AECOM Operations Manager - Transportation, Saskatchewan in Regina, Saskatchewan

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Operations Manager - Transportation, Saskatchewan

Canada - Saskatchewan


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Operations Manager to provide strong and confident leadership to the Saskatchewan Transportation group. The role will be based at the AECOM office in Regina or Saskatoon. We provide professional planning, design and construction administration services in areas such as highways, streets, interchanges, bridges, transportation planning, and freight rail.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Acquisition, professional development, engagement and retention of employees within Saskatchewan

  • Assigns employees to projects, directly and through subordinates, and ensures that technical work is completed in accordance with contract scope of work and budget, and to company, professional, quality, and legislative standards

  • Responsible for regular business progress reports to the Western Canada Transportation Business Unit Leader

  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual project delivery, technical and client challenges, determining technical objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for technical activities and applications

  • Acts as advisor to clients and other AECOM business lines on technical and business line issues

  • Stays abreast of industry standards and approaches, and implements best practices

  • Actively participates in professional associations related to the business line, staying at the forefront of professional and technical standards, serving as a champion of advancing the profession and developing and recruiting employees in the business line

  • Client relationship management, ensuring project delivery meets with client expectations

  • Defining and continuously refining the future growth and direction of the team

  • Growing the group’s business base and revenues

  • Building and developing a solid and successful group of professionals

  • Engage, hands-on, in the technical execution of client assignments through to successful project completion

  • With a spirit of inclusion, coach and mentor the Saskatchewan Transportation group ensuring that client teams have access to staff with the latest technical knowledge and are able to deliver solutions, meeting or exceeding client expectations

  • Apply strategic insight and operational planning to ensure that the goals and objectives of the Saskatchewan Transportation group are aligned with those at the Area and market sector levels

  • Continue to strengthen the market leadership position of the Transportation group across Western Canada.

  • Effectively coordinate and collaborate with other Transportation Operations Managers and market sector leaders across Western Canada in:

  • Developing future goals and strategies for the Saskatchewan Transportation group

  • Participating in key sector and corporate initiatives

  • Offering the best possible services to clients (both internal and external) with safety and quality as key project inclusions

  • Effectively work in partnership and collaborate with other business lines within the Western Canada to promote the growth and sustainability of AECOM’s business

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering

  • 10+ years relevant experience

  • Extensive project management experience leading teams on large and small civil engineering planning, design and construction projects and being responsible for financial, quality and schedule management of projects

  • Knowledge of principles and best practices of transportation planning, road and bridge, contract law and basic construction techniques for civil engineering projects

  • Team player who is willing to take ownership of the assigned work with ability to establish and meet deadlines consistently

  • Strong culture of safe work places

  • Strategic, analytical and practical thinker

  • Strong technical and proposal writing skills

  • Effective verbal communicator with ability to make presentations to groups and good listening skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid technical skills in one of the practice areas of transportation – highways, bridges, transportation planning and freight rail developed within a professional services environment, ideally with consulting engineering experience

  • Exceptional client care and service delivery skills

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills with a dedication to developing lasting client partnerships (internally and externally)

  • An energetic and enthusiastic coach and mentor driven by diverse and challenging projects, with an ability to recognize and develop talent

  • A strong personality with the ability to become a trusted advisor and a highly regarded/respected leader, and to garner client confidence in AECOM and its people by being a strong advocate of the AECOM core values

  • Proven strengths in becoming well integrated with a national group and collaborating in a team environment to develop, execute and achieve strategic and operational plans

  • Knowledge of freight rail and airport design and construction would be an asset

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Management

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 171790BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.