Parsons Corporation Principal Technical Consultant - Rail in Newark, New Jersey

Principal Technical Consultant - Rail


Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Are you an experienced rail and/or transit project manager? Parsons is seeking aPrincipal Technical Consultantto join our expanding rail and transit practice. This is a key role on our team and the successful candidate will direct and manage design-build / alternative project delivery (APD) projects. The successful candidate will integrate design build engineering/technical elements, as well as procurement and construction activities. This level of Project Manager with Parsons typically manages up to $100 million in total deliverables.

You will be engaged in scope development and management and commercial performance and will ensure on-schedule completion of the projects within or below budget in accordance with our clients’ objectives, our contract terms, and our corporate policies. You will also act as Parsons’ representative with the client and subcontractors and negotiate any changes to the scope of work. You will participate in securing additional work with client. You will mobilize resources to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. You will work 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. Keys to your success will be your rail and transit project management experience and your ability to promote excellence in technical and business practices.


  • 15+ years of broad technical and business background, as well as previous project management experience on large rail and transit projects

  • Solid technical background in signaling, OCS, traction power, systems integration, etc.

  • 4-year degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited institution

  • Professional registration such as a P.E. and/or PMP

  • Relocation to the job site may be required.

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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.