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Parsons Corporation Senior Structural Engineer / Project Manager in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to lead a growing team of engineers and architects within our Transit Facilities division.

Your will become a leader in the transportation infrastructure industry by conceptualizing and designing cutting-edge and sustainable transit facilities and enhancing, upgrading, and extending the useful life of current systems. As the liaison between our varied clients and internal technical teams, your blend of technical and project management expertise will drive projects forward. Your mandate includes deciphering client requirements, delineating scopes of work, and orchestrating execution teams to surpass client quality, timeliness, and technical expectations.

The candidate shall possess technical capabilities to complete a wide variety of difficult engineering assignments by applying structural engineering techniques and analyses. The Structural Engineer at this level is a fully qualified and licensed professional, proficient in the utilization of engineering theories and practices. Some assignments involve the use of CAD, BIM, and structural analysis tools.

The position will require the successful candidate to sit in the DC/MD/VA area but is hybrid, blending personal flexibility with the expectation that the candidate will meet face-to-face with various clients, periodically travel to transit facilities to perform on-site surveys and evaluations during non-revenue hours, and work at various local corporate offices to coordinate design teams, partner firms, subcontractors, and suppliers.

Join us in shaping the future of transit infrastructure!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Develop and lead structural designs supporting the transit infrastructure industry. Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and clients to ensure transit facilities meet project objectives, are code-compliant, and exceed industry safety standards.

  • Conduct site assessment and gather necessary in-situ data to perform rehabilitation, reconfiguration, expansion, and similar state-of-good repair programs.

  • Provide technical oversight and quality of all technical drawings, specifications, calculations, reports, and analyses through the life cycle of a project, from preliminary engineering, to development of construction documents, through construction support and closeout.

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and tracking of discipline staffing budget estimates and staffing assignment schedules, as well as development of staff forecasting reports.

  • Responsible to monitor the quality and progress of the discipline on each project, ensuring that production requirements are satisfied, and implementing Parsons Quality procedures.

  • Work closely with Project Managers to resolve any existing or forecasted problems related to discipline staffing, quality of work, schedule performance or productivity, and client satisfaction.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (or related field) and 15+ years of related work experience.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) and Structural Engineer (SE) registration is required with the ability to obtain equivalent registration in multiple additional states & jurisdictions.

  • Experience as a project manager for the delivery of projects with extensive experience in client-facing roles.

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, industry-standard structural design and analysis software, building information modeling (BIM) tools such as Revit, and a basic understanding of CAD tools such as AutoCAD or MicroStation.

  • On smaller projects, independently develop structural drawings, details, calculations, specifications, analyses, and construction documents using industry-standard tools.

  • Perform detailed quality & technical checking of design calculations, drawings, and specifications performed by others.

  • Working proficiency with design codes such as ACI, ASCE, AISC, ASTM, International Building Codes, etc.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • A postgraduate (MS) with an emphasis on structural engineering is strongly preferred but is not required.

  • Ability to execute complex 2D and 3D structural analyses and prepare related design calculations, analyses, and reports.

  • Efficient in modeling and designing structural systems using 2D and 3D finite element analyses (STAAD.Pro, SAP2000, and/or others)

  • Strong aptitude for learning higher-level design and management skills

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. 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:

$117,000.00 - $210,600.00

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!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

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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