22 days old

Program Director

Ridgecrest, CA 93555
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Job Description:

You feel most job satisfaction when you're helping others

Your focus on the needs, preferences, and values of others will make you a very valuable manager to us. You believe that your job is not finished until you're absolutely sure that you and your team have done everything necessary to satisfy those needs. You are respectful and responsive, both to those you serve and those you manage, in your quest to develop trusting long-term relationships. We are eager to meet you.


China Lake Earthquake Recovery (CLRP) program will provide construction management support services to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWSCL) in Ridgecrest, California.

If you're a Program Director looking for a challenge, then Parson's has a challenge for you.

This position will serve a critical role on the Parsons team supporting Naval Commanding Officer's Executive Leadership Team as the senior program manager monitoring all aspects of construction to improve performance across cost, schedule, and quality. This position will also work daily with the OICC Operations Officer to ensure tactical program execution performance by best practices and programmatic risk analysis. This position will also serve as the contract personnel production manager principal for all contracted support services over the duration of this contract, and be responsible for all CSS personnel issues, time keeping, work performance and deliverables quality.

The individual shall perform tasks as defined generally below or directed by OICC:

Program performance monitoring to include:

  • Validation of construction contractor performance and reporting
  • Efficiency of construction contractor management of work activities
  • Cost and schedule technical analysis including post-award DB design phase
  • Validation of high-quality physical installation
  • Validation of construction contract and project close-outs

Programmatic risk identification and mitigation strategy development to improve perform-to-plan across cost, schedule. and quality:

  • Forecasting trends for proactive assessments and risk mitigation COAs
  • Confirm incorporation of risk-based decisions into program/project execution

Programmatic schedule integration and schedule management to ensure perform-to-plan

Daily tactical oversight to ensure construction activities and applicable administrative requirements are accomplished

Oversight of specialized equipment procurement and integration of equipment into facilities to include specialized R&D IT networks

  • Confirm test and evaluation of equipment for operational readiness

Frontline CSS personnel management and development to ensure effective, efficient, and quality performance and deliverables.

  • Validate personnel expertise/experience qualifications meet government needs
  • Validate sufficient and properly trained personnel on board
  • Validate personnel recognize the scope of their duties before commencing work

Preparation and presentation of high-level progress reports and briefs on overall program success

Do you believe that losing is not an option?

Are you a goal-oriented individual who enjoys challenging yourself and the people you manage? If so, you've found your home. Here, you'll feel elevated and inspired in an environment among gold-standard equals. Our staff is comprised of people from diverse backgrounds who are included, respected, and rewarded for their valuable contributions. Join us in meeting the high (standard) road and for guiding others to keep to that road, too.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in engineering from a four-year accredited Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) university or an architecture degree from a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited university.
  • 15 years minimum personnel management experience in an engineering, architectural, or construction firm.
  • 10 years minimum experience preparing and delivering briefs to senior executives.
  • 12 years minimum experience in construction program and/or project management with at least one program exceeding $500M
  • 5 years minimum AE or construction experience on DOD project.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) / Registered Architect (RA) is highly desirable. If the candidate does not have a PE or RA, then a PMP with the Project Management Institute (PMI) or CCM with the Construction Management Association of American (CMAA)
  • Experience in the use and application of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.), Primavera, CostWorks. and Success Estimator, etc.
  • General knowledge of the U.S. federal acquisition process, government contracting principles and regulations (including FAR/DFARS)

Organizations win or lose based on customers' experiences. Join a winner!

We aim for more than customers - we want loyal advocates. We throw ourselves into achieving that goal by giving people more than they expect. We're a driven bunch, but we love doing it, and our customers can tell that we do. If your managerial style inspires, our environment will inspire you. Our diverse staff is empowered to shape their futures in a welcoming environment filled with opportunity.

Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


Posted: 2021-05-25 Expires: 2021-06-25

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Program Director

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Ridgecrest, CA 93555

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