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AECOM Permits, Licenses and Approvals Agreement Manager LRT in Markham, Ontario

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM Mississauga is actively looking for an Permits, Licenses and Approvals Agreement Manager for a major LRT project.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support Project sponsor, Technical Advisor , Program Control Consultant, vendors in identifying and planning of PULP activities;

  • Manage planning and execution of Utility relocations, Property Access, License Agreements, Third Party Approvals, and Permitting that fall under Sponsor’s obligation in collaboration with other teams;

  • Support Master Agreements with Utilities companies;

  • Identify early signs of risk to utility work schedule

  • Monitor and identify utility schedule risk against Utility Agreement(s) and Project Agreement, and coordinate with program consultant;

  • Assist manager (claims and variance support) in the review of Project Cos and other claims related to utility failure to perform;

  • Ensure timely completion of all utility relocation and permit requirements which are Metrolinx responsibility


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum twelve (12) years’ experience in delivery of large Rail infrastructure projects of $500M+ value in construction focused roles

  • University Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning or a related discipline;

  • Experience in working on at least one $500M project

  • Ability to work 3 to 4 days a week in-person at site office in GTA (likely Mississauga)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong experience of property acquisition, utilities, licenses and leases and permits approvals on rail and transit projects

  • Knowledge of Provincial legislation and acts related to PULP;

  • Excellent leadership skills to act as a role model, promoting a positive influence on the work of others through demonstration of technical expertise and effective interpersonal skills

  • Experience in multiple delivery models, including DBB, DBF and PDB (collaborative, cost plus etc);

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10081309

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid