Parsons Corporation Jobs

Mobile Parsons Logo

Job Information

Parsons Corporation Aviation Construction Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Parsons is the premier choice for world-class aviation design, engineering, and construction services . More than 450 airports in 40 countries have counted on us to plan, construct, enhance, and sustain their landside and airside infrastructure-totaling more than $175 billion in construction value. We have worked on some of the largest International airports around the world!

Ready to tackle new construction challenges? Are you great with people and have a track record managing teams that get the job done? Put your construction management expertise to work on a complex, aviation construction program. Parsons is now hiring an experienced Airside Aviation Construction Manager (aka. Resident Engineer) with the following skills sets below to support our client at Atlanta International Airport. Airport or Aviation experience is preferred.

In this role you will provide oversight and direction to multi-disciplined teams, using effective management and leadership skills, and driving airfield construction projects to a successful completion. Our Resident Engineers must communicate effectively across multi-disciplined groups, build consensus and foster strong relationships, both internally and externally. We are looking for someone that is versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments, and has excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills.


The Resident Engineer is responsible for reviewing the performance of the construction contractors to assure contract compliance, the application of accepted construction standards and technology, and the acceptable standardization of materials and supplies. Participates in the development, execution, supervision, and coordination of all technical aspects of construction management assignments including development of plans, schedules, contracts, procedures, and construction methods and systems. Experience with airfield or other airside construction projects and large paving projects is a must. May provide technical guidance to less-experienced field engineering and inspection personnel. Willingness to relocate to the project site is expected.


  • Performs difficult and complex coordination and construction management assignments involving the development, execution, and supervision of all technical aspects of an airfield or airside construction project.

  • Maintains first-level quality assurance to confirm that the installation of all work within his/her discipline is in accordance with the plans, specifications, and industry standards. Will supervise the progress and quality of the construction work and provide technical expertise as needed.

  • Ensures that tests and inspections are performed, witnessed, and documented in accordance with approved procedures.

  • Collaborates with construction contractors and the Owner's team to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees, airport tenants and the travelling public. Ensures that contractors engage in safe work practices that are in compliance with site-specific safety procedures and industry standards.

  • Establishes and maintains liaison with the design engineering staff. Reviews and interprets design drawings and specifications to ensure correct technical execution of the work.

  • Manages the resolution for technical engineering problems and coordinates application of solutions.

  • Develops and reviews construction schedules and monitors construction progress. Provides schedule and progress reports to the Program Manager and the Client.

  • Monitors material procurement and deliveries to ensure timeliness in support of construction activities and schedule within the assigned discipline. Ensures that materials received meet specifications and established standards of quality.

  • Initiates and leads project closeout throughout the lifetime of a project. Provides support and implementation of the Operational Readiness and Transition (ORAT) plan as projects come to completion and new facilities become operational.

  • Initiates and maintains cost and change management records, progress reports, project records, etc., as required.

  • Will interface with the client and upper-level management, and various stakeholders at a major airport, coordinating construction activities in an active aircraft movement area environment.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing construction projects at a major or hub airport is preferred

  • Experience in the construction of large /civil/structural and/or industrial projects, specifically related to aviation and airside construction.

  • Ability to perform in a lead capacity on a project, and to coordinate with various stakeholders at a major airport.

  • Familiarity with various construction management database systems used for engineering and construction support.

  • 4-year degree in a construction-related field from an accredited institution or equivalent construction work experience.

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

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.