Parsons Corporation Construction Project Manager - FAA Airport Experience Highly Desired in Des Plaines, Illinois
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Ready to put your project management skills to work on complex, urban projects? Are you great with people and have a track record working with teams to get the job done?
Parsons is now hiring a Construction Project Manager with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions while acting as a client representative. In this role you will: manage all onsite activities for a small project, or a subtask of a larger project, in accordance with the project schedule. This includes directing and coordinating subcontractor activities in accordance with project/client procedures, scope of work, and contract specifications. Serves as the primary point of contact with the client for all site activities related to assigned area(s) of responsibility. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience as a client rep at a field level will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Field Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills
T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.
Collaborates with project controls to establish project schedule and budget, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements. Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables. Helps RPM and Resource Manager to determine number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks. Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies required personnel, and recommends staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements.
Establishes a project safety plan and ensures that it is communicated to all employees on the job site. Actively promotes and supports safety policies and works with resident engineer to monitor the job site for good safety practices, establish site security measures and monitor site access by subcontractors and others. Chairs weekly job meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to the Regional Program Manager. Submits monthly reports to client, and responds to client issues and expectations.
Develops the pricing and negotiating of changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors. Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities. Documents and executes changes in scope of project.
Anticipates problems and works with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, field personnel and RPM to identify and implement corrective actions. Keeps client and RPM informed of the day-to-day activities of the project. Maintains accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.
4-year degree in engineering/architecture or related construction field, civil or construction engineering focus highly preferred.
8+ years’ related work experience, with at least 3 years in a project management role directly responsible for all aspects of construction, engineering, or self-perform installation projects, with proven track record of successful completion of contract deliverables.
4+ years experience working on construction installations/projects.
PMP and/or CCM highly desirable.
Experience working on Federal Government construction projects preferred.
Experience working with FAA highly preferred.
Experience with NAVAIDS highly preferred.
Knowledgeable on subcontract management, including project controls, configuration management, risk management, schedule and cost control.
Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a familiarity of industry practices and regulations are required.
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 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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