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Parsons Corporation Project Manager - Drainage in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Want to be part of one of the largest transformational projects in the country? Want to help improve hundreds of thousands of people’s lives? How about helping to solve one of the largest traffic challenges in the Washington DC area and work on widening the I-495 from the George Washington Memorial Parkway to I-270 and I-270 up to Rockville?

Parsons and its Partners are excited to announce we’ve been issued the Notice of Intent to Award for the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan.

The New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan includes improvements for over 70 miles of heavily traveled highway to be provided in multiple phases. Phase South includes improvements on I-495 from the vicinity of the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Virginia, across and including the American Legion Bridge to the I-270 west spur, and the I-270 west spur from I-495 to I-370. This massive project is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Be a part of a historic transportation improvement to the DC area in Maryland and Virginia and improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of your fellow citizens.

Parsons is looking for transportation engineers of all levels and disciplines including roadway, water resources, and structural.

In this role you will be engaged in drainage design engineering work supporting in the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan You will prepare and review drawings for final design, construction, detour, and erosion control and prepare and review design reports. This position can be hired at a more experienced level as well ! These positions can be based in either Washington, DC, Baltimore, or Centreville.

Opportunity : Project Manager - Drainage

  • In this role, you will act as the primary interface with internal design teams and take the lead for all Drainage/Hydrology aspects of major Transportation projects with the clients and our JV partners

  • You will be a key member of our Road/Highway Practice to assist in executing these projects across the state and help us identify new opportunities to expand our Drainage practice.

  • Projects may include hydrologic analysis, inlet design, storm sewer design, ditch and channel design, cross drain design, retention/detention basin design, water quality analysis, adequate outfall design and design of on and off-site drainage facilities.

  • As a leader, you must be able to demonstrate excellent design expertise in these areas, as well as mentor and lead engineers in the preparation plan documents and reports, such as storm-water plans and permit applications for highway projects, drainage criteria documentation, drainage design reports, and pond siting reports

  • You will be responsible for overseeing the civil design team’s technical deliverables and meeting project schedules from design through construction. Using your technical expertise, you will ensure the highest quality of engineering is put forth to meet all design criteria requirements.

  • Our Lead Project Managers are heavily involved in identifying new opportunities within the project and ensure that projects are delivered on time and within pre-identified budget and scope;

  • Project manager will stay technically hands-on throughout the life of the project, managing the project through final execution.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field)15+ years or more of related work experience in Drainage/Hydrology design, including project management or supervisory/managerial experience of engineers, and designers.

  • Interest and the ability to function in a leadership capacity and manage a team of engineers, designers and technicians.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration is required.

  • Experience directing work involving complex technical situations

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Experience VA/MD/DC experience is required

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:

$110,600.00 - $219,400.00

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

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