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Parsons Corporation Senior Construction Manager (Risk Management focus) in Ridgecrest, California

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Job Description:

Ready to take your construction experience to the next level to work on complex problems that will have a huge impact on the local community and be part of a project that will make history? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Construction Manager who can lead a team of professionals overseeing the construction of major project.

Parsons’ extensive experience in this field, combined with your extensive knowledge of various disciplines to be used during construction, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We need our Construction Managers to be versatile and thoroughly familiar with required contractual obligations and technical aspects of all facilities as well as those who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills. In this role you manage oversight of all onsite field construction activities associated with the completion of a large project. (Typically a project having a total installed cost of $100 to $800 million.) We will need you to apply knowledge and techniques to be utilized for installation. In addition to construction supervision, the incumbent is also responsible for field administration, procurement support, and field engineering. Willingness to relocate to construction site locations is expected. Construction site is located in Ridgecrest, CA.


The Construction Manager will work on behalf of Parsons and the client with responsibilities including:

  • Directs the overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.

  • Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.

  • Establishes assignments for Construction Inspectors for various work areas of construction operations, monitoring progress and recommending corrective action as necessary.

  • Keeps alert to possible problem areas and takes preventative action to ensure that critical milestones are being met by the performing Contractor for each phase of the project.

  • Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher level management and clients, including formal presentations.

  • Ensures effective implementation of all Company and client policies and procedures, including labor relations policies.

  • Serves as the primary contact with client representatives, Performing contractors, and government representatives for construction related activities. Maintains strong client and community relations.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • 20+ years of experience in field construction is required

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a construction related field (or equivalent construction related work experience)

  • Experience in the construction of large civil/structural and/or industrial projects at domestic and/or foreign locations is preferred

  • Requires extensive knowledge of construction-related processes, as well as a thorough knowledge of industry practices

  • Demonstrated effective managerial capability, as well as strong written and oral communications skills

  • Prior experience on Federally-funded projects, especially military

  • Knowledge of Risk Management and ability to identify risks by observation

* Must be able to obtain and maintain federal government site and systems accesses.

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.

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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