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Parsons Corporation Construction Director in Markham, Ontario

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Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a Construction Director in our for our Rail and Transit market. We’re looking for a candidate that has a desire to work on the development and execution of some of the best transit systems in the world! Specializing in transit infrastructure including station, guideway, tunnel and rail systems construction this key leadership role will lead transit projects in the Greater Toronto Region, including client management, construction management, staffing and all aspects of contract performance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead Construction Management Team for Transit Group

  • Providing expert advisory services in collaborative contracting models.

  • Support Parsons Rail and Transit bids and projects, as required

  • Manage Projects, contracts including financial reporting, staffing, identifying and delivering growth opportunities, and general project management functions

  • Act as Construction Lead for Metrolinx ECWE Project, including, but not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • construction planning and rail access planning;

  • field representation and monitoring across all construction sites including remote fabrication and production sites where key construction activities are being undertaken

  • construction coordination and interface management between Work Packages;

  • manage site condition, permitting, licenses and property acquisition risks retained by the Client

  • monitor submission and progress of Permits, Licenses, Approvals, and Agreements (“PLAA”) that are the responsibility of Work Package contractors;

  • monitor Work Package contractor performance and progress as well as contractors’ Commissioning Program to achieve Substantial Completion, including inspection, testing, verification, and acceptance of infrastructure, systems, and equipment.

  • provide construction advice to support budget management and cost control.

  • monitor and report on construction-related risks owned by Metrolinxnx or the Works Package contractors


  • 20+ years of experience in field construction is required. Experience in the construction of large civil/structural and/or industrial projects at domestic and/or foreign locations is preferred.

  • Requires extensive knowledge of electrical systems construction-related processes, as well as a thorough knowledge of industry practices.

  • Demonstrated effective managerial capability, as well as strong written and oral communication skills.

  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution in a construction-related field (or equivalent construction-related work experience).

  • Experience in collaborative contracting models is an asset.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. 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!

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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