Systems Design Manager
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
19h ago

Organization Overview Aecon Construction Group Inc. is the largest publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company in Canada.

Aecon’s expertise covers the full range of services, including design and construction, financing, operating, procurement, and project management.

Aecon Group and its predecessor companies have helped build many of Canada's most famous infrastructure landmarks, including the CN Tower, St.

Lawrence Seaway, Highway 407 Express Toll Route, Vancouver Sky Train, and the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, among others.

Divisional Overview Aecon Infrastructure is proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s transportation and infrastructure networks.

As cities continue to urbanize and populations grow, Aecon is primed to deliver the technologically advanced transportation systems needed to meet the demand of generations to come.

From Light Rail Transit (LRT), to rapid transit and rail electrification, Aecon’s expansive resources for planning, procuring and building large-scale infrastructure projects means we can handle all aspects of a transit project, from drawing board to ribbon cutting.

We are proud to effectively engage across multiple government jurisdictions with residents, businesses, associations, civic groups and other stakeholders to expertly deliver some of the most complex projects in the industry.

Division Civil East Business Unit Major Projects East City Vancouver Province / State British Columbia BC Country Canada CA Title Systems Design Manager Position Overview Company operating name : Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc.

Business legal name : Aecon Construction Group Inc.

Business address : Suite 105, 20 Carlson Court, Toronto, Ontario M9W 7K6

Title of position : Systems Design Manager

NOC : NOC 0016 Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities

Location of Work : Vancouver, BC but will be required to travel and work across Canada

Office Location : 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Four Bentall Centre, Suite 2124, Vancouver, BC V7X 1G4

Terms of Employment : This is a full-time, permanent position

Employment Conditions : Morning, Day, Evening

Start Date : As soon as possible

Number of positions : 1

Travel Requirements : Travel will be required all over Canada. Main location of work is in Vancouver.

Language : English

Purpose of the Position

Ensure the proper system interface management for all rail system interfaces, including with third parties, through the effective management of the project requirements and engineering activities.

Manage the task needed to interface successfully all rail sub-systems in compliance with schedule and budget for medium and / or high complex projects. Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and enforce the Aecon’s Health and Safety program;
  • The candidate will have broad engineering skills and must have experience with the design and construction of rail infrastructure systems, integrating communications, train control and electrical systems;
  • The candidate will be responsible for interface management and requirements fulfillment and will provide direction to project engineering teams in order to achieve the specified technical requirements and schedules;
  • The candidate will develop and maintain the systems interface management plans, the system interface matrix, and lead the preparation of the Interface Control Documents;
  • The candidate will be responsible for the coordination of all technical interfaces, the review technical documentation of each sub-systems involved in the dedicated interfaces and the participate to Change Control Process of sub-systems engineering activities;
  • The candidate will ensure performances and safety of dedicated sub-systems;
  • The candidate will ensure perfect integration among dedicated sub-systems;
  • The candidate will ensure compliancy of contractual requirements at all stages (design, integration, validation);
  • The candidate will be responsible for interfacing with the other disciplines to insure proper coordination of the systems aspects of the project;
  • The candidate must be able to evaluate design changes for impacts to interfaces;
  • The candidate will interface with the Rail Systems Integration Manager to determine schedules, monitor design progress, support systems integration, and coordinate the testing and commissioning activities.
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations;
  • Carry out all engineering administration following company policies and procedures. Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Two to three years’ systems engineering and integration experience on large transit projects;
  • Track record of interface management, systems integration, system acceptance and rail safety certification;
  • Understanding of construction means and methods;
  • Familiarity with rail transit industry standards, practices, and regulations is required;
  • Previous experience using Primavera P6 scheduling software on transit projects;
  • Ability to interpret electrical drawings and schematic diagrams;
  • Two to three years’ experience in design management of rail transit systems such as traction power substations, signals / train control, and communications is preferred;
  • Self-motivated and able to self-direct;
  • Potential to perform in a lead capacity and manage engineering staff;
  • Ability to work in a cooperative team environment;
  • Excellent Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Excellent team, interpersonal and communications skills, both written and oral;
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with the client, field personnel and subcontractors;
  • Strong awareness and understanding of construction safety principles.
  • Necessary Competencies

  • Commitment to Safety
  • Drive for Results
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Physical Demands Analysis

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • Able to perform in a fast paced environment
  • Willingness to travel - Project related travel anticipated- Estimate of travel required : up to 50%
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Travel expenses paid by employer Compensation & Benefits Overview
  • $160,000 to $220,000 annually
  • Work 37.5 hours / week
  • Health benefits, such as prescription drug, medical services, dental and vision, and emergency out-of-country coverage, administered through our carrier, Great West Life
  • Income replacement benefits such as short and long term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Investment plans, such as a Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Group Registered Retirement savings Plan (RRSP), Employee Share Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Employee and family wellness tools, as offered through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation and other paid and unpaid leaves of absence programs
  • Other benefits such as tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and subsidies
  • Vehicle allowance or company vehicle
  • Relocation package provided
  • Eligible for Short Term Incentives
  • Eligible for annual salary increases in excess of 2%
  • Working Conditions and Environment

  • Primary work location at Vancouver office with work and travel required throughout Canada.
  • Relocation within Canada may be required. Relocation costs covered by employer.
  • Project, training and business related travel required
  • Contact Information :

    110 9th Ave. SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB, T2P 0T1

    Telephone : 403-695-3085

    Fax : 403-695-3090

    Email : 6251.aecon Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

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