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Amended - Senior Project Engineer

Ministry of Transportation
Transportation Infrastructure Management Division, Design and Engineering Branch
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
2 Permanent
Job Code:
PE0310 - Barg-Eng 03 Project Management
$83,634.00 - $115,815.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
If you are a professional engineer who relishes the idea of taking a lead role in managing the delivery of large and complex highway construction projects, consider joining our team with the Ministry of Transportation.

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We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

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What can I expect to do in this role?

Delivering large and complex transportation projects, you will:
• manage external consultants
• work with senior management, municipalities, external stakeholders, and the public
• work cooperatively with other transportation professionals to develop programs for capital and expansion investments
• support the delivery of a regional capital program
• administer corridor investment planning activities
• provide technical engineering assessments and evaluations of land development proposals adjacent to highways
• ensure the protection of the ministry's interests
• resolve complex planning and engineering issues

How do I qualify?


• You are a Professional Engineer, licensed with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).
• The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that they have a valid driver's licence upon being hired.

Civil Engineering and Legislation Knowledge

• You have knowledge of theories, principles and practices of civil engineering related to highway engineering.
• You have working knowledge of related fields, including geotechnical, pavement design, structural, drainage, surveys, electrical, traffic, and construction practices.
• You have working knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to interpret and apply, related legislative acts (Environmental Assessment Act, Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act, Drainage Act, etc.).

Communication, Interpersonal, Negotiation and Relationship - Building Skills

• You have communication and presentation skills to make presentations and represent the ministry as an expert witness on engineering-related matters.
• You have relationship-building skills to establish effective working relationships with colleagues, associates, senior officials and the public.
• You have written communication skills to prepare, write, edit and/or present complex materials.
• You can negotiate with external service providers and consultants.

Project Management Knowledge

• You have knowledge of project management techniques required to manage projects of medium to large size and complexity, including working knowledge of Value Engineering techniques.

Problem-Solving, Analytical and Decision-Making Skills

• You are able to identify problems and prepare reports and alternative recommendations on all engineering matters and technical matters.
• You are able to assess recommendations for technical adequacy and consistency with ministry policies.
• You have analytical and problem-solving skills to coordinate and develop infrastructure plans, conduct trade-off analysis, and produce listings of capital programs.
• You have strong analytical skills to prepare and recommend alternative designs balancing economic benefit, risk and environmental impact.

Additional Information:

  • 2 English Permanent - Full Time, 1355 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, East Region
Compensation Group:
Professional Engineers, Government of Ontario
Science and Engineering
Posted on:
Tuesday, January 2, 2024
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  • T-MT-209260/23
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, February 9, 2024 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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