Sep 27 2022

Rajesh Kheni

Manager – Underground Facilities, YNSE, Metrolinx

Rajesh Kheni has more than 19 (11 years Canadian Transit Sector P3/DBB) years of international experience in Land Use Transportation Planning & design of Transit facilities (Subway /multi model stations, airport terminal, vehicle facilities) in a team of executives in government and multinational consulting firms in Canada, UAE, Oman and India. 

Rajesh brings hands on experience as Technical Advisor and Metrolinx/TTC representative to manage consultant, sub-consultant to significantly reduce P3 project technical risks through Reference Concept Design (RCDs), Project Specific Output Specification (PSOS), compliance review and negotiation with bidders during in-market, and post award contract period to protect project interest. Rajesh is also specialized in managing early work Design-Bid-Build (DBB) contracts which requires complex Facilities design, Civil works-utilities relocation, properties acquisition, community liaison, Traffic and Transit Management Plan, and preparation of various Agreements to de-risk projects from potential claims. 

Rajesh is managing underground segment of YNSE Project (All Underground Stations, Emergency Exit Building etc.) at Metrolinx. He previously worked for WSP as Project Manager and managed Eglinton Cross-town LRT Stations (2011-2016) and led the 4Transit Joint Venture Team ( WSP, Hatch & Parsons) wherein he delivered RCDs and PSOS of 4 New GO Stations and State of good repair of existing 25 GO Stations. 

Rajesh earned his Master of Civil Engineering Degree from University of Toronto; Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Bachelor of Architecture and Certification in Infrastructure Planning from India. He is a member of Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) with designations in EIT, PMP from Project Management Institute (PMI) and CP3P Foundation Certification from APMG International to name a few.