British Columbia Rapid Transit Company Ltd. (BCRTC) maintains and operates two of Metro Vancouver’s three SkyTrain lines on behalf of TransLink, the regional transportation authority. Launched in 1986, SkyTrain is the first and one of the longest, fully-automated, driverless, rapid transit systems in the world. It boasts an average on-time service performance rating of 95 per cent and moves on average 250,000 passengers per weekday.
For nearly 35 years, SkyTrain has become an iconic brand and symbol of our vibrant region. Not simply a transit option, SkyTrain has had a transformative effect on the way residents of this region live, work and play. The rail services we provide have been described as the backbone of Metro Vancouver’s transportation network, a distinction we wear with great pride. As a Rail Group we are approaching an exciting time in our history with expansion and renewal on the horizon. With dozens of capital projects in development or in progress; the Director, Capital and Major Business Projects will be at the forefront of guiding our company through this change and transformation. Are you a dynamic change agent with a proven track record in delivering major capital projects? Do you have fresh and innovative ideas on how transform organizations? Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to work with one of BC’s Top Employer’s? If so – we would love to have you on our team, leading us during this exciting time in our history. PRIMARY PURPOSE
Provides strategic direction, overall leadership and project expert advice to ensure the successful management and delivery of BCRTC’s Capital and Major Business Projects in support of BCRTC’s business plan and Mayor’s Vision. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Education and Experience The competencies for this position would be acquired through completion of University degree in Engineering and/or Business a Professional Engineering designation or eligible to register as a P.Eng and high level PMP certification. Requires 10 years of project management experience with a proven track record on major business improvement, and infrastructure & engineering projects design and delivery.Other Requirements
Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.
Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan, including participation in BC Public Service Pension Plan is included.
Medical Assessments of Fitness for Duty
In accordance with the Canadian Railway Safety Act – Railway Medical Rules: Section 3.2, employees who work in or transfer into safety sensitive or safety critical positions are required to undergo pre-placement and periodic medical assessments that evaluate the impact, if any, of medical conditions on fitness for work.
40 hours per week
How to Apply
Please go to http://www.translink.ca/careers to apply for this position and view instructions on the process. INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line. Please note that only those short listed will be contacted. Having trouble applying? Please view the System Requirements & FAQ's by going to http://www.translink.ca/careers
British Columbia Rapid Transit Company is an equal opportunity employer.