Parsons Corporation Sr. Project Control Engineer/Specialist-COST in Washington, District Of Columbia

Sr. Project Control Engineer/Specialist-COST


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Ready to put your cost controls and schedulingexpertise to work on marqueeinfrastructure projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? You might be the one for us, if you love controlling the spend on a project, take great pride in the details of your work and know how to deal with engineers! We are looking for 3Senior Project Control Engineer/Specialists - COST to support cost controls on a new task order for our client in the DC metropolitan area .The position could be located in the DC area, Northern Virginia or in the Camp Springs/Maryland area. Flexibility to work out of our various client offices is required.

In this role you will develop, implement, and maintain cost control, and/or provide planning/scheduling function on one or more larger projects.You will be utilizing your technical expertise, and familiarity with company policies and procedures to complete complicated tasks independently.


Works under direction of the Project Manager to support the planning, coordination, and evaluation of the project financial and status reports, and presentations.

Performs project development duties, including conducting detailed issue and data analyses, framing recommendations and options for consideration, developing detailed project plans, and assessing impacts and results.

Communicates promptly and effectively to requests for response, research and information, gathers answer through communications with department staff.

Responsible and accountable for developing and submitting a realistic and reasonable project budget and for issuing appropriate progress reports as required to record the project’s advancements or delays. The report shall include a register of completed tasks, and all payments issued and any problems causing delays, redirection of focus or that impacts project delivery timeline or strategy.

Responsible for cost allocation to appropriate projects and for the timely and accurate review and approval of applicable invoices.

Maintains cost controls for all project-related activities in strict adherence to the approved project budget. Participates in the development of the budget forecast and reports for the Manager.

Reviews funding availability and approves funding of change orders, supplemental agreements, and work orders. Assists in the preparation of financial reprogramming documents. Recommends to Manager Approval of payments to contractors. Prepares invoices for submittal to owners and contractors.

Assists on a continual basis in the analyses and appraisals

Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts current status against an established baseline schedule.

Assesses the impact(s) of design or construction changes and schedule slippages.


  • 4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 5+ years of related Project Controls/Cost Controls experience

  • Prefer experience with engineering and construction projects in the transportation industry. Experience performing cost controls functions for Rail/Transit projects is preferred.

  • Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field.

  • Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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