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Senior Construction Manager - Rail & Transit in Toronto , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 1/20/2018

Job Snapshot

What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

  • Manage projects in transit arena with emphasis on Design-Build (DB) and electrification.
  • Leads, coordinates, schedules, assigns, and inspects the work activities of assigned staff, consultants, and contractors for assigned projects.
  • Reviews and provides comments related to constructability and bidability for construction documents. 
  • Assists in evaluations of DB proposers through pre-construction and award phases.
  • Assists program consultants and contractors in the administration and implementation of projects through all phases (design, permitting, procurement, and construction).
  • Reviews the work sequences, interfaces and time durations in schedules to identify potential conflicts, and to ensure that work is efficiently planned and executed. Provides suggestions on how to expedite work to meet schedule requirements and tracks schedule delays and reasons for delays.
  • Oversees reviews of submittals, requests for information, and field clarifications; and verifies quality control to ensure compliance and accountability with the Contract Documents and all current and applicable local, provincial and federal codes, laws, rules and regulations, and  Agency policies and procedures,. 
  • Works with project staff to review pay applications, change orders, and provisional sum allocations for entitlement, completeness, accuracy, and adherence to contract requirements. Ensures contract compliance to technical plans and specifications; and reviews documentation and files for accuracy and completeness, including daily reports and construction logs. 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering, construction management, or closely related field 
  • Minimum fifteen years construction management experience that includes field construction, contract administration, estimating, negotiations; project and design management.
  • Demonstrated experience leading construction management function on an operating freight rail, transit or commuter line is REQUIRED. Electrified railway experience is highly desirable.
  • Professional Engineer License (P.Eng) OR Certified Construction Manager issued by the Construction Manager Certification Institute
  • Advanced principles and technical expertise in the business / industry of project management, civil engineering and construction management.
  • Experienced in contract / agreement negotiation and administration of construction and engineering services contracts, and third party agreements.
  • Hands on experience in analyzing and managing complex construction schedules.
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, Provincial, and local laws, codes, and regulations as they apply to transit operations.
  • Risk assessment and strategic planning experience
  • Preparing and analyzing complex data and comprehensive reports.

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve.

We believe in innovation and social responsibility.

We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide.

We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality.

We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work.

We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. 
No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

Location: Toronto

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Employment Status: Full-Time

Internal Requisition ID: 2017-4685