Engagement (C&E)
  • Develop and implement communication plans, in collaboration with C&E
  • Respond and / or manage response to all project inquiries
  • Chair and / or participate in liaison and steering committee meetings, site meetings and other project related meetings
  • Engineering
  • Review and approve the delivery of work performed by engineering consultants and contractors using technical expertise related to municipal roadway construction
  • Ensure appropriate specifications and standards are used based on expert technical expertise related to municipal roadway construction
  • Apply technical expertise to anticipate, identify and resolve issues that may impact the project
  • Using expert knowledge, oversee in-field roadway grade design and / or re-design to address unforeseen issues
  • Provide specialized engineering expertise related to constructability, risk assessment and value engineering issues
  • Apply engineering expertise to identify, analyze and resolve complex technical issues on Neighbourhood Renewal projects
  • Safety Management
  • Ensure the project abides by any applicable City of Edmonton Occupational Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines. These documents outline OHS accountability at all levels of the organization, relative to legislative OHS requirements.
  • The area OHS Consultant can provide assistance with these

  • Leadership
  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams consisting of consultants, contractors, clients and stakeholders
  • Lead, establish and exemplify the desired culture throughout the project teams that supports the Vision and Mission as well as the Corporate Culture Commitments
  • Establish, demonstrate and hold others accountable to the values of the Department, Branch, Section and Unit
  • Engage and support staff in developing action plans to enhance communication, solve problems creatively, promote integration and support excellence
  • Ensure team members are empowered, have the competencies, and are well equipped to perform their roles
  • Organizational Alignment
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and continuous improvement of project management processes and practices
  • Comply with all applicable policies, directives, guidelines and processes, and ensure all procedures are complete
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of engineering knowledge, including participation and leadership in technical society and research / education work
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field of Engineering such as Civil, Structural, or Environmental Engineering
  • Minimum of 4 years made of a combination of engineering and project management experience
  • Registered or eligible to be registered as a P.Eng with APEGA or with the Professional Engineering Association of another province / territory of Canada is required
  • Experience with transportation, utilities and park infrastructure design and construction
  • Familiarization with relevant design guidelines and principles
  • Project management experience on projects of varying scales and complexity
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with the public and other stakeholders
  • Strong technical skills in construction processes related to architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, and / or landscaping disciplines
  • Strong project management skills including an understanding of project management methods and techniques (PMBOK best practices)
  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in the delivery of projects
  • Proven planning, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Experience developing and implementing public engagement processes
  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills with experience in solving complex and sensitive issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and presenting
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop strong relationships and work in a collaborative, integrated manner
  • Experience managing and working with external consultants
  • Ability and willingness to delegate and empower others
  • Working knowledge of relevant codes, legislation, regulations, policies and procedures (OH&S, Environmental, Builders Lien Act, etc.)
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 drivers license (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business
  • We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Up to 1 permanent full-

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