Parsons Corporation Principal Project Manager in Greenbelt, Maryland
Principal Project Manager
Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
Are you an experienced national facilities design and construction project manager looking for a great client and to join a dependable, highly ethical organization? Parsons is seeking a Principal Project Manager for a national design and construction management program. The selected candidate will have an in depth knowledge of design and construction, and will be our point of contact with the client. You will be integral to helping execute existing work and developing new projects by assuring on-schedule completion, within or below, budget and in accordance with our contractual obligations.
In addition to supervising Parsons’ staff, you will build on our professional relationships with key subcontractors during the program execution. You will assign responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Your knowledge of the client’s goals and objectives will be instrumental in discussing any changes to the scope of work or new projects, contracts with key subcontractors, and adherence to regulatory requirements.
POSITION OVERVIEW :
Provides direction and management for medium to large-sized projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations. The Project Manager is responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. Must be familiar with the integration of engineering/technical aspects, as well as procurement and construction activities. This level of Project Manager typically manages projects up to $250 million in total installed cost.
Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.
Markets and secures additional work with client.Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.
May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.
Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two-page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.
Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project.Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths.Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.
Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers.Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.
Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.Advises the client and company management of any such changes.The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.
Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
4-year degree in Project Management or Engineering related technical/business field.
15-20 years of relatedengineering management experience on large scale programs.
General technical and business background.
Professional registration may also be required.
Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project. Our Project Managers still get very involved in the designs on the project.
Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards.Experience with engineering and construction activities. Understand the design-build process and be able to direct the engineering team and perform technical reviews of engineering drawings and specifications.
Strong understanding of Project Controls and finance programs.
Commitment to Safety and client satisfaction with the ability to provide briefings to small and large sized audiences.
Knowledge of hard-bid construction estimating and experience with negotiating pricing with the Government on Task Orders.
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/LGBT.
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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT
Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.