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Job Description

  Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB) has a unique, once in a lifetime key position of Transportation Practice Lead (Eastern Canada) in its Transportation group. KCB is fully committed to growing the Transportation practice in Eastern Canada, and understands that this position is key to the success of this commitment. This position offers the candidate the ability to build and take charge of the region and group and capitalize on KCB’s recent success in the market. With only the broad mandate for growth, you will have the flexibility and reins to chart your own way to realize success for KCB and your career. You will be a leader in a dynamic group that strives to ensure both employee and client satisfaction through successful implementation of our clients’ projects. This position is based in our downtown Toronto office.Initiative, strategic thinking, enthusiasm and commitment to technical excellence  are all important qualities of our team members. Our teams work collaboratively in a professional environment that allows each member to develop professionally while working on challenging projects.Current and past projects include: Hwy 407 Phase 2 (Oshawa, ON),  Confederation Line Extension P3 Bid (Ottawa, ON), Hwy 401 Expansion P3 Bid (Mississauga, ON), Edmonton Valley Line West LRT P3 Bid (Edmonton, AB), Vedder Bridge Replacement and Vedder Road Hwy 1 Interchange (Chilliwack, BC), South Fraser Perimeter Road Hwy 17 Interchange (Delta, BC), Highway 99 @ 16 Ave Interchange (Surrey, BC) and San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge (California). Responsibilities:While maintaining your technical excellence, you will:

  • Prepare and implement a business plan to establish KCB in Eastern Canada, likely starting with the Greater Toronto Area, with the full support and assistance from the Transportation Lead, the Vice President Power and Transportation and KCB Corporate
  • Build and lead a team of engineers and technical staff providing mentoring and staff development on transportation and or heavy civil projects
  • Develop and nurture client, partner, and subconsultant relations and actively spearhead the marketing plan and business development activities. Firmly establish the KCB brand in the target regions
  • Actively monitor the market and react to changing conditions, opportunities and threats
  • Participate in industry organizations to promote and brand KCB
  • Respond to request for qualifications, and request for proposals
  • Appreciate, motivate, and respect the team
  • Work effectively with multi-disciplinary and geographically diverse teams
  • Ensure KCB’s quality management, health and safety, and other procedures are implemented
  • Take responsibility for profit and loss and other operational key indicators

If you are registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada, have 20+ years of experience in management and/or design in the transportation and/or municipal infrastructure market, preferably from the client or consultant side and have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in civil or structural engineering, we want to hear from you.We value your:

  • Extensive and reputable experience in the Greater Toronto Area with clients, contractors, partners, and subconsultants
  • Strategy and Business Planning: Visionary and strategic thinker, long term perspective
  • Successful Track Record or Proven Ability to Accomplish as Next Career Step: on budgets, on time, to mandates (profit, quality, growth, etc.)
  • Team Formulation: team requirements, team member identification / screening / solicitation / selection
  • Politically astute: politics, First Nations, business culture, organizational and human behavior
  • Effective Communicator and Relationship Manager: presentations, client relations, contractor / consultant relations, subconsultant relations, internal relations
  • Leadership: Influential, organizational and project leader, garners respect of groups
  • Collaboration: work successfully with head office leaders and with other regional business units to achieve overall desired outcomes
  • Risk Management: risk assessment, pricing, monitoring, mitigation
  • Selling: selling to communities, stakeholders, council, board, government and private clients, supervisor, peers and staff
  • Proposals: planning, strategizing and writing successful qualification and proposal documents
  • Staff Management: assessing needs, hiring, empowering, motivating, mentoring, resource planning and monitoring
  • Internal Controls: project management, quality management, health and safety, communications, document control, budgeting, progress reporting
  • Financial management: capital and operational planning and budget preparation, monitoring and forecasting
  • Character: has, and earns, respect of peers; unwavering and unquestionable integrity

About Us:      Klohn Crippen Berger is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing engineering and environmental services in the mining, hydropower, transportation, ports, infrastructure, oil & gas, environmental, and water resources sectors. KCB has been one of Canada’s leading engineering consultants for over 60 years.  We offer a full range of services from our offices in Canada, Australia, Peru, Brazil, UK and the US. KCB is a platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.We support, accommodate and are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers.  We offer professional career development tracks, competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive benefits package designed to suit your individual needs.Are you up to the challenge?If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply on-line with your résumé and covering letter quoting the job reference number 1540-P20.We thank all candidates for applying, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.