• Full Time
  • Hamilton
  • December 11, 2019

Website City of Hamilton

Senior Project Manager, Transportation Operations

Hamilton, ON

A results-oriented and customer-focused Civil Engineer or Transportation Engineer will seize this opportunity with the City of Hamilton’s Transportation Operations & Maintenance Division to play a key role in meeting the growing transportation needs of Hamilton residents and businesses. If you’re this leader, we’d like to meet you.

Reporting to the Director of Transportation Operations and Maintenance, you’ll provide leadership to a multi-functional workforce engaged in the delivery and direction of services to the public and internal clients, promoting teamwork and integration within the Division and with customers and other parties participating in cross-functional and cross-program initiatives.

As a Senior Project Manager, Transportation Operations, you’ll recommend service delivery policy and improvement strategies to meet mandated goals and objectives, and evaluate financial, administrative and performance against internal and external benchmarks and performance metrics. We will also rely on you to undertake functions relating to capital project scope preparation, review and comment on capital project design drawings and development application requests, and monitor, analyse and report on the program delivery performance metrics.

Using a “best practices” approach, you’ll develop and deliver quality services in a timely, cost-effective manner, and ensure that Transportation Engineering initiatives are delivered in accordance with City and Provincial guidelines through the effective, efficient use of financial and staff resources. Another important aspect of your role will involve research and administrative duties such as the evaluation, planning, design and implementation of transportation infrastructure to meet the growing needs of City of Hamilton residents and businesses.

Your qualifications as a Senior Project Manager, Transportation Operations, include:

A degree in Civil Engineering or Transportation Engineering.
Proven experience and knowledge in transportation operations, roadway design, traffic signal design and engineering theories and best practices.
Demonstrated experience in project management, preferably in a municipal environment.
Knowledge of technical, engineering, operations and maintenance practices relevant to the work of the Division.
Demonstrated progressive supervisory skills.
Experience in procurement of professional consulting services.
Knowledge and understanding of the use of the “business case” in making management decisions.
Demonstrated capability to manage all aspects of large, complex projects.
Highly effective leadership, facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a multi-disciplinary staff in a results-oriented and predominantly unionized environment.
Experience in delivering programs and services focused on the customer.
Ability to deal effectively with elected officials, representatives of other levels of government, management, peers, staff and the general public.
Demonstrated record of strong leadership, technical competence, customer focus, innovation/creativity, team advocacy and commitment to results.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations and by-laws affecting the Division.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations as it relates to the position.
Knowledge of the collective bargaining process.
Working knowledge of computer software applications.
Valid Ontario Class ‘G’ Driver’s Licence.


Certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE), Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Certified Road Supervisor (CRS).
This permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $48.298 to $56.487 per hour (based on a 35-hour work week schedule).

About the City of Hamilton

Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this position as a Senior Project Manager, Transportation Operations, JOB ID #15917, and to apply online, by Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit www.hamilton.ca.

Senior Project Manager, Transportation Operations