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Maintenance Manager

  1. Toronto, Montréal
  1. Cities & development

Maintenance Manager

Why Join us?

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world. From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

Are you looking for a new challenge to progress your career at a world leading Infrastructure engineering, construction management and maintenance sector? SNC-Lavalin is truly a global leader in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

Due to continued success in securing major P3 projects throughout Canada and beyond, we’re looking for an exceptional Maintenance Manager to join our highly successful infrastructure team in the GTHA. Our projects & pursuits range in value up to $6B+ and are with a variety of high-profile clients giving our team a diverse and exciting workload. We are ideally looking for someone who has Rail & Transit, Roads & Bridges and/or Social Infrastructure experience mainly within North America. Someone who has experience with developing structured planned maintenance schedules and can see the big picture for lifecycle project management. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office and make an impact. In return, we will reward you and provide the necessary support to take your career to the next level.

How will you contribute to the team?

To perform this role successfully, the individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Lead development of and provide effective delivery of maintenance strategies (planned maintenance, and long term planning) across the Infrastructure sector.

  • Develop, review, approve and execute plans, directives and procedures that ensure contractual compliance, regulatory compliance, high levels of system availability and optimized asset lifecycle costs, business governance, and absolute safety.

  • Build and manage a positive relationship with the Infrastructure Services team, internal and external customers and clients, promoting and driving a positive work environment.

  • You will take over the lead for assigned tenders, where required with the help of interdisciplinary supporting team consisting of engineering, project management, legal, commercial and supply chain management.

  • Responsible for the technical assessment of supplier offers, risk evaluation and completeness of proposals.

  • Conduct routine business performance review meetings with the management team to review the performance of the business, implement measure to address issues as necessary, identify potential risks and or opportunities for improvement, review production plans against target, review safety performance and take appropriate actions as necessary.

  • Drive the execution of key strategies and goals as adopted by the Executive Team.

  • Develop, monitor and manage a comprehensive suite of Key Performance Indicators, specific to each key element of the service that ensures a concise understanding of how each function is performing against target, improvement opportunities, areas to focus on and benefits to the business.

  • Support the Major Projects team on complex multi-faceted projects and pursuits.

  • Provide support to Director of BD as required.

What will you contribute?

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide a competitive advantage to our team. Other behavioural traits we are seeking include:


  • Teamwork – Ability to work collaboratively with others, contribute ideas and support joint project and team goals as well as individual assignments.

  • Communication – High emotional intelligence - listens and questions effectively, concise verbal and written communication skills and effective questioning/listening skills. Able to communicate with confidence at higher and lower levels. An ability to influence others through the use of sound judgement and good sense.

  • Flexibility to adapt from providing advice on improving client’s delivery to ‘rolling up your sleeves’ to assist in bid strategies and response to delivering key projects and work packages in our portfolio.

  • Customer Focus – Delivers a high level of customer service to our external and internal customers.

  • Solution Oriented. A disciplined thinker and analytical, numerate, problem solver who has the judgement and the capacity to think complex issues through and develop effective solutions in a timely fashion.

  • Driven. The drive and self-motivation to have achieved a degree qualification and to continuously develop their technical and behavioural skills;Should have the ability to work with the minimum of supervision and on their own initiative.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Preferably with Civil discipline).

  • A 10+ years of relevant experience working on projects within the infrastructure, highways and civil maintenance & rehabilitation sector, preferably from a maintenance review environment

  • A high level of technical competency, particularly related to transit infrastructure, rolling stock and systems.

  • Experience with planned maintenance and project lifecycle management.

  • Experience of both pre-and post-contract project management responsibilities.

  • Skilled negotiator with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Experience of both public and private sector clients.

  • The ability to manage a project throughout its lifecycle.

  • A good working knowledge of current project agreement and contracts, particularly.

  • A strong understanding of standards, codes and practices relevant to the work.

  • Mid to advanced level of expertise with MS Office, specifically Excel, Project, Word with an ability to quickly learn additional software as required.

  • Familiarity with regulatory environments, labour standards, and occupational health and safety requirements.

  • The ability to effectively chair and minute meetings.

  • A clean driving licence.

  • Ability to obtain reliability clearance status.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin?

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.

  • Competitive salary.

  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits.

  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes.

  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.).

  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP).

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities.

The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

Additional Information:

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.

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.


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