Project Engineer, Roads and Highways

  1. Transportation

At SNC-Lavalin, we believe the world-class expertise and unwavering commitment of our employees are the reasons for our success. We value teamwork, respect and openness above all else, and we empower our people to grow and learn. Join us, as we work to become the world’s most sought-after engineering and construction firm.

SNC-Lavalin is searching for a Project Engineer to join our growing team of professionals in our Roads & Highways group within the Infrastructure Engineering business unit at our Toronto Office.

This exciting opportunity will provide you with the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging highway engineering projects for the Ministry of Transportation Ontario, 407 ETR and municipalities, as well as P3 projects in the transit expansion sector.


  • Participating in preliminary and detailed design activities for road and highway projects, including grading, drainage, traffic staging, pavement marking and signage, and underground utilities
  • Coordinating the activities of engineering and design groups
  • Assuring compliance with project schedule, budget and procedures
  • Assuring the delivery of quality products to clients
  • Liaising and coordinating with clients, stakeholders and sub-consultants
  • Assigning and reviewing work of subordinate staff
  • Reviewing and approving project technical documentation, including drawings and specifications
  • Establishing and maintaining client contacts on technical and project administration matters
  • Preparing proposals and participating in business developments
  • Analyzing problems and determining critical factors for investigation
  • Organizing and conducting investigations and analyses
  • Providing expert advice on design processes and/or construction methods
  • Providing technical guidance to subordinate staff and co-workers
  • Being accountable for unit deliverables


  • Must have degree in Engineering
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario
  • Minimum 6-10 years of experience in highway design in a consultant environment
  • Strong organizational skill and proficiency in both oral and written communication in English.
  • Self-starters, able to work with minimal direction and ability to work in an interactive team atmosphere
  • Familiar with the TAC and Ministry of Transportation Ontario Manuals, design standards and guidelines
  • Experienced in project management, report and proposal writing.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).
    Strong working knowledge in AutoCAD, MicroStation, CPS, HiCo, InRoads, Civil 3D and other design software
  • Established working relationship with various clients such as Ministry of Transportation and municipalities
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

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.

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.


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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