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Technical Coordination Manager

Parsons Oman

This is a Contract position in Sherbrooke, QC posted August 3, 2022.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Not Applicable/None Job Description: Are you an engineer with project and people management experience?

Do you have experience in stakeholder engagement and working with utility companies?

Do you thrive in a dynamic environment, delivering projects to government clients, and working with others to achieve excellence?

And finally, are you ready to take your career to the next level?

If yes, then we should talk Parsons is now hiring an Engineering Manager for Utilities & Risk – Greater Toronto Region who can lead a team of professionals overseeing every phase of large-scale projects and programs for provincial, regional, and municipal clients.

At Parsons, all employees benefit from our flexible work options program, with time spent working both in-office and remotely; our managerial structure facilitates regular, open and honest communication about the company, projects, and your career path; and we promote a culture of innovation and growth, where, you will have an opportunity to learn, grow, and excel in your career, while making a tangible difference in our local and provincial communities.

Parsons is an industry leader in successfully delivering complex, challenging, and high-profile infrastructure projects across all project delivery models, including integrated delivery (public-private partnership, design-build, construction management at-risk) and traditional delivery.

Parsons’ extensive experience, combined with your significant management and technical experience, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement.

We need a Utilities Director who is versatile, and who possesses exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.

In this role you will lead a large team of professionals across multiple offices in the design of multi-million-dollar transit and infrastructure projects, will take a leadership role in developing and executing our business plan and will oversee, manage, and build our utilities team.

You will also be part of a larger team that strives to live Parsons’ values each day – delivering a better world through our commitment to people, processes, and technology.

Responsibilities: Act as the Engineering Manager overseeing teams over multiple offices/regions.

Act as Team Leader or Project Coordinator in relevant projects, tasks, and other assignments, including preparation of technical reports and documentation of activity for clients and project management and promoting technical excellence and quality assurance of project tasks and deliverables.

Manage interface between design and construction during bid and through project delivery to optimize innovation, value, constructability and compliance with Specifications and Project Agreement Participate in discipline task force teams, peer reviews, and evaluation of construction means & methods and applies lessons learned/best practices.

Lead/manage the brainstorming and development aspect of Proposal Design and Alternative Technical Concepts (ATCs) with task forces.

Manage, coach, motivate and provide leadership for staff to provide high-quality services and innovative solutions to complex infrastructure design challenges involving multiple stakeholders.

Lead and oversee the preparation of technical reports and documentation of activity for clients and promoting technical excellence and quality assurance of project tasks and deliverables.

Provide effective and efficient management of relevant day-to-day operations, including scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work to achieve project objectives and outcome measures.

Assist in business development activities and undertake leadership roles in proposal preparation.

Maintain an awareness of trends, developments and advancements in relevant fields and broader industry to retain technical competency and provide state-of-the-art services and advice to our clients.

Act as the representative with clients and selected subcontractors during project execution.

Collaborate with Business Development to market and secure additional work with provincial, regional, and municipal clients.

Involved in the response to RFP process, to secure additional work.

Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.

Participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

Oversee establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

Work with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.

Ensure that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.

Work with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.

Advise the client and company management of any such changes.

Promote technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (or related field) Must be Registered as Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng.).

Must demonstrate experience working with utility companies on transit and/or provincial projects.

15 years of relevant technical experience, including 8 years of successful technical leadership and coordination.

Experience with of large group of Engineers, Designers, and technical support personnel Demonstrated ability and experience in training, mentoring, motivating, leading, and supervising a team of highly qualified professional staff Excellent written and oral communications skills Applied knowledge of published standards and guidelines from provincial and municipal governments and associations.

Excellent understanding of stakeholders’ (utility company) processes and requirements.

Proficient in the application of specialized engineering and assessments software.

Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required Possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and the capabilities and efficiencies of specific engineering software for use in completing engineering assignments.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.