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Principal Project Engineer

Job Profile

Opening opportunities with connected thinking.

Together with our clients, Mott MacDonald is solving some of the world's most intricate challenges. We search out the connections others fail to make; we unlock creativity and deliver better outcomes for the lives we touch every day.

Mott MacDonald is a wholly independent, employee-owned, multidisciplinary engineering and development consultancy servicing public and private sectors around the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices and delivering projects in 150 countries. Every day, we build upon our reputation for technical excellence by taking on some of the world’s most prominent and challenging projects, particularly in areas such as highways and bridges, rail and transit systems, tunnels, and pipeline services.

We are positioned for healthy growth, profitability, and career opportunities across North America and around the world.
As part of our growing business in North America, we want to hear from you: the enthusiastic, collaborative, and talented individuals who enjoy problem solving and pitching in to grow a successful business. Join our team of seasoned professionals who are finding opportunities through connected thinking to develop our Mott MacDonald global presence.

At Mott MacDonald, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest in this position. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Description

Mott MacDonald has an exciting need for a Principal Project Engineer to work on Built Environment related projects in Canada and assist in directing BE staff performing planning, design and construction of institutional, healthcare, governmental, transportation, and general infrastructure projects. 

Working as a Principal Engineer within the built environment team, you will contribute to exciting current and future projects within the Canadian business of Mott MacDonald.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to be successful in this role.
  • Leading the design of major built environment projects. Design leadership of aviation related buildings and associated infrastructure would be preferred.
  • Coordinating multi-disciplinary design teams working in a complex, time sensitive environment, with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Develop conceptual, feasibility, preliminary and detailed engineering design and provide technical support during construction.
  • Have responsibility to review drawings and ensure accuracy and quality prior to submission to client.
  • Oversee, manage and control technical aspects of major projects, or programs of smaller projects.
  • Check and supervise the production of computer models, calculations, reports and specifications.
  • Provide on the job training and mentoring to staff members to further improve their technical capabilities.
  • Establish collaborative relationship between design and production teams during project work.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Mott MacDonald Canada Limited will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Candidate Specification

You will manage and lead the technical delivery of built environment related projects.
Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate past experience within transportation and/or aviation sectors and possess the following skills:

Required Skills
  • 15 - 20 years’ experience within and engineering consultancy firm focusing on built environment related projects
  • A degree in Civil of Structural Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng) in Ontario.
  • Experienced in a technical leadership role focusing on project delivery.
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and budget to the satisfaction of clients.
  • Experienced in leading multi-disciplinary design teams.
  • Ability to analyze information and data, and offer solutions to clients in a clear and efficient manner.
  • Calculate design data; prepares layouts; detailed specifications; equipment lists; estimates; schedules and procedures.
  • Assuring the quality of deliverables for yourself and the team.
  • Keen interest in delivering projects using BIM methods and technology driven solutions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner, both written and verbally.
  • Experienced in working with other disciplines including Architects, Electrical, Mechanical and Piping specialists.
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude, to working with colleagues and clients.
  • Adaptable to working within different client environments/cultures.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments
  • Willing and able to travel within the Canada and internationally as required to support projects
We are looking for enthusiastic, qualified people to join our dynamic team who wish to make a difference to the world that we live in.
If you share our vision, then let’s discuss how we can help you take the next step in your career and how you can participate in an exciting new chapter for Mott MacDonald in North America.
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