AECOM Project Manager, Transportation in Richmond Hill, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144656BR

Position Title Project Manager, Transportation

Job Category Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Business Line Transportation

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Richmond Hill

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

The Transportation group in Richmond Hill is seeking an experienced Project Manager with past experience in the management of multi-disciplinary design teams for planning and design projects on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation. The appropriately qualified candidate will have demonstrated experience in successfully managing planning and detail design assignments for improvements/rehabilitation of existing highway and freeway facilities in the province of Ontario and/or new highway and freeway facilities.

Although the primary location for this role is Richmond Hill, we are open to other Aecom office locations in the GTA: Markham, Mississauga and Whitby.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage projects including project team direction, co-ordination, monitoring schedules and budgets

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

  • Perform business development and marketing activities to current and potential clients in order to generate future business

  • Lead preparation of Proposals and Expressions of Interest

  • Assign, direct, and review work undertaken by technical staff to ensure that projects are completed to a high degree of accuracy

  • Project management responsibilities including financial, schedule, and scope management of projects

  • Manage staff for technical project activities, assist with staff development, and provide input and recommendations relative to staff needs, performance, and remuneration

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering

  • 5+ years of MTO planning and design experience

  • P.Eng. licensed in Ontario

  • Experience with managing multi-disciplinary design teams for MTO Planning and Preliminary Design Projects

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, and provide guidance/mentoring to junior and intermediate project staff

  • Good working relationships with current MTO staff

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.