Technical Director – Rail Corridors Infrastructure

  • Full-Time
  • Canada
  • 240000
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Hatch Ltd.

Select how often (in days) to receive an alert: Job Category: Infrastructure; Engineering Location: Markham, ON, Canada Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining , energy , and infrastructure , our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional?.

We look forward to hearing from you. Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities?. Then the infrastructure team is for you Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Technical Director – Rail Corridors Infrastructure to join the infrastructure group in our Linear Infrastructure, Facilities & Station team in the Markham, ON location.

As a Canadian company, Hatch has deep roots in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area. Hatch’s Transit practice is a leading contributor to the transit renaissance unfolding locally and around the world. Reporting to a Global Director, as Technical Director – Rail Corridors Infrastructure, you will lead a team of engineers, designers, and interface with a multidisciplinary team to deliver large scale and high-quality transit projects for our clients while adhering to technical requirements, schedule, and commercial objectives. Our projects involve corridor widenings, track geometry optimization, special track of work, guideways, rail bridges, enabling works, at-grade and underground stations, maintenance facilities, and intermodal transfer centres.

The core responsibilities of the role include design leadership, client management and mentorship. A successful Technical Director will exhibit high emotional aptitude and empathetic leadership characteristics while demonstrating technical expertise. As the successful candidate, you will: • Be accountable for developing or verifying technical scope of a project and working with design managers and discipline leads to conceptualize technical components. • Responsible to lead pricing during proposals, and subsequent work planning following project award to initiate design activities. • Lead the design development and manage high performance design teams from feasibility/concept design through detailed design to Issue For Construction (IFC), lead the creation of design work plan and level of effort. • Direct critical design management efforts related to complex construction sequencing, rail operation and service constrains, dense urban site constraints, and third-party infrastructure constraints. • Develop and implement design management plans and contribute to Linear Infrastructure project-wide management plans. • Senior oversight for- design review workshops and inter-disciplinary review processes to gather conformance and constructability commentary. • Resolve technical issues and navigate uncertainty related to compliance and application of codes and standards. • Enforce design quality and governance policies and promote best-practices among design teams. • Review design compliance through verification and validation of performance specifications. • Identify value added design changes to positively support design-build projects. • Verify the design schedule and budget matches the progress of professional services throughout execution. • Develop and manage design budgets and associated scopes of work during the project. • Contribute to the project risk management processes and proactively identify design risks. • Participate in Hatch’s Global Community of Practice (CoP) for Design Managers, and track engineers, including mentoring of Design Managers and Coordinators within the Linear Infrastructure, facilities and Stations practice in the Transit Business Unit. You bring to the role: • Degree in Engineering • P.Eng. or eligible to obtain professional designation in Ontario • Minimum 15 years of civil design lead on major infrastructure projects spanning feasibility/concept through detailed design to IFC, of which at least the last 10 years are specific to track geometry for ballasted and direct fixation, rail corridor design management, special track work. • General understanding of trackwork design requirements including environmental design, mitigation measures, engineering surveys, geotechnical investigation, etc.

Knowledge of various software packages (Microsoft office, AutoCAD, Civil 3D) • Expert knowledge of engineering design processes required for commuter rail and LRT transit projects, as well as, a thorough understanding of guideway design, track design, systems design, and design integration. • Knowledge of Transport Canada, Federal Railway Admiration (FRA) regulations, Metrolinx design standards as well as Municipal, Provincial and National codes, standards and guidelines. • Due diligence and review of designs provided by team engineers as well as subconsultants, performing quality control reviews of work performed by others. • Excellent analytical skills to support detailed design projects with the ability to handle complex problem-solving tasks, proposing alternative solutions and solving design challenges. • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to lead and manage teams and to confidently present and defend recommendations and initiatives to internal and external stakeholders. • Demonstrated leadership capabilities in personnel management, decision making, mentorship, and performance management. • A high emotional quotient (EQ) that can be applied to build relationships, inspire achievement, and promote inclusion among team members. • Maintains integrity when conducting business and when leading their team, with skills in conflict resolution. Preferred Qualifications: • P.Eng. or eligible to obtain professional designation in Ontario • Experience with Contractor-led collaborative delivery models (Alliance/IPD, Progressive Design-Build, etc.) • PMP® designation or equivalent experience/skills to obtain the PMP® Collaborate on exciting projects to develop innovative solutions Don’t meet every single requirement?. You don’t need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation.

If you’re interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don’t perfectly align with the skills we’ve listed. We’re committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know.

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