Metrolinx – Manager, Corridor Infrastructure (Rail System Engineer)

Manager, Corridor Infrastructure (Rail Systems Engineer) – COR0077

Employee Status: Regular
Bargaining Unit: Non-Union
Pay Range: $108,615 – $147,641
Location: 20 Bay Street, Toronto, ON
Closing Date: 04-Jan-2021

Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

We embody our values in everything that we do. We Serve with Passion, Think Forward, and Play as a Team. If you can relate, we want to hear from you!

Our Capital Projects Group GO Expansion business unit is seeking a Manager, Union Station Rail Corridor (USRC) to manage and support technical services (Project Delivery team) and provide sound development and strong oversight of the systems engineering integration and assurance functions for the USRC program of works, including requirements management of systems, lifecycle of projects, verification and validation of design and construction; commissioning and hand-over of construction works and systems assurance.

This position will also support the delivery of Capital Railway Infrastructure projects including facilities, track, structures and signals which encompasses the planning, design, procurement, construction and commissioning phases in accordance with approved timelines, budget and project deliverables.

What will I be doing?

Manage engineering assurance of capital corridor infrastructure projects through all stages of scope definition, design and construction; coordinates engineering responsibilities, identifies deficiencies and opportunities, and recommends solutions.
Integrate multiple corporate requirements into projects, including technical design, environmental assessment conditions, community and municipal commitments, Passenger Charter, design excellence, and property acquisition conditions; analyzing potential conflicts, delays or issues resulting from integration of corporate requirements with overall project plan.
Consult and collaborate with the applicable Centre(s) of Excellence and other Metrolinx stakeholders to determine and incorporate requirements and obtain sign-off at agreed-upon intervals to ensure projects across the system are developed, implemented and integrated consistently, efficiently, safely, and in a coordinated manner.
Oversee consultants and contractors in the delivery of scope of work, as defined in respective contracts, ensuring that corrective action and escalation is initiated when necessary.Manager, C
Manage project scope/requirements changes; Leads project commissioning and closeout activities with contractors to verify alignment with contract terms and conditions as well as corporate quality requirements; prepares comprehensive closeout reports.
Works closely with Operations teams to commission and transition infrastructure work, ensuring all acceptance criteria (e.g. final design, installation, testing) are fulfilled and required documentation (e.g. as-built drawings, technical specifications) is delivered prior to final signature for acceptance and transfer.

What skills & qualifications do I need?

Completion of a degree in applied science, engineering, or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
Minimum eight (8) years’ project management or engineering experience related to the planning, design, and construction of transit facilities, station infrastructure and related works.
A valid Ontario Class G driver’s license is required to travel to various site locations, meetings, operational facilities, etc. (approximately 5%). Must meet and maintain the corporate standard for a good driving record.
Qualification in Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR) and PMP (Project Management Professional) is an asset, including kknowledge of railway corridor infrastructure and related construction projects.
Knowledge of Contract Law and standard contract forms (CCDC), the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Assessment Act, and the requirements of the Professional Engineers Act. Knowledge of Human Resources legislation (e.g. Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, etc.) to monitor and manage employees and contractors, including experience in the application of collective agreement provisions. Knowledge and application of energy efficient design and sustainability (LEED).
Understands theories, principles and practices of civil and architectural design and construction; skill and proficiency in broad phases of engineering application. Budget management to plan and monitor departmental budgets against limitations
Leadership ability to coach, mentor and manage a team of technical project professionals. Problem solving and analytical skills to evaluate and address contractor and supplier performance issues and recommend plans for improvement; to evaluate and address program impediments with the potential to disrupt or jeopardize the project and/or corporate objectives
Interpersonal and oral/written/presentation skills to liaise with all levels within the organization and on construction sites; to work effectively with specialists across multiple sectors; to prepare project correspondence and technical reports.

Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.

Application Process:
All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Metrolinx will be using email to communicate with you for all job competitions. It is your responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence, we recommend that you check your email regularly. If no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume online through the Current Opportunities page at:

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



Posted on

December 13, 2020