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AECOM Rail Manager, Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Company Description

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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Job Description

AECOM Transit & Rail is seeking a Rail Manager, Manitoba to drive performance of our experienced team. Featuring a flexible work arrangement and a wealth of growth opportunities, you’ll be part of Canada’s largest rail consulting team, supporting both transit and freight rail clients.

To be successful in this management and technical focused role, you will have the following characteristics:

  • Well-rounded experience including successfully delivering safety, quality, budget, and schedule in both management and technical roles.

  • Ability to balance and effectively delegate upwards of 25 ongoing projects and tasks with competing priorities.

  • Follow consistent and methodological approaches to project delivery, utilizing AECOM’s extensive processes and systems.

  • Experience contributing and leading multidisciplinary transit and rail design and/or construction projects.

  • Strong understanding of business and project management principles and procedures.

  • Experience as a people manager, including recruitment, hiring, and retention.

  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, particularly working with remotely distributed teams.

Daily tasks may include:

  • Opportunity & Project Management

  • Familiarity with all projects within the province and their status.

  • Proactively identify potential problems, and step in to take corrective actions when facing performance issues, such as poor utilization, margin erosion, schedule delays, client claims, and so forth.

  • Manage day-to-day activities of your projects and proposals.

  • Act as Project Manager, liaising directly with clients and other stakeholders.

  • Coordinate with AECOM’s Design Manager for allocating appropriate design resources.

  • Network locally with other Business Lines and be their first point of contact for rail-related matters.

  • Guide and develop less experienced staff.

  • Enforce & monitor safety processes and documentation.

  • Enforce & monitor quality processes and documentation.

  • Lead proposals and business development initiatives, generally of less complicated contractual nature.

  • Take proactive measures regarding financial performance (EACs, BIEE, Outstanding AR, etc.)

  • Have a good understanding of AECOM’s Project Delivery System, Approval Matrix, Subcontracting/Coupa, Workbench, ABC/APIC Online, DocuSign CLM.

  • People Management

  • In general, be the supervisor for Engineers, Technologists, and Project Managers.

  • Ensure completion of safety and other training.

  • Direct the Performance & Rewards process.

  • Balance workload and utilization across the sub-region.

  • Identify short-term and long-term staffing needs. Proactively suggest headcount increase/reduction.

  • Technical

  • Ensure compliance with QC/QA procedures and conduct random project documentation audits.

  • Contribute to technical deliverables commensurate with experience and background.

  • Visit client offices and field locations for assessing opportunities, and develop high-level technical delivery strategies.

This position is best based out of our Winnipeg office. Time spent in the office and visiting project sites may be required, however AECOM embraces work from home arrangements when it works for you, our company, and our clients.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, Business Administration, or equivalent.

  • 6 Years of Transit & Rail Experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years Transit & Rail experience.

  • P.Eng.

  • PMP

  • Strong familiarity with Canadian client design standards and processes (AREMA, CN, CPKC, BNSF, Translink, Calgary Transit, Edmonton Transit, Metrolinx, etc.).

  • Extensive professional network in the transit & rail industry.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $85,000.00 - $120,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10110468

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid