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Req #: R121806


  • CA - ON, Markham
  • CA - ON, Oakville

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Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

As we continue to grow our Water/Wastewater practice in Ontario, we are adding a Principal Project Manager to join our Water/Wastewater process engineering team. 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. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with municipal clients (GTA). We offer the flexibility to work from any of our offices in Southern Ontario.


  • Develops the scope of engineering work, schedules, and budgets to meet the requirements of our client, and monitors progress to meet schedule and budget requirements. 
  • Identifies and documents changes in scope.
  • Determines the scope of procurement work, schedules, and budgets for technical aspects of the contract and monitors progress. 
  • Interfaces with Procurement and Subcontracts to facilitate procurement coordination with
  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed, and that quality is acceptable. 
  • Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned technical personnel and makes reassignments as project needs arise. 
  • Coordinates the utilization of interdisciplinary technical personnel on the project, as well as the assignment of personnel from other technical support groups within the company.
  • As the Project Manager or Design Manager plan, direct, supervise, and control the execution of technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the project or study. 
  • Participates in determining the technical skills and staff hours required for successful completion of the project.  
  • Ensures client criteria and scope are met by all engineering disciplines. 
  • Expedites distribution of action items following discussions/meetings with the client. 
  • Understands the client's business goals in order to enhance the project work.  
  • Prepares technical reports and documentation of activity for the client and project management.  
  • Obtains, analyzes, and circulates technical and contractual information to project disciplines.  
  • Reviews and approves change orders.  Notifies senior management (as necessary) and other affected personnel of all changes.  
  • Participates regularly in decision making meetings with the client and the project team.  
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • 4-year degree in Engineering or related technical/business field from an accredited institution along with PENG registered in Ontario is required.
  • 20+ years of related work experience is required.  Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related large-scope project types. 
  • Professional registration may also be required. Candidate must have 20 years of experience in the process design of both vertical and linear municipal water/wastewater infrastructure is required.
  • Experience working on water/wastewater treatment plants is required.

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. 


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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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