1+ months

Senior Project Manager

Virtual, VA

Senior Project Manager


Parsons construction capabilities complement our engineering and design expertise to deliver innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure projects. We employ construction professionals with expertise in building major highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, railway systems, and water and wastewater treatment plants.

In todays rapidly evolving alternative project delivery market, Parsons offers extraordinary career opportunities that reflect its existing and targeted projects; financial strength; bonding capacity; and integrated approach to design, construction engineering, and construction.


Parsons is searching for a Senior Project Manager to pursue and execute high-profile and complex heavy civil infrastructure projects. The ideal candidate will have self-perform construction experience on active passenger rail systems. The candidate must also have demonstrated the capability to manage a design-build project valued in excess of $250 million, which includes prior management assignments at or above the Project Manager level. Experience should include labor relations in a union environment and positive interactions with major transit agencies or Amtrak. Relocation may be required.


  • Acts as the Company representative with the JV partners, client, government agencies, utilities, project stakeholders, Lead Designer, subcontractors, suppliers, and unions.
  • Collaborates with Business Development and Estimating personnel to pursue and secure work, including active participation in preparation of Technical and Price Proposals.
  • Coordinates the development of Preliminary and Final Designs, while ensuring adequate constructability reviews.
  • Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions for an assigned project, including preparation of the project schedule.
  • Determines staffing requirements and organizational chain of command including responsibility for hiring, evaluation, training, promotion, and termination of employment for jobsite staff.
  • Evaluates and manages the selection, acquisition, maintenance, and disposal of equipment.
  • Manages the buy-out process for subcontracts, purchase orders, and professional service agreements.
  • Negotiates the pricing of changes to the scope of work with the client and with key suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Directs the overall planning and prioritization of construction activities including the selection of means and methods and the allocation of manpower, equipment and materials.
  • Delegates authority for executing project scope, then monitors performance to meet or exceed goals for safety, cost, schedule, and quality.
  • Actively promotes and supports safety policies and monitors the jobsite for good safety practices and OSHA compliance.
  • Ensures effective implementation of and compliance with all Company and client policies and procedures, consistent with the Contract and governing law.
  • Performs other responsibilities of a Senior Project Manager as may be appropriate.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • 20+ years of heavy civil construction project delivery experience
  • Self-perform contractor experience with complex heavy civil projects on active passenger rail systems in the United States.
  • Experience in the New York metropolitan area or in a similar union-dominated labor market.
  • Experience preparing technical proposals and cost estimates for heavy civil construction projects.
  • A strong network and staff following to help staff projects as needed.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont 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: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2020-02-06

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Senior Project Manager

Parsons Corporation
Virtual, VA

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