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Parsons Corporation Sr. Project Manager - Transportation in Buffalo, New York

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Job Description:

Senior Project Manager - Transportation

Join us as we continue to transform roads and highways and enrich skylines all over the country!

We have been a leader in Integrated design and delivery of civil infrastructure for more than 75 years and are looking for experienced Highway Design Project Manager’s to add to our team in New York, including our Syracuse, Buffalo, and NYC offices. We have a great backlog of work, in both conventional and design/build project delivery and are looking for strong leaders with the ability to lead projects and mentor a team of engineers and designers.

We are seeking Senior Project Managers for the landmark NYSDOT I-81 Viaduct Project. This $2.0B project, the biggest in NYSDOT’s history, is changing the fabric of Central New York. We are looking to add three Senior Project Managers to this landmark project.

Parsons Project Managers demonstrate technical excellence in road/highway design and are thought leaders who deliver complex projects, without sacrificing schedule and budget! In this role, you will be responsible for scope development and management, client interface, and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives. 

You will plan and define program goals and devises methods to accomplish them, through an in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. This position will coordinate projects through all phases of project inception, programming, design, construction, and closeout.

The successful candidates can work from our offices in New York City, Buffalo, Syracuse, or Newark, and we are open to those who live elsewhere in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut to work remotely from home, with travel to meetings in New York as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Act as the Company representative with the client and subcontractors during the program execution.

  • Negotiate changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors.Following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project. Participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.  

  • Oversee establishment of a Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, and Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan Documents.

  • Establish the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitor the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. 

  • Plan direct, supervise, and control the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project. 

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

  • Monitor and report 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.

Required Qualifications:

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

  • New York PE License is required

  • New York State DOT highway design experience is required.

  • 15+ years of related highway design and leadership experience; design-build experience is a plus 

  • Requires the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy working technically hands-on while leading a team of engineers on Parson's projects.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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.

Salary Range:

$121,900.00 - $234,200.00

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+.

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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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