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Job Information

AECOM Manager Rail, Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada - Manitoba, Winnipeg

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transportation practice is seeking a candidate for the role of Manager Rail, Manitoba. This position will be based in our Winnipeg, MA office.

The responsibilities for the position will include but are not limited to:

  • Leading AECOM’s freight rail engineering team in Winnipeg, which is currently comprised of 7 staff.

  • Managing and growing the rail consulting business in Manitoba.

  • Collaborating with other provincial rail managers to share work and win proposals.

  • Collaborating on projects and pursuits as part of the north-American-wide freight and transit rail market sector team.

  • Periodic reporting on KPIs (financial, pursuits, client satisfaction surveys, headcount, utilization).

  • Tracking project performance. Following-up on project issues (financial, quality, safety, client satisfaction, lessons learned). Reporting for same.

  • Developing client and partner relationships.

  • Recruiting new staff (identifying staffing needs, cultivating key hires, writing requisitions, guiding recruiter, reviewing candidates, interviewing, recommending hires).

  • Being capture manager for projects and deputy capture manager for major projects.

  • Developing capture plans, writing proposals, team building, and business development.

  • Managing rail staff including hiring and performance management.

  • Managing projects, or disciplines on major projects, including preparing, monitoring and forecasting budgets, costs, scopes, project schedules, also sourcing and engaging staff.

  • Managing sub-contractors and suppliers.

  • Attending and chairing staff, project, and other meetings.

  • Supporting the ISO quality process.

  • Adhering to in Health, Safety, and Environment (HS&E) requirements. Includes completing all assigned training, ensuring that staff have completed their training, reporting safety observations, incidents, and near misses.

  • Collaborating with support teams from Finance, Legal, HR, Recruiting, Safety, etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent technical experience

  • 8+ years of experience with the following:

  • rail design and/or construction

  • as a project manager on rail projects

  • staff management

  • client-facing

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience.

  • Experience in consulting engineering.

  • Have both freight rail experience.

  • Have experience delivering to Western Canadian rail clients such as CN, CP, P&H, Viterra, etc.

  • Have a technical foundation in rail design and/or construction.

  • Have demonstrable network of client, contractor, and engineering contacts.

  • Have experience writing winning proposals.

  • Hold a P.Eng, PE, CEng, PMP, or similar designations.

  • Education and/or training in rail engineering.

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 / Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 232799BR

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.


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