Parsons Corporation Principal Project Control Engineer/Specialist in Auburn, California

Principal Project Control Engineer/Specialist


Auburn, California, United States

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Ready to put your project engineer expertise to work on marqueeinfrastructure projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of project management tasks on large scale, complex portfolios of projects? Parsons is now hiring a Principal Project Control Engineer for our utility customerlocated in Northern California. You can work in the Bay area or near the Sacramento area.

We need our Project Control Engineers at this level to be fully qualified professionals with solid experience in P6 and Excel along with reporting and cost management. Staff must be enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and reporting skills.

In this role you will develop, implement, and maintain schedule, cost and programmatic reporting functions a portfolio of projects supporting multiple PMs.You will be utilizing your technical expertise, and familiarity with company policies and procedures to complete complicated tasks independently.


  • Provides specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex reporting functions.

  • Interfaces with client PMs, attends regular meetings, and provide reports.

  • Provides project and company management with the necessary tools for project management schedule and cost control.

May lead in the:

  • Development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with all affected departments.

  • Analysis, evaluation, forecast, and reporting of schedule status against an established baseline.

  • Analysis, evaluation, and forecast project costs and performance.

  • Accumulates and accesses historical data, such as cost and project data , for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.

  • Develops or maintains an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.

  • Customizes project control systems to meet specific program and project requirements.

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


  • 4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 10-12 years of related work experience

  • Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field.

  • Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Must have potential to perform in a lead capacity

  • Familiarity with industry practices

  • P6 software

  • Microsoft Excell

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of 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.

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.