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Senior Highway Engineer

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Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Senior Highway Engineer

Contract type

Permanent contract

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Our highway engineering team excels in delivering a diverse range of MTO design projects, including highway expansion, interchange design, roadway rehabilitation, and bridge replacements. With a focus on enhancing Ontario's transportation infrastructure, we collaborate closely with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to ensure projects meet quality, safety, and efficiency standards. Leveraging our strong technical team and longstanding partnership with the MTO, we navigate regulatory processes seamlessly, delivering innovative solutions that make a tangible impact on the province's highways and bridges.

What sets us apart is our dedicated team's passion for tackling technical challenges and delivering excellence. From freeway widening in Barrie to roadway rehabilitation across Northern Ontario and intersection designs in Southwestern Ontario, our projects showcase our commitment to driving progress and innovation in highway engineering. Join us in shaping the future of transportation in Ontario and contribute to projects that enhance connectivity, safety, and efficiency across the province.

Job description

-Acting as a senior highway engineer for MTO preliminary and detail design transportation projects.
-Providing mentorship, technical guidance, support, and oversight to other engineers and technical staff working on your projects.
-Preparing preliminary and detailed designs for ranging from freeways, urban and rural multi-lane and two-lane facilities, interchanges, and intersections.
-Overseeing the preparation of technical reports, contract documents, design drawings, quantity estimates, and cost estimates.
-Ensuring that corporate and client QA/QC practices are completed on all projects.
-Supporting the highway engineering portion of proposals, project work plans, and budgets.
-Monitoring overall work progress and technical performance on highway design elements to ensure timelines and targets are being met.
-Coordinating with clients, approval agencies, utility companies, contractors, etc.
-Developing and maintaining relationships with industry professionals, other consultants and stakeholders.


-A university degree in Civil Engineering.
-Licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).
-Has developed an excellent reputation working with MTO.
-Experienced with highway engineering and has worked in or has an understanding of the consulting engineering environment.
-Thorough knowledge of highway engineering, including policies, regulations, guidelines and operational procedures.
-Demonstrated experience in preliminary and detail design work with proven design capabilities.
-Ability to work effectively as part of a team, with clients, and other relevant stakeholders.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
-Possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance.
-20+ years of progressive-related experience in highway design, including MTO highway design.
-Ability to be approved in the MTO RAQS system for various specialties within the detail and/or Preliminary Design categories.

Position location

Job location

America/Carribean, Canada


  Toronto, Ontario; Ottawa, Ontario

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years


English (5- Proficiency)