Senior Project Manager, Bridges in Oakville at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/15/2019

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Job Description

Leadership Responsibilities:

This position will be responsible for the Bridge Team and will help to build Parsons bridge practice in their Oakville office. Currently Parsons has a 20 strong bridge team in Markham. Initially this position will be work closely with the Bridge team in Markham to ensure a smooth integration and transition.

Project Management

Will plan, direct and monitor all aspects of medium to large multi-discipline planning projects and medium to large multi-discipline detailed designed projects with varying degrees of technical complexity. Is responsible to coordinate workload through the entire project development to complete documents on schedule. Is responsible to track and report to senior management the financial aspects of the projects, provide invoicing and progress reports to the client, and coordinate and adjust the work effort within the team to ensure that the work is completed within the budget.

Engineering Design Leadership

Will control the key engineering design elements of a project, independently coordinate the work of engineers and/or the planning team throughout the entire project’s development. Participates in reviews with various governing agencies for design compliance and in directing the technical staff in addressing reviews. Will be involved in the production, coordination, and management of several projects concurrently. Responsible for quality of technical deliverables including coordination/review of sub-consultants.

Client Development

Will work in conjunction with the marketing team for client development and marketing pursuits with the Regions, MTO, and municipalities. Will assist the marketing team in the development of project proposals, schedules, and bids for Regional, Ministry and municipal projects.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Structural Engineering or closely related engineering field required.
  • P Eng. is required.
  • 12+ years of project management experience for complex bridge projects required.
  • Experience as part of a Value Engineering Team and municipal projects is a plus. 
  • Experience working on MTO, York Region, Peel Region, Durham Region, or City of Toronto projects preferred. 
  • Candidate should have excellent marketing and business development skills in addition to existing contacts/relationships in the Ontario Transportation marketplace. 
  • Experience working on Design-Build projects desirable. 
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office estimating and scheduling software (Microsoft Project and or Primavera).
  • Must have the ability to interact with various design teams and have excellent organizational, project management, and communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.


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