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Parsons Corporation Construction Engineer - Communications/ IT in Washington, District Of Columbia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Parsons seeks qualified individuals to put forth their resume to assist us in winning a contract for the Washington Metro Area Transportation Authority , to upgrade lighting fixtures located in light rail stations throughout the DC area with energy-efficient lighting. Work is expected to last until August of 2023.

Upon Parsons being given Notice-To-Proceed, candidates that applied to this position and were given contingent offers will begin work. Announcement of award date is expected September 20, 2021 with Notice-To-Proceed occurring soon afterwards.

Twenty-Nine positions are being advertised, which include:

  • Project Coordinator

  • Project Lead

  • Office Engineer - General Project/Contract Support (4 Positions)

  • Office Engineer - Field Support/Coordination (2 Positions)

  • Design Coordinator

  • Construction Engineer - General (3 Positions)

  • Construction Engineer - Electrical (3 Positions)

  • Construction Engineer - Mechanical (2 Positions)

  • Construction Engineer - Communication

  • Field Inspector (8 Positions)

  • Field Inspector - Electrical (2 Positions)

  • Scheduler

This job posting is specifically for the position of Construction Communications/IT Engineer of which one candidates will be chosen.


  • Provide Communications / IT Engineering Support during construction and equipment inspection

  • Coordinate and help develop Communication / IT scopes of work, work packages, and construction schedules

  • Oversee execution of field operations

  • Participate in Communication / IT surveys and other field data collection operations

  • Review contractor's requests for payment

  • Assist in preparing as-built drawings

  • Prepare status reports

  • Perform site visits and prepare reports


  • A bachelor's degree in Communications, Electrical, Computer, or Systems Engineering or in a related field

  • A minimum of ten years of construction or related engineering experience, with at least two of the ten years in the transit industry;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Physical ability to access any of the locations and perform a hands-on inspection

  • Must be able to successfully complete WMATA's RWP Certification Class; and

  • Must be able to obtain OSHA 10-hour (Construction) certification.


Not required, but would be preferable if candidates have:

  • Familiarity with WMATA codes and standards

  • WMATA Safety training

  • Familiarity with WMATA QC process

  • Familiarity with Procore software

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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 all applicable laws.