Project Director (Infrastructure Design)

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Project Director

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Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Project Director with Infrastructure Design experience to join our team! In this role you will get to manage our Project Managers over a wide range of projects.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Play a pivotal role in providing direction and management overseeing all Project Managers (PMs), to assure on-schedule completion within or below budget and per contractual obligations. Initiates and sets goals for the PMs and projects to the planned goals of the Country Manager and corporate strategy.

  • Oversee delivery and overall success of our projects, supervision of our managers and inform the Country Manager on progress and performance.

  • Initiate and set goals for the project managers and projects according to the strategic goals of the Country Manager.

  • Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and checks the deliverables for adherence to these criteria.

  • Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as needed.

  • Act as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.

  • Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.

  • Collaborate with Business Development to market and secure additional work with client.

  • Responsible for the development and distribution of a project summary to all members of the project team for reference.

  • Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work; advises the client and company management of any such changes.

  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.

  • Monitors and reports to Country Manager on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical/business field. Master’s Degree preferred.

  • MME Registration is required.

  • Minimum 20 years of infrastructure experience including a sound understanding in the design and regulations relating to various roadway typologies, wet and dry utilities, structures, public realm, and the environment.

  • Thorough technical and business background.

  • Significant project management or construction management assignments at a Program Director level.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of program management, capabilities, and skills in engineering principles, and have a strategic mindset of industry best practices and regulations.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with client, corporate, and their project managers on technical and non-technical subjects.

  • Must have deep knowledge and understanding of roadway and infrastructure design principles, standards, and regulations.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Advanced leadership skills with ability to perform in a management capacity.

  • Supervise all projects and project managers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems.

  • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor PMs performance and determine the need for improvements.

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations

  • Advanced knowledge of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

ABOUT US

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 IN CANADA

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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COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

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.

Work Life Harmony

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.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

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.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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