Senior Manager, Transportation Engineer/Planner

February 16, 2021
By: Asurza Engineers Ltd.

Senior Manager, Transportation Engineer/Planner

(Permanent, Full-Time)

Asurza Engineers Ltd. is a consulting engineering firm highly focused in the transportation and traffic discipline. We are offering a great and unique opportunity for a well experienced Transportation Engineer/Planner to take the lead in the management of private and public projects.

As an expert in the transportation discipline, you will be responsible for management of the transportation section and business development providing technical advice and support to deliver transportation projects. You will be involved in a variety of transportation projects including but not limited to environmental assessments, regional and local transportation/traffic studies, site developments, road need studies, corridor analysis, transit assessments, parking studies, travel demand management, transportation master plans, transit master plans, cycling master plans.

Your primary focus will be the management of transportation/traffic projects for local, regional and provincial municipalities. Responsible for the overall planning and technical details as well as the preparation of reports, project budgets, proposals and other administrative duties.

Key Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of progressive experience in Transportation Planning/Engineering with at least 2 years in managing projects within Ontario.
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng), or Registered Professional Planner (RPP) from OPPI.
  • Strong Project Management skills with experience participating as a key person within the transportation discipline.
  • Competent decision-maker and skilled in dealing with the public, agencies and consultants.
  • Highly organized, team player possessing excellent judgment, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good technical skills to provide reports, letters and specifications.
  • Extensive experience in the application of Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) process is a must.
  • General knowledge of transportation/traffic related software (i.e. Synchro, VISSIM, EMME, TransCAD).
  • Familiar with technical specifications, manuals and standards for transportation and traffic studies.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project)
  • Excellent work ethic and desire for professional growth.
  • Be a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or transportation/traffic certification as PTOE or PTP will be considered an asset.
  • Eligibility for RAQS registration with the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) will be an advantage.
  • The successful candidate must have access to a vehicle and possess a valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the transportation planning section.
  • Participate in business development.
  • Participate in client meetings and presentations to agencies and the public.
  • Coordinate with clients, regulatory/resource agencies, and local governments.
  • Manage transportation projects from conception through completion and ensure project success.
  • Be responsible for project budgets, project schedules, and client communications.
  • Prepare proposals, feasibility studies, and specifications.
  • Actively participate in the project process and provide technical directions.
  • Liaise with the various municipal approval agencies.
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary project team to undertake major transportation/traffic projects.
  • Coordinate and manage work of various sub-consultants as needed on project specific requirements.
  • Apply proven design experience including conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs.
  • Mentor and coach a team of engineers, planners and technologists.

This permanent position is for a typical office environment. Occasional travel may be required to attend meetings, provide presentations and to visit study areas.

The above description and qualifications are not comprehensive listing of activities, other responsibilities may be assigned.


  • Bowmanville, ON


Please apply by sending your C.V. with a cover letter to

The job is open until filled. We thank all candidates who apply for this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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