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Parsons Corporation Project Manager/Principal in Franklin, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Ready to put your project management expertise to work on complex projects? Are you great with people and have a track record managing teams that get the job done?

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience coordinating projects through all phases of project inception, programming, design, and closeout will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical, and organizational skills


  • The Project Manager must be competent in the field of hazardous and toxic waste cleanup and specific technologies such as groundwater extraction and injection, air stripping, carbon adsorption, inorganic precipitation/filtering, bioremediation, ultraviolet oxidation, long term monitoring, thermal conductive heating, excavation, air sparging, soil vapor extraction, and free product treatment.

  • The Project Manager is an on-site, supervisory position responsible for fulfilling all aspects of the contract, including completion of remedial construction, overall operation of the treatment systems, and all other related requirements.

  • The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that the goals of the contract and the individual task orders are attained in a manner consistent with the Company's approved Project Execution Plan, Site Health and Safety Plan, Quality Control Plan, other required documents and all Federal, State, and local laws and regulations.

  • The Project Manager will coordinate with the Certified Industrial Hygienist and the Site Health and Safety Officer to assure that all activities are performed in a safe manner and with other project staff as required to ensure that project task orders remain on schedule and within budget.

  • 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.

  • Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.

  • 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.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in one of the following disciplines: Engineering, Geology, Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, or Mathematics. In lieu of a technical degree, a minimum of ten (10) years of experience managing similar environmental programs/projects may be substituted.

  • A minimum of ten (10) years' experience in the environmental field.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of CERCLA or RCRA experience, which may count towards the ten (10) years environmental experience.

  • A minimum of two (2) years managerial experience in the environmental field, which may count towards the ten (10) years environmental experience.

  • A minimum of two (2) years' experience in the construction or operation of remedial facilities, which may count towards the ten (10) years environmental experience.

  • Experience in managing at least three (3) projects greater than $1,000,000.00 in contract value.

  • 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training with current 8-hour refresher training.

  • 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.

  • Our Project Managers still get very involved in the designs on 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


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.

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.