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Parsons Corporation Program Director - Highway Engineering in Oakville, Ontario

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Job Description:

Program Director - Highway Engineering

We are hiring a Program Director in Ontario. Since 1968, we’ve built a reputation for offering unparalleled expertise in the design, engineering, and construction of transportation-related infrastructure in Canada. We have a strong client base and backlog of work in the Ontario region and offer excellent benefits and opportunities for growth.

Our team is focused on helping our provincial client expand and improve their road & highway systems through innovative design and providing solutions to tough challenges.

What you’ll bring:

Your knowledge of road & highway design methods, goals and objectives will be instrumental in helping us win new work and execute projects to the clients’ satisfaction. As a “seller”, you will assist our BD team in identifying new opportunities within the Greater Toronto Region, be instrumental in developing proposals and helping us win opportunities. As a “doer”, you will plan and define project / program goals and devise methods to accomplish them, as well as coordinate projects through all project phases from inception, planning, design, construction and closeout. Along with your P.Eng and 20+ years of experience, you’ll have experience managing local projects, industry contacts and a strong work ethic.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Manage transportation focused projects and engineering tasks such as geometric design, engineering analyses, and project plan development.

  • Manage project delivery including schedules, budgets and quality

  • Liaison and coordination with clients, stakeholders and sub-consultants

  • Oversee and take part in the preparation of engineering design plans, engineering computations, technical reports, specifications, quantity takeoffs, and cost estimates.

  • Review and approve project technical documentation, including drawings and specifications

  • Manages and communicates with internal team and external clients/agencies.

  • Plans, leads, and supervises engineers and designers on project assignments.

  • Lead and participate in project meetings as well as participate in site visits and field inspection as required.

  • Assist in staff management including performance evaluations of subordinate staff, resources allocation and recruiting

  • Assist in business development activities and undertake leadership roles in proposal preparation including assistance in developing project methodology, work programs, schedules, budgets

  • Prepare technical reports and documentation of activity for clients and project management, and promoting technical excellence and quality assurance of project tasks and deliverables.

  • Maintain an awareness of trends, developments and advancements in the transportation engineering field to retain technical competency, and to provide state-of-the-art services and advice to our clients

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Still interested? You'll have:

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

  • Minimum of 20 years of transportation engineering experience (including MTO Detail Design in a consulting environment), including 5 years of project management experience

  • P.Eng in Ontario required

  • MTO projects experience and knowledge of MTO standards, policies, and manuals.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and highly developed verbal and writing communications skills.

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in training, mentoring, motivating, leading and supervising a team of highly qualified professional staff.

  • Demonstrated success in gaining regulatory approvals including permitting with conservation authorities, road/rail authorities, and Ministry of Environment and Climate Change

  • Established relationships and proven track record with Ministry of Transportation of Ontario including in successfully pursuing, winning, and delivering projects

  • MTO RAQS Approved or eligible for Highways specialties

What we offer:

  • You’ll get to work on projects that focus the expansion and maintenance of our provincial highways network

  • We welcome diversity and look forward to including people of all backgrounds into our stimulating collaborative process for personal and professional growth.

  • Company paid for benefits for you and your family including pension plan with company matching.

We foster great, team-spirited collaborations. We’re truly a community that’s open for everyone to participate in making an impact. If you are someone that champions innovation, new value creation and are a motivating influence to your colleagues, you’ll have great success in our environment. Our company celebrates your way of thinking and doing and we would like to meet you.

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.

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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