• Full Time
  • Calgary, AB
  • July 9, 2021

Website ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.

Are you a Senior Transportation Engineer who enjoys crafting creative solutions to manage the evolving transportation challenges of our clients? Do you enjoy the role of mentor and take pride in team success? Do you have strong business development and project management skills?  If so, we want to hear from you!


A Little About Us

We are engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists, and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure, minimizing environmental impact and maximizing benefit to the community.  We work hard and play hard because that is what #ISLLIFE is all about!  Check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


ISL’s Calgary Transportation Team is committed to finding, mentoring, and growing the right individual.  Our collaborative team approach is integral to our success.  We are:

  • Innovative – we are known for our creative approach to problems and provide our clients with innovative, cost effective and award-winning solutions
  • Adaptable – we pride ourselves in delivering a large range of infrastructure projects for multiple clients, geographic locations, and number of contributing disciplines or sub-consultants
  • Collaborative – we work together as a team and support each other to get work done
  • Continuously Improving – we are never satisfied with the status quo and are always looking for creative ways to improve and get the job done


A Little About You

Your cover letter must demonstrate:

  • A listing of the major transportation projects you have been involved in
  • Your approach to problem solving and challenging the ideas of others
  • How you balance the needs of managing client expectations, mentoring, and securing future work


Your resume should show us:

  • Registered as P.Eng. with APEGA
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant transportation engineering experience with at least 5 years experience in Alberta
  • Project lifecycle and deliverable requirements for multi-discipline transportation projects experience
  • Experience with The City of Calgary and/or Alberta Transportation, including design guidelines and approval processes
  • Writing skills and experience for a variety of deliverables


Bonus points for:

  • Experience expanding existing business lines or working to develop new areas of business 
  • PMP designation


A Little More About the Role


  • The successful applicant will be exposed to the entire project lifecycle – from concept planning through detailed design, tender, and construction services. 
  • Proposal writing, project cost estimating, and timely delivery of successful project proposals
  • Project management of projects of all sizes, including scope, schedule, and budget
  • Collaborate with multi-discipline project teams and liaison with internal ISL disciplines as well as external sub-consultants to address complex project problems and provide comprehensive project solutions
  • Work in accordance with Quality Management processes, ensure technical quality of deliverables, and ensure schedule milestones are achieved
  • Liaise with clients and ensure client satisfaction through effective design management
  • Fulfill roles of Project Manager and/or Transportation Design Engineer of Record
  • Provide engineering design solutions to address project issues and constraints to achieve client project objectives
  • Complete highway and roadway designs for various types of rural and urban transportation projects
  • Produce and review project construction cost estimates, risk registers, contract documents and specifications
  • Provide design review during construction through to completion of post-construction drawing records and documentation
  • Review third party designs to ensure accuracy and compliance with project as a whole
  • Document preparation including memo’s, reports, plans, briefing materials and guidelines
  • Develop, guide and mentor staff
  • Business development through client meetings, conferences, mixers, and development of appropriate marketing materials
  • Maintain and build strong client relationships
  • Business development – create new client relationships that augment ISL Calgary’s existing client base
  • Present project successes at conferences as well as attend industry technical committees

To apply for this job please visit islengineering.com.

Senior Transportation Engineer