Program Director Rail & Transit – Canada

Organization name

Parsons Corporation



Parsons is transforming communities through connected infrastructure, intelligent transportation systems, digital solutions, and smart-city technology.  Parsons Mobility Solutions has an impressive history of delivering complex transportation programs across the globe. The transportation systems we plan, engineer, procure, and construct are based on innovative designs and state-of-the-art technologies, delivered on-time and on-budget, and built to accommodate future demands. Our clients comprise a wide variety of aviation and transit authorities, state and city departments of transportation, construction contractors, and vehicle / system suppliers.  


Are you accomplished in delivery of large projects in the Rail & Transit area?  Have you delivered these programs in the Canada market?  If so, Parsons is seeking a Program Director to manage our Rail and Transit operations in Canada.  This is a great opportunity to manage a team with a strong existing base of business with an eye toward growth.

The successful candidate will be responsible for growing our business in both heavy rail and transit rail  through both traditional and Alternative Project Delivery (APD) delivery models. This position calls for someone who is experienced in market strategy and that is well connected and respected within the transportation market in Canada.  In addition, your time will be spent developing key relationships, winning work and overseeing project delivery. Our portfolio includes some of the most notable rail and transit projects and clients in Canada and our continued success in delivering their vision depends greatly on this important position. With travel throughout Canada, this position can be based in any of our offices in the Greater Toronto Area


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • 15+ years of experience managing diverse Rail & Transit projects within Canada.
  • Canadian Professional Engineering registration required.
  • A combination of Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build experience is ideal.
  • Experience meeting operational business goals and strategizing on market development a plus. 
  • Considerable experience in client management, proposal strategies and pipeline development.

Parsons is proud of our 70+ years in delivering engineering, technical, and construction services to our legacy markets: transportation, water, environmental, oil and gas, industrial, and defense. 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.

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


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How to Apply

Send resume to lisa.kearney@parsons.com