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Temporary Works Engineer- Ontario Line South

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JR02427 - JOB_POSTING-3-1461

Posted on 11 April, 2023

Mississauga, Ontario (Canada)

Full time


About us:

Ferrovial Construction is internationally recognized for its capacity to design and build civil engineering and construction projects, mainly in large transportation infrastructure. Its track-record to date includes more than 490 km of tunnels, 19,200 km of roads (including 4,000 km of highways), 4,700 km of railroad lines (including 700 km of high-speed railroads) and 27,350 km of road maintenance and repair.

Job Description:

Ontario Line South

Ferrovial Construction Canada Inc. and VINCI Construction Grands Projects are to design, build and finance the Ontario Line Southern Civil, Stations and Tunnel (South Civil) package.

Working together as Ontario Transit Group we are currently mobilizing our design and construction crews, with major works to commence in 2023. The South Civil contract is anticipated to be completed in 2030.

The project will strengthen Ontario’s economy by supporting an estimated 1,500 jobs at the peak of construction.

What is the project?

  • A six-kilometer tunnel and associated tunnelling works from Exhibition to Don Yard portal (west of the Don River)
  • Stations:
    • One above-ground station to be integrated with the existing GO Transit Exhibition Station
    • Two underground stations to be integrated with the existing TTC Osgoode and Queen subway stations
    • Four new underground stations (King/Bathurst, Queen/Spadina, Moss Park, Corktown)

The benefits to Ontario!

Faster, more frequent and reliable access to rapid transit with more than 227,500 people will live within a 10-minute walk of an Ontario Line station

  • Improve the quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time
  • Reduce crowding on the existing Line 1 (Yonge-University) subway
  • Up to 57,000 more jobs accessible by transit (in 45 minutes or less) for Toronto residents
  • Economic and community growth along the future transit line and thousands of job opportunities annually during construction
  • Reduction in traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption by providing an alternative trans

Temporary works engineer – Are you the perfect fit?

This position is responsible for temporary works for a major construction site (Ontario Metro Line South with 6 underground stations, 1 station at grate, 2 TBM for 2*5,8km, cavity excavation) which includes:

  • the internal coordination with methods and construction teams to identify the required temporary works and define all constraints and requirements,  
  • the external coordination with an independent local designer to optimize the proposed design and ensure that all requirements are covered, 

What you will undertake:


  • Knowledge of construction methods for underground/infrastructure project,
  • Technical background with previous design experience is preferred,
  • Sound and working knowledge of various temporary works elements: 
    • for concrete works: formwork, scaffolding, propping from Doka, Peri… or specified tools developed on site,
    • for steel structure: working platform, supporting platform, balustrade, pedestrian accesses, support of utilities…
    • for access: suspended staircases, temporary lift, temporary ventilation…
    • for Tunnel boring machine and its logistics,
  • Promote a positive work health and safety culture,
  • Preparation of temporary works permits and transfer of key points to TW inspectors for site follow-up to be in compliance with design, procedure and testing requirements,  

What do we ask for?

Required experience: 3/5 years experience in front-line engineering/construction project

– Team spirit and communication oriented,

– Rigor, ability to learn constantly,

– Problem solving skills,


– AutoCad, Revit,

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