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Parsons Corporation Planning Engineer in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Parsons are on the look out for an amazingly talented Planning Engineer to join our Riyadh based engagement where you will perform a variety of project control assignments requiring the application of basic techniques and analyses.


  • Assists in developing and implementing and/or in providing planning and scheduling services to engineering, procurement, and construction activities for assigned projects.

  • Develops, implements, and maintains planning/scheduling function on one or more larger projects.

  • Gathers, compiles, and analyzes data on economic, social, and physical factors affecting land use.

  • Prepares, coordinates, and facilitates involvement and consensus-building meetings and workshops.

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

  • Scheduling:

  • Tracks and monitors the resolution of difficult scheduling/planning problems.

  • Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts current status against an established baseline schedule.

  • Assesses the impact(s) of design or construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Reports status of schedule to appropriate project and Company management as well to the client.

  • Understands and applies engineering, procurement, and construction terminology, concepts, and relationships.

  • Develops and maintains critical path logic networks and bar charts utilizing this information.

  • Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.

  • Accumulates historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.

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


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience) and typically 7+ years of related work experience.

  • Requires basic engineering knowledge in mechanical, civil, or a related field. Familiarity with various software used in the Project Controls Department, such as Primavera P6, Microsoft Office Suite.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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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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