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AECOM Senior Project Manager, Zero Emission Transit in Whitby, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM Canada’s Transportation business line is looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead a range of Zero-emission transit projects. The role will include providing technical leadership and expertise on Zero Emission technologies such as battery and hydrogen for bus, LRT, heavy rail and other transit modes as well as demonstrating the ability to effectively pursue and manage various zero-emission based lead projects. AECOM’s Canadian Transportation team works with a range of local, provincial, federal and global clients to provide technical advice, guidance and solutions to some of their greatest transportation challenges and needs.

The successful applicant will be expected to lead zero-emission transit-based projects, provide advice and input to major pursuits with a range of strategic clients, and act as a technical expert to help develop and grow other staff. Suitable applicants will have significant experience in the transit and zero-emission field, with an interest in business development and networking. The transit sector is currently undergoing a number of changes as new technologies and practices drive the next iteration of the sector, and this is an exciting opportunity to be at the leading edge of this change, playing an instrumental role in guiding and shaping transit for future generations.

Responsibilities and duties include:

o Contribute to a range of Transit based projects through technical planning and engineering, advice and guidance in the area of zero-emission technologies.

o Networking and development of new clients and projects in the zero-emission transit sector.

o Project Management and control of all aspects of various projects to achieve the client’s prescribed scope, time, cost and quality objectives through the application of formal project management process, techniques, and procedures

o Providing technical leadership and supervision of tasks, working with a range of transportation staff and other departments.

o Delivering assigned tasks on schedule and budget, while adhering to AECOM quality standards.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

Minimum Requirements

o Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning or a relevant engineering degree

o Minimum of 10 years experience in transportation engineering

o Minimum 2 years experience in zero-emission vehicle projects

o Valid professional accreditation, such as P.Eng or RPP or eligible within 12 months

Preferred Qualifications

o Technical knowledge of zero-emission propulsion systems such as battery-electric, hydrogen as well as hybrid systems, along with associated charging systems and retrofits.

o Experienced in report and proposal writing

o Experience in business development and presenting an asset

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. 255015BR

Additional Locations CA - Hamilton, ON - 45 Goderich Rd, CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Richmond Hill, ON - 30 Leek Crescent, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St

Virtual: Yes

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.