Project Manager III

At Halton Region, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. Halton Region is committed to providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.


At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment.

If you are looking for a role where you can lead a team towards the delivery of municipal infrastructure projects for the residents of Halton, we want to hear from you.


Over the next 10 years, the Region will be investing over $5 billion in transportation, water and wastewater infrastructure. We are committed to delivering high quality infrastructure for the residents, businesses and visitors to Halton Region, and are looking for dedicated, forward thinking and enthusiastic individuals to join our Public Works team!


As an employer of choice, Halton Region recognizes the many benefits of hybrid work arrangements including flexibility and better work-life balance for our employees. Where the work permits, employees will have the choice to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals. Please note, this position is eligible for our Hybrid Work Program/Work from Home Arrangement.


Posting ID: 1266
Department: Public Works
Division: Engineering & Construction
Pay Range: $93,916 - $125,245

Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Work Location: Halton Regional Centre - 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville (Hybrid)
Employee Group: MMSG
Posting Date: February 10, 2023


Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Project Advisor, the Project Manager III will manage complex and innovative capital projects from inception to commissioning. The Project Manager III will lead their own projects, provide technical expertise to other project managers on the team and interact with consultants, contractors, internal and external stakeholders including the public and regulatory agencies. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads and delivers complex and innovative capital projects from inception to commissioning while monitoring schedule and budget. 
  • Represents Halton Region at public consultations, presentations, open houses, and face-to-face interactions with the public, contractors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Reviews engineering designs in accordance with engineering standards and industry best practices.
  • Researches into and makes recommendations to adapt new technologies, techniques and materials in the design and construction of water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure.
  • Selects, directs and supervises consulting engineers in the design and construction of Regional capital works.
  • Obtains all necessary regulatory approvals and permits.
  • 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, waste management and road operations staff. 
  • Exercises effective cost and schedule control of Capital Projects.
  • Ensures that the works are constructed in compliance with the contract documents and applicable Health and Safety Policies.
  • Acts as a key contributor in the value engineering exercises to ensure all infrastructure meets its intended functions in accordance with the project scope.
  • Ensures that any complaints received from the public during the work period are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Prepares reports to Regional Council.  
  • Provides input to continuous improvement of Halton’s design criteria and project delivery manuals.  
  • Contributes as a stakeholder to the planning of the 10-year capital program.
  • Educates, coaches, and mentors junior project/engineering staff.
  • Collaborates with other Project Managers within Engineering and Construction and Public Works.
  • Represents the Section on departmental or corporate committees as required. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications


  • Post-Secondary Degree in Engineering or 3 year Diploma in Engineering Technology (or similar).
  • Professional Engineering License (P. Eng.) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T).
  • Minimum of six (6) years of directly related experience in the areas of design, construction, contract administration and the commissioning of water and wastewater (linear and/or facility) and/or transportation infrastructure.
  • Excellent project management, strategic planning, and analytical problem solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, along with strong facilitation, negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
  • In-depth technical engineering and construction knowledge.
  • Familiarity with relevant standards, documentation and legislation (Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act, American Water Works Association Standards, Construction Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.).



  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation or similar training/accreditation. 
  • Past experience completing engineering design calculations and drawings in accordance with engineering standards and industry best practices water and wastewater (linear and/or facility) and/or transportation infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of evolving technologies.


An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Working/ Employment Conditions

Working Conditions

  • The successful incumbents must be flexible in working hours as there may be frequent trips to operational facilities and project sites.
  • Incumbent must supply their own transportation


Employment Conditions 

  • Offers of employment will be made on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check by their first day of employment.


Important information about your application:

  • In accordance with requirements in Ontario Regulation 191/11 – Integrated Accessibility Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Region will accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform the Talent Acquisition representative of the nature of the accommodation(s) you require.  
  • Please submit your application online. We will accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities and others who are not able to apply online. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.   
  • Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date specified on the posting.
  • We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
  • Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.
  • If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.


Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to the delivery of high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work. We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community.