Why join us?

TransitNEXT, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin, is leading the design, construction and long-term maintenance of the Trillium Line Extension Project in Ottawa, Ontario, as a part of the municipality’s Stage 2 LRT extensions. TransitNEXT is seeking a dynamic Communications Advisor to support the Trillium Line Extension communication services.


The Communications Advisor will report to the TransitNEXT Communications Managers, Project & Stakeholder Relations. The successful candidate will support TransitNEXT with the planning and implementation of high-caliber, strategic communication and project tracking programs for the project.


How will you contribute to the team?

  • Support the implementation of TransitNEXT’s tasks as outlined in the Construction Communications Plan and Community Engagement and Stakeholder Relations Plan;
  • Coordinate TransitNEXT’S daily administrative communications and engagement functions, proactively answer public inquires, attend community meetings, coordinate events, and provide design, construction and traffic management information to the public;
  • Coordinate and disseminate various communication materials, such as public notices, newsletters, project handouts and fact sheets, presentations, advertisements, and so on;
  • Visit sites regularly to take photos and short video clips that can be used to demonstrate project progress and build excitement;
  • Maintain communication records and databases, support budget tracking and monitoring contract compliance.


What will you contribute?


  • Project Management: Able to conceive and implement communications tactics from start to finish, manage processes and expectations and key deliverables within set deadlines.
  • Community and Stakeholder Relations: Understanding of community and stakeholder relations with the ability to proactively identify areas of potential concern and support the team with mitigation strategies.
  • Research & Writing:  Clear and concise writer and editor who is comfortable working with fellow disciplines to translate technical content into public information that is accurate, compelling and easy to understand.
  • Event Planning: Planning and supporting the smooth execution of events.


Essential Skills/Competencies:

  • Post-secondary degree in communication, public relations or journalism as well as experience in a related sector would be considered an asset.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven abilities to work as part of a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team.
  • Exceptional planning and coordination skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Experience in event coordination and planning.
  • Experience with and an affinity for graphic design, photography and basic video production, though professional training is not required.
  • Superior organizational skills with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple priorities with tight deadlines.
  • Must have a G Class driver’s license and be able to drive and walk along the project corridor throughout the project, including active construction terrains, following appropriate health and safety orientation and training.
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset.


What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

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Please mention Yorkville University in your application as we have a relationship with the talent acquisition team.


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