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Parsons Corporation Field Project Manager in Syracuse, New York

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Job Description:

Ready to put your skills to work on challenging Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Are you looking for an opportunity to work on a wide variety of unique and challenging projects that matter to your community?

Parsons is now hiring a Field Project Manager with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions on challenging Environmental projects. Based in our Syracuse, NY office, this role will manage all activities for a small project, or a subtask of a larger project, in accordance with the project schedule. This will include: assisting in the preparation of project proposals, assembling a project team including subcontractor and staff identification, directing and coordinating subcontractor activities in accordance with project/client procedures, management of project deliverable preparation, and maintaining project schedule and invoicing procedures. You will serve as the primary point of contact with the client for all related to the project or assigned area(s) of responsibility. Willingness to travel to job site may be required.

We need our Field Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. This position includes unlimited opportunity for growth and advancement in our fast-growing Environmental practice!


  • Collaborates with Program or Senior Project Manager to establish project schedule and budget, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements.

  • Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables.

  • Collaborates with Project Manager to determine number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks.

  • Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements.

  • Establishes objectives and conducts performance appraisals for direct reports.

  • Establishes a project safety plan and ensures that it is communicated to all employees on the job site.

  • Actively promotes and supports Parsons safety culture, and ensures safety practices are maintained by the project team.

  • Chairs weekly job meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to Project Manager.

  • Submits monthly reports to client, and responds to client issues and expectations.

  • Assists Project Manager in pricing and negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors.

  • Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities.

  • Documents and executes changes in scope of project.

  • Anticipates problems and works with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, and Project Manager to identify and implement corrective actions.

  • Keeps client and Project Manager informed of the day to day activities of the project as required.

  • Maintains accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports.

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


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or construction related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 10+ years related work experience is required

  • 3 years in a leadership role at a field site

  • Enrollment in PM certification program is preferred, but not required.

  • Professional Certification (e.g., P.E. or P.G. License) is preferred, but not required.

  • Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Familiarity of industry practices and regulations are required

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

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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