Senior Project Manager - Transportation Planning OR Environmental Assessments - Military Veterans

at Parsons Corporation
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Req #: R123498


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

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Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

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 senior professional with strong project management skills 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.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the development and execution of master planning, multimodal transportation planning, and environmental assessment projects for provincial and municipal clients in Southern Ontario. In this role you will be responsible for leading highly dynamic, multi-disciplinary project teams and coordinating with other technical disciplines across the organization.


  • Preparing project management plans and leading the execution of projects, incl. day-to-day management of work scope / schedule / budget for assigned projects, monitoring progress to meet schedule and budget requirements, and identifying and documenting scope changes
  • Supervising and providing oversight review of the work undertaken by other professional / technical staff, making staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise, and monitoring productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel
  • Providing technical leadership and overseeing the production of project deliverables, and leading the preparation of technical reports and delivering relevant presentations to clients and project stakeholders
  • Promoting technical excellence and quality assurance of project tasks and deliverables, and ensuring that proper checking is performed in accordance with discipline quality control procedures
  • Undertaking proposal preparation / coordination / management, incl. developing project methodology, work programs, schedules, budgets; Assisting with overall business development, as well as mentoring / developing / training junior staff
  • Maintaining affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current developments and technologies in the industry


  • University degree in Planning or Transportation Planning/Engineering or in other professional discipline pertinent to the job function combined with relevant management experience. A relevant post graduate degree is highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 12 years of multimodal transportation planning experience (including master plans and environmental assessments) with at least 3-5 years of successful project management experience
  • Experience with transportation planning, modelling and data practices in the Toronto region (TTS, GGHM, etc.) and good understanding of transportation issues and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the Planning Act, Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Process, Provincial policies, legislation and regulations related to transportation / land use planning, and evolving industry trends is highly desirable
  • Registration with Professional Engineers of Ontario, Canadian Institute of Planners or other relevant professional licensing organizations

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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