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Parsons Corporation Airport Civil Design Manager in Houston, Texas

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Job Description:

When details make the difference, the difference is having you

We value people who appreciate what others may dismiss as “the small stuff.” If there’s a way to fine tune to improve accuracy, you’ll find it. Your keen observational skills and extraordinary work ethic are what make you such a valuable employee to us. When you’re responsible for the job, nothing slips through your fingers. Please don’t slip through ours.

Parsons is the premier choice for world-class aviation design, engineering, and construction services . More than 450 airports in 40 countries have counted on us to plan, construct, enhance, and sustain their landside and airside infrastructure—totaling more than $175 billion in construction value. We have worked on some of the largest International airports around the world!

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Airport Civil Design Manger following skills sets below to support our client at IAH Houston International Airport.


  • Overall working knowledge of the civil design, engineering, and systems elements of airports infrastructure and supporting facilities.

  • Demonstrable establishment of collaborative relationships with stakeholders involved in planning, design, and construction of airport facilities (airport, community and government).

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the management of project design including significant time at large airports.

  • Experience in the design development of new/expanded facilities while maintaining operations.

  • Professional registration is required at this level. Must be licensed in the State of Texas or must be able to acquire license within six (6) months.


  • Monitor Design Consultant contract requirements against deliverables.

  • Manage scope of each design submittal package.

  • This position requires comprehensive knowledge of Airfield engineering and design.

  • This position requires comprehensive knowledge of FAA standards and requirements.

  • Traffic engineering experience will also be looked at favorably.

  • Facilitate responses to RFI’s between the project team and Design Consultant

  • Coordinate and schedule design workshops between Design Consultant, HAS and other stakeholders.

  • Support the Project Manager to coordinate, schedule, and assist with constructability reviews during all phases of design.

  • Document design-related issues, decisions, and actions within HAS Document Control System and manage to resolution.

  • Work with the HAS Sustainability Manager to Monitor and track sustainability plan development and LEED component tracking in coordination with Design Consultant.

  • Work with the HAS Commissioning Manager to support start-up and commissioning efforts as necessary including witnessing performance testing.

  • Develop the scope and selection criteria. Support Houston Airport System procurement as required.


Bachelor's degree in Engineering related technical/business field

12+ years of related asset management experience is required, with 5+ years of related Aviation/Airport experience on related projects

Professional registration preferred

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+.

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