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Parsons Corporation Mine Reclamation - Operations Manager in Toronto, Ontario

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Job Description:

Make A Difference!

Operations Manager - Abandoned Mines, Northern Canada

Parsons is a world-class leader in providing in-depth engineering, construction, technical, and project management services. Our employees deliver landmark commercial, industrial, mining, environmental, energy, power, and renewable infrastructure - and provide innovative solutions to complex environmental, water quality, supply, treatment, watershed, and wastewater projects. We hire colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on solving project challenges in a high-energy environment. Parsons is helping to build a healthier and more sustainable world.


Parsons has been successful in winning environmental and mining remediation projects in Northern Canada and will be aggressively pursuing additional northern projects.

Key Expectations

Lead hourly employees and get results through others. Think ahead and plan over a specific time span and prepare action plans to achieve results. Balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, environmental, plant reliability, productivity, cost efficiency, waste reduction, and employee relations in a unique environment. Manage multiple priorities.

  • Oversee and manage water pumping and water treatment operations, maintenance activities and facilities management

  • Responsible for maximizing the volume of contact water captured and treated

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety, environment, community, and the ability to work safely.

  • Ensures EHS awareness and compliance with federal and territorial regulations and guidelines

  • Identify and initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product or process

  • Develop and execute short and intermediate term strategies that support the successful operations and maintenance

  • Manages quality of operations

  • Reviews, develops and analyzes SOPs

Leadership Capabilities

  • Decision Quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the project moving forward.

  • Cultivates Innovation - Creates a new and better ways for the project to be successful.

  • Instils Trust - Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity.

  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.

  • Plans and Aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with project and corporate goals.

  • Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Develops Talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals.

  • Communicates Effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Key Tasks include, but are not limited to:


  • Ensures a safe work environment for all employees and performs accident investigations as required.

  • Performs safety process audits including work areas, housekeeping, workplace inspections, etc.

  • Performs task observations of employees to look for areas of improvement.

  • Provides daily safety talks with all employees and encourages active participation.

  • Implements new safe work practices and procedures.


  • Develop and maintain both short and long term operational plans - To include all aspects of activity (production planning & scheduling, maintenance planning & scheduling, equipment rebuild or replacement, capital projects, etc).

  • Ensure maintenance best practices are implemented and sustained for all mobile and stationary equipment

  • Recognize operational, technical and safety challenges, take action to prevent or overcome them, and continuously seek improvement.

  • Monitor and report progress.

  • Effectively work with other team members in areas such as project management, construction, health & safety to ensure cross-functional communication and delivery of goals.

Staff Supervision

  • Supervises hourly personnel as needed in performing their daily work assignments.

  • Monitors employee's performance, including; safety compliance, absenteeism and tardiness, work practices and adherence to plant and federal rules/procedures/regulations, work efficiency, job tasks and assignments, etc.


  • Diploma or degree in related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 10+ years of work experience managing northern mining projects, northern construction, or northern environmental remediation projects

  • 5+ years of experience in a management role for a mining, construction, or remediation project costing at least $10 million/year, including project wide responsibility for health and safety and environmental compliance

  • Good understanding of the operation of mechanical and electrical systems

  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Must be able to operate self-sufficiently in field environments


  • Knowledge of Yukon and Northwest Territories mine acts and regulations

  • Familiarity with surface water management, groundwater management, and water treatment processes

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding, and fun work experience. Join us and become part of an enthusiastic, responsible team that comprises talented professionals who use their energy, innovation, and dedication to deliver vital infrastructure and services to our clients and communities. We provide competitive compensation packages, attractive benefits, and great careers.

Founded in 1944, Parsons is a globally respected engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with $3 billion in annual revenues. Our staff comprises a wide variety of disciplines specializing in innovative, alternative delivery methods for transportation, water, environmental, oil and gas, industrial, and government markets, such as cybersecurity. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons' employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 28 countries. Collectively, we speak more than 80 languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Our employees stand behind Parsons' core values of integrity , safety , quality , innovation , sustainability , and diversity . We are confident that Parsons' core values, business model, and team focus create positive career paths for our employees. We are proud of Parsons' legacy and are highly engaged in achieving future growth and maintaining the strong financial stability of our corporation. Parsons will continue to go anywhere in the world, conquer every technical and logistical challenge, and persevere until the job is done. Parsons. Delivering a Better World.

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.