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Parsons Corporation Supervising Transportation Engineer (Roads and Highway) in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Job Description:

Ready to lead a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering expertise to the next level to work on complex engineering problems that will make a positive impact on the communities? Some of our recent impactful projects in Western Canada include Highway 1 Kicking Horse Canyon Phase 4, Southwest Calgary Ring Road, Regina Bypass, and Highway 99 / 32 Avenue Interchange Improvements just to name a few.

Parsons is now hiring a Supervising Transportation Engineer who can apply advanced roads and highway engineering techniques and supervise a team of Engineers and Designers. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Parsons offers leadership opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments and who have exceptional communication, analytical, management, and leadership skills.

In this role you will supervise a group of five or more engineers and design personnel, usually in one discipline, by directing technical engineering assignments and coordinating project staffing. You will help to define scope of work, design criteria, schedule, standards, and procedures for project assignments. Determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.


  • Review work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed, and quality is acceptable.

  • Monitor productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel. Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise.

  • Conduct performance evaluations, take corrective action as necessary, recommend promotions and salary actions, and recommend training and development for assigned personnel.

  • Provide technical direction, making decisions and/or obtaining additional technical staff assistance as the situation warrants. This may include obtaining the services of consultants.

  • Promote technical excellence on the project, including furthering the Quality Improvement Process.

  • Ensure that adequate checking is performed in accordance with discipline checking policy and procedures. Ensure that discipline design work is coordinated with project staff and Engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications.

  • Advise engineering and project management regarding any problem areas, staffing requirements, delays in production, scope changes, or other events which could affect project completion and/or profitability.

  • Initiate and/or review change order requests for additions, deletions, or changes to the original scope of work.

  • Recommend design methods, equipment use, etc., for discipline standards.

  • Supervise the production of project drawings and design calculations.

  • Maintain affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

  • Serve as a Responsible Member in meeting Permit to Practice requirements.

  • Recommend and prepares technical papers.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or related field) and 12+ years of related work experience.

  • Registered as Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), or eligible for registration, with Canadian provincial engineering regulatory bodies.

  • Experience working on BC Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure, Alberta Transportation, Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure, or Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation projects is an asset.

  • Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required.

  • Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute is an asset.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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