Junior Track Engineer - Eglinton Crosstown LRT in Toronto at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

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Job Description

Ready to be part of a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community?  Parsons is undertaking construction oversight and monitoring of the + $6 billion Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project on behalf of Metrolinx.  The construction project includes 19 km of light rail alignment, 15 underground stations, 10 at-grade stops, maintenance facilities and connections to existing and planned transit routes. The multi-disciplinary team is responsible for undertaking a risk-based program of on-site monitoring and auditing to verify whether contractor deliverables are technically compliant with the provisions of the contractor’s agreement with Metrolinx. The team comprises a management group, segment leads, discipline leads, intermediate engineers and junior engineers.  Parsons is seeking a Junior Track Engineer to support the team with the following key responsibilities:

  • Assist Segment Leads and Intermediate Engineers in the performance of daily work activities, undertake audits and non-conformance reporting;
  • Participate in development of risk-based multidisciplinary Segment Audit Plans to prioritize construction activities for monitoring and/or auditing;
  • Visit the locations of any ongoing work on site, each day, to monitor activities on site and collect information and photographs of the work;
  • Notify Segment Leads and Intermediate Engineers, by exception, of any issues or concerns as soon as they are identified; and
  • Provide input as required for a monthly report to Metrolinx.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.  Eligible for P.Eng. in Ontario
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a similar capacity preferred;
  • Requires basic engineering knowledge of railway / track, and will be required to perform monitoring and auditing across all disciplines with the support of discipline leads;
  • Experience with construction drawings, site work, construction quality control and reporting;
  • Sound judgement; effective organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills including technical report writing skills;
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and computerized applications related to the work;
  • Valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s license and ability to visit multiple job sites


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.