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Parsons Corporation Sr. Project Manager - Traffic in Edmonton, Alberta

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Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Stretching more than 10,000 miles on six continents, our road and highway projects circle the globe . Far from just moving people from place to place, we provide design and analysis to improve roadways to move people into the future! Our team of transportation experts perform traffic planning, traffic design, analysis, ITS design and complex modeling solutions and we are adding a Sr. PM for this functional area to our team in Edmonton, Alberta. In this role, you will lead the traffic design, modeling and analysis for the Edmonton Valley Line West LRT project, as well as support other major design projects in Western Canada. We offer the opportunity to work remotely from home, with the expectation to travel to project field sites and Parsons offices as needed.

The Edmonton Valley Line West LRT project is a 14-km long line extension of the soon to be in service Valley Line in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. The scope of work generally includes complex staging; new facilities such as stations, OMSF, storage facility, and stops; elevated guideway; new structures; systems and communications installation; trackwork; testing and commissioning; and all other civil works associated with the scope. It is the first LRT extension project using low-floor vehicle technology in Western Canada and will be a landmark LRT endeavour after the 5-year construction term. The unique project challenges, such as cold weather climate and integration with an in-service LRT line, offers team members future career opportunities in the robust transit portfolio of the City of Edmonton and other similar programs across Canada.

We are looking for a great leader to join our team that understands how to oversee engineers/designers to develop and apply state-of-the-art traffic models and designs, to support our clients. If you are the right one for us, you know how to develop comprehensive solutions for todays' roadway challenges, enjoy both selling and managing projects, and like coaching other professionals. Using your technical expertise, you will ensure the highest quality is put forth to meet all client and project requirements. Our Project Managers are heavily involved in identifying new business and participate in the proposal process, and then stay technically hands on throughout the life cycle of the project.

Responsibilities include:

Manage traffic engineering design resources, as well as manage the budget, schedule, fiscal, and quality aspects of your assigned projects

Contribute in all aspects of project development including the design, technical report writing, and state-of-the-art traffic modeling and the creation of construction documentation

Participate in client meetings, presentations and public workshops


  • 15+ years of related project execution and/or program management experience for Traffic design programs that involve large scope modeling and analysis and construction. Experience with Design/Build project is required.

  • Significant experience with Traffic design, analysis and modeling of large complex roadway projects

  • The incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background and direct experience with Alberta Ministry of Transportation.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a graduate engineering degree is preferred

  • P. Eng registration in Alberta Canada is required

  • Ability and willingness to travel to support client and project teams, as projects dictate

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.