Parsons Corporation Engineer, Supervising - Electrical in Pasadena, California

Engineer, Supervising - Electrical


Pasadena, California, United States

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Ready to lead a team that tacklesinfrastructure challenges?Want to take your ElectricalEngineeringexpertise to the next level to work on complex engineering problems that will make a huge impact on the technical community at NASA's Jet Propulsion laboratory?We need our engineers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment and who have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.

In this role you will: supervise a group of five or more Engineers and design personnel, usually in one discipline, by directing technical engineering assignments and coordinating project staffing. You will help to define scope of work, design criteria, schedule, standards, and procedures for project assignments. Determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier client or constructions site locations is expected.


  • Interfaces with the client's engineering and safety/compliance engineers, to help determine the clients' preferred facility-design solutions.

  • Commuicate the clients' project scope and preferences to the home-office design team members, for execution and delivery.

  • Reviews work produced to ensure that applicable codes, industry standards, client standards and procedures are followed and quality is acceptable to the client.

  • Monitors productivity and technical proficiency of assigned personnel. Works with electrical functional managers to make staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise.

  • Advise the electrical functional manager on local staff performance, conducts on-the-spot performance evaluations, takes corrective action as necessary, recommends promotions and salary actions, and recommends training and development for assigned personnel.

  • Provides technical direction, making decisions and/or obtaining additional technical staff assistance as the situation warrants. This may include obtaining the services of consultants.

  • Promotes technical excellence on the project, including furthering the Quality Improvement Process.

  • Ensures that adequate checking is performed in accordance with discipline checking policy and procedures, and client expectations.

  • Ensures that discipline design work is coordinated with project staff and architects/engineers from other disciplines by maintaining clear and frequent communications.

  • Advises engineering and project management regarding any problem areas, staffing requirements, delays in production, scope changes, or other events which could effect project completion and/or profitability.

  • Initiates and/or reviews change order requests for additions, deletions, or changes to the original scope of work.

  • Recommends design methods, equipment use, etc.

  • Supervises the production of project drawings and design calculations.

  • Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

  • Recommends and prepares technical papers.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • 4-year degree in Engineering (or related field)

  • 12-15 years of related work experience

  • Professional Engineer registration may be required

  • Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required

  • Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project

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