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Technical Director Municipal Roadway Engineering

IBI Group

IBI Group

Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets.

We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

Arcadis is seeking at Technical Director Municipal Roadway Engineering to join our Design and Engineering Ontario team. This position joins our Mobility Global Business Area (GBA). You will be responsible for running and building the firm's municipal roadway engineering practice. This is a senior role that will involve developing and implementing a strategic plan to expand the firm’s practice to deliver top-quality engineering projects to existing and new clients.

This role is a combination of technical leadership and operational management. In addition, you will also involve participating in management discussions of the firm and direction of the firm.

Day to day activities within this role will involve hiring of staff and managers, leading and mentoring of staff, visiting multiple Arcadis offices to work with various teams, management of the team, and coordination with other teams within Arcadis. Business development will be a big part of the role including client relationship management, marketing, proposals both leading, writing, and reviewing/approving.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To take a Principal role in projects, providing leadership, technical advice and overview as required
  • To provide consultancy services for projects and be able to develop solutions that fall outside the standard codes
  • To build professional profile and reputation, at an area level within the industry and within Arcadis
  • To manage the delivery of specialised components of projects and establish the most effective team to achieve this
  • To manage technical risk mitigation, safety, and value in design processes
  • To develop and deliver integrated design programmes and key performance milestones and reports at all stages
  • To assist in the technical development of staff, coaching and mentoring on technical issues
  • To establish and consolidate relationships with clients, both during and after project completion
  • To use technical knowledge to identify and realise new client opportunities
  • To provide technical input into the bidding process


  • 15 + years consulting experience on projects of significant scale and/or complexity
  • P.Eng Ontario
  • Demonstrated technical, commercial and delivery acumen

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Join Arcadis. Create a Legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.