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Parsons Corporation Construction Project Manager - Heavy Civil Projects in Sumner, Washington

Construction Project Manager - Heavy Civil Projects


Sumner, Washington, United States

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We are proud of our 70+ years in delivering engineering, technical, and construction services to our legacy markets: transportation, water, environmental, oil and gas, industrial, and defense. As markets have evolved, so have we. We now have our own Self-performing construction organization and specialize in design/build projects in all of our market areas. We are looking for a strong Construction Project Manager to join our team in Sumner Washington to support current Transportation/Heavy Civil Infrastructure design/build projects. If you are Project Manager, experienced with self-performed construction, with a commitment to safety and quality and the ability to solve problems for our customers, join us today.

In this role, as a Parsons Construction PM, you will provides direction and management for small to medium-sized projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations. You will be responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project on the construction side, to meet project goals and objectives. Typical projects range up to $30 million in total installed cost.


Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two-page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.

Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project. Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.

Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers. Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.

Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.

Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client and company management of any such changes. The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.

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


  • 4-year degree in Engineering,construction or related technical/business field and at least 12 years ofrelated work experience in Project Management, on construction projects, isrequired.

  • Must have self-performing constructionexperience

  • Incumbent should have a broadgeneral technical and business background.

  • Experience working in Washington State and familiar with State laws and regulations (WashDOT), preferred

  • Design/Build Construction experience required


  • Incumbent must meet Parsons’project management certification requirements within 2 years.

  • Proven ability to perform in amanagement capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, anda thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are alsorequired.

  • In addition, must beknowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilizedon the project.

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/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.