Project Manager III (Engineering & Construction Services)


At the Region of Halton, 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. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. 


It’s an exciting time to join Halton Region! 


We are committed to the delivery of high quality services in support of making Halton Region a great place to live, work, raise a family, and retire.  We are a supportive, challenging and rewarding place to work where you will be recognized for your accomplishments and contributions, and encouraged to grow and succeed in your career.


If you are looking for a role where you can lead a team towards the delivery of 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! 


Posting ID: 301
Department: Public Works
Division: Engineering & Construction
Job Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Work Location: North Service Road Office - 1075 North Service Road West, Oakville
Employee Group: MMSG
Posting Date: February 9, 2022

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages numerous capital projects, informing the planning process and leading projects from start of preliminary design through to commissioning.  
  • Represents Halton Region at public consultations, presentations, open houses, and face-to-face interactions with the public, contractors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Designs in-house projects in accordance with engineering standards and best practices and seals/stamps engineering drawings as appropriate.
  • 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 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.
  • Represents the Section on departmental or corporate committees as required. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications


  • Post-Secondary Degree in Civil Engineering (or similar), Professional Engineering License (P. Eng.).
  • A 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 facility) and/or transportation infrastructure. 
  • Experience delivering complex and innovative capital projects on schedule and on budget.
  • Expert project management, strategic planning, and analytical problem solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, along with strong facilitation, negotiation and dispute resolution skills, are required to interface with multiple stakeholders including Regional staff, contractors, consultants, council and the general public.
  • Knowledge of evolving technologies, in-depth technical engineering and construction knowledge and be familiar 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.)
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered



  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) designation 

Working/ Employment Conditions

Working Conditions

  • The successful incumbent must be flexible in working hours as there may be frequent trips to operational facilities and project sites.
  • Incumbent must supply their own transportation and will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment.


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.
  • In support of the Region’s commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, the Region has a vaccination requirement for all employees. The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination. The candidate will be asked to provide the Region with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code, a request for accommodation can be requested and written proof satisfactory to the Region will be required. 


Important information about your application:

  • If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.
  • We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
  • Applications will be accepted up to midnight of the application deadline.
  • If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.
  • Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered.
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  • 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.