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Parsons Corporation Principal Project Manager - Wastewater Systems in Pasadena, California

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Principal Project Manager – Wastewater Systems - Los Angeles, CA


The Wastewater Principal Project Manager will manage and provide technical leadership and project management accountability for process engineering in the delivery of capital projects and engineering services for wastewater treatment facilities in California, and also potentially provide support for projects outside of California as well.


  • The qualified candidate will work effectively managing water and wastewater engineering capital project teams, as well as other project related cross-functional teams with representatives from divisions throughout the organization.

  • Primary responsibility will be providing process engineering services to clients with projects mainly in Southern California but may involve travel to other parts of the State as well.

  • Experience in the planning and execution of projects: including project approach and resource needs, options analysis, process and equipment design, engineering document development, and system ownership through the project delivery phases of plan, design, procure, construct, and commissioning

  • Areas of expertise include process experience for complex capital projects within the water and wastewater treatment, and water reuse, area including conventional wastewater treatment processes, membrane bioreactors (MBR), reverse osmosis desalination and brackish water treatment, UV, Ozone and other advanced water and wastewater treatment processes.

  • The Principal Project Manager is expected to be an effective communicator of ideas, project goals and results. Expected to make presentations and updates to senior management and in broader forums both internal and external to Parsons.

  • Contributions are integral to the success of projects and the achievement of both technical and organizational objectives. Strong technical leadership, collaboration, and sound business value based prioritization and problem solving skills.

  • Travel may be required to meet business needs.

The successful candidate will also provide design expertise for conventional and advanced wastewater treatment systems, including membrane, biosolids, odor control, pumping, blower and HVAC systems. If selected, you will provide mechanical process design, equipment specifications, and cost estimates, as well as review supplier quotations, bid evaluations, and supplier drawings.


  • B.S. in Civil /Environmental or Chemical / Mechanical Engineering or a related Degree with 15 years or more in the water and wastewater industry of which involved process design, process performance analysis, or process engineering services for projects.

  • Project Management experience is integral to this role.

  • Professional Engineer registration is desirable, but not required

  • Potential to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a familiarity with state-of-the art industry practices and regulations.

  • Must also possess a solid knowledge of current technology

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:

$136,200.00 - $245,200.00

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 customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

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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