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Parsons Corporation Intermediate Environmental Project Manager in Calgary, Alberta

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Job Description:

Intermediate Environmental Project Manager

Parsons is hiring an experienced Project Manager with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions to various environmental problems. The successful candidate will manage environmental site investigation and remediation projects of varying size and complexity, which could include supervision of junior professional staff and technical staff involved in the field investigations, budget control, client liaison and report preparation and review. In addition, the professional would also mentor and provide technical support to more junior staff, as required. A diverse background in environmental site assessment, remediation, risk assessment, field sampling (soils, groundwater, and surface water) and reclamation would be considered an asset.


  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

  • Experience in preparing correspondence, written reports and presentations (for regulators / clients and senior personnel).

  • Ability to manage inter-disciplinary teams of professionals and supporting labour categories.

  • Ability to integrate competing and/or conflicting elements into the planning and execution processes so that project requirements flow smoothly.

  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during work execution. Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors. Markets and secures additional work with client. Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.

  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

  • Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.

  • Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client and company management of any such changes. The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.


  • 4-year degree in Environmental, Chemical, Engineering or related technical/business field and at least 5 years of experience in the environmental industry.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and knowledge of industry practices and regulations (including, but not limited to: Alberta Tier 1 Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines, Alberta Tier 2 Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines and the Saskatchewan Environmental Code).

  • Must be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on projects.

  • Professional designation (or the ability to obtain one) as a professional geologist, engineer, biologist or agrologist in Alberta and/or Saskatchewan is desired.

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.

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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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