Project Manager, Transportation Planning

WSP   •  

Thornhill, ON

11 - 15 years

Posted 269 days ago

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WSP  is currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Transportation Planning group, located at our Thornhill office.  This is an opportunity to join an established transportation practice at a senior level, and to participate actively in management of transportation projects at a leading multi-disciplinary firm involved in high profile, innovative and exciting projects across Canada and beyond.  We work with the private and public sectors to develop solutions for all modes of transportation. We offer the potential for rapid career growth in an exciting and team-focused environment, within one of Canada’s leading national professional service firms, together with a strongly competitive benefits package.

The Transportation Planning Department offers planning and engineering services for a full spectrum of transportation challenges. These include but are not limited to: Environmental Assessments (EA’s), regional and area transportation studies, site specific transportation assessments, bicycle and pedestrian planning, transit planning, parking studies, traffic signing and travel demand management. Our Transportation Planning staff participate in cutting-edge projects such as complete streets, planning for autonomous vehicles and shared mobility, design build and P3 assignments.


  • Manage transportation planning studies including master plans, environmental assessment, multi-modal transportation studies and assessment, and traffic and transportation operations analysis;

  • Manage and control all aspects of assigned projects to achieve the Client’s set scope; schedule, budget and quality objectives through the application of formal project management process, techniques and procedures;

  • Direct and coordinate the efforts of a multi-disciplinary team to achieve the Client’s objectives consistent with the scope of services to be provided;

  • Develop policies and undertake analyses and studies as required for the planning and design and implementation of transportation, transit and traffic projects;

  • Liaison with clients, project team members and road authorities regarding project requirements;

  • Prepare for and facilitate public and stakeholder consultation;

  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • Post-secondary education in engineering or planning degree;

  • 10 or more years of experience in transportation planning / engineering;

  • Professional Engineer in Ontario (PEO) or Registered Professional Planner from Ontario Professional Planning Institute;

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an asset;

  • Experience in carrying out transportation planning studies including master plans, environmental assessments and multi-modal transportation studies;

  • Project management / leadership skills, to be able participate actively as part of the management team in a growing and diverse practice;

  • Experience using GIS and Arc Maps;

  • Knowledge of other transportation software and methods (e.g. HCS, CCG, VISSIM, EMME, Aimsun, Vistro) would be an asset;

  • Strong written and communication skills.


Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).