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Parsons Corporation Sr. Drainage Engineer in Markham, Ontario

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

When details make the difference, the difference is having you

We value people who appreciate what others may dismiss as 'the small stuff.' If there's a way to fine tune to improve accuracy, you'll find it. Your keen observational skills and extraordinary work ethic are what make you such a valuable employee to us. When you're responsible for the job, nothing slips through your fingers. Please don't slip through ours.

Our team is engaged in the design, contract management and project management of municipal water/wastewater pump stations, reservoirs and related infrastructure. We have been actively involved in projects in the region since 1964 and have a well-established team of experts that know how to solve our customers toughest challenges. We are adding a Senior Drainage Engineer to our Stormwater Management (SWM) and Drainage team to lead drainage designs for road/highway/rail/transit projects in the Greater Toronto Region. You can work out of our Markham, Oakville, Niagara, Kitchener, London offices.

In this role you will act as the interface with internal design teams and take the lead on specific drainage aspects of the project with the client and our JV partners on both conventional and design/build projects. Our projects include new urban roadways and highway design and rehabilitation, railroad grade separations, construction of new bypass lanes and auxiliary lanes, widening of lanes, and reconfiguration of roadway interchanges.

We expect you to be able to perform (and direct other engineers) in the design of all drainage elements relating to road and highway projects, including hydrologic analysis, inlet design, storm sewer design, ditch and channel design, cross drain design, retention/detention basin design, water quality analysis, adequate outfall design and design of on and off site drainage facilities. As a leader, you must be able to demonstrate prior experience in the preparation of plan documents and reports, such as of stormwater plans and permit applications for highway projects, drainage criteria documentation, drainage design reports, and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.

Responsibilities :

  • Functions as Senior Drainage Design Engineer on small, medium and large projects, assuming responsibility for the work of the group.

  • Leads other Engineers and design personnel in technical excellence and growth in the Quality Improvement Process.

  • Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary studies and analyses.

  • Ensures compliance of design with all applicable codes and regulations, providing the seal and signature of the professional engineer when required by statute or contract.

  • Helps determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. May assist with other administrative and technical duties.


4-year degree in Civil Engineering (or a related field)

8+ years of related work experience in water resources engineering design (drainage design, hydrologic studies/evaluations).

Professional Engineer ( P.ENG) registration with PEO is required.

MTO or Municipal experience is preferred

Ability to perform in a lead capacity (must be able to demonstrate leadership skills/abilities through prior work experience)

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.