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Design Manager


The leading infrastructure recruitment specialist are seeking a Rail Design Manger to join a leading global engineering consultancy.

Joining the design team presents an excellent opportunity to join a leading design team in the rail field. The client ewi recruitment are working with act a project leader in international Rail and Metro. Please note candidates MUST be registered Professional Engineers in the province of Ontario.


Design Manager required for major rail project in Ontario, Canada. Oversee and lead the engineering design production of heavy rail, commuter or other rail transit projects. Manage the design process through the preliminary and detailed design phases. Manage the preparation of the construction contract documents. Provide assistance during tender period and evaluation period. Preparation of presentations and reports. Meets client quality, schedule, and budget expectations. Required to lead projects and coordinate the efforts of rail team, including associates and sub-contractors. Interact with clients on a regular basis. Provide technical direction to and mentors technical staff.


Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering / P Eng. 15 years of design experience for Heavy Rail and/or large complex transit projects. Registered as a Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario (or similar). Must have experience in design, for projects within the industry which may include Metrolinx/TTC for Transit & CN or CP Rail for heavy rail projects. Experience in the use and application of railway industry standards. In-depth knowledge of design processes. Experience in the preparation of design drawings and tender documents. Good knowledge of planning and other aspects of project controls. Ability to work in order to meet cost targets, quality targets and deadlines. Ability to maintain good working relationships with the various parties involved in the process. Time management skills and ability to adapt to change. Excellent analytic, problem-solving and decision-making skills


The salary offered will be between 170-200,000 Canadian dollars per year.

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialise in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

For more information on any international rail assignments please contact r.sumner(at)

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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About EWI Recruitment

EWI Recruitment

EWI is an international consultancy formed of specialist technical consultants who recruit and advise in the fields of infrastructure and natural resources. Each division and consultant within ewi is focussed exclusively on their specialist remit. Similarly our network has been developed and nurtured, providing access to industry specific professionals across each vertical market. We posses unrivalled market and international project knowledge to support our clients sustainable success.

Our specialist rail team are devoted to the provision of technical expertise to leaders within the market. Within this sector we work in the fields of construction, consultancy, and engineering. In short the railway team at ewi are able to help our clients deliver railway projects from concept to turnkey and onto the operational and maintenance. Our networks span feasibility, design, site supervision, commissioning & testing and handover to service all aspects of the project lifecycle.

The ewi rail team are proud to have worked on some of the of the worlds most prestigious rail projects including but not limited to; the Qatar Doha Metro, Saudi Arabia Haramain High Speed Rail, China Beijing High Speed, Malaysia Klang Valley Metro, Denmark Copenhagen Metro, India Kolkata Metro as well as many more of the worlds leading rail projects. The ewi rail team have experience working on metro projects, light rail, underground and freight rail projects.

Ontario, Canada, North America

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  • Salary
    $129,126 to $151,913 per year
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    EWI Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
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  • Job Functions
    Rail Engineering
  • Industries
    Rail - Civils
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