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Manager, Transportation Advisory

  1. Burnaby
  1. Transportation

Manager, Transportation Advisory

Manager, Transportation Advisory

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.

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.


Our Canadian Rail & Transit Engineering Division is looking for the right
person to join our team to expand and grow our transport advisory capabilities.
Currently our team is supporting the operational planning and simulation
requirements for our major rail projects in North America. We are looking for
the right individual to expand our services into other transit modes and
provide experience in delivering earlier planning and concept development work.

Reporting the Director of Strategic services, you will be become part of our
Transit advisory leadership group. This is a new position as we expand our team and implement our new business structure to support the delivery of our current work and develop our offering. There is flexibility to shape the position
description, roles and responsibilities based on your experience and future

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Operational planning work during bid and delivery stages of major projects.
  • Vehicle and crew rostering design and optimisation.
  • Optimisation design inputs for yard and depot designs and operations.
  • Service optimisation and transit planning.
  • Transit hub operations and multi modal inter-connectivity.
  • Transit design to support future transit systems and supporting Connected and Automated Vehicles.
  • Exploration and implementation of new technologies and processes to optimise operations.
  • Coordinate with our team to incorporate new processes to improve our planning and design work - such as new operational simulation capabilities, GIS platforms, 3D visualization and augmented reality.
  • Work with our data analytics team in developing our analytic and planning capabilities to support our Operations delivery teams.

What will you contribute?

  • Proven experience in transportation planning/Rail operations or equivalent field.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with an Engineering or Science related bachelor’s degree. P.Eng designation preferred
  • Comfortable with technology and the ability to implement new systems and tools to optimise workflow and improve processes.
  • Commitment to working in a team environment.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills as well as the ability to develop and deliver presentations on technical subject matter to non-technical and technical audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal direction.
  • Travel will be required – mostly within North America.

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.  SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as “SNC-Lavalin”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice  on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data. By submitting your personal information to SNC-Lavalin, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

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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