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Parsons Corporation Vice President, New York/New Jersey Transportation Area Manager in New York, New York

Vice President, New York/New Jersey Transportation Area Manager

Your mind sparks when you see opportunities

You're drawn to opportunities, innovation and new value creation - and that's why we're drawn to you. You're flexible, resourceful, and able to work around issues to arrive at a profitable goal. You regard critical thinking and problem-solving as a fascinating game - and you have a passion for winning. Our company admires your entrepreneurial way of leading and would like to meet you.

Vice President, New York/New Jersey Transportation Area Manager

From bridges and highways to water and wastewater, Parsons has been improving the world's infrastructure for more than 70 years. As a technology-driven, full-service engineering and construction firm, we serve as an extension of our customers' staff to help plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure that improves quality of life, promotes economic growth, enhances mobility, achieves sustainability and resiliency standards, and supports our customers' visions.


Are you a leader who's successfully delivering major infrastructure projects in the New York market? Do you like using your business development savvy and operations management skills to implement strategies for business growth & performance? If so, Parsons is seeking an Area Manager to oversee our Civil & Structures group out of New York.

As a Vice President/Area Manager (AM) for Parsons, you will be responsible for the strategic & operational direction of a very diverse team, management of profitable growth, and driving excellence in project delivery. Additional responsibilities include leveraging key accounts, close coordination and collaborating across business lines including rail and aviation groups and providing innovative leadership. The successful candidate will mentor and develop an established group delivering bridge, tunnel, road and highway infrastructure programs as well as water/wastewater programs in New York and New Jersey. The AM must be an effective 'seller/doer', able to balance business development, operational management and project management responsibilities simultaneously. This person will be based out of our New York City office.

Our methods are tried and true, so you won't have to 'try' to accomplish your goals

You'll appreciate that our procedures and methods have yielded proven success over time. This knowledge will give you the green light to lead with the skill and confidence you prize in yourself. When you can trust the process, stress drops and productivity and job satisfaction go up. Join us!


  • 4-year degree in Civil Engineering or related technical/business field.

  • 20+ years of managing diverse infrastructure projects with a track record of successful project delivery on large ($100MM+) bridge, highway or water projects.

  • Demonstrable experience meeting operational business goals and strategizing on market development. Experience must include P&L ownership and the ability to meet or exceed sales, operating profit & margin, and DSO targets.

  • Able to foster collaboration across multiple market sectors including rail and aviation groups.

  • Experience providing business development activities.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in NY (preferred) with considerable experience in the New York market.

Organizations win or lose based on customers' experiences. Join a winner!

We aim for more than customers - we want loyal advocates. Moreover, we throw ourselves into achieving that goal by giving the people we serve more than they expect. We're a driven bunch, but we love doing it, and our customers can tell that we do. We want to tell you more. If you believe that you might be the customer-focused leader we're looking for, contact us.


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.