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Parsons Corporation Structural Engineer II - Rail and Transit in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER II - California High Speed Rail – Fresno, California or Virtual Based / US West Region


  • Looking for a role where your structural engineering design experience will make an immediate impact on construction? The CA High Speed Rail – CP1 Project is a large-scale design-build project in Fresno, CA with on-going design and construction work. We are seeking to hire a full-time Structural Engineer position that will support the Engineering Services During Construction (ESDC) effort for our Fresno, CA office. This role is ideal for a structural engineer that wants to work with the construction team as they build the project. Daily tasks will allow construction to proceed, resolve field issues, and coordinate with design team. This role supports projects primarily for our Fresno, California office , but can be virtually based anywhere in California or the US West region. Occasional travel to the Fresno office for meetings will be required.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Review supplier product drawing submittals and construction shop drawings.

  • Review construction submittals and process through ESDC process

  • Engineer solutions to resolve Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) for field issues

  • Coordinate with design engineer-of-record regarding field Request for Information (RFI) responses

  • Prepare construction as-builts

  • Performs moderate to often complex engineering tasks and particularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately.

  • Extracts engineering information from CAD drawings.

  • Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs.

  • Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for construction purposes.

  • Frequently interfaces with other Engineering disciplines as well as construction team.

  • Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.

  • Provides technical design support to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and other more junior level Engineers working on the same project.

Requirements :

  • 4-year degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or related field) and 5 years or more of related work experience is required

  • Experience with structural steel and /or reinforced concrete on projects is essential

  • Experience supporting any rail and transit projects is desirable

  • EIT is required.

  • PE registration is a plus, but not required

Skllls / Competencies :

  • Proficiency in utilizing CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with structural engineering is required.

  • Familiarity with Caltrans standard plans, Caltrans bridge design manual and memo to designers is desirable

  • Knowledge of reinforced concrete design, prestressed and post tensioned concrete design, and advanced steel design highly preferred

  • Knowledge of deep foundations design, repair and analysis for CIDH piles and drilled shafts

  • Practical knowledge of reinforcement detailing and rebar shop drawings review

  • Practical knowledge of post tensioning system shop drawings and interpretation of field elongation measurements according to Caltrans Specifications

  • Familiarity with standard practice products in bridge construction and repair procedures

  • Knowledge of concrete mix design per ACI and AASHTO

  • Familiarity with quality control activities such as pre-pour inspections, etc.

  • Ability to review workplans prepared by the construction team and understanding the means and methods of construction

  • Familiarity with falsework design and temporary SOE systems during construction staging

  • Strong communications and interdisciplinary coordination are required

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:

$70,500.00 - $145,800.00

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+.

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