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Parsons Corporation Utility Project Manager in Centreville, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Utility Project Manager

Utility Project Manager Individual will actively lead electric transmission, substation and/or distribution projects to ensure all phases of approved projects are completed efficiently and within scope, on schedule, and within budget. Will plan and manage numerous projects concurrently.

Role and Scope of Position :

  • Individual will manage transmission projects, to ensure all phases of approved projects are completed efficiently and within scope, on schedule, and within budget.

  • Works closely with project team to engineer, design, site, permit and construct assigned projects.

  • Primary duties include overall responsibility for the management of all aspects of projects including the coordination of regulatory approvals and interface with regulators and local elected officials and town department managers; managing the development and process for evaluation of bid documents for engineering, design and construction, as well as for the procurement of material and equipment; and ensuring all aspects of the projects are documented and completed in accordance with company policies and all regulations and laws.

Essential Functions:

  • Individual is assigned projects of medium complexity, or assigned to assist in supporting specific project management responsibilities of a larger project.

  • Assigned projects are multi-discipline in nature, multi stakeholder involvement, with low to medium financial risk exposure profile requiring management reporting. Individual understands and applies project management methodology utilizing various project tools, controls, and techniques. Integrates and manages a cross functional project team to develop appropriate project roles and responsibilities.

  • Manages project contractors and/or vendors to ensure work is completed in compliance with the job specifications. Review/approve contractor and vendor timesheets and/or invoices and ensure payments are made in a timely manner.

  • Manages the team’s development of a comprehensive project plan, schedule, and communications plan and establishes the change control methodology. Coordinates the development of a detailed project budget and cash flow.

  • Manages the development of a comprehensive siting and permitting needs assessment. Coordinates an environmental assessment and the necessary regulatory approvals (federal, state and local) needed to begin construction.

  • Manages the monthly maintenance and reporting of project scope, budgets and schedules.

  • Manages execution of the project plan and project change control management process.

  • Manages the development of and participates in the required regulatory siting, permit filings and other regulatory filings. Ensures the timely preparation to ISO-NE, and other regulatory project


  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management or Civil Engineering related technical/business field

  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) desired

  • 10+ years of related engineering management experience on large scale programs

  • Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.

  • Professional registration may also be required.

  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements.

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $110,600.00 and a maximum annual salary of $199,100.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

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.

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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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