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Jacobs Senior Utilities Manager - Transit / Rail - Toronto in Toronto, Ontario

The Senior Utilities Manager is a client facing role (which may include management of up to 2 subordinate staff) and requires providing overall utility management support as an Owner representative on large linear AFP transit projects.

Responsibility includes general management of all aspects of utility work for a large infrastructure project, including contract development support during the RFP procurement phase, execution of early works utilities projects prior to Project Agreement execution, PA management support during the Implementation phase. The role requires strong time management skills, both technical and commercial acumen with regards to utility infrastructure development, and exceptional soft skills, as interaction with both internal and external stakeholders, at various management levels, is required.

Day-to-day work is office-based, and will include frequent meetings, production and review of various project deliverables, effective communications to coordinate and manage work for the Owner, and occasional trips to the Project Site during construction. Ability to collaborate with different project stakeholders including the Owner, Technical Advisor, external utility companies, municipal personnel and Project Co’s DBJV staff is paramount for success and will result in the. assurance that all related Owner, Utility, and Municipal requirements are met and fully coordinated between various stakeholders and project participants. Therefore, a detailed understanding of all AFP processes and documents (PA, PSOS, Schedules) is required.

Day-to-day work is office-based, and will include frequent meetings, production and review of various project deliverables, effective communications to coordinate and manage work for the Owner, and occasional trips to the Project Site during construction. Ability to collaborate with different project stakeholders including the Owner, Technical Advisor, external utility companies, municipal personnel and Project Co’s DBJV staff is paramount for success and will result in the. assurance that all related Owner, Utility, and Municipal requirements are met and fully coordinated between various stakeholders and project participants. Therefore, a detailed understanding of all AFP processes and documents (PA, PSOS, Schedules) is required.

Attendance and participation at multiple different technical and commercial project working groups;

Conduct thorough reviews and provide commentary on technical project deliverables received from third party Utility Companies, the Technical Advisor, the Project Team, and project Stakeholders, such as design drawings and reports, technical studies/field due diligence, Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) plans, PSOS, Reference Concept Designs, utility specifications, reference documents, schedules, construction plans, commissioning plans, etc.

Conduct thorough reviews and provide commentary on commercial project deliverables associated with utility works, such as risk sharing regimes, project processes for reviews and permitting, purchase orders, payment requests, works schedules, cost estimates, resource estimates, draft utility agreements, RFIs, Requests for Variations, contract correspondence, site records, quality conformance documentation, etc.

Develop strong relationships with Utility Companies, Municipalities, and internal owner stakeholders;

Monitoring the progress of design development, construction, commissioning and start-up;

Identify and raise awareness of emerging issues, identify risks including quantification and mitigation strategies;

Maintain issue logs/risk registers/progress monitoring documentation to support project controls and reporting;

Support senior management briefings and provide strategic advisory regarding management of utility issues and risks;

Liaise with Technical Advisor and project discipline leads to support coordination among Contracting Authority staff, to resolve project issues, ensure progress is maintained, and manage risks of third-party disputes / claims;

Job: *Project and Program Management

Title: Senior Utilities Manager - Transit / Rail - Toronto

Location: CA ONTARIO-Toronto

Requisition ID: 190000P3

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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