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Parsons Corporation Construction Project Manager - FAA Airport Experience Preferred in Fort Worth, Texas

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

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?

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.

Parsons is now hiring a Field 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. Willingness to relocate to job site is expected. 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.


As part of the TSSC team, the Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for overall project success using a hands-on approach throughout all project phases. This role requires a highly motivated, forward thinking, problem solving mindset to take projects from conceptual planning to completion, including site survey, design, procurement, pre-construction, installation/construction and closeout. This role will require oversight of multiple projects at any given time and will serve as primary point of contact with the client for all project related concerns. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deliver concise information internally and externally.

The PM will be required to establish master project schedules and budgets, and monitor progress against those requirements with frequent status updates to the client. Manage and communicate schedule impacts and implement timely recovery actions.

Develop project scope documents, estimates and other documents as required to obtain construction subcontractors for on-site field work. Must be able to manage subcontractors remotely while working closely with Parsons on-site representative to ensure safe, high quality work in the field. Lead or aid in the development of a risk management plan to document all potential hazards on-site and ensure it is put into practice by all team members.

Oversight of project budgets to ensure progress versus funding is balanced and project can be completed with available funds. Work closely with client when additional funds are required, including justification of request.

Chair weekly project status meetings, prepare and submit a summary of project progress; identify and notify management of any concerns in a timely manner. Document and execute changes in scope of projects, as necessary.

Anticipate problems and work with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, procurement, field personnel and senior management to identify and implement corrective actions. Keep client and management informed of the day-to-day activities of the project. Maintain accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports.

Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


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, FAA or airport projects 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.     

Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.

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 an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.