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Parsons Corporation Senior Civil Engineer in Jamaica, New York

Ready to work on projects that tackle Aviation infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering experience to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community?

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons as 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 Senior Civil Engineer with a desire to work on Aviation Design and Construction re projects that support the FAA NAS. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your developing engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills. In this role plan and design structures and facilities such as bridges, railroads, roads, airports, harbors, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, tunnels, power plants and other projects. Analyzes proposed projects to ensure structural reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Performs a variety of engineering duties and may identify as sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering such as: geotechnical, Topographical Layout, Site drawings, Incorporation of FAA Stand Designs and details.


Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes, utilizing CAE/CAD as applicable.

Prepares standard engineering computations for FAA NAVAIDS ( Approach Lights, Navigational Aids and Communication Facilities), material quality takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs. Designs include - site layout, access road, Foundation Details ,grading/storm water drainage, sanitary and other utilities.

Prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials.

Reviews small and portions of larger supplier drawing submittals and assists in performing technical bid analyses.

Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.

Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower level Engineers working on the same project.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate. Must be able to independently , problem solve and come up design solutions.

  • Prepare detailed calculations, drawings, technical specifications, design and installation packages,

proposal evaluations, technical reports, detailed analyses, and other materials suitable for procurement

and construction purposes.

  • Prepare material quantity takeoffs and engineering estimates.

  • Collaborate with project engineers, project management and installation staff.

  • Determine requirements using FAA guidelines

  • Develop and write construction scopes of work.

  • Write survey reports and make recommendations based upon information gathered during the site survey and professional judgment.

  • Develop and review schedules for assigned projects.

  • Travel to supplier, client, or construction site locations to inspect various facets of work.

  • Research and prepare detailed back up information for construction cost estimates.

  • Review supplier drawing submittals, respond to field requests for information and perform technical bid analyses

  • Assist CAD Drafters.


Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field) and 5+ years of related work experience

Engineer in Training (EIT) Certificate may be required

Working knowledge of CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering

  1. 5 plus years' experience after graduation working as design Engineer.

  2. Degreed Civil Engineer from an ABET accredited program (or certified equivalency) required.

  3. EIT or PE is a plus.

  4. Ability to read and understand drawings, codes, standards, and specifications.

  5. Computer Aided Design using AutoCAD® experience is preferred.

  6. Previous Federal Government or FAA\DOT experience is preferred.

  7. Ability to pass an FAA background check for a position of public trust is mandatory.

  8. Approximately 5% travel required.

  9. Ability to read and understand drawings, technical specifications and construction contracts.

  10. Excellent communication skills (oral & written)

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


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.