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Aviation Capital Program Senior Director

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description:

Ready to take your engineering and management experience to the next level to work on complex terminal, landside/airside design and construction problems that will have a huge impact on the local community and improving Passenger facility experience at Airports? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Aviation Program Director who can lead a team of professionals overseeing every phase of large scale projects or programs.

Parsons' extensive experience in Aviation Capital project delivery, combined with your significant management and technical experience, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our Senior Program Director to be versatile as well as have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills. In this role you plan, direct, supervise, and control the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project. You will assign responsibility for executing project plans to key stakeholders after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. We need our Program Directors to provide input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required


  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program planning, design, construction and commissioning execution phases.

  • Negotiates changes to the scope of work with and/or for the client and key subcontractors.

  • Collaborates with Business Development to market and secure additional work with client.

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

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

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

  • Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence t o these criteria.

  • Responsible for the development and distribution of timely project status reports on cost and schedule progress of the project to all members of the project team for reference.

  • Provides direction and management for every phase of significant projects or programs to assure on schedule completion within or below budget and in accordance with contractual obligations. Must be capable of managing a project or program valued up to $1 billion in total installed cost.

  • Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.

  • Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers.

  • Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.

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

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

  • Works 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. Advises the client and company management of any such changes.

  • The Program Director provides oversite of Project Managers specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely executed change orders on the Program.

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

  • Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.

  • Establishes regular meeting to review project status and present action items with Client and key stakeholders.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate and deliver client services.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or related field)

  • 20+ years of related work experience, including supervisory/managerial experience

  • Significant managerial experience of a large group of Engineers, Designers, Contractors and staff technical support personnel

  • Professional Engineer registration with active membership in a professional engineering society is preferred in candidate profile.

  • Proven ability for managing and building a Team atmosphere for direct staff, subcontractors and Client departments that participate on the Program.

  • Prior experience must include significant project management or construction management assignments at the Program Director level.

  • Experience should also include operations management of personnel and facilities.

  • Relocation to the job site may be required.

  • Directing work involving complex technical situations

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required. Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and the capabilities and efficiencies of specific engineering, program management and asset management software for use in completing engineering assignments.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-10-04 Expires: 2021-11-14

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Aviation Capital Program Senior Director

Parsons Corporation
Austin, TX 78701

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