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Parsons Corporation Supervising Civil Engineer - Transportation Roadway in Oakland, California

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Job Description:

Supervising Civil Engineer - Transportation Infrastructure – Oakland / Sacramento

Opportunity :

Parsons has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a motivated Supervising Civil Engineer to join our team supporting projects in the Bay Area of California . The successful candidate will lead a practice specializing in Transportation and utility coordination projects and services. In this role, you will lead a team of professionals overseeing multiple engineering tasks. The project portfolio includes coordination of complex utility projects, and transit projects, with an emphasis on overseeing and managing work of engineers at various levels. This role will primarily support projects for Parsons clients in the San Francisco Bay Area. This position can be based either from our Oakland or Sacramento office. We offer hybrid remote working (meaning, ability to work from home 2 days per week)


In this role, you will act as the primary interface with Parsons’ Project Manager and discipline leads and supervise all engineering and design activities on both conventional and design/build projects. You will be a key member of our Mobility Solutions practice assisting in pursuing and executing these projects.

Leadership responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team while building and managing relationships with key clients.

  • Demonstrate excellent design expertise, mentor and lead engineers in the preparation of plans and reports

  • Manage projects profitably, transition work to qualified staff, grow and mentor staff, help recruit, and be a positive role model.

  • Maintain affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

Management responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing your team’s technical deliverables and meeting project schedules from design through construction, as necessary.

  • Supervise the production of project plans and reports

  • Promote technical excellence on projects, ensuring that adequate checking is performed in accordance with discipline checking policy and procedures.

  • Ensure that discipline design work is coordinated with project staff and engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications.

  • Establish budgets, ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables, and supervise the execution of work.

  • Ensuring that tasks are delivered on-time and within budget

  • Providing technical project related updates to agency staff

  • Supporting design bid build and alternative project deliver/design-build projects


  • 12 years or more of experience in civil engineering design, with experience supporting major utilities preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field.

  • Professional Engineer( PE) license is highly preferred.

  • Experience supporting Caltrans projects in the State of California is highly preferred

  • Knowledge of various state standards and specifications

  • Client contacts and relationships with local authorities having jurisdiction, resource agencies and other local, regional and state agencies is desirable

  • Experience writing proposals, scopes of work, and budgets for projected work.

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to manage & mentor staff, and direct resources effectively in a positive manner.

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+.

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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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