Project Manager – Transportation

By February 22, 2024March 6th, 2024No Comments
LOCATION: North Vancouver, BC (Hybrid)

As an infrastructure consultancy acting as owner’s representatives for utility and municipal clients, Maven delivers projects and services that will serve the communities where we live, work and play. And it starts with our people – motivated to do our best work and make an impact.

We are looking for a professional who has a strong background in Light Rail Transit (LRT) infrastructure projects, and most importantly aligns with our team values (Safety, Wellbeing, Respect, Quality, Collaborate & Growth Mindset).

This position is based in the Greater Vancouver area and will be responsible for supporting infrastructure projects for our client in the transportation sector.

Why Join Maven:

• Grow with us – Take on new projects and share your experience with our team
• Work on interesting projects – system upgrades to capital infrastructure projects
• Be supported through training, team meetings, peer coaching, and townhalls
• Receive competitive compensation and health benefits
• Attend staff events and contribute to our Share 1% program
• Work in a professional, friendly, and respectful culture – named as a Best Place to Work for Inclusion and Mental Health
• Work in a flexible and hybrid work environment – spend 2-3 days in our North Vancouver office or work remotely from home
• Contribute to a growth-oriented business – Maven has been recognized as one of the fastest growing professional service companies in Western Canada


• Plans, manages, executes and controls one or multiple assigned infrastructure and engineering projects involving larger scope, risk, impact, and sensitivity.
• Ensures the successful delivery according to engineering project management standards, governance, and procedures.
• Leads the strategic planning of assigned capital projects, including defining the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management; creating business cases/justifications and work plans, determining the objectives and measurements, determining the budget, resources, and stakeholders; setting up the project schedule and reviewing plans.
• Manages and monitors assigned projects through implementation, including executing the project according to the project plan; creating project management records and documentations; monitoring the project progress and financial status of the project. Anticipates and proactively manages change throughout the project life cycle.
• Prepares contracts, Requests for Proposals (RFP) and tender documents for projects, including terms and conditions, scope of work definition, technical requirements, project specific requirements and project schedule constraints.
• Presents and reports the project progress, risks, expectations, timelines, milestones, and key project metrics to the senior leadership team. Provides suggestions and recommendations to the senior leadership team on risk management and project delivery.
• Provides expert advice and recommendations on engineering project management standards, governance, and procedures to continuously improve the enterprise project management practices.
• Cultivate and nurture relationships with our client, serving as a representative and ambassador for Maven.


• Completion of a university degree in Engineering and/or Business.
• P.Eng. and PMP certification is an asset.
• A minimum seven (7) years of previous experience in engineering project management in the Light Rail Transit (LRT) infrastructure sector.
• Light Rail Transit (LRT) infrastructure sector experience in the Lower Mainland.
• Experience in a professional services or consulting business
• Advanced interpersonal skills
• Advanced knowledge of the principles, theories, concepts, and practices of project management.
• Advanced analytical thinking and problem-solving skills to resolve critical and high impact issues.
• Advanced time management and organization skills to balance and coordinate effort across multiple, concurrent activities.
• Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
• Solid technical skills in business and project management computer applications and databases.

About Maven

Maven delivers infrastructure projects for communities in Western and Northern Canada as owner’s representatives. We turn client ideas and objectives into sustainable infrastructure, delivered safely, on time and on budget with Maven’s unique expertise.

Our vision is “to be western North America’s preferred infrastructure consultant with $50 million in revenue by 2033”.

The word “Maven” means, “one who is experienced or knowledgeable.” Our people are our success. We are a mid-sized firm, with a professional and friendly team committed to our values of safety, wellbeing, respect, quality, collaborate and growth mindset.

We believe we are part of the wider community and need to do our part to contribute, ensuring a positive future for our fellow citizens. Through our Share1% program we select organizations to partner with and offer volunteer opportunities for our staff.

Learn more about Maven via our website:


Email your CV and cover letter to [email protected].
Maven is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be invited to interview based on their fit with this advertised role. Only those people legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered and only those invited to an interview will be contacted.


Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate including skillset, experience, qualifications, and other job-related reasons. Based on the requirements set out above, the salary range for this position is $120,000 – $145,000 per annum, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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