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Parsons Corporation Senior Construction Field Engineer in New York, New York

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Working with us means being with a global team that has worked on award-winning programs and embraces new technologies to keep us at the forefront of the transportation market. You can aspire to be a key player on some great projects and have confidence in growing your technical expertise, because of our commitment to you and our financial strength to provide programs that support your career. We are looking for an experienced deputy resident engineer to join our construction resident engineering team in supporting a major capital rehabilitation program in the New York City area.

In this role, you will support the Resident Engineer in overseeing the activities of the office engineers, construction inspectors, and administrative/project personnel. You will monitor contractor's work for compliance to schedule, budget, technical specifications, and code requirements for projects for New York City and the State DOT. This position requires an effective team leader who can mentor project team members and foster a working environment where a culturally and diverse project staff can work cooperatively to deliver the project on-time and on-budget. As Deputy Resident Engineer you will also be lead for nighttime work operations, support the RE and interface with the contractors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the daily resident engineering responsibilities

  • Coordinate the work, and be responsible for ensuring all project deliverables are in conformance with the technical specifications of the contract

  • Resolve design and field construction problems, attend progress meetings and reports on project status. Expedite design and field changes. Review contractor requests for change, and when appropriate, assist in the preparation of contract change orders/modifications.

  • Communicate to the contractor construction techniques and changes where necessary to enhance job safety

  • Review contractor as-builts for compliance with contract documents

  • Participate in construction progress meetings, readiness review meetings, third-party coordination meetings, design coordination meetings and other construction meetings. Draft up the meeting minutes

  • Participate in all submittal review, RFIs, claim reviews and responses

  • Monitor and report on construction progress, and participate in meetings

  • Ensure compliance with applicable quality programs

  • Provide technical scope and justification for contract changes, and complete other tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering or related field

  • PE license required

  • At least 8+ years of experience in civil, heavy highway, and bridge construction with experience in the areas of structural steel rehab and deck concrete construction.

  • Work over track experience is a plus

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends

  • Must have reliable transportation

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

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.