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Parsons Corporation Backhoe Operator in Staunton, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION REQUIRES 100 PERCENT TRAVEL TO VARIOUS LOCATIONS ON THE EAST COAST. Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons as the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA's Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA's nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

This category includes occupations concerned with providing technical assistance to engineers at the job or construction site as well as occupations concerned with independently operating construction related equipment (ie. mini excavator or back-hoe). Characteristic of occupations in this category is the requirements for a knowledge reading and interpreting installation drawings and specifications. Individual will understand theories, principles and techniques that are less than full professional knowledge but which, nevertheless, enables the technician to understand how and why a specific device or system operates. The technician solves practical problems encountered in fields of specialization, such as those concerned with civil and electrical construction or installation. The construction maintenance technician will be responsible for the establishment of testing methods for concrete, soil and electrical, electronic, electromechanical, and hydro-mechanical devices and mechanisms. Work involves the application of engineering principles in solving design, development, and modification problems of parts or assemblies for products or systems, and application of natural and physical science principles to basic or applied research problems in fields, such as metallurgy, chemistry, and physics. The technician may perform technical procedures and related activities independently. Workers with the title of technician who are concerned primarily with maintenance and repair are classified with mechanics and maintenance and repair occupations.

This incumbent provides technical assistance to professional Cartographers in connection with the construction or revision of maps and charts. Work involves the solution of technical problems that require primarily the application of a practical knowledge of the methods and techniques by which maps and charts are constructed. The Cartographic Technician performs any, or a combination of duties such as: collecting, evaluating and selecting source materials, compiling information from source materials and developing a plan for using the information in accordance with product specifications. Duties could involve obtaining reliable measurements of earth's surface features such as elevations and distances from photographs by using photogram metric techniques and equipment, using drafting tools and automated equipment to make maps and charts, assembling aerial photographs into mosaics, and reviewing and editing map and chart manuscripts.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • 3+ experience in construction experience including operation of mini excavator and back-hoe.

  • Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.

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.