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Parsons Corporation Vice President - Mountains/Desert Infrastructure Area Manager in Tempe, Arizona

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Vice President - Mountains/Desert Infrastructure Area Manager

Your mind sparks when you see opportunities

You’re drawn to opportunities, innovation, and new value creation — and that’s why we’re drawn to you. You’re flexible, resourceful, and able to work around issues to arrive at a profitable goal. You regard critical thinking and problem-solving as a

fascinating game — and you have a passion for winning. Our company admires your entrepreneurial way of leading and would like to meet you.

Mountains/Desert Infrastructure Area Manager

Parsons has been improving the world’s infrastructure for close to 80 years. As a technology-driven, full-service engineering and construction firm, we serve as an extension of our customers’ staff to help plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure, making the world a better place by improving quality of life, promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, achieving sustainability and resiliency standards, and supporting our customers’ visions.


Are you a leader who’s successfully delivering major infrastructure projects in the Mountains/Desert market? Do you enjoy using your business development savvy and operations management skills to create and implement strategies for business growth & performance? If so, Parsons is seeking an Area Manager to oversee our Civil, Structures, and Water/Wastewater teams in the Mountains/Desert Area – this may be the role for you.

Our Area Manager will be responsible for business strategy, growth, profit and loss performance, talent management, and oversight of the operations in the Area including directing and managing large/complex projects. We are looking for an effective “seller/doer”, able to balance operational management, business development, and project oversight responsibilities. We seek a creative and innovative leader, able to communicate a vision, inspire others, and effectively mentor and develop individual and team talent. If you enjoy visiting offices, clients, and project sites to collaborate, build relationships, and develop solutions, you will thrive at Parsons. Working with the US West Regional Manager you will continue our legacy of technical and management excellence while growing a successful and sustainable business practice which fosters a challenging and fun workplace.

The Area Manager will be based in one of our offices in Denver, Tempe, Las Vegas, or Salt Lake City.

We have established management and project delivery teams that will support leadership initiatives and business imperatives.

You’ll appreciate that our staff and methods have yielded proven success over time. This knowledge will give you the green light to lead with the skill and confidence you prize in yourself. When you can trust the team and processes, stress drops, and

productivity and job satisfaction go up. Join us!

Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Drives growth while managing short- and long-term efficiency.

  • Manages large, diverse teams and builds consensus among technical disciplines.

  • Serves as a strong leader, fostering a culture of accountability, rewards, and consequences.

  • Achieves maximum productivity by implementing best practices for utilizing communication technology, automation, and various software applications.

  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make effective presentations to senior management and clients.

  • Possesses experience managing large ($100MM+ construction value) bridge, highway, or water projects.

  • Supports the overall success of the company by being a strong collaborator with other business units and geographies.

  • Consistently exercises and demonstrates a sound Business Acumen.

  • Possesses a 4-year degree in Civil Engineering or related field and 20+ years of diverse experience. Professional registration or certification in field of expertise and active membership in a professional society is also required.

Organizations win or lose based on customers’ experiences. Join a winner!

We aim for more than customers — we want loyal advocates. We throw ourselves into achieving that goal by giving the people we serve more than they expect. We’re a driven bunch, and we love doing it - our customers can tell that we do. We want to tell you more. If you believe that you might be the people-focused leader we’re looking for, contact us.

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $170,000.00 and a maximum annual salary of $325,000.00.

This position is eligible for incentive compensation.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

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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