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Parsons Corporation Commissioning Agent (able to deploy to Antarctica) in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a highly experienced Commissioning Engineer. The successful candidate will have challenging design and construction experience in a wide range of industries and projects to meet the opportunities in Parsons portfolio. Parsons Cx teams have successfully provided Cx services to over 100 million square feet of facilities from hundreds of projects in just the last 10 years.

This position requires relocation for at least two 4 month long stays in Ant Artic for at least two years. Travel and short term assignments may be required beyond this project.

Projects range from small commercial office renovations to large complex green field institutional campuses service Sea, Air, Land, and beyond. If you have demonstrated ability to manage and excel on multiple concurrent projects of varying complexity and requirements, then Parsons could be the right place for you.

Commissioning Authorities are responsible for building positive team dynamics and guiding projects’ members to the best solutions to stay on track and maintain Owner’s visions. CxAs must be technically sound, have excellent communication skills, able to quickly and accurately evaluate issues, make sound recommendations, and document the operating details of the build. Conflict resolution with a temperate demeanor are traits of successful Cx personnel where you will be asked to be the only person in the room to raise your hand to save a project future stress and inefficiency. At all times a CxA is professional and relatable to each of the build team from the trades on the floor to the management and design professionals in the back office.

Parsons Cx teams are asked to safeguard some of the world’s most secure facilities, as such you must be upstanding and forthright, capable of being entrusted with each project’s best guarded information.

An attractive Parsons compensation and benefits package is offered to the right professional as well as being rewarded by applying your craft to some of the most unique and important assignments in technology and business. Up and coming Cx personnel will look to you for mentoring and referral to resources and senior Commissioning Management personnel. As part of this expanding value add industry, you will be key in developing and implementing Parsons fundamental Cx systems.


  • Review of design submittals for Cx and maintenance

  • Development of Cx SOWs and budgets

  • Development of Cx documents: OPRs, Plans, Specifications, Statements of Work, tests, verification documents, schedules, training, O&Ms, Systems Manuals, and other associated paper.

  • Review and reporting of Cx tools and resources to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Development of Cx capabilities presentations.

  • Development and participation in individual and firm Cx affiliations.

  • Direct support of multiple projects and bid documents.

  • Client communication and management of project Cx scopes of work.

  • Evaluation of projects and value add services.

  • Presentation and reporting to senior management.

  • Active participation in Cx community and community development within and outside Parsons.

  • Teaming with and/or leading other professionals on tasks.

Minimum requirements:

  • ABET accredited engineering degree.

  • Active current certification as a Cx professional with an industry recognized Cx organization.

  • PE registration highly desired.

  • At least 8 years engineering experience. A mix of design, field, and operations experience is preferred.

  • At least 10 years Cx experience. Desire a diverse Cx experience that may include: retro, new construction, LEED (or similar), condition assessment, sustainability, reliability, direct hire, third party oversite, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience in the tools of the trade including: OPR, BOD, FPT, IST, PFT, O&M, SYS manuals, plans, schedules, compliance, systems training.

  • Knowledge of Cx standards and practices.

  • Maintenance of issue tracking and actively managing issue resolutions. Must demonstrate team oriented approach to issue closure.

  • Knowledgeable of MEP/Fire systems design and Cx. Familiarity with envelope, security, and industrial automation/material handling systems highly desirable.

  • Experience with controls point-2-point checkout and strong trend analysis skills.

  • Client submittal of final Cx Plans, Final Cx Reports, and Continuing Facility Requirements.

  • Significant experience as a trades professional considered exceptionally valuable (electrician, plumber, fitter, sheet metal, pipe welder, I&C tech, fire tech, etc.)

  • Federal and capital projects experience highly desired.

  • Current TS/SCI with extensive EE experience very highly desirable.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range:

$92,200.00 - $161,400.00

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 customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

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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