Engineering Project Leader - Off-road Trail Network, City of Mississauga, GTA, Ontario
Date posted to RCEN & GoodWork: Mar 20 2017


Position: Project Leader, Engineering
Organization: City of Mississauga
Location: Mississauga, GTA/Peel Region, Ontario

Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special! You will be part of a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.


This is a contract position for up to 18 months

  • Under direction of a Senior Project Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for a range of duties to be performed either in-house and/or with the assistance of consultants. A key focus of the position is to lead the efforts to manage the existing off-road trail network and continue the long term plans to implement new off-road trails
  • Project management including organizing and mapping out projects, preparing project charters, work break-down structures, project plans and schedules required for the management of capital projects.
  • Preparing consultant services acquisitions, Terms of Reference, proposal calls and request for quotations.
  • Preparing designs and conceptual imagery, master plans, grading plans, construction drawings, specifications, costing and contract documents for Community Services' capital projects.
  • Liaising with other City departments, Federal, & Provincial authorities, Conservation & Regional authorities, and other required outside agencies.
  • Administering consultant and construction contracts to ensure compliance with established City standards, specifications, contract terms, conditions and budgets, and providing on site construction administration.
  • Coordinating or monitoring site plan approval and building permit applications processes when related to department capital projects.
  • Providing information and consultative services as required to all City departments, Councillors and residents
  • Assisting in establishing technical and professional standards for the Parks and Forestry Division.
  • Assisting in the preparation and analysis of the Parks and Forestry Capital Budget and Forecast.
  • Coordinating, attending and presenting at public meetings or public information centres.
  • Preparing minutes and reports relative to projects.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.


  • Graduation from a recognized university or college in Civil Engineering or other related engineering program.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (P.Eng) or a Certified Engineering Technician/Technologist with designation (C.E.T./C.Tech)
  • A minimum of 7 years' experience in park planning, design, development including active transportation facilities is required
  • Strong working background in the administration of multi-disciplinary Consultant Teams and the administration of construction contracts.
  • Demonstrated project and contract management skills including time management, negotiation and cost control.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of master plans, concept plans, procurement and tender documents, contract documents, specifications, construction and technical details.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Environmental Assessments and Environmental Site Assessment regulations
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and expertise in construction related to park development, trail and sports field lighting, multi-use recreational trails, off-road trails and pedestrian bridges
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current planning and design standards for active transportation facilities including the Ontario traffic Manual Book 18 – Cycling Facilities.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Word, Power Point, Excel, MS Project and Microstation (CAD) required.
  • Strong writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Self directed organizational skills, problem solving and the ability to bring forward creative results in a team environment.
  • Valid driver's license with access to a vehicle is required.
  • Maybe required to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

Please apply directly on the City of Mississauga’s website on or before March 30, 2017, using the following link:

Note: This is a contract up to 14 months

Hours of Work: 35 hour per week

Salary: $75,603 - $100,805

Closing Date: March 30th, 2017

Number of Openings: 1 Temporary Full-time

Department/Division/Unit: Community Services Department/ Parks and Forestry Division/ Park Development Section

Work Location: 201 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON

A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .

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