Senior Traffic Modeler/Simulation Engineer


SNC Lavalin is looking for a mid to senior level transit planner with strong simulation experience to be located in either our Toronto or Kingston offices. This is an emerging group in our Civil Engineering department and will cover detailed micro simulations through to larger macro scale master planning work and support Transit Oriented Development design.

This is a new position within our simulation group as we expand our capabilities in Ontario. Thus there is flexibility to shape the position description, roles and responsibilities based on your past experience and future goals. This could include establishing and leading a new team and business development activities.

Responsibilities could include:

•Simulation works performed during engineering design stages to aid in design decisions and driving operational efficiencies. This will be a collaborative process with the design engineers and architects.
•Use of simulation to support design optimisation for stations, transit hubs and public spaces
•Supporting operations service optimisation planning for rail and bus operations
•Exploration and implementation of new technologies and processes to optimise process and improve collaboration between teams.
•Coordinate with our team to incorporate new processes to improve our planning and design work  - such as GIS platforms, 3D visualization and Virtual/Augmented reality
•Work with our data analytics team in developing our analytic and planning capabilities to support our Operations delivery teams


•Minimum of 10 years’ experience in transportation planning or equivalent field
•Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) License registered in Ontario is required
•Experience in using Legion is a must for this role
•Experience in traffic simulation tools, such as the PTV or Inro suite of tools would be ideal
•Minimum of an Engineering or Science bachelor degree
•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 could be required – mostly within Ontario.

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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