Parsons Corporation Alternative Project Delivery Design Manager - Transportation - Eastern Seaboard in South Carolina, United States

Alternative Project Delivery Design Manager - Transportation - Eastern Seaboard


Georgia, United States

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Alternative Project Delivery Design Manager - Transportation - Eastern Seabord

Office Location - Open - Any location East of the Mississippi

Do you want to be a part of a company that has transformed over 100,000 miles of roadway around the world? Parsons is a proven designer-builder-developer that offers full vertical integration to our industry partners at all levels including project financing, construction and design on major P3 and APD projects. We have worked on some of the nation’s largest design/build projects and we are a recognized leader in the planning, design and execution of civil roadway projects on the East coast!

We are respected by our clients as an organization with strong technical skills, and solid project delivery and performance. Some of our recent high profile, design/build transportation projects include: Northwest Corridor Express Lanes P3 in Atlanta - the single largest P3 project in Georgia’s history; the I-64 Widening and High-Rise Bridge design build project in Chesapeake, Virginia; Goethals Bridge design build in New York; and the Ohio River Bridges GEC in Indian and Kentucky. In today’s rapidly evolving alternative project delivery and design-build markets, Parsons offers extraordinary career opportunities based on our existing projects and backlog; financial strength; bonding capacity; and inclusive design, construction engineering, and construction services — all under one roof.

If you are a seasoned technical project manager or engineering manager, with several design/build or General Engineering Consulting (GEC) transportation projects under your belt, and are passionate about design, we would like to talk with you! We are looking for a great leader to join our team; one that inspires loyalty and commitment, with experience in the capture process, and project execution process to lead technical teams across the Eastern US. At Parsons, you can work out of a home office or a Parsons office anywhere East of the Mississippi but will be required to travel extensively to project locations, which may vary from state to state.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing win strategies, teaming and innovative solutions for major highway and bridge projects/proposals in the Eastern US. Upon award, the Design Build Manager will take an active role in project delivery to ensure the program has a successful start-up, then support the design process through the project, overseeing and directing technical resources.Experience running these programs should include: Complex highway or bridge design; pricing, schedule, contracts, procurement, safety and PL management.

Additional responsibilities include:

Provides direction and management for medium to large-sized projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations.

Responsible for 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 $500 million in total installed cost.

To effectively drive both capture and delivery in this market the Design Build Manager should have good rapport and strong contacts with various teaming partners including contractors and various State DOT clients.

The successful candidate must be willing to travel to support pursuits and projects outside the home office.


Qualifications :

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with PE License.

15+ years of project management delivery experience on heavy transportation infrastructure projects (Road/Highway, or Bridge/Tunnel).

A proven track record of successful delivery in design/build project executions and/or GEC projects .

Experience meeting operational business goals and strategizing on market development.

Considerable experience in client management, win strategies and bid preparation.

Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related projects.

Must have considerable DOT and municipal agency experience with roadway/bridge projects.

Must be willing to travel as necessary (@80% of the time) to other Parsons' offices and client locations.


Incumbent will go through the Parsons’ project management certification process. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. In addition, must be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.

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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