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Parsons Corporation Senior Project Manager - Highway in East Hartford, Connecticut

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Job Description:

Do you want to be a part of a company that has transformed over 100,000 miles of roadway around the world? From local projects to some of the nation’s largest design-build projects, Parsons has done it all! !

Our Connecticut Civil infrastructure team is a recognized leader in the planning and design of transportation projects in the New England region. Parsons is the lead designer for the I-91/I-691/Route 15 Interchange Improvements project in Meriden, CT – currently one of the largest highway projects in Connecticut. Parsons’ local team also has task order contracts to provide highway and bridge design services to CTDOT, MassDOT, RIDOT, and RITBA.

We are respected by our clients as an organization with strong technical skills, and solid project delivery and performance. In today’s rapidly evolving alternative project delivery and design-build markets, Parsons offers extraordinary career opportunities based on our existing projects and backlog, financial strength, bonding capacity; and inclusive design, construction engineering, and construction services — all under one roof.

We are looking for a great leader to join our team ; one that inspires loyalty and commitment and understands how to design and deliver leading edge Road and Highway projects. If you are the right one for us, you know how to develop comprehensive solutions for todays’ roadway challenges, enjoy both selling and managing projects, and like being in front of the client. Perhaps you are looking for that next step in your career – to take on new challenges and lead and expand a business – if that’s you – you could be the one for us!

In this role, you will oversee and manage the overall engineering and design on both conventional and design-build projects for roads and highway. You will be responsible for overseeing the civil design team’s technical deliverables and meeting project schedules from design through construction. Using your technical expertise, you will ensure the highest quality of engineering is put forth to meet all design criteria requirements. Our Senior Project Managers are also heavily involved in identifying new business and participate in the proposal process, and then stay technically hands on throughout the life of the project. We expect you to identify new opportunities with your current contacts in the region and help grow the business.

When we compete as a group against the competition, we thrive on that burst of creative energy that propels us past obstacles. We’re looking for dynamic managers who want to lead a first-place team. In our diverse workplace, everyone has an equal shot and is accepted and respected for who they are and what they do to help put us in the lead. If that competitive spirit invigorates your management style, we want to hear from you.


  • 4-year degree in Project Management or Civil Engineering related technical/business field

  • At least 15+ years of design and project management delivery experience on heavy transportation infrastructure projects.

  • Experience meeting operations business goals, client management, win strategies, bid preparation.

  • Must have a proven track record of successful delivery for road/highway projects according to CTDOT & MassDOT standards – conventional and design/build project execution

  • CT or MA PE is required.

  • Design-Build Project Experience is not a requirement but is a major plus

Skills and Competencies:

Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. In addition, must be knowledgeable to current technology and hi wot can be effectively utilized on the project.

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:

$121,900.00 - $245,200.00

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!

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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