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Parsons Corporation Sr. Aviation Construction Manager in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Sr. Aviation Construction Manager to join our team in Memphis, TN!

RESPONSIBILITY OF THIS ROLE: Manages all on-site field construction activities associated with the completion of projects ($50M to $250M) preferably for Airfield projects on commercial airports. Understanding of the disciplines and requirements to supervise the construction of, or inspection of work by contractors, and the coordination for performing in a 24/7 airport operating environment is important.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs the overall planning of construction related activities to identify critical milestones and priorities and or reviews those proposed by contractors for major airport projects.

  • Determines budget estimate and staffing requirement for the Parsons defined scope and schedule of required services to identify variances of actual to forecasted results.

  • Ensures that the services of subcontractors and major equipment providers required by the project will be available at the appropriate time to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.

  • Establishes the assignments for construction professionals and support disciplines under his or her supervision for various work areas of construction operations, monitoring the progress and recommending corrective action as required to achieve project objectives.

  • Manages and/or reviews the assignment of manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budgetary goals.

  • Maintains oversight and alertness to potential problem areas and recommends or takes preventive action to ensure that critical milestones are met for each phase of the project.

  • Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher-level management and/or client review.

  • Conducts performance evaluations and recommends promotions and salary actions of direct reports.

  • Responsible for implementation of all Company, client and/or relevant regulatory policies and procedures effecting the progress of the Project.

  • Serves as the primary contact with client representative, subcontractors, and government representatives affecting construction related activities.

  • Maintains strong client and community relations to promote project, assist in meeting sustainability requirements and coordination with adjacent or interfacing projects.

  • Manages a team of Inspectors and Resident Engineers


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or related fields

  • 10+ years of relevant experience, 15+ years desired

  • Experience in the construction of airports or large civil structural projects at domestic and/or foreign locations is preferred.

  • PE is required

  • Field construction experience is desired


  • Requires extensive knowledge of construction-related processes, as well as a thorough knowledge of industry practices.

  • Ability to collaboratively accomplish key Project goals and solve project challenges.

  • Demonstrated effective managerial capability is also required, as well as strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to lead a group of senior discipline inspectors and other construction administration support personnel also required.

  • Work can be performed fully onsite or several days per week remote

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 - $227,900.00

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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