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Parsons Corporation Georgia Traffic Practice Lead in Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Description:


You’re a natural-born entrepreneur: adaptable, flexible, and enthusiastic

Your energy motivates your team to kick into action to get the most profitable result. We regard your flexible thinking —your ability to adjust and adapt to achieve a result — as the essence of creativity. You’re driven, focused, and a motivating force. You’ll have great success as a manager here. We would like to speak with you.

Join a team of explorers seeking innovation

We always ask, “How can we improve this?” and we’re looking for like-minded managers. This is one business that’s not chained to the status quo. We stay ahead by keeping on top of trends, recognizing market gaps and looking to fill those gaps in ways that give us an advantage. As a manager, your sense of exploration will guide your team to discover new ground. Our diverse, welcoming environment assures that all people are respected for who they are as well as what they contribute. Join us in our rewarding and profitable journey.

Why Parsons?

The Mobility Solutions Business Unit provides planning, design, program management, and construction management to a wide range of infrastructure clients, mainly in North America. We’re an industry leader in successfully delivering complex, challenging, and high-profile infrastructure projects across all project delivery models, including integrated delivery (public-private partnership, design-build, construction management at-risk) and traditional delivery.

Position Overview:

The Georgia Traffic Practice lead will be involved in business development activities and supervise a group of six Traffic Engineers supporting road and highway projects in Georgia as well as other projects across the United States. This is a Seller/Doer role that plays a key part in growing our traffic engineering business in Georgia with the DOT and with local municipal and transit agencies. The traffic team is part of a 60-person full-service transportation design team.

This job is based in our Peachtree Corners, GA office.

Specific Responsibilities :

  • Prepare, coordinate, and supervise traffic engineering design, analysis and modeling tasks and provide traffic discipline support to other Discipline Leads and Project Managers.

  • Coordinate overall traffic backlog, schedules, budgets, and deadlines.

  • Train and manage traffic resources including staff workloads, career planning, individual development plans, including one-on-one conversations, salary recommendations, etc.

  • Create a challenging professional environment of innovation, opportunity, development, and continuous improvement for the Traffic team focused on staff retention and succession planning.

  • Lead/support (as appropriate) the development of Traffic Engineering/Design portfolio in collaboration with the Office Leadership Team.

  • Serve as Traffic Discipline Lead on pursuits and opportunities with GDOT and other clients. Support Alternative Technical Concept development for design/build proposals.

  • Participate in Parsons Traffic Engineering Technical Organization to establish internal professional network.

  • Support or lead traffic engineering tasks for other offices within the Atlantic area including North and South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, and DC.

  • Strategize and engage in hiring decisions to achieve organic growth. Identify and develop high-potential talent.

  • Participate in strategizing, storyboarding, writing, and reviewing proposals – become an integral part of the team’s success.

  • Participate in BD strategy meetings as needed.

  • participate in proposal writing, client meetings and client presentations.

  • Engage and serve in leadership positions within industry organizations, with specific subcommittee involvement at relevant Georgia organizations including ACEC, GPTQ, ITE, or others. Seek opportunities to make presentations or write articles. Encourage others in the team to do the same.

  • Maintain current knowledge of project pipeline for key clients

Preferred Experience and Education:

  • 4-year degree in Civil Engineering (or related field) and 15 years or more of related work experience in traffic engineering and analysis.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration is required.

  • PTOE required

  • Experience interfacing with Georgia DOT, or other similar state DOT representatives is essential

  • Solid foundational knowledge of basic traffic analysis and design software such as Synchro, Vissim, MicroStation and others.

  • Alternative delivery/design-build project experience is essential.

  • Business Development experience preferred

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

With clear, time-tested guidelines, you’ll manage with confidence

If you agree that the time to find out if a procedure or goal is viable is before it is implemented, we’re on the same page. Not only do our proven procedures ensure excellent outcomes for us, they certainly take the stress, guesswork and wasted time out of your day. In our culture of diversity, everyone is welcomed, included, and valued for who they are as well as for their skills and industry. Join us.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today. With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain—land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at and follow our quest on Facebook ( , Instagram ( , Twitter ( , and LinkedIn ( .

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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