Morrison Hershfield

Senior Project Manager - Transit

Location CA-ON-Markham
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/26/2018 4:22 PM)
Requisition #
2018 - 3710
# Positions


Morrison Hershfield is a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering and management firm located throughout the US and Canada. We are a dynamic, employee-owned, team-oriented firm with a diverse project list that ensures you will be working on exciting, high-profile and challenging projects. For more than 70 years, the people at Morrison Hershfield have been the leading force behind our continuous growth and the expansion of our services.


Morrison Hershfield's Community Infrastructure and Environment business unit provides planning, design and construction administration services for roadway, transit / rail, and subdivision related projects. We have an immediate opening for a Senior Transit Project Manager in our Markham office. The  senior project manager is responsible for all aspects of project delivery with a focus on large multi-disciplinary and conventional transit projects. The senior project manager will also be the main point of contact for our clients for the duration of the project life-cycle and will manage internal teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with P3, design build and traditional engineering projects.


Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.


The successful candidate will be responsible to:

  • Manage a multi-disciplinary project team

  • Manager the Preparation of P3 projects from RFP to completion

  • Prepare and manage project budgets, work plans and schedules

  • Business development  - may include directing some construction administration projects where included with our detailed design assignments 

  • Communicate with clients, agencies, stakeholders, and the public 

  • Prepare correspondence, reports and proposals

  • Work with senior leadership to grow the transit business of Morrison Hershfield

  • Staff development and mentoring


  • Post-secondary education in civil engineering
  • P.Eng. with a minimum of 6 years of proven experience managing large multi-disciplinary projects 
  • Experience with Metrolinx, GO Transit and TCC projects is an asset
  • P3 Light Rail Transit Project Experience is an asset
  • PMP designation is an asset
  • P3 experience is required
  • Strong business acumen and vision 
  • Ability to set goals and manage priorities
  • Professional attitude toward management and interpersonal communication
  • Outstanding communication and documentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Demonstrated leadership to motivate and maximize individual performance
  • Understanding of organizations priorities and ability to make trade-off decisions
  • Extensive experience dealing with clients and top-level management


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