• Full Time
  • Edmonton
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Website City of Edmonton

Be the change you want to see in the City of Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods! Engineering Project Managers experienced in municipal roadway construction wanted!


The Building Great Neighbourhoods Branch leads the process of integrating and leveraging a scope of work that maximizes the full potential for strong and sustainable neighbourhoods. We’re at the heart of aligning and advancing multi-faceted neighbourhood renewal efforts with a focus on neighbourhood roadway reconstruction.


You will be focused on and accountable for the delivery phase; however, you will be fully engaged, providing support throughout the lifecycle of the project.


Working in an integrated business model, here is an overview of what the Engineering Project Manager within the Building Great Neighbourhoods Branch is accountable for:


Project Management and Execution 

  • Manage the delivery of Neighbourhood Renewal projects including operational/strategic initiatives, resource and financial management
  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams consisting of consultants, contractors, clients, stakeholders and internal support staff
  • Mentor and coach team members in a manner that fosters a culture of growth, development and continuous improvement
  • Manage, monitor and report project milestones through detailed plans and schedules, ensuring the project is on budget, on schedule and within the defined scope and quality
  • Review and approve payments to contractor based on contract specifications
  • Manage the procurement and contract processes, including tender documents and review of proposals/bids, and make recommendations for acceptance
  • Review drawings and specifications and prepare contract documents
  • Develop detailed cost estimates based on sound technical knowledge and expertise
  • Perform all activities related to thorough risk management for all projects
  • Document all project activities in accordance with the Project Management methodology
  • Perform warranty management and coordinate the resolution and correction of issues and deficiencies during the warranty phase
  • Perform closing activities such as obtaining sign-off, conducting post project evaluations and capturing lessons learned


  • Review and approve the delivery of work performed by engineering consultants and contractors using technical expertise related to municipal roadway construction
  • Ensure appropriate specifications and standards are used based on expert technical expertise related to municipal roadway construction
  • Apply technical expertise to anticipate, identify and resolve issues that may impact the project
  • Use expert knowledge to oversee in-field roadway grade design and/or re-design to address unforeseen issues
  • Provide specialized engineering expertise related to constructability, risk assessment and value engineering issues
  • Apply engineering expertise to identify, analyze and resolve complex technical issues on Neighbourhood Renewal projects


  • Develop and steward stakeholder relationships that support the success of the projects
  • Implement robust public/stakeholder engagement processes and communication plans
  • Respond and/or manage responses to all project inquiries in accordance with the Department and Branch processes
  • Chair and/or participate in steering committee meetings, site meetings and other project related meetings



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, combined with a P.Eng designation
  • Minimum 4 years of experience, with a combination of transportation engineering and project management experience
  • Strong technical skills in construction processes related to municipal roadway construction
  • Strong project management skills including an understanding of project management methods and techniques
  • Familiarization with transportation, utilities and park infrastructure design and construction
  • Familiarization with relevant transportation design guidelines and principles
  • Experience reviewing, preparing and administering contracts for municipal roadway construction projects
  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in the delivery of projects
  • Proven planning, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills with experience in solving complex and sensitive issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including report writing and presenting
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop strong relationships and work in a collaborative, integrated manner
  • Experience managing and working with external consultants and contractors
  • Ability and willingness to delegate and empower others
  • Working knowledge of relevant codes, legislation, regulations, policies and procedures (OH&S, Environmental)
  • Applicants will be required to arrange their own transportation and, where appropriate, will be reimbursed in accordance with City of Edmonton policy. This may require the applicant to obtain business auto insurance
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence


  • Coursework/training in project management, financial management, or other leadership training


We are an equal opportunity employer. 

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. 


Up to 1 permanent full-time position


Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: $73,738 – $105,340 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: OP/CL