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Project Manager/Tunnel Engineer

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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. Everyday, 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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Project Manager/Tunnel Engineer based in our Vancouver office. This position is involved with the delivery of a range of projects within transport team of Mott MacDonald in Canada and United States, as well as supporting other parts of the international business.

As a Project Manager/Tunnel Engineer working as an integral part of the transport team, your duties will include but not be limited to:
  • This will be a versatile role, with the Project Manager/Tunnel Engineer undertaking a cross-section of projects; including: tunnels, microtunnels, horizontal directional drilling, braced excavations and other underground structures/projects. As a project manager, your duties will include:
  • Leading resource planning and coordination 
  • Developing engineering concepts, and articulation to the team
  • Working as part of a multi-discipline team to deliver project input
  • Project management and ownership of the engineering input into the project
  • Ability to co-ordinate with different teams, both within Mott MacDonald and externally
  • Liaising with the client, attending progress meetings and producing reports on progress
  • Providing expert engineering input into design; and evaluation of built environment proposals.
The ideal candidate will also be willing to contribute to projects within other sectors and offices, as required.

Candidate Specification

Mott MacDonald's experience in tunneling dates back to the early 1900s. Our team of professionals provides cost-effective and innovative engineering solutions for North American tunneling industry with unprecedented success. We’re looking for an individual to join our team to continue this and invite applications from candidates with:
  • Masters in civil engineering preferred as a minimum, but BS in civil engineering considered. Degree(s) should be structural in geotechnical, or civil
  • 10+ years of experience in the design and project management of tunnels.
  • Professional engineering designation in BC (P.Eng) or eligible for transfer.
  • Experience working with government and local agencies.
  • Proven track record in tunnel design.
  • Keen interest in delivering projects using BIM methods and technology driven solutions.
  • Proficient in the use of typical office packages such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, MS Project and other comparable such programs including the desire to utilize the full capabilities of Office365.
  • Excellent communicator (both oral and written) and skilled problem-solver with a commitment to thrive in a proactive organization where client service is paramount.
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude, to working with colleagues and clients.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments, and
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain good working relationships with clients and project teams.
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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