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Senior Project Manager - Highway Engineer

McIntosh Perry
Woodbridge ON

McIntosh Perry is growing to meet demand – and we need you! As a growing multi-disciplinary engineering and related professional services firm, we are building on our strong National reputation by maintaining our commitment to ethical work practices, a quality product and exceptional service. With more than 600 employees in offices across Canada, McIntosh Perry is expanding its scope and looking for new talent to join our supportive, dynamic team. Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:

Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

Did you dot the i's and cross the t's? - Personal responsibility

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun, then this could be the right opportunity for you. Our ideal candidate is driven, able to thrive in a high-paced environment, seeking professional growth within a positive team environment, committed to preparing excellent technical reports and providing amazing client experiences throughout the project lifecycle. For more information about McIntosh Perry, to see why it's such a great place to work and one of the fastest growing engineering firms in Canada visit our website at www.mcintoshperry.com

duties and responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager/Senior Highway Engineer to join our Highway Engineering Team, with a flexible work location anywhere in Ontario.  Reporting to the Division Manager, Highway Engineering, the successful candidate will lead the Highway Engineering Team.  The candidate will also work on projects for MTO and respected municipal clients. This position is responsible for managing and working on a wide range of transportation/highway engineering projects including preliminary and detail design for freeways, interchanges, roundabouts, urban and rural arterials, and supports bridge/culvert replacement and rehabilitation projects.

As a member of our Highway Engineering Team, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Acting as a senior project manager for MTO preliminary and detail design transportation projects;
  • Providing mentorship, technical guidance, support, and oversight to other engineers and technical staff working on your projects;
  • Providing mentorship, support, and oversight to help train and develop other project managers;
  • Providing overall work progress and technical performance on highway engineering projects to ensure timelines and targets are being met;
  • Working with senior management in the Highway Engineering Team to execute strategic growth and business initiatives.
  • Preparing preliminary and detailed designs for ranging from freeways, urban and rural multi-lane and two-lane facilities, interchanges, and intersections;
  • Overseeing the preparation of technical reports, contract documents, design drawings, quantity estimates, and cost estimates;
  • Ensuring that corporate and client QA/QC practices are completed on all projects, and
  • Coordinating with clients, approval agencies, utility companies, contractors, etc.
  • Providing guidance and oversight in the preparation of proposals, developing work proposal/project work plans, schedules, budgets, fees. and negotiations; and
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with industry professionals, consultants and other business leaders. 


  • A university degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.);
  • 15+ years of progressive related experience in highway design, including MTO highway design
  • Has developed an excellent reputation working with MTO;
  • Experienced with project management and has worked in, or has an understanding of the consulting engineering environment;
  • Thorough knowledge in Highway/Transportation Engineering including policies, regulations, guidelines and operational procedures;
  • Demonstrated experience in preliminary and detail design work with proven design capabilities;
  • Ability to be approved in the MTO RAQS system for various specialties within the Detail and/or Preliminary Design categories;
  • Demonstrated aptitude for, and interest in, business development;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, with clients and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team; and
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance.

McIntosh Perry  is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

McIntosh Perry  welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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McIntosh Perry

McIntosh Perry is an engineering firm that provides a full range of consulting and technical services.