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Land Development - Senior Engineer, Group Leader

Town of, 8 Barron Dr, Bracebridge, ON P1L 0A1, Canada Req #43
Friday, March 1, 2024

Tatham Engineering is dedicated to enhancing our communities. Are you looking to enhance your career and apply your technical expertise to meaningful work?

We are seeking an experienced, accomplished, and self-motivated Group Leader to work in the Land Development group based out of our Bracebridge office. This position will develop and lead a group of Project Managers and technical support staff, and is responsible for the planning, design, construction inspection and administration of municipal infrastructure projects.  

The Senior Engineer, Group Leader will also serve as Project Manager and provide support for multiple projects. This individual will be a progressive, collaborative and energetic professional engineer with at least 8 years of consulting experience.

The variety of work available provides an opportunity to advance your skills and practical experience in a collaborative environment. There are shareholder opportunities available with this role and a company focus on professional development with opportunities for growth within Tatham Engineering. We are an employee owned company with over 180 staff, including over 70 shareholders.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicate regularly with the Senior Manager to provide updates on actions and strategies to achieve group goals and targets
  • Develop and execute quarterly business plans, set goals and targets for the group as established with the Senior Manager to expand both services provided and market areas
  • Communicate regularly with other Group Leaders to discuss items of mutual interest - sharing resources, technical support, business development activities, etc.
  • Assist and monitor Project Managers to establish and track budgets and project schedules and maintain staff utilization and profitability targets discussed with the Senior Manager
  • Develop, manage, lead, train, discipline, mentor and motivate all members of the group
  • Manage and complete projects as a Senior Engineer, including budget, schedule and resource management, billings, and client liaison 
  • Lead business development and raise the profile of the department and the company
  • Identify project opportunities in existing and new project areas, prepare work plans and proposals to acquire work

Key Position Requirements:

  • P.Eng. in the province of Ontario, registered with PEO 
  • Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience, preferably in the consulting environment
  • Technical leader in relevant sector
  • Demonstrated abilities as a team leader, responsible for managing a team of support staff
  • Undertake business development with a desire to do more
  • Understanding of business metrics and company policies and can work with staff to achieve desired outcomes
  • Demonstrated high level of commitment
  • Strong, relevant design and project management experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of appropriate design and analysis software
  • Full knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, guidelines and standards
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Understanding of Tatham Engineering’s mission, vision and purpose and actively promotes same

Why Tatham? 

At Tatham, our key values are reflected in everything we do. We aim to be the engineering consulting firm of choice by upholding our core values: Service, Communication, Teamwork, Relationships & Community. Our company has experienced significant growth by putting these values into action.  

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation, benefits, health spending account, RRSP matching and profit sharing
  • Flexible work arrangements and work-life balance
  • Paid volunteer opportunities
  • Vacation starting at 3 weeks minimum for all positions – prorated in the first year
  • Challenging and rewarding work on notable projects
  • Professional development, training, mentorship program and career progression opportunities
  • Reimbursement for annual professional dues
  • Collaborative and engaging workplace environment
  • Regular office/team socials and recreational outings, including an activity allowance for approved events
  • Shareholder opportunities

Company Information

Tatham Engineering is a Canadian employee-owned, consulting engineering firm that specializes in Coastal, Land Development, Municipal, Structural (Buildings and Bridges), Transportation, Water Resources, Water & Wastewater, Electrical and Mechanical engineering, and provides specialized services in Air & Noise, Climate Resilience and Hydrogeology. The firm was founded in Collingwood, Ontario, in 1988 and currently employs over 180 staff with branch offices in Barrie, Orillia, Bracebridge and Ottawa.


Tatham is proud to be recognized as one of Southwestern Ontario’s Top Employers of 2024 and Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers of 2024!

Diversity, Inclusion, and Accommodations

Tatham Engineering is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to ensuring the selection process is inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources at and the request will be addressed confidentially.  

Location on Google Maps
  • Town of, 8 Barron Dr, Bracebridge, ON P1L 0A1, Canada