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Parsons Corporation Risk Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready to put your project engineer expertise to work on marquee infrastructure projects that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Chief Project Control Engineer for our rapidly expanding transportation project.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your strong estimating experience and engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity to lead teams. We need our Project Control Engineers at this level to be fully qualified professionals with solid experience, enthusiastic to support design and construction projects from planning and programming through occupancy or completed deliverables. In this role you will produce a master project schedule and monitor our team members' performance to assure the schedule is met or appropriate adjustments are made and communicated to our client. In addition, you will track performance against project budget to ensure costs are in line with the percentage of scope of work underway. You will also be working closely with our cost estimators, so an understanding and familiarity with estimating is highly desired. Keys to your success will be your competency in project controls and desire to lead project controls efforts on a large scale projects.


Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.

Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.

Provides project and company management with the necessary tools for project cost control.

May lead in the:

Development of the work breakdown structure, interfacing with all affected departments.

Analysis, evaluation, forecast, and reporting of schedule status against an established baseline

Analysis, evaluation, and forecast project costs and performance.

Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel. Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.

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

May lead a staff qualified to assess the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.

Develops or maintains an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.

Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.

May function as Project Control Manager on a project. In that capacity, directs and controls all of the project controls activities.

May support business development efforts by gathering and presenting a variety of background data. Presentations may be of an informal or formal nature.

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


BS in Engineering, Construction Management or related degree (or equivalent experience)

12+ years of related project controls experience, preferably with large scale infrastructure, industrial, Federal, or construction projects

Track record of developing and managing schedules and budgets

Experience with engineering and/or construction cost estimating a plus

Must have potential to perform in a lead capacity

Proficient with Project Controls software and Primavera a must

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.