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Parsons Corporation Principal Civil Engineer in Walnut Creek, California

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Job Description:

Principal Civil Engineer – Utilities / Infrastructure – Bay Area, California

Opportunity :

  • Parsons is now hiring for an experienced Principal Civil Engineer to lead and support various projects for utility clients in the San Francisco / Oakland Bay Area.

  • Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.

  • In this role you will plan and perform utility designs and street improvements around the Bay Area. The successful candidate analyzes proposed projects to ensure structural reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Responsible for the development of engineering computations, material quantity take-offs, estimates, surveys and designs. Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction site locations is expected.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • May function as discipline Project Engineer on medium to large projects, assuming responsibility for the work of the group.May plan, direct, and supervise the work of a major engineering unit or project requiring a largescale expenditure of manpower and financial investment.Leads other Engineers and design personnel in technical excellence and growth in the Quality Improvement Process.Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.

  • Prepares design drawings for utility plans and street improvement plans.

  • Prepares technical memoranda describing proposed design solutions.

  • Coordinates with other engineering disciplines and consultants while progressing project designs.

  • Coordinates with multiple utility agencies identifying existing utilities, utility design criteria, and discussing proposed utility designs.

  • Helps determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. May assist with other administrative and technical duties, including preparation of task order descriptions/proposals.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field) is required and 10 years or more of related work experience, with experience supporting major utility clients is highly desirable. Especially municipal water utility projects.

  • Professional Engineer ( PE) registration is desirable, but not required.Potential to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a familiarity of industry practices and regulations are requiredMust possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project

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.

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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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