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Project Manager II, Capital Infrastructure (4 positions)

Canada-British Columbia-New Westminster

Posted 29 Days Ago1558120

Company Information

The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of Canada’s most innovative transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver. We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but helping maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses. TransLink and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.

Job Description

Job ID: 20180054


Full/Part Time: Full-Time


Regular/Temporary: Regular


In this role the candidate will provide project management expertise to develop, implement and control assigned capital projects, such as SeaBus terminal upgrades, bus hoist replacements, SkyTrain station and operations center and infrastructure upgrades, Trolley Bus rectifier station replacements and new bus exchanges. Backgrounds in civil, electrical and mechanical building and equipment upgrades would be beneficial, especially in the transit industry.





Plans, manages, executes and controls one or multiple assigned infrastructure and engineering projects involving larger scope, risk, impact and sensitivity. Ensures the successful delivery according to enterprise engineering project management standards, governance and procedures.




- Plans, manages, executes, and controls all aspects of assigned capital projects involving larger scope, risk, impact and sensitivity, in alignment with the divisional strategy and departmental objectives.

- Leads the strategic planning of the assigned capital projects, including defining the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management; creating business cases/justifications and work plans, determining the objectives and measurements, determining the budget, resources, and stakeholders; setting up the project schedule and review plan.

- Manages and monitors the assigned projects throughout the implementation stage, including executing the project according to project plan; creating project management records and documentations; monitoring the project progress and financial status of project. Anticipates and proactively manages change throughout the project life cycle.

- Prepares contracts, Requests for Proposals (RFP) and tender documents for projects, including terms and conditions, scope of work definition, technical requirements, project specific requirements and project schedule constraints.

- Presents and reports the project progress, risks, expectations, timelines, milestones and key project metrics to senior leadership team. Provides suggestions and recommendations to the senior leadership team on risk management and project delivery.

- Manages cross functional project teams and stakeholders across the enterprise. Develops and maintains a respectful and productive relationship with all stakeholders. Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of the project.

- Provides expert advice and recommendations on engineering project management standards, governance and procedures to continuously improve the enterprise project management practices.

- Provides technical guidance to Project Managers at lower levels.




Education and Experience:


The competencies for this position would typically be acquired through completion of University degree in Engineering and/or Business and a PMP certification is required. Requires seven 7 years of previous experience in engineering project management.


Other Requirements:


- Advanced knowledge of the principles, theories, concepts and practices of project management.

- Advanced interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

- Advanced analytical thinking and problem solving skills, to resolve critical and high impact issues.

- Advanced time management and organization skills to balance and coordinate effort across multiple, concurrent activities.

- Advanced verbal and written communication skills.

- Solid technical skills in business and project management computer applications and databases.


Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week.



$94,250 to $117,813 per annum ($48.17 to $60.21 per hour)


Recruitment Process


An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.


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