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Lead Transportation Engineer, Eastern Ontario

Lead Transportation Engineer, Eastern Ontario

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
CA-ON-Richmond Hill
Department / Discipline 
General Management
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's Environment & Infrastructure Solutions Group is actively seeking a Lead Transportation Engineer for Eastern Ontario to join our transportation business line, position based out of Richmond Hill, Ottawa or Burlington office.


Wood maintains and foster a strong Health and Safety culture; our vast array of expertise, size and diversity allows us to perform integrated multi-disciplinary and multi-objective planning, study, design and construction administration projects throughout Canada.  Wood has numerous client relationships that are decades old. The strength and longevity of these relationships are testament to our commitment to understanding client needs, delivering creative value-added solutions and measuring our own performance relative to the success of our clients.


This senior group head position, reports to the Ontario Regional Manager for Infrastructure and will work collaboratively with Amec Foster Wheeler’s Transportation leadership team.   This role will involve providing technical direction and guidance at the business center level as well as identify new business development opportunities.


Key responsibilities 

  • Lead and oversee the sustainable growth of the transportation business in Eastern Ontario
  • Leading local business development efforts; including proposal development, client relationships, developing leads and securing contracts to achieve business development and financial goals
  • Develop and maintain a balanced and focused strategic growth plan for the Ontario transportation business, with focus on growing our core strengths
  • Lead and manage multidisciplinary teams for the preparation of proposals and projects within the transportation department’s core expertise, including review and determination of bid and pricing strategies
  • Project management of key projects
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing future leaders;
  • Promoting a strong health and safety culture within the transportation business line
  • Manage recruitment needs and potential hiring targets as warranted by existing and expected workload within Eastern Ontario
  • Work collaboratively with senior transportation staff on projects with other regions in Ontario where workload and strategic interests support involvement
  • Grow and develop transportation technical and project management resources that will work in conjunction to support the overall transportation strategy
  • Network with Amec Foster Wheeler’s sector leaders across North America to help promote transportation services in Ontario

Skills / Qualifications

  • Post-graduate degree or a B.Sc. with at least 15 years’ professional experience;
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario;
  • Experience with responding to Requests for Proposals, Expression of Interests and Statement of Qualifications;
  • Demonstrated technical skills on major projects with an understanding on the various Transportation consultancy sectors;
  • Strong business development skills, including experience building and maintaining productive relationships with a client base; and
  • Substantial leadership, communication and team building skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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