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Parsons Corporation Michigan Operations Lead in Troy, Michigan

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Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a Michigan Operations Lead based out of our Troy, MI office! Are you a leader who has successfully delivered major transportation projects for Michigan DOT and other local agencies? Do you like using your business development savvy and operations management skills to implement strategies for business growth and performance? Are you drawn to opportunities, innovation, and new value creation? If so, Parsons has the perfect role for you.


Parsons has been improving the region’s highways and bridges for more than 80 years. As a full-service engineering, we serve as an extension of our customers’ staff to help plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure that improves quality of life, promotes economic growth, enhances mobility, achieves sustainability and resiliency standards, and supports our customers’ visions.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to fill the position of Michigan Operations Lead within our Northeast operations. The Michigan Operations Lead will report to the Northeast Regional Manager and play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing the operational aspects of the projects and the staff. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in civil engineering, with specialized expertise in design and project management of transportation projects. As the Michigan Operations Lead, you will be responsible for ensuring the successful execution of projects, fostering collaboration within the team, profitability and growth of the operation and maintaining high standards of quality and efficiency. Additional responsibilities include leveraging key accounts, closely coordinating and collaborating across business lines while providing innovative leadership. The successful candidate will mentor and develop an established group delivering bridge, tunnel, road, and highway infrastructure programs in Michigan. Our Operations Lead must be an effective “seller/doer” and be able to balance business development, operational management, and project management responsibilities simultaneously.

The ideal location for this position is our Troy, MI office, but a hybrid option with telecommuting is available for the right candidate.

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


  • 4-year degree in Civil Engineering or related technical/business field.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Michigan, with considerable work experience in the State.

  • 20+ years of managing diverse infrastructure projects with a track record of successful delivery of large MDOT projects.

  • Demonstrable experience meeting operational business goals and strategizing on market development. Experience must include P&L ownership and the ability to meet or exceed sales, operating profit & margin, and DSO targets.

  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders.

  • Experience leading and participating in business development activities.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and decision-making skills, with a focus on delivering high-quality, innovative, and cost-effective solutions.

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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:

$149,900.00 - $269,800.00

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!

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+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!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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