Senior Project Manager

15+ years experience  •  Construction

$130K - $140K
Posted on 10/07/17 by Lisa Kearney
15+ years experience
$130K - $140K
Posted on 10/07/17 Lisa Kearney

Senior Project Manager




Parsons is part of a Joint Venture that provides technical advisory services for two major work packages tendered under Metrolinx's 10-year Regional Express Rail (RER) Capital Program. The RER Capital Program – a CAD $13.5 billion undertaking that also includes a CAD $7 billion State of Good Repair and Optimization and Expansion program – is designed to transform the GO Transit rail network in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) to a two-way, all-day electrified service, where trains run every 15 minutes or better. This program will significantly boost the frequency and overall number of trips the GO Transit system offers. Metrolinx anticipates increased GO Transit ridership to approximately 127 million customers within five years of the RER Capital Program's completion and expects to reduce journey times for select cross-region transit trips by as much as 50 percent.

Parsons is seeking a Senior Project Manager who will be responsible for schedule development and management of staff, consultants and budget management on the RER program. The successful candidate will also provide reports to the owner and other stakeholders. Provides direction and management for multiple smaller projects or be assigned to manage one large project ensuring on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. Should be familiar with the integration of engineering/technical aspects, as well as procurement and construction activities.  Candidate would be based in Parsons Toronto office.


  • 4-yeardegree in Engineering or related technical/business field and at least 15+ years of related work experience is required.
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng) licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario or Member of the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA);
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) is an asset.
  • Professional experience related to the full range of infrastructure delivery methods including Design-Bid-Build (“DBB”), Design Build ("DB"), Advanced Public Private Partnerships (“P3”) and Alternative Finance and Procurement (“AFP”) models;
  • Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related projects. 

As a technology-driven engineering services firm we are a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructureconstruction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery for customers worldwide. Parsons has been combining strong forward-thinking and cutting-edge technology to improve the way people connect with the world for more than 70 years. Our success has been in striking the balance between big ideas and the technical ability to bring them to life. Thanks to Parsons’ global network of resources, we have the power to combine leading-edge technology with unparalleled quality and control. We back it all up with an unwavering commitment to safety for domestic and international projects of any scale, under any conditions. Across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world.

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

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