Lead Civil Engineer

15+ years experience  •  Construction

$100K - $110K
Posted on 10/07/17 by Lisa Kearney
15+ years experience
$100K - $110K
Posted on 10/07/17 Lisa Kearney

Lead Civil Engineer




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 Lead Civil Engineer to provide direction for civil work on the RER program. This Lead engineer will provide direction and leadership on a project or a major civil section within one of the larger disciplines. Working closely with the Project Manager the lead monitors the quality and progress of the discipline on each project, ensuring that production requirements are satisfied, and to resolve any existing or forecasted problems related to discipline staffing, quality of work, schedule performance, or productivity. This senior engineer will actively participate in and promote our Quality Improvement Program. The successful candidate will be based in one of our Toronto area office locations.


  • 4-yeardegree in Engineering (or related field) and 15-20 years of related work experience, including supervisory/managerial experience. 
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng) licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario.
  • Professional experience related to design and construction of water and sewer systems, storm water management design and construction, site grading, including cut and fill, contaminated soil remediation requirements on large site development projects, transit, commercial and municipal infrastructure, including but not limited to transit stations, parking structures, parking, track, signals, bridges, grade separations, tracks, underground tunnels and rehabilitation of transit facility building 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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