Civil CAD/BIM Manager, Western Canada

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CA - BC, Burnaby
CA - AB, Calgary; CA - MB, Winnipeg; CA - AB, Edmonton; CA - BC, Victoria; CA - Remote (Any Location)
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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Civil CAD/BIM Manager to join our team! In this role you will get to manage the CAD/BIM team in Western Canada.

The CAD/BIM Group Lead is responsible for supervising all discipline design/drafting personnel on traditional and complex projects. The CAD/BIM Group Lead will be responsible for managing the team's workload, ensuring that deadlines are met, and maintaining quality standards.


  • Support the Project Delivery Team(s) in day-to-day BIM implementation activities.
  • Develop BIM documentation at various project stages according to ISO 19650.
  • Record, store, and maintain all formal correspondences related to BIM activities. 
  • Support the deployment (hardware and software) and provide hands-on BIM software training for Project team members.   
  • Ensure Project Information Model (PIM) are delivered in accordance with the agreed TIDP, MIDP and CDE protocol.   
  • Measure and ensure the highest quality for all BIM package submissions in accordance with Project standards and requirements. 
  • Review, monitor and report on the development of clash interference and fully coordinated models.  
  • Conduct clash detection and visual walkthroughs
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the discipline leads design-changes and model challenges
  • Support management team with planning and construction activities with proposed 4D sequencing model(s) review and progress reporting.  
  • Prepare models and reports for constructability analysis
  • Validate and export model geometry and data to schedules for internal design and commercial activities
  • Perform Quality Assurance and Control checks and report deviations of installation with approved coordinated models
  • Monitor, perform quality checks and report on the quality of as-built models
  • Monitor and support the data collection process and validate Asset Information Model (AIM) with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) requirements e.g. Construction Operation Building Information Exchange (COBie) and/or Client Specific requirements. 
  • Monitor and validate the as-built model tagging with all related Project documents e.g. the H&S file(s) and O&M Manual(s) etc. 
  • Support the setup, development, configuration, establishment of the Common Data Environment (CDE) according to ISO 19650 standards and assume the role of CDE administrator.
  • Defines discipline design organization and participation in a project, including execution of discipline work involving design approach, schedules, standards, budgets, and procedures to meet client scope of work requirements.
  • Makes staffing assignments and monitors productivity and technical proficiency of the assigned personnel.
  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed, and that quality is acceptable.
  • Develop and maintain Quality Assurance and Control templates following the organizations and Project’s quality procedures and the Project's BIM production methods and standards.
  • Measure and ensure the highest quality for all BIM package submissions in accordance with Project standards and requirements.
  • Perform Quality Assurance and Control checks on models and maintain tracker (both hard and soft copies) to confirm geometrical and non-geometrical information compliance with the Project's design and BIM requirements.
  • Perform Quality Assurance and Control checks and report deviations of CAD Standards and ISO 19650 practices.
  • Provides training and development, conducts performance evaluations, and takes corrective action as necessary.
  • May make recommendations for salary increases and/or promotions.
  • Advises engineering and project management regarding any problem areas, staffing requirements, progress slippage, scope changes, budget overruns, or other events that could negatively affect project completion or profitability.
  • Actively participates in the company Quality Improvement Process (QIP).
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Required Education/ Experience/ Skills/ Competencies and Technical Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, Engineering or Construction Management from an accredited technical institution (or equivalent) is preferred. A technical degree or certificate of completion in CAD design from an accredited technical institution is required, at minimum.
  • 15 years of experience in supervisory roles within a similar industry.
  • Experience either from a consultant or Contractor Environment on Infrastructure or Rail & Transit projects. 
  • Experience with ISO 19650.
  • Proficient in a range of BIM authoring, scripting, design review, coordination, simulations, and collaboration applications and/or platforms e.g. Revit, Civil 3D, Open Buildings Designer, Dynamo, Grasshopper, Navisworks, Cost X, Synchro, BIM 360, ProjectWise etc.  (Insert Specific Requirements)
  • Canadian experience preferred but not essential. 

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$99,600 - $185,100

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

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Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

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Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

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