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Parsons Corporation Senior Structural Designer Engineer for Major Projects – Bridges and Tunnels, Halifax in Virtual Office, Ontario

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

We are experts in design and analysis, earthquake engineering, repair and construction of efficient, elegant structures sustainably integrated into their environment. Being the laureate of numerous structural engineering awards, Parsons constantly distinguishes itself for the excellence of its achievements.

Parsons continues its expansion in Maritime Provinces while preparing for the next major infrastructure challenges. We want to strengthen our teams with candidates who are passionate about engineering. Quality, innovation, ethics and sustainable development are in the core of our values.

We value the quality of our employees and promote their well-being. Our professionals can count on stellar supervision while benefiting from a great deal of autonomy as they thrive in a positive work environment. Parsons provides the opportunity to work on a variety of infrastructure projects, from the traditional ones to the major Design-Build and PPP projects. We ensure the development of our resources with a customized career plan, and opportunities for movement within the company. We are at our best when we all work as a team, and that shapes our work philosophy throughout the company (One Parsons).

We believe that, at Parsons, you can help make a real difference and that, together, we will successfully pursue the creation of benchmark structures for our communities in Maritime Provinces and Canada.

Examples of flagship projects:

  • Cable-stayed bridge Olivier-Charbonneau, Montreal

  • Turcot Interchange, including the cable-stayed bridge over the Lachine Canal, Montreal

  • Seismic assessments of the Jacques-Cartier, Clément, Honoré-Mercier, Alexandra (Ottawa) and Prince-of-Wales (Ottawa) bridges

  • Major repair of the LH La Fontaine tunnel and the Ville-Marie and Viger tunnels, Montreal

  • Deconstruction of the Champlain Bridge, Montreal

Currently, the Bridge and Tunnel Team is looking for a Principal Structural Designer for Major Projects - Bridges and Tunnels to join our Halifax office.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering with specialization in structures

  • Masters in structural engineering strongly preferred

  • 10+ years of professional experience in bridge and tunnel design

  • Advanced knowledge of bridge standards (including CAN/CSA-S6) and structural analysis software (SAP, CSiBridge, etc.)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Act as principal structural designer and responsible for the structural discipline in major bridge and tunnel design and repair projects.

  • Coordinate work with clients, supervise and coach the structural team as well as other disciplines involved in the projects (road engineering, traffic maintenance, geotechnics, environment, electricity, planning, etc.).

  • Participate in the preparation and verification of deliverables (feasibility and preliminary-design studies, bearing capacity assessments, seismic assessments, structural analyzes, plans, specifications, estimates and work schedules, etc.).

  • Perform other engineering activities associated with this position, as needed.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

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.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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

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