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Parsons Corporation Subcontracts Manager in Edmonton, Alberta

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Our Transportation solutions get our customers over, under, around, or through the toughest challenges. With technical and construction capabilities, as well as financial strength, Parsons delivers infrastructure that incorporates sustainability and resiliency to serve the needs of communities for years to come and has been doing so in Canada, since 1964. We are looking for a strong Subcontracts Manager to join our team and will report to the Commercial Director and assist with all aspects of the administration of the Edmonton Valley Line West LRT project subcontract portfolio valued at +$500 million.

The Edmonton Valley Line West LRT project is a 14-km long line extension of the soon to be in service Valley Line in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. The scope of work generally includes complex staging; new facilities such as stations, OMSF, storage facility, and stops; elevated guideway; new structures; systems and communications installation; trackwork; testing and commissioning; and all other civil works associated with the scope. It is the first LRT extension project using low-floor vehicle technology in Western Canada and will be a landmark LRT endeavour after the 5-year construction term. The unique project challenges, such as cold weather climate and integration with an in-service LRT line, offers team members future career opportunities in the robust transit portfolio of the City of Edmonton and other similar programs across Canada.


Work with procurement, design, technical and construction teams to engage and execute contracts with preferred subcontractors.

Work with the Commercial Director and Contracts Manager develop and implement a project-wide Subcontract Administration Policy

Supervise and mentor junior subcontract administrators and coordinators in contractual awareness and functions

Support and mentor design, technical and construction teams in subcontract awareness and commercial management

Compile subcontract reports as required by project management

Maintain records of Subcontractor claims and off-sets for project forecasting

Prepare and present monthly Subcontract accruals and forecasts

Draft and administer subcontract correspondence using Aconex

Monitor notice and response timelines, and coordinate project team inputs to ensure compliance

Administer change interfaces with key designers and subcontractors

Research, analyze and develop positions on contractual entitlement for presentation to the Contract Manager


Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (or related field)

7+ years of subcontract administration, coordination and/or management on a Major Project construction team

Some field/site-based experience

Contractor-side experience

Post-secondary degree in the fields of construction, engineering, legal, quantity surveying, or business administration

Experience in P3, Design-Build-Finance, or EPC Prime Contracts

Ability to work in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (this position is not remotely or rotationally based)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Subcontract administration experience with JV Contractors

  • Administration of third-party Design Agreements

  • Infrastructure and/or Rail design and construction phase experience

  • Experience using JD Edwards and Aconex

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.