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Parsons Corporation Manager, Traffic Design in Toronto, Ontario

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Job Description:

Manager, Traffic Design & Operations

Parsons has been a leader in the planning, design and delivery of transportation infrastructure across the world for more than 75 years. We are looking for a highly experienced manager with strong client relationships to add to our Mobility Solutions team in the Greater Toronto Region. You will have the flexibility to work from an office in Toronto, Markham, or Oakville and also part time from home. Our team is focused on helping our provincial and municipal clients expand and improve their transportation systems through innovative solutions to their tough planning and design challenges.

Position Overview:

The Manager of Traffic Design will assist in advancing the growth of our broader Mobility Solutions practice in the Greater Toronto Region by taking a leadership role in developing and executing our business plan in the areas traffic engineering, traffic safety and traffic design. S/he will be responsible for overseeing and managing our traffic engineering portfolio including but not limited to construction staging plans, traffic management plans, traffic control and traffic operations analysis. This position requires a minimum of 12-15 years of traffic engineering experience.


  • Manage complex traffic engineering/safety and traffic planning studies to support road and transit projects also act as a lead traffic engineer traffic designer in relevant projects, tasks, and other assignments;

  • Manage, coach, motivate and provide leadership for staff to provide high-quality services and innovative solutions to complex traffic planning and traffic design challenges involving multiple stakeholders;

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

  • Provide effective and efficient management of relevant day-to-day operations, including scheduling, assigning and reviewing work to achieve project objectives and outcome measures;

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

  • Maintain an awareness of trends, developments and advancements in relevant fields and broader industry to retain technical competency and provide state-of-the-art services and advice to our clients;

  • Manage traffic operations analysis, traffic control and traffic management design deliverables for various types of projects (including highway and transit construction works) per underlying Project Agreements;

  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team including Traffic engineers, planners and designers; and

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


  • University degree in Traffic or Civil Engineering or in other professional discipline pertinent to the job function combined with relevant management experience;

  • Minimum of 12-15 years of relevant technical experience, including 5 years of successful project management experience;

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

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

  • Applied knowledge of published standards and guidelines from provincial and municipal governments and associations;

  • Excellent understanding of relevant traffic engineering, safety, operations and design issues and stakeholders’ requirements;

  • Proficient in the application of specialized traffic engineering and assessments software (AutoCAD, MicroStation, Synchro, etc);

  • Must be Registered as Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng.) and/or Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) or other relevant designation.

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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