Construction Manager - TransitNext

  1. Transportation

TransitNEXT is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin. SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce that TransitNEXT, has reached financial close on the Trillium Line Extension project. As the sole proponent in the TransitNEXT team, SNC-Lavalin will design, build, finance and maintain the new extension, and will also assume responsibility for the long-term maintenance of the existing Trillium Line.

Join TransitNEXT and become part of The Trillium Line Extension project, expanding and enhancing transit services in Ottawa.

The Construction Stations and MSF manager reports to the Deputy Project Director. He/ she is responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Manage field engineers, superintendents, labor force and subcontractors
  • Responsible for planning and organizing the work and ordering materials.
  • Administer a major design build stations and MSF subcontract.
  • Ensure compliance with the project requirements.
  • Ensuring Health & Safety Plan for all activities related to site works.
  • Make recommendations to optimize the Stations and MSF design.
  • Resolve problems affecting the successful completion of the subcontract work
  • Monitor and review subcontractor progress and works schedule.
  • Coordinate subcontractor’s schedule with overall Project schedule and other subcontractor’s schedules.
  • Coordinate access requirement between overlapping subcontractors.
  • Coordinate design and construction interfaces with other subcontractors.
  • Monitor quality, safety and environmental performance.
  • Interface with the Client and third parties.
  • Facilitate obtaining any required permits.
  • Coordinate requests for information and issue field instructions.
  • Evaluate, negotiate, quantify and approve changes.
  • Prepare SOW, BOQ and specifications for design & build Project.
  • Review, negotiate and approve progress payments.
  • Manage Stations and MSF budget.
  • Prepare progress reports (cost, schedule…)
  • Coordinate completion and handover process, including inspections, deficiency lists, handover documentation


  • You have  strong knowledge of scheduling, project management and contract software
  • Ability to correctly identify problem situations, evaluate alternative causes and produce workable solutions
  • Working knowledge in NFPA 130.
  • Experience interacting with design groups and suppliers.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong, self-motivated, work ethic.
  • Ability to make decisions in the field based on sound judgment and experience.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Experienced in Systems/Communication installations.
  • Experienced in transit installations and LRT an asset.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work on multiple Project simultaneously.


  • More than 15 years of experience.
  • Experience in MEP Constriction and Engineering.
  • Experience in Large Project- either EPC or PPP.
  • Experience in managing Architectural, Structural and Systems works including engineering, procurement, subcontractors, and site supervision.
  • Strong knowledge of scheduling, project management and procurement.
  • Strong knowledge of cost control and issuing weekly reports.
  • Ability to correctly identify problem situations, evaluate alternative causes and produce workable solutions

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

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