Project Manager I – Engineering Project Delivery

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Plans, manages, executes and controls one or multiple assigned infrastructure and engineering projects and ensures the successful delivery according to enterprise engineering project management standards, governance and procedures.


• Plans, manages, executes, and controls all aspects of assigned capital projects, in alignment with the divisional strategy and departmental objectives.

• Leads the strategic planning of the assigned capital projects, including defining the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management; creating business cases/justifications and work plans, determining the objectives and measurements, determining the budget, resources, and stakeholders; setting up the project schedule and review plan.

• Manages and monitors the assigned projects throughout the implementation stage, including executing the project according to project plan; creating project management records and documentations; monitoring the project progress and financial status of project. Anticipates and proactively manages change throughout the project life cycle.

• Prepares contracts, Requests for Proposals (RFP) and tender documents for projects, including terms and conditions, scope of work definition, technical requirements, project specific requirements and project schedule constraints.

• Presents and reports the project progress, risks, expectations, timelines, milestones and key project metrics to senior leadership team. Provides suggestions and recommendations to the senior leadership team on risk management and project delivery.

• Manages cross functional project teams and stakeholders across the enterprise. Develops and maintains a respectful and productive relationship with all stakeholders. Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of the project.

• Provides expert advice and recommendations on engineering project management standards, governance and procedures to continuously improve the enterprise project management practices.


Education and Experience:

The competencies for this position would typically be acquired through completion of University degree in Engineering and/or Business and a PMP certification is required.  Requires six 6 years of previous experience in design related to transportation systems, and related project management work.

Other Requirements:

Advanced knowledge of the principles, theories, concepts and practices of project management

Advanced interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

Advanced analytical thinking and problem solving skills, to resolve critical and high impact issues.

Advanced financial acumen to allow for effective planning, management, and expenditure of operational and capital costs.

Advanced time management and organization skills to balance and coordinate effort across multiple, concurrent activities.

Advanced verbal and written communication skills.

Solid technical skills in business and project management computer applications and databases.

Other Information

There are one (1) opening for this position.

This role reports to a Manager of Engineering Project Delivery and helps implement Capital Infrastructure improvements throughout TransLink’s public transit system.

Strong infrastructure engineering and technical project management skills for design and construction projects is desirable. Projects are diverse and range for state of good repair initiatives to building new Transit Centres and Canada Line station. Ideal candidate is a self starter and thrives in delivering projects and interacting with stakeholders.

Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.

COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy

To support public health, and protect the health and safety of our employees, customers, and their families, TransLink employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will need to provide proof of full vaccination status in compliance with the employer’s COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy.

Accommodations may be applicable under the BC Human Rights Code. Should an applicant be unable to provide proof of full vaccination and should an accommodation be requested, additional information will be required to determine whether the individual is entitled to be accommodated.

Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week.

Work Designation


This position offers the flexibility of working both on-site and remotely within B.C.

Rate of Pay

Salary starting from $89,390 per annum

The Total Compensation Package includes Extended Health, Dental, Transit Pass and enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan. Focus on your development through tuition reimbursement, training, and mentorship programs. Enjoy a variety of health and wellness programs, including access to gym facilities. Speak to us to know more about what we offer.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply’ button at the top right corner of the page or go to to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.

INSTRUCTIONS:  Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.

Posting Date: April 1st, 2022
Closing Date: May 1st, 2022

Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds, skills and perspectives.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  For a confidential  inquiry, simply email us at

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