Transportation Design Engineer

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CA - ON, Ottawa
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R149027
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Engineering/Engineering Support
In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Ready to be part of a team that tackles transportation infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on society? Parsons is now hiring an experienced Intermediate Transportation Project Engineer with a desire to work on transportation design and construction projects that change the urban fabric of our community. Parsons’ extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to work on marquee project. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.

The successful candidate will be performing at an intermediate Transportation Project Engineer level providing expertise on Parsons’ projects including the study, planning, functional, preliminary, and detailed design of transportation infrastructure, as well as providing engineering services during construction. The project focus may include complete streets, arterial roads, highways, pathways, cycling facilities, railways, rapid transit and transit priority facilities, drainage, structures and other systems related to transportation. Projects may be municipal, provincial, federal, or private in nature, or delivered through alternative means. The candidate will be in a position to contribute to and coordinate the design portions of projects, and/or support construction services assignments as a subject matter expert in transportation engineering and/or infrastructure construction. The candidate will also contribute to the establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required by Parsons’ policies, and perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

The candidate will carry out some or all of these responsibilities which may vary on a project by project basis:

  • Be informed of trends in transportation infrastructure and current and potential future consulting opportunities;
  • Lead the management of planning and design projects or the design of portions of projects;
  • Be on the vanguard for new clients and/or projects;
  • Manage or assist in the preparation of consulting team proposals;
  • Contribute discipline-specific portions to larger consulting team proposals;
  • Prepare project planning and design schedules and budgets;
  • Carry out studies of existing infrastructure or site conditions;
  • Lead the completion of transportation plans and studies;
  • Identify and evaluate alternative planning and engineering solutions to infrastructure challenges/opportunities;
  • Recommended preferred plans and designs and provide technical rationales;
  • Lead the preparation of functional, preliminary and detailed designs and construction cost estimates;
  • Provide engineering services to support construction implementation projects, and/or provide a contract administration role;
  • Coordinate the work of other disciplines and firms and work within the Parsons team environment;
  • Liaise with clients and stakeholders, and lead or assist in the implementation of design processes, as required; and
  • Assist in monitoring the financial performance of assignments.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

4-year degree in Civil Engineering or degree in a related engineering discipline is required and 3+ years of related work experience, or equivalent, is preferred.  Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.  Professional registration as an Engineer or Registered Professional Planner in Ontario, or imminent registration, is required.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: 

The incumbent will have the opportunity, in the fullness of time, to meet Parsons' project management certification requirements.  Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, ability to work with diverse stakeholders, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices, guidelines and regulations are also required.  Proficiency in English (oral and written) is required. Bilingual English/French is not required but is preferred.

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.

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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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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