Parsons Corporation Senior Civil Engineer in Kitchener, Ontario

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Senior Civil Engineer

Parsons, Kitchener, Ontario

Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. In 2014 Parsons acquired Delcan a major Canadian firm that has been providing global engineering services with offices in Ontario, other Canadian Provinces and the US, including an office in Kitchener. Parsons’ Kitchener office provides transportation and municipal engineering services in the Waterloo-Wellington-Guelph-Brant-Brantford region, including the Region of Waterloo, the Counties of Brant and Wellington and area municipalities.

Parsons’ Kitchener office is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to manage Municipal and Provincial Transportation Projects involving Environmental Assessment, Preliminary and Detailed Design, Construction Supervision and Contract Administration.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with colleagues in Parsons’ offices in London, Mississauga and Niagara Falls, and potentially assume management responsibilities in the Kitchener office focusing on business development and client care in the local market.


  • Plans, organizes and co-ordinates work on a number of transportation engineering projects

  • Assigns and manages tasks and activities in multiple projects, including the co-ordination of different disciplines and sub-consultants

  • Provides technical direction and supervision of project teams in regard to conformance with applicable standards and practices

  • Responsible for preparing Project Schedules, Budgets, and Project Deliverables including Technical Reports, Preliminary and Detailed Design, Cost Estimates and Tender Documentation

  • Establishes effective working relations with clients, colleagues, and technical agencies, including the organization of meetings, minutes and follow-up actions

  • Seeks new projects and is involved in proactive business development with existing and new clients

  • Writes proposals and technical reports

  • Performs quality control & quality assurance of work

  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable, invoicing approval, and fee structure

  • Is a solid team player and contributes to the overall wellness of the company as a whole

The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and skills:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in transportation and municipal engineering

  • Registration with the Association of Professional Engineers (P. Eng)

  • Experience with Municipal and Provincial Transportation Projects involving Environmental Assessment, Preliminary and Detailed Design, Construction Supervision and Contract Administration.

  • The ability to prepare proposals, written expressions of interest and technical reports

  • Proven success in managing municipal and transportation engineering projects of various size and complexity

  • Ability to supervise, train and mentor intermediate engineers & technologists

  • Strong written and communication skills

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding, and fun work experience. Join us and become part of an enthusiastic, responsible team that comprises talented professionals who use their energy, innovation, and dedication to deliver vital infrastructure and services to our clients and communities. We provide competitive compensation packages, attractive benefits, and great careers. Parsons is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Founded in 1944, Parsons is a globally respected engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with $3 billion in annual revenues. Our staff comprises a wide variety of disciplines specializing in innovative, alternative delivery methods for transportation, water, environmental, oil and gas, industrial, and government markets, such as cybersecurity. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 50 states and 28 countries. Collectively, we speak more than 80 languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Our employees stand behind Parsons’ core values of integrity , safety , quality , innovation , sustainability , and diversity . We are confident that Parsons’ core values, business model, and team focus create positive career paths for our employees. We are proud of Parsons’ legacy and are highly engaged in achieving future growth and maintaining the strong financial stability of our corporation. Parsons will continue to go anywhere in the world, conquer every technical and logistical challenge, and persevere until the job is done. Parsons. Delivering a Better World.

Parsons is proud of our 70 years in delivering engineering, technical, and construction services to our legacy markets: infrastructure, industrial, federal, and construction. As markets have evolved, so have we. Parsons is a provider of choice for cybersecurity and alternative project delivery services. We believe talent, passion, and commitment generate success. Parsons employees go the distance for our customers and give back to the communities in which we live and work. We welcome self-starters who have the ability to solve problems elegantly-and who believe in our core values of integrity, safety, quality, innovation, sustainability, and diversity. If this describes you, join us! Parsons delivers a better world.-

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Title Senior Civil Engineer

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Kitchener

Requisition ID 40300