Senior rail/transit operational planner – Canada

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Senior Operational Planner for Mott MacDonald in North America. The role will respond to a range of operational advisory services across United States and Canada, as well as supporting other parts of the international business in regions such as Europe and Australasia.
As such, the home office for the candidate is flexible and will be considered based upon the skills and expertise of the successful candidate, although it is expected that it would be with one of our key office undertaking the work at present, including, Boston, LA, New York, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington.

As a Senior Operational Planner your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for developing concept of operations and associated plans for rail and transit systems
  • Undertaking and directing simulation and modeling to support Operation Plans
  • Defining system design and subsystem requirements for Operation Plans, including the specification of train control systems.
  • Evaluate designs to verify compliance with system and operational requirements.
  • Presents technical design proposals and reports to customers and/or other engineering/management groups.
  • Mentoring the development of other operational planners.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Mott MacDonald Canada Limited will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Candidate Specification

The candidate will have experience in a range of rail and transit modes; including as freight, light rail, subways, regional and commuter passenger rail. It is expected that the candidate will have at least 10-15 years of experience, but this is not a prerequisite and consideration will be given to those that can demonstrate a clear domain knowledge and depth of expertise in Operations Planning. Experience in utilizing a range of simulation and modelling software is required, such as RTC, OpenTrack, RailSys, ATTUne, A professional qualification would be advantageous.

The ideal candidate will have the ambition to take on additional roles in developing the operational modeling business in United States and Canada, with support of the wider rail and transit practice.

Job Profile

Opening opportunities with connected thinking.

Together with our clients, Mott MacDonald is solving some of the world’s most intricate challenges. We search out the connections others fail to make; we unlock creativity and deliver better outcomes for the lives we touch every day.

Mott MacDonald is a wholly independent, employee-owned, multidisciplinary engineering and development consultancy servicing public and private sectors around the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices and delivering projects in 150 countries. Every day we build upon our reputation for technical excellence by taking on some of the world’s most prominent and challenging projects, particularly in areas such as highways and bridges, rail and transit systems, tunnels, and pipeline services.

We are positioned for healthy growth, profitability, and career opportunities across North America and around the world. As part of our growing business, we want to hear from you: the enthusiastic, collaborative, and talented individuals who enjoy problem solving and pitching in to grow a successful business. Join our team of seasoned professionals who are finding opportunities through connected thinking to develop our Mott MacDonald global presence.

At Mott MacDonald, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest in this position. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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