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Parsons Corporation Senior Project Engineer - Roadway in Kansas City, Kansas

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Job Description:

Parsons is now open to applications for an experienced Senior Project Roadway Engineer in the Kansas City area to join our actively growing team on current and upcoming projects, including our most recent KDOT US69 win!

This role will provide you with the unique opportunity to join a highly-skilled, collaborative, and flexible, team which will allow you to expand in your technical and professional expertise on major projects that will have a tangible impact on the infrastructure in your very own community!

What You'll Be Doing:


  • Review and approve discipline staffing budget estimates and staffing assignment schedules on each project

  • If assigned to a major program, manage all specific engineering and design efforts for program’s structural discipline

  • Coordinate structural discipline staffing requirements for the program

  • Monitor the quality and progress of the discipline on each project, ensuring that production requirements are satisfied.

  • Work closely with Project Managers and Task Leads to resolve any existing or potential issues (including staffing, quality, schedule , or productivity)

  • Establish standards/procedures manuals and recommend improvements to procedures

  • Ensure performance within overhead budgets authorized for the discipline / Actively participate in and promotes the Quality Improvement Program / May head a committee within the discipline, striving to motivate and educate the assigned personnel


  • ​Maintain appropriate staffing level, including temporary personnel, as necessary (+ review and approve staff forecasting reports)

  • Help recruit, interview, and evaluate prospective employees.

  • Mentor, conduct performance evaluations, and counsel employees, take corrective actions (as necessary), and help approve salary adjustments and terminations

  • Ensure that new employees receive orientation on company policies and procedures


  • Review work (drawings, calculations, reports, specifications, schedules, etc.) produced to ensure that applicable codes, standards, and procedures are followed, and that quality is acceptable

  • Monitor productivity and technical proficiency of assigned technical personnel and make reassignments as project needs develop

  • Provide training and development opportunities for assigned personnel.

  • Support pre-contract and business development efforts as required, serving as technical consultant. Ensures client criteria and scope are met by all engineering disciplines / Expedite distribution of action items following discussions/meetings with the client and Project Manager / Strive to understand the client's business goals and formulates action plans to enhance the project work and delivery methods

  • Prepare technical reports and documentation of activity for the client and project management / Act as Project Manager's deputy for certain activities, such as attending meetings in his/her absence, etc.

  • Obtain, analyze, and circulate technical and contractual information to project disciplines/Review and coordinate change orders and supplementals

  • Notify project management and other affected personnel of all changes /Participates regularly in decision-making meetings with the client and project management

What Required Skills/Qualifications You'll Bring:

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (or related field)

  • Typically, 12 years or more of roadway design experience

  • Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity

  • DOT Experience

What Preferred Skills/Qualifications You'll Bring:

  • A Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (or related field) is highly preferred

  • PE Registration is highly preferred and may even be required for this role

  • KDOT Project Design Experience

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$104,200.00 - $182,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!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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