Senior Transportation Engineer

ARA Engineering Ltd. is a rapidly growing Calgary-based consulting firm specializing in the delivery of transportation infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients throughout Alberta. With our continued growth, we are always looking for talented people with first-rate decision-making skills who can operate efficiently in a multi-project environment.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested applicants are invited to reply, quoting position of interest, to:

Human Resources Co-ordinator,
Finda Centre
22 Royal Vista Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T3R 0N2

Fax: 403-735-6035



ARA Engineering Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Posting Number ARA-SRTRNS/15

Senior Transportation Engineer

Planning, design, and construction administration of transportation infrastructure projects (i.e. traffic impact and other related engineering assessments, intersection engineering, highway design and construction, standard bridge construction, etc.). We require a candidate that has strong interpersonal skills, experience in project management, business development, people and resource management and proposal writing.

• B.Sc. in Civil Engineering.
• Registration with APEGA.
• 10+ years of previous project management and design experience.
• Knowledge of design, construction specifications, construction estimating, contract preparation, and contract administration.
• Familiar with the use of Softree, Alberta Transportation, City of Calgary and TAC design guides and other road design software programs will be an asset.
• Strong ability to multi-task and deal effectively with multiple opportunities and deadlines.
• Solutions driven, able to prioritize and make decisions in a timely manner.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, proven ability to maintain positive relationships with clients, and team members in order to maximize cooperation and achievement of deliverables.
• Combination of relevant experience and education will be considered.

• Lead engineering design work, and construction administration for transportation infrastructure projects for rural or urban roads and highways.
• Complete traffic impact studies and functional planning assignments.
• Preliminary engineering of new roadways and pavement rehabilitation projects.
• Participate in road inspections and coordinate construction activities.
• During construction you may be required to be outside of the Calgary head office approximately 60% of the time.
• Liaise with existing clients and ensure their expectations are met.
• Lead scope changes through active communication and actions.
• Ensure exceptional communication with clients and internal team members to ensure timely flow of information, actions, deliverables, timelines and budgets.
• Mentor and supervise internal team members comprised of engineers, technologists, and project personnel.
• Oversee the preparation and review of contract and tender documents.
• Lead the preparation of proposal documents.
• Identify and develop new business opportunities.
• Recruitment of staff and building a team.