Parsons Corporation Principal Contracts Administrator - Civl/ Structures - Irvine, Ca. in Irvine, California

Principal Contracts Administrator - Civl/ Structures - Irvine, Ca.


Irvine, California, United States

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Principal Contracts Administrator – Civil/ Structures - Irvine, California

Opportunity :

Parsons has an immediate opening in our Irvine, California office for a Principal Contract Administrator to perform contract administration assignments for all phases of the most demanding contractual undertakings supporting various road highway projects in our Civil/ Structures division . The initial assignment for this position is to support the I-405 Interstate widening project in Orange County. This level of Contract Administrator typically handles contract negotiations of projects with constructed values above $500 million, with clients in the private and public sectors Understands and applies a thorough knowledge of the principles governing the business terms and conditions of contracts being negotiated.

Responsibilities :

  • Reviews client contracts to identify risks and to ensure conformity to Company policy.

  • Drafts contracts for large engineering/construction management projects. Proposes alternative text/clauses to client contracts, as appropriate for the Company business. Ensures that the contract is thoroughly reviewed for legal, risk management, tax, and accounting issues prior to submitting to management for approval.

  • Participates as a member of the negotiating team, consisting of business development and project management personnel, for establishing business terms and contract conditions.

  • Monitors and administers the business provisions of prime contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions. Advises the Contracts Manager regarding scope, financial, and risk issues of prime contracts.

  • May be responsible for overseeing a significant portion of the contract administration activities within designated Company-wide market areas.

  • Solves significant prime contract problems, taking independent action as prescribed by project procedures.

  • Provides guidance and direction to lower-level Contract Administrators, as appropriate.

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


  • 4-year degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field

  • 10-12 years of prime contract administration experience is required

  • Requires a thorough knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts.

  • Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills,

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.

  • Ability to perform in a lead capacity is also required

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/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.