Senior Project Advisor

Senior Project Advisor

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Oakville, ON

Engineering & Technical




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Location: Oakville, ON, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 6/28/2022

Job ID: 9M156229628

Category: Engineering & Technical

David Aplin Group has partnered with our well-renowned client to recruit a Senior Project Advisor. Reporting to the Manager, Capital Engineering and Construction, the Senior Project Advisor is responsible for the delivery of a suite of major transportation (road), waste management, and both linear and vertical water distribution and wastewater collection capital projects, utilizing a combination of in-house and external resources. This position would oversee a team of skilled project managers providing day-to-day supervision, mentoring, and coaching.



  • Manages numerous capital projects, informing the planning process and leading projects from the start of preliminary design through to commissioning
  • Provides coaching, development opportunities, and team leadership to a diverse group of staff including professional engineers, and technical staff
  • Designs in-house projects in accordance with engineering standards and best practices and seals/stamps engineering drawings as appropriate
  • Selects directs, and supervises consulting engineers in the design and construction of regional capital works
  • Ensures the full involvement of client divisions/departments in the implementation of regional projects including coordinating the participation of infrastructure planning, water/wastewater operations, and maintenance and road operations staff
  • Ensures that the works are constructed in compliance with the contract documents and applicable Health and Safety Policies
  • Provides input to continuous improvement by working closely with the Engineering Management Office as well as upstream/downstream stakeholders
  • Ensures that all projects are delivered within expected timelines and in accordance with all applicable regulations, legislation and regional policy and by-laws (i.e., MECP, MOL, MTO)
  • Collaborates with operating and maintenance divisions and other departments (purchasing, budgets, legal, and realty) to ensure effective project delivery
  • Reviews and oversees the tendering and awarding of Capital Projects and provides status reports
  • Coordinates with all related stakeholders including local municipalities, utilities, etc.
  • Ensures that consultants and contractors are effectively managed to make certain deliverables are achieved
  • Participates in and supports departmental and corporate initiatives as a member of the extended management team


  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P. Eng); must possess a valid membership with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)
  • Minimum seven (7) years of project management experience in the successful delivery of large, and complex infrastructure projects. Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience in planning, design, construction, and commissioning of road, water, and wastewater infrastructure, including best practices and
  • evolving technologies methods
  • Certification in Project Management
  • Experience in a municipal environment with an understanding of the regulations related to the design and construction of Water, Wastewater, and Transportation Infrastructure



Job ID: 9M156229628


If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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