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Interface Manager (Ottawa)

Requisition ID:  214810

Job Summary

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


Bechtel is seeking an Interface and Requirements Engineer. This position provides engineering support to a team of professionals on a major light rail transit expansion project in Ontario, Canada. The Interface and Requirements Engineer will be responsible for planning and conducts independent work within the project requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Assists in the development and implementation of interface and requirements management strategies and procedures that clearly define responsibilities for delivering Systems Assurance across the project.


Job Responsibilities

  • Assurance management of all rail and associated systems according to applicable standards, in close cooperation with the (potential) end users, in terms of safety, operational, environmental and technical requirements in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Supports the management of project interfaces throughout the project lifecycle by:
    • Developing processes for interface management.
    • Deploy IM process to functions and stakeholders across the project.
    • Ensure the Interface Management process is followed, with necessary review and auditing.
    • Facilitate the identification of interfaces by the design teams.
    • Facilitate the resolution of any cross-boundary interface issues to meet the requirements of the project.
    • Monitor interface progress and closeout.
    • Provide support and guidance to assurance and engineering safety management activities as required.
    • Review interface status reports from interfacing designers for consistency and accuracy, and identification of issues and risks.
    • Ensure the traceability and recording of agreements and changes.
  • Support the development and management of the project requirements management procedures by:
    • Developing processes for requirements management.
    • Deploy the Requirements Management process to functions and stakeholders across the project.
    • Ensure the Requirements Management process is followed, with necessary review and auditing.
    • Supports client correspondence related to the requirements portion of the contract.
    • Reviews project engineering progress against approved schedules, evaluates changes and takes corrective action when required.
    • Manages the flow of information required from the project team and 3rd parties to assure the timely progress of the requirements work.
  • Plan, program and manage the resources applied within the scope of this activity such that agreed project objectives of assurance in quality, timeliness and safety will be achieved.
  • Support the development of expertise across the project.
  • Maintain and support ongoing business relationships with key clients and customers.


Job Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Science (preferably Civil Engineering / Railways) or related field with 13 years of experience Or in lieu of degree 19 years of relevant experience.
  • Professional Engineer(P.E) and a member of a relevant professional body preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience of implementing interface and requirements in major rail projects.
  • Knowledge of systems engineering, whole project life cycle and its implementation on large railway infrastructure projects.
  • Awareness and knowledge of CENELEC standards EN50126, EN50128 & EN50129.
  • Understanding the Railway Industry and in particular experience in developing and implementing progressive assurance processes.
  • Good interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined management team.
  • Self-starter with strong communication skills both verbal and written.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.