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Parsons Corporation Director, New Jersey Office Lead - Transportation in Newark, New Jersey

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

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Director, New Jersey Office Lead - Transportation

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.

Director, New Jersey Office Lead - Transportation

Parsons has been improving the regions highways and bridges for more than 100 years. As a 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 highway projects for New Jersey DOT and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority? 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 Office Leader to grow our Civil and Structures work in New Jersey.

As a Director and Office Lead for Parsons, you will be responsible for the strategic & operational direction of a very diverse, world-class team, including the management of profitable growth, and driving excellence in project delivery. Additional responsibilities include leveraging key accounts, closely coordinating and collaborating across business lines while providing innovative leadership. The successful candidate will mentor and develop an established group delivering bridge, tunnel, road, and highway infrastructure programs New Jersey. Our Director must be an effective “seller/doer”, able to balance business development, operational management, and project management responsibilities simultaneously.

The ideal location for this position is our Newark, NJ office, but hybrid and telecommute options are available for the right candidate.

We have an established management and project delivery team that will support leadership initiatives and business imperatives.

You’ll appreciate that our staff 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 team and processes, 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 NJDOT and NJTA 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 and business lines including our Rail, Aviation, Industrial, and Federal Solutions groups

  • Experience leading and participating in business development activities.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in NJ, with considerable experience in the New Jersey 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.

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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, 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:

$145,500.00 - $310,000.00

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!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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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