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Parsons Corporation Senior Drainage Engineer - Transportation Infrastructure in Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Description:

Ready to put your drainage engineering and hydrology skills to work on marquee projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of civil engineering tasks on large scale, transportation projects? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Drainage Engineer to support various transportation projects in Georgia. This is a full-time, in-person role with our transportation engineering team.

Parsons' extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.  We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.

In this role, you will be engaged in drainage design, layouts, calculations, preparation of drainage reports, stormwater management designs, bridge hydraulics and preparation of Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plans on roadway design projects. You will also perform quantity calculations and produce/check engineering analytical data and related information to assure the design and any technical reports are accurate.


  • This position will focus on drainage design, layouts, and calculations; drainage reports; stormwater management design; bridge hydraulics; erosion control plans.

  • Typical products may include detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.

  • Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes.

  • Frequently interfaces with other Engineering disciplines as well as other departments.

  • Provides technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and other Engineers working on the same project. May supervise one or more direct reports and provide input regarding performance.

  • May be required to provide the seal and signature of the professional engineer, as appropriate, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances.

  • May act in an advisory capacity to senior management personnel on engineering related matters.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (or related field)

  • 8+ years of related work experience with drainage design for roads and highways

  • Professional Engineer registration is required

  • Proficiency in utilizing CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is required (e.g. Microstation, StormCAD, Inroads Drainage, OpenRoads, HY-8, CulvertMaster, PondPak, HEC-RAS).

  • DOT experience is required. GDOT experience is preferred.

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.

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.