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Job Information

AECOM Director of Tunnels - Toronto in Mississauga, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Mississauga

Job Summary

Aecom Toronto is looking for a Director of Tunnels. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

o Position as project manager or technical leader on tunnel and underground engineering projects; perform the technical work and deliver the project on time, on budget and to the required quality.

o Collaborate with the Tunnel Practice Chief Engineers on subject of expertise to recommend design concepts, solutions, and methodologies

o Participate in the development of pursuit strategies, technical concepts, and proposal technical approaches

o Participate in the development of strategic plans; build relationships with public and private clients (contractors) and industry leaders.

o Help in establishing and maintaining client relationships

o Grow the tunneling, geotechnical, and underground engineering practice in Western Canada under the direction of the Tunnel and Underground Engineering Director and the respective RBLL.

o Identify, attract, and assist in recruiting additional tunneling and geotechnical staff in Western Canada

o Be part of pink and red team reviews and provide technical oversight of proposal preparation, interview and execution of projects

o Participate in establishing and developing teaming relationships with other consulting firms as necessary

o Collaborate with National Tunnel and Underground Engineering Practice Risk and Quality Leaders to recommend Risk Management Plan and Quality Plan on projects. Help oversee the implement of the plans.

o Attend industry events, serve on panels, and publish to foster AECOM’s tunneling and underground engineering practice

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor Degree + 10 years of equivalent experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional registration in at least one province/ state and willingness to register in other provinces/ states as required

  • Thoroughly knowledgeable of various tunneling methods and techniques, geotechnical aspects, deep cuts, and difficult ground conditions

  • Candidate shall be a “seller-doer”, independent thinker, and self-starter

  • Strong relationships and name recognition within the industry

  • Membership with relevant professional organizations and active participation in National or international tunneling and/or geotechnical associations

  • Publications in technical journals and conferences and seminars

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Leadership characteristics

  • Strategic thinker, with demonstrated collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment and gain the support of others

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization

  • Ability to work with minimal direction

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240440BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.