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Parsons Corporation Design Manager in Fort Myers, Florida

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Job Description:

Design Manager

Competition makes you stronger

You love a challenge. You thrive on seeing possibilities and opportunities that others miss and coming up with productive, creative solutions. Your competitive spirit gets you over and around obstacles and your drive is motivational to others. That’s what makes you the kind of manager we want. We value the way that healthy competition advances our business and all the people in it, and your talent at motivating your team will be well rewarded. If your energy needs an outlet (and a lot of recognition), we’ve got a challenge for you to enter… and win.

Position Overview:

Our design team in Florida is growing, and we are looking for a senior level Design Manager to be part of our team. This is a new addition to staff and is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Design-Build professional that enjoys working on various Alternative Project Delivery projects (APD). The successful candidate will have experience working on major FDOT and/or significant APD projects in North America.

As a leader in APD, Parsons offers numerous opportunities to deliver signature projects across North America and around the globe. Experienced professionals from our deep pool of talent will support this new position to provide our clients with quality designs that incorporate innovation and are delivered on time and within budget.

Provides direction and management for large scale Road and Highway Design/Build projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations. The Design Manager is responsible for the marketing and pursuit strategy, scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. Should be familiar with the integration of engineering/technical aspects, as well as procurement and construction activities.

This position can be based anywhere in Florida.

Specific Responsibilities

Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution. Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors. Markets and secures additional work with client. Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.

May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two-page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.

Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project. Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.

Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers. Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.

Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.

Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client and company management of any such changes. The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.

Preferred Education/Experience

  • 4-year degree in Civil Engineering (or related ) required

  • At least 15+ years of related work experience is required

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • Roadway design experience on FDOT projects

  • Design/Build experience

  • Proven background of leading multidisciplinary design teams on challenging, high-profile projects.

Skills/Competencies

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

The stone age didn’t end because we ran out of stones

Innovation! That’s what moves progress forward, and if you want to be a part of it, welcome. We’ve fine-tuned our operations, but if you can lead your team to be on the lookout for ways to do things smarter, simpler, and more efficiently, wait until you see what can happen when a diverse staff is motivated by an inclusive environment.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain—land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at parsons.com and follow our quest on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/parsonscorporation) , Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/parsonscorporation/) , Twitter (https://twitter.com/ParsonsCorp) , and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/parsons/) .

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $121,900.00 and a maximum annual salary of $219,400.00.

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.

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+.

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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