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Parsons Corporation Airport 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 Design Manger following skills sets below to support our client at IAH Houston International Airport.

Key experience or attributes required:


  • Must have a bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering.

  • Overall working knowledge of the architectural, 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.

  • 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 x asset management experience is required, with 5+ years of related x experience on related projects

Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.

Professional registration may required, Texas license.

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

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.