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Parsons Corporation Senior / Principal Civil Engineer in San Diego, California

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Job Description:

Senior / Principal Civil Engineer – Road and Highway / Transportation Infrastructure – San Diego, California

Opportunity :

Our Parsons San Diego, California office is now hiring for a Senior / Principal Engineer with demonstrated experience supporting road & highway in California for Caltrans, City of San Diego, and County of San Diego Public Works Transportation Projects. You will perform a wide variety of engineering tasks for transportation projects from feasibility studies, preliminary engineering, and final design to report writing and development of construction contract documents. Candidate may perform in a task lead capacity and take responsibility for delivering assignments. Extensive experience with Caltrans and Local Agency projects in California is essential, or highly preferred Willingness to travel to supplier, client, or project site locations, is expected. This position is based in San Diego, California. Remote hybrid work is allowed for this position (meaning ability to work from home 1-2 days per week).

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Perform a variety of roadway engineering tasks such as geometric design, engineering analyses, and project plan development.

  • High level experience with Microstation and Autocad as well

  • Prepare engineering design plans, engineering computations, technical reports, specifications, quantity takeoffs, and cost estimates.

  • Assist the project manager in executing and delivering project assignments.

  • Coordinate and communicate with internal team and external clients/agencies.

  • May plan, lead, and supervise lower level engineers on same assignments.

  • Participate or project meetings as well as participate in site visits and field inspection as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field).

  • Minimum 8 years or more of experience in roadway related fields.

  • California Professional Engineer (PE) registration is required.

  • Caltrans (or Local Agency) projects experience and knowledge of Caltrans standards , policies, and manuals is highly desirable

  • Proficient in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD/Civil 3D.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Ability to apply advanced engineering techniques and practices as well as solve complex engineering problems.

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:

$81,500.00 - $161,400.00

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!

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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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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