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Parsons Corporation Water Resources Project Manager in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Job Description:

Parsons has been improving infrastructure in Canada since 1964. Working with us means being with a global team that has worked on award-winning programs and embraces new technologies to keep us at the forefront of the industry. You can aspire to be a key player on some great projects and have confidence in growing your technical expertise, because of our commitment to you and our financial strength to provide training and programs that support your career. We provide a workplace that encourages your development, growth, flexibility, and creativity and are looking for highly technical project managers to work on projects. Our company culture embraces diversity, inclusion and overall work-life balance.

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We aim for more than customers - we want loyal advocates. Moreover, we throw ourselves into achieving that goal by giving people more than they expect to get. We're a driven bunch, but we love doing it, and our customers can tell that we do. We want to tell you more. If you believe that you might be the customer-focused individual we're looking for, contact us.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to work on complex wastewater, stormwater and water supply projects in western Canada. In this role you will be responsible for the development, management, delivery and financial performance of projects. You will perform a wide variety of engineering tasks, from feasibility studies, preliminary engineering and final design to report writing and development of contract documents. We want our Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic, able to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments, and have exceptional communication, diagnostic, and organizational skills.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Manage delivery of wastewater, stormwater and water supply projects, including linear infrastructure and pump stations, and supporting stormwater and utility aspects of highway design projects.

  • Prepare, supervise and provide technical review of design drawings, engineering calculations, technical reports, specifications, quantity takeoffs, and cost estimates.

  • Prepare of scopes of work and technical client proposals.

  • Coordinate and communicate with internal team and external clients/agencies.

  • Lead and supervise project teams.

  • Participate in project meetings including site visits and field inspections.

  • Act as Parsons' representative with the client and external team for program delivery.

  • Negotiate changes to the scope of work with the client and subconsultants.

  • Market and secure additional work with client.

  • Development of key clients in Western Canada.

  • Oversee establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

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We are looking for innovative thinkers - people who pride themselves in developing new ways to be more productive and competitive, and seeing their ideas put into action. Our diverse staff, with their contrasting and thoughtful points of view, offer a real asset to the process of innovation. Your stimulating ideas and opinions will assure you of unlimited opportunities and a role in the excitement of achievement.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field).

  • 10+ years of experience with wastewater, stormwater and water supply projects.

  • Experience working with Metro Vancouver, Capital Regional District and BC Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure is preferred.

  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng) required.

  • Understanding of AutoCAD/Civil 3D to enable management of design teams.

  • Proven written and oral communications skills.

  • Ability to apply advanced engineering techniques and practices as well as solve complex engineering problems.

  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interact with clients and enjoy being hands-on technically in projects.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.