Design Lead / Project Engineer, Land Development

Department: Land Development
Reports to: Project Manager, Land Development
Location: Vaughan

TMIG’s Land Development team wins and delivers projects that support the land development sector. Activities include proposals and pre-positioning for new assignments, and all the engineering services needed to support the planning process from property acquisition through to detailed design, construction, and assumption.

Design Leads / Project Engineers in Land Development are responsible for assisting with the successful delivery of medium to large scale residential, commercial, or industrial land development projects ranging in scope from preliminary servicing investigations, master/functional servicing studies, preliminary and detailed design, and contract administration and tender preparation.


Project Delivery: Provide design services for site plan, residential, commercial, or industrial development projects. Adhere to quality management processes and obtain all necessary approvals. Support the Project Manager with determining project scope, budget, resources and schedule control, and meeting client deliverables. Oversight of multiple simultaneous projects through to completion. Depending on experience, Project Engineers may provide contract administration and construction supervision duties.

Technical Support: Create detailed engineering design documents and grading and servicing designs using AutoCAD Civil 3D. Prepare servicing reports and cost estimates. Coordinate preliminary engineering investigations to support due diligence analyses and development applications. Provide engineering analysis including sewer calculations, earthwork calculations, and water modeling analysis.

Business Development: Provide business development support including technical proposal writing, identifying and researching strategic opportunities, and developing positive relationships with clients and municipal/approval agencies.

Team Management: Train and mentor junior team members. Lead by example to promote a high-performance team culture.


General: Success in supporting teams with a results-driven approach while maintaining a positive, professional attitude. Strong attention to detail and ability to produce quality results. Excellent organization, time management, and negotiation skills. Excellent client relationship skills and high level of customer service. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong technical writing skills.

Technical: Strong engineering design skills and technical aptitude with in-depth knowledge of industry best practices and standards. Understanding of local planning and development approval processes. Ability to maintain multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines. Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D.

Professional Knowledge and Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent. Minimum 8 years relevant experience. Professional engineer (P.Eng.) or CET in Ontario. Contract administration experience an asset.

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