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AECOM Design Manager in Thornhill, Ontario

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM B+P Canada is looking to hire a Design Manager to help with multi-billion dollar subway station projects. This individual must be a professional engineer or OAA or in the process of licensing with multi-disciplinary engineering knowledge.

The individual will oversee our active projects and act as Senior Engineer and Manager, leading the design and engineering efforts for various large design and construction projects. The individual may also provide business development support, develop and maintain contracts, and technical direction to project personnel, and be involved in planning, developing and coordinating project-related activities.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs various management and leadership responsibilities for the Engineering disciplines. Responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.

  • Plans and develops engineering tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves the exploration of a subject area, the definition of scope and the selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.

  • Maintains liaison with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside the organization.

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field.

  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative, with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architectural

  • 6+ of experience in the engineering design of underground and above-ground subway stations and institutional, commercial and municipal buildings projects. Requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering.


  • A licensed Professional Engineer (PEng) or OAA is preferred

  • Experience managing projects and people

  • Structural engineering or Architectural background and experience preferred but not mandatory

  • 15+ years of experience managing projects and people

  • Oversees engineering activities for planning, design, and construction work involving multiple consultants and contractors; ensures adherence to quality, budget and schedules; and ensures work meets industry, project specific or agency standards

  • Responsible for coordination of Shop Drawing reviews and RFI responses

  • Takes the lead in tracking and recording change orders and associated team hours for cost claim submission to end Client

  • Thorough knowledge of building systems and construction detailing

  • Strong business acumen and people manager skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated strong creativity in design

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

  • Exceptional technical knowledge of building construction and the

  • Building Code

  • Ability to supervise production of a number of projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work within and lead in a team environment

  • Ability to co-ordinate with a multi-disciplinary in-house consultant team

  • Multi-tasking is very important for this position, combined with attention to detail, time management and organizational skills

  • Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), Outlook, AdobeProficiency in AutoCAD, REVIT, Photoshop, Sketchup, and other artistic methods necessary to convey creative ideas

  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning

  • Must be dedicated to working hard with an all-hands-on-deck attitude towards completing the work efficiently and accurately

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10077575

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Program & Project Management