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Job Code:200725
Job Title:DIRECTOR, CIVIL ENGINEERING - RAIL DIVISION
Job Category:ENGINEERING - OPERATIONS
Location:VANCOUVER, BC

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POSITION TITLE:

Director, Civil Engineering - Rail Division

JOB CATEGORY:

Engineering - Operations

INDUSTRY:

Construction

LOCATION:

Vancouver, BC

DATE:

May 29, 2018

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

200724

THE OPPORTUNITY: This position is actually located in Saint John, New Brunswick but offers relocation assistance for the right candidate.

The Saint John operation is looking for an energetic and highly motivated Civil Engineering Management Professional to take on the role of Director of their Rail Division. This exclusive rail provides connections from the Maritimes provinces to the northeast United States markets. Our client offers complete and reliable logistics and transportation solutions.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

Yes

COMPENSATION:

Competitive base salary with excellent benefits.

THE COMPANY:

Our client is one of Canada’s most respected companies with a wide range of endeavors.  As part of this great organization, they are comprised of three short line railways offering complete logistics and transportation solutions.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Contribute to the success of the company as a key senior member of the management team. 
  • Be responsible for managing and meeting performance targets and initiatives, team building and overall leadership for this area. 
  • Lead the engineering section with a focus on operational excellence, internal and external customer service, continuous improvement & optimization, safe operations and teamwork.
  • Analyze and manage various aspects of the engineering department; including forecasting costs related to project work.
  • Manage business and strategic planning as well as budgeting process for engineering projects.
  • Promote a safe work environment in all activities in the area of engineering; including compliance to regulatory requirements & company policies and communicating and rectifying safety concerns.

EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will:

  • Own strong leadership skills and behaviors with an emphasis on efficient and quality work.
  • Have exceptional communication and problem solving skills with a proven track record of managing financial requirements, deadlines and priorities.
  • Possess the ability to develop, motivate, and foster positive relationships with all stakeholders.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or a related field with a professional designation.  MBA would be considered an asset.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-10 years of senior leadership/project management experience.
  • Railroad experience would be a great asset.
  • Strong Computer Skills are essential.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full-Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

Some

MANAGES OTHERS:

Yes

CONTACT:

Don Duff, Senior Recruitment Consultant

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: dduff@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Don Duff: http://stoakley.com/meet-don-duff/

KEYWORDS:

Civil, Structure, Structural, Road, Bridges, Grade, Construction, Railway, Railroad, Rail, Strategic, Business, Planning, Success, Operational, Preventative,  Bachelor’s Degree, Leadership, Performance, Continuous Improvement, Teamwork, Productivity, Initiatives, Forecasting, Targets, Management.

QUESTIONS:

  1. Do you have the experience and skills that we are looking for as a Director of Maintenance?
  2. Are you open to consider an exciting opportunity in Saint John, New Brunswick?

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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