1+ months

Transportation Program Director

Oakland, CA 94612

Our road, bridge, rail and tunnel solutions get our customers over, under, around, or through the toughest challenges. With technical and construction capabilities, as well as financial strength, Parsons delivers the infrastructure that incorporates sustainability and resiliency to serve the needs of communities for years to come. Stretching more than 10,000 miles (16,000 kilometers) on six continents, our road and highway projects circle the globe. Far from just moving people from place to place, we provide smart corridors to move people into the future. No matter the delivery method, our expertise ranges from complex interchanges to tolling and integrated corridor management.

We are actively looking for a Strong Program Director to manage Road/highway projects for our California clients, which include delivery of planning, preliminary and final design, development and construction, Traffic analysis/studies, environmental impact assessments, asset management, construction execution or oversight, conceptual modeling, and Intelligent Transportation Systems. If you are looking for that next step in your career to managing a team of subject matter experts, oversee multiple projects under larger programs, and want to be in a more client-facing role, apply today!


  • Manage interdisciplinary teams of professionals. Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.
  • Ability to integrate competing and/or conflicting elements into the planning and execution processes so that project requirements flow smoothly.
  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.Markets and secures additional work with the client.
  • May participate 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 to these criteria.
  • 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 action plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.
  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through the application of Quality Assurance processes.


Bachelor's degree in Project Management or Civil Engineering related technical/business field
25+ years of related engineering management experience on Road/Highway and related infrastructure programs.

Must have at least 5 years experience with CALTRANS and knowledgeable of Preliminary Design and Final Design requirements for road/highway projects
The Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.
Professional registration may also be required.
Must operate as a "seller/doer" and have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients , identify new work and enjoy being hands-on technically in the project.


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: 2020-07-18

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Transportation Program Director

Parsons Corporation
Oakland, CA 94612

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