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Project Manager (Underground Design - Transportation Projects)

IBI Group

IBI Group

Design, Operations
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 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

Our Global Architecture & Urbanism Division combines the expertise of IBI’s Buildings and Placemaking practice, our Places’ capabilities, and CRTKL’s multi-sector design leadership to offer a diverse range of solutions focusing on human-centric design, sustainability, and technology.

Join our awarded Transit team as a Project Manager specializing in the design of underground and tunneling projects. You will be responsible for overseeing the technical elements of project scheduling, budgeting, troubleshooting and risk management. Working closely with internal teams, external stakeholders, and design consultants, you will oversee the development of design concepts, construction drawings, and specifications for underground stations. Your role will involve managing project schedules, budgets, and resources, as well as facilitating communication and collaboration among multidisciplinary teams.

At Arcadis, you will be an integral member of a diverse network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight, and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after culture that supports dynamic career advancement and prizes work/life balance.

Role accountabilities:

We are seeking a dynamic individual with exceptional leadership, communication, and presentation skills to join our team. The ideal candidate will excel in conveying ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, and possess the ability to engage and persuade diverse audiences. Being a strong team player is crucial, as this role involves collaborating closely with multi-disciplinary teams to achieve shared goals and foster a positive work environment. If you thrive in a collaborative setting, have a knack for articulating ideas persuasively, and enjoy working within a team-oriented culture, we encourage you to apply.

You will work on:

  • Coordinating and overseeing the design phase of underground station projects from concept to completion.
  • Working closely with architects, engineers, and other design consultants to develop innovative and sustainable design solutions that meet project requirements and client expectations.
  • Managing project schedules, budgets, and resources to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of design deliverables.
  • Reviewing and approving design drawings, specifications, and other technical documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with relevant standards and regulations.
  • Facilitating communication and collaboration among internal teams, external stakeholders, and project partners to resolve design issues, address feedback, and ensure alignment with project goals and objectives.
  • Preparing and presenting progress reports, status updates, and other project documentation to senior management, clients, and stakeholders as required.
  • Identifying risks, opportunities, and challenges during the design phase and develop strategies to mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities to enhance project outcomes.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering.
  • At least 10 years of experience in technical coordination or technical project management within the Architecture and/or Engineering sectors.
  • Knowledge of P3 (Public-Private Partnership) projects and transit-related projects is required.
  • Design experience in underground transit projects is required.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing complex technical projects from inception to completion.
  • Proficiency in technical project management tools such as Primavera, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat or Bluebeam, and platforms like FTP, Project Wise, SharePoint, and ISO.
  • Familiarity with design software such as Revit, Microstation, and AutoCAD is beneficial.

Additional Information

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.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

We request applicants submit a RESUME highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB. For design related roles, we also require a portfolio to review.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

As part of Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence, drug testing and driver’s license record.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.