Junior Project Manager

Job ID#18-DA-001 Greater Toronto Area

Job Description РJunior Project Manager РGreater Toronto Area


David Schaeffer Engineering Limited (DSEL) is an industry leader in the provision of engineering services to the land development industry. DSEL specializes exclusively in the design and administration of new residential subdivisions and site plans. DSEL offers a comfortable work environment with emphasis on career development. DSEL currently has offices in Markham and Ottawa.

Due to our continued growth, our Markham office is seeking a Junior Project Manager to join our leading-edge design team


  • Prepare design reports (FSR, MESP, due diligence, etc.) for final review by Client Project
  • Co-ordinate directly with other project professionals, Clients, and review agencies (SWM,OLS,
    noise, environment, fluvial, geotech, etc.)
  • Direct Project Coordinator in gathering project specific design information (reports, drawings, etc.)
  • Prepare project constraints plans
  • Assist in preparation of project schedules and critical path analysis
  • Prepare comprehensive list of required approvals, and direct Project Coordinator in preparation of all applications for approval
  • Assist in identifying and meeting deadlines as assigned and agreed with Client Project Manager
  • Review design comments and prepare comment responses
  • Attend project meetings as required
  • Prepare engineering submission packages, including travel to municipalities in order to expedite submission of time sensitive information
  • Supervise Project Coordinators and provide feedback for performance reviews
  • Prepare monthly invoice descriptions for final review by Client Project Manager, and assist in identifying extra (billable)work

Skills & Requirements

  • Graduate engineer with interest in subdivision design and project management
  • Strong AutoCAD and computer skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledgeable in design of storm sewers, sanitary sewers, watermains, roads, lot grading, earthworks and stormwater management
  • Familiar with design standards and municipal criteria
  • Self-motivated, independent and driven
  • Minimum of two years subdivision project coordination and/or design experience, and working towards P.Eng license
  • Must have a car

Qualified candidates for the Junior Project Manager job should forward resume in confidence to our Greater Toronto location: jobs@DSEL.ca

We are grateful to all applicants for their interest; however, we will only be contacting those candidates who have been selected for an interview.