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Parsons Corporation Project Manager in Austin, Texas

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Job Description:


Provides direction and management for small to medium-sized projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations. The Project Manager is responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. Typical projects range up to $30 million in total installed cost.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Acting as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution

  • Negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors Markets and secures additional work with client.

  • Following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project

  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

  • Overseeing establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

  • Establishing the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria

  • Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two-page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference

  • Planning, directing, supervising, and controlling the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project

  • Assigning responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths

  • Providing input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates

  • Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required

  • Mobilizing company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work

  • Discussing the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers.

  • Collaborating with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements

  • Working with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project

  • Ensuring that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans

  • Working with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work

  • Advising the client and company management of any such changes

  • Maintaining current and timely change orders

  • Promoting technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes

  • Monitoring reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule

  • Establishing weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items

  • Performing other responsibilities associated with this position as appropriate

What Skills You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical/business field

  • Typically 12+ years of related work experience

  • Professional (PE) registration may also be required

  • Previous experience in a Project Management position

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Thorough of industry and current technology paired with effective application in practice

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

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 employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!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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